Remember that 1980s cartoons “Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors?” Watching this video “Spatial Bodies” reminds me of the Monstermind plants swarming over space, planets and skies above. The madness of architectural shapes and patterns run amok.
This legendary street/track ready car was available to play in the first Playstation Gran Turismo video game. Only 44 Nissan Skyline R33 GT-R NISMO 400Rs were produced, making this a very rare and special kind of automobile. Carfection takes a ride in this Godzilla.
Fast & Furious actor Sung Kang drops by Jay Leno’s Garage with his dream build a 1973 Datsun 240Z. This restomod features a 1990s RB Skyline engine with the twin turbos stripped for NA-style build and wide-body Rocket Bunny kit.
From the first big auto show of the year, the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, Infiniti launches the all-new Q60 coupe. It still does resemble the previous G37 coupe, but with more aggressive styling and lines. All models will have turbo 6 engine, while the top performance model will get the twin-turbo 3.0L V6 rated at 400 horses.
Unlike other countries, the USA is very strict on importing Nissan Skylines, but now the Nissan Skyline R32 is legal to import now. The Smoking Tire takes a look at a owner’s ride, a right-hand, 1989 Nissan Skyline R32, rear-wheel drive GTS-T. A 2.0L V6!
Yes, I admit, one of my guilty pleasures is watching the Fast & Furious franchise movies. The Fast & Furious have licensed many diecast approved collectible cars over the years, but this 1:43 scale diecast collection from GreenLight Collectibles is pretty sweet. I just picked-up several of these cars at Toys’R’Us.
Nissan has released various special editions of it’s GT-R in over the years, now comes the 2015 NISMO Nissan GT-R N Attack Package available in U.S. through aftermarket tuning company Stillen. This ultimate track package GT-R variant attacked the famous German track Nürburgring in a record 7 minutes and 8 second lap time.
Finally, another episode of Tuner Club! This show takes a look at tuning house Wacky Mate in Japan and their very own 1993 Nissan Skyline R32. The 800hp beast was built for grip driving and time attacks. The R32 has been heavily modified and tuned.
GT Channel’s newest Tuner Club is for JDM fanatics and here’s episode 2 & 3. In episode #2, Tuner Club profiles Global Auto’s ’99 Nissan BNR34 GT-R and boss Hiroyuki Yasui. A 900hp track-only Skyline.
Another year passes, and another NISMO Festival 2014 at Fuji Speedway takes place. If you’re fan of Nissan cars and NISMO tuned rides, then this is the festival you need to go. Here is the highlights from the event:
If you’re a Nissan Skyline GT-R purist, then is your WTF moment, or it could really be art … Sharpie doodle art!
Stationed in Japan, Collen Kelton owned a 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR R33 and he was getting kinda bored with the factory gray color and decided to let his wife Allison draw on the bumper with a Sharpie marker.
Like many major car manufacturers who have their own in-house racing/tuning programs like AMG, the M Division, SVT, SRT, TRD, just to name a few, Nissan’s NISMO (Nissan Motorsports) celebrates 30 years. This video by Nissan highlights NISMO – the past 30 years of amazing wins on the track and street legal tuned cars.
This maybe just a Clarion USA ad, but it’s a cool drift vid with Chris Forsberg. He drives a classic 1975 Datsun 280Z powered by a Skyline engine, the RB25DET. And that’s all you really need to know, just watch the car-porn.
This past November 2013 in the “Land of the Rising Sun” Japan, the NISMO Festival 2013 took place at Fuji Speedway. Over 30,000 Nissan fans gathered at this annual special event. NISMO TV recaps the festival with some amazing highlights and classic iconic Nissan rides.
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Anybody can put a wing, aero-kit and turbos, but it’s also about passion and the love of just driving the car as a every day driver. Import Meet Street Car Competition (IMSCC) has put out some cool profiles of JDM builders and their cars for 2013. The IMSCC contest will take place in Seattle, WA running August 9-11, 2013.
Nissan celebrated it’s 55th year of the iconic Skyline in 2012. Nissan Japan teamed up with artist Eizin Suzuki to depict every generation of the Skyline with a cool scenic background. The 12 wallpapers can be downloaded for your PC or smartphone for free on the 55th Anniversary website.
Once again, talk show host Jay Leno is in Japan test driving a pair of Japanese supercars – the Lexus LFA Spyder & the Nissan GT-R.
Are you getting tired of buying regular Hallmark cards for your family and friends? If yes – check out these interesting cards.
8-bit Popup Cards
Here’s a cool tutorial on making your very own 8-bit style popup card. This can be a fun family project. Check out Mini-eco for more instructions and detailed photos: 8-bit Popup Cards.
Well, if you are really lazy and not into DIY projects, then of course you can buy that special card for family and friends.
This is a really cool 3D card of Hong Kong’s skyline by Sidewalk. It’s a laser cut card and cost about HK$50 ($6.44USD). The cards ship from Hong Kong, so they might be shipping & handling charges. For more info, go to: Sidewalk Hong Kong Skyline Laser Cut Card.