As I got closer to the infamous RWB HQ in the quaint town of Kashiwa just north of Tokyo, the smell of barbecue filled the muggy air. It was night before the grueling Idlers 12 Hours race held every year at the Twin Ring Motegi circuit, and I had joined the RWB guys as they prepped to head up to the track.
Japan’s most insane Porsche tuner, Akira Nakai-san, set up shop in Florida for a recent build, and two automotive filmmakers documented it all in glorious 4K. The build took place at Titan Motorsports and was Nakai-san’s first time building a legendary RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche in Orlando.
A few months ago, Akira Nakai-san was in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania building the latest Rauh-Welt Begriff Porsche for Porsche enthusiast, Ben Harmony. The newest addition to the fleet, known as “Prince”, took a surprising two days to finish (he typically completes builds in three) and was the first Porsche to receive…
There’s not a whole lot to this video, just some gorgeous shots of 993s driving around Vancouver. But when one of them is the RWB Super Musashi, can you really complain?
Nakai San built his first open top 911 for California, and while we take a peek into the process, I guess we should also wish for this RWB 964 Targa to meet Magnus Walker's Turbo somewhere in downtown LA for a true air-cooled blast in the dark.
Is the night driving, street racing, car tuning scene in Tokyo as wild as you imagine? This short film points to yes.
What, you might ask, is the point of turbocharging the flat six in the back of an RWB Porsche 911? For roasting bigger tires, of course.
What's it like to drive a super widebody Rauh Welt Porsche? Speedhunters has a report right here on piloting one of the RWB 911s.
Nakai-san is the enigmatic man who is responsible for building some of the world's craziest Porsches at his famous Japanese tuning shop RAUH-Welt Begriff.
Some of the most over the top Porsches in the world come from the mind of Nakai-San, the man behind world famous tuning shop RAUH-Welt Begriff. RWB Porsches have always been products of Japan where Nakai-San and the shop call home, until now.
I've never driven a RWB Porsche, but I know I want one. The same way I've never driven the Stelvio Pass but I know I must. The enigmatic creator, Nakai-San, is another reason.
Globalization sometimes means you find great Sushi in Dubai, awesome baklava in St. Louis, and some of the world's coolest Porsches in Japan. RAUH-Welt Begriff. A funny name for a Japanese company turning out German cars, but few do it better.
RAUH-Welt is a Japanese tuner shop best known for creating some of the most insane and awesome Porsches the world has ever seen. This film, shot at the Tsukuba Circuit, showcases some of these amazing creations doing what they do best—terrorizing the track.