Bringing Automotive Media to Okinawa

The Ryukyu Kingdom, a chain of islands south of the main island of Japan, is better known today as Okinawa. Today, it serves as a beautiful vacation destination for people of Japan and international travelers alike. However, along with the beauty and serenity of its white, sandy, beaches and crystal blue water, it is… » 1/10/15 5:45pm 1/10/15 5:45pm

Seventies Japanese Sedans Were Made For This

Touge is a Japanese thing that's easier to understand than tentacle porn or eyeball sushi. It's exactly what Norwegian mountain roads were made for. » 10/28/13 1:20pm 10/28/13 1:20pm

'Touge' Is The Japanese Art Of Mountain Drifting

There is something elemental about Japanese videos of cars drifting down mountain sides. It's called "touge" (or tōge), and this time, it's a bunch of Lilliputian kei cars and a full-size van that are the dorifto machines of choice. » 3/30/12 1:00pm 3/30/12 1:00pm

Nippon Hoon School: Opposite Lock 101

It's less than a week until "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift" hits theaters, and already some chicken littles are predicting a commercial face plant — via disinterest by all but the most hardcore 2F2F fans. (We're holding all commentary in that regard until the first RB26DETT-powered Mustang emerges on-screen.)… » 6/12/06 8:30am 6/12/06 8:30am