While the size of Tokyo Auto Salon Singapore 2013 might not match the one held in Tokyo itself, this is nevertheless still a big show with a massive number of cars filling up the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre. And to share with you folks a piece of the massiveness here, we have prepared a list of the show’s highlights that even we could not get enough of them.
Some of them came all the way from Japan, and others represent the best that South East Asia can offer; these awesome Japanese machines are all gathered here at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, ready to make the Tokyo Auto Salon Singapore 2013 one of the best auto shows that we have ever attended.
While most of us are able to enjoy living in today’s conditions with some luxury and no worries on getting the basic needs, there are still those who are not that fortunate. Those that work day and night just to get enough money for food or missing out school in order to help out their siblings or elderly. With the aim to lessen the burden carried by these unfortunate individuals, a group of supercar owners from both Malaysia and Singapore had gathered together to help them through the Performante Charity Drive 2012.
Supercars are more than just an icon of speed; they could also serve as a symbol of wealth and accomplishment of an individual. And when one of those costs a minimum of RM1mil+, most prefer to take them out only for a Sunday drive rather than having stone chips on the front bumper or raking up the mileage.
But at the recent TIMETOATTACK, it was a whole different story as some of the owners did not mind getting some battle scars and brought down their prized possessions down to unleash the true potential of their million-Ringgit thoroughbreds.
And the one that is almost impossible to overlook is this bright yellow Porsche 911 GT2 from Exoticmods. This particular Porsche is no stranger to Sepang as it was seen joining almost all major events held at this particular track.
For the first time on US grounds, top Japanese tuners in the Nissan and Honda sectors face off in what is a battle of the “fastest tuned” vs “homologation special”. Mine’s tuning supplies the fastest tuned R35 on the planet and Spoon brings in the extremely limited production homologation NSX-R GT. Read the rest of this entry »
Does the name Spyker ring any bell? Our very own Fairuz Fauzy was one of their F1 test drivers in 2007. This Dutch carmaker is working on a limited-edition road-going version of its C8 GTR2 racing car. The C8 Laviolette LM85 is expected to make its debut before the end of the year, and it is likely to include a 450bhp engine to go with its racing car looks and handling. Read the rest of this entry »
Acura’s replacement for the NSX is still more than two years away but a number of key details about the car have already been circulating the web. The styling of the new car will be very similar to the Advanced Sports Car Concept from last year’s Detroit Auto Show selling for USD160k. Read the rest of this entry »
As much as we Malaysians complain about our beloved country, we truly are a lucky bunch. We have some of the best roads this side of the world, lenient traffic police that we still complain about anyway even as we cruise down our ‘ways at 160km/h, and we have access to some of the best cars in the world if money is no object. Read the rest of this entry »
Spy photographers over at KGP Photography always seem to somehow get their hands on the juciest developments in the industry and the latest one is the next generation Honda NSX seen undergoing testing in and around the Nurburgring, not only that, it has apparently been driven hard whenever it went out on track, and there’s a good reason behind it too. Inside Line reported that Honda CEO Takeo Fukui wants the NSX to be faster than the GT-R and the Lexus LF-A around the ‘Ring, though how they’re going to figure out how fast the LF-A is before its released is beyond us. Read the rest of this entry »
I have always wondered how early car buyers went around choosing the product that most interests them, sure the Ford Model T might not have had many competitors in fact it operated as a near monopoly, so I’m guessing buyers had to make do with whatever the market had to offer. Read the rest of this entry »