SPEED HERO Blog — Mini

Radical Moving Mini Truck

These videos popped up in my recommended list. I found them kind of shocking, simply because these are the days BEFORE the internet. So the origins and sharing of this style of 'euro' lowriding in my mind was centralized mostly to the United states, especially Florida and California....However, these videos are straight from Japan. Who influenced who and where was the spark originally? What types of medias were being watched and by whom? I used to be an avid follower of Lowrider and Eurolowrider magazine when I was younger, and there was no Japanese influence I remember being written about...

Japan, through the eyes of a Car Fanatic

[caption id="attachment_200" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Snug!"]Snug![/caption] [caption id="attachment_201" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Akhibara"]Akhibara[/caption] [caption id="attachment_203" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="All day, every day."]All day, every day.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_205" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Tsukuba Circuit"]Tsukuba Circuit[/caption] [caption id="attachment_206" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Tsukuba"]Tsukuba[/caption] [caption id="attachment_213" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Poor car."]Poor car.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_209" align="alignleft" width="600" caption="Nikko sexiness."]