An empty race track, a 600BHP purpose-built machine and a professional drift racer; these were the only things needed to keep us car guys occupied on Friday while everyone else was probably stuck at the office, wrapping up unfinished business before the weekend.
What we have today is a prime example of this particular conversion. Xiao Hong got his Inspira five years ago, and had no intention of modding it whatsoever. But car guys being car guys, when you get that itch, you're gonna be scratching it for as long as you can.
Jimmy saw the need to start fresh and clean, which is to tuck and shave the engine bay. The process of tucking and shaving an engine bay is to conceal, or to outright remove all wiring, piping, nuts and bolts which are normally exposed and in plain sight when you open the engine bay.
Japan is famously known for two very terrifying, larger than life monsters; one of it being Godzilla, a fictional behemoth that terrorizes the streets of Tokyo, and the other monster being a four-wheel drive, 2.6 liter twin turbo sports coupe produced by Nissan from 1969 up until today.
Most EVO aficionados have a soft spot for a particular Evolution and with Mike, who is the owner of this mean black EVO, he has always been a fan of the aggressive looks of the EVO 6. Prior to owning his beloved EVO, he was driving an R32 GTR back in Melbourne. While he was studying, the R32 GTR served as his daily. He eventually got the chance to drive an EVO and after driving one hard, he was blown away by how agile and quick the EVO was despite a power output which was half of his own R32.
From then onwards, Zeb had an impressive stream of achievements in Sepang with Snow White. Along the way, Zeb and William has poured countless hours and effort in perfecting Snow White to go against bigger, meaner and badder monsters in Sepang. William, the mastermind, the Jedi master of all things Altezza has never stopped building and finding the best setup for the Altezza and using Snow White as the perfect canvas.
Our feature today, Dato Erik the owner of this immaculate beast has always been inspired by the 1974 RSR and the Porsche 917. He is a Porsche guy through and through. Aside from this beast, Dato Erik drives a 997 Turbo Manual daily. Due to his nature of work, Dato Erik drives his 997 not only on asphalt.
Lee Heng, the owner of this immaculate Honda Civic Type R we have for our feature today has a completely different story altogether. Lee Heng, or more commonly known on his whatsapp messenger as Brother Heng bought his Type R back in 2009. The car was just 9 months old when he bought it off from the previous owner. It was in a 100% factory condition.
Lotus. A name which stands out in the motorsport world as being synonymous to race cars, ideal handling, heritage and history. It is a name that you associate with British Engineering; the name that wins races. But what do you get when you mix Lotus's expertise in ride and handling with a locally assembled, sedate, three-door hatchback?