Tag Archives: japanese

WTF? – All aboard the crazy train!

Have you ever found yourself browsing through the classifieds, and stumbled upon something which is so bizarre that it makes you question if your eye sight has fooled you, and you’ve maybe run off the rails? Upon finding this Japanese import, it appeared that the internet had finally arrived at platform crazy! Continue reading WTF? – All aboard the crazy train!

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Project Pit Vol III: March 2015

Hear ye, hear ye, read all about it! Plenty of rotting classics are coming to a website near you. Grab your wallets as the junk stall has returned for another month.

Motor Hipster are fully aware that half of Continue reading Project Pit Vol III: March 2015

C+C: All aboard the Civic Shuttle!

The Honda Civic Shuttle was largely viewed as unenthusiastic and boring throughout its lifetime. Although revolutionary in terms of space and practicality, the very sight of one was enough to contemplate the end. Continue reading C+C: All aboard the Civic Shuttle!

Japanese Faux Retros

The Japanese once seemingly endured a phase of retromania, over a decade prior to the rebirth of the Volkswagen Beetle and the new Mini. Instead of brand new designs though, they tended to recycle already Continue reading Japanese Faux Retros

Project Pit Vol II: February 2015

The second instalment of Project Pit hopes to bring some warmth to your chilly Winter blues. Exciting projects will entice us, and motivate us to get to work before the summer show season.

Last month’s edition featured some rather rare beasts. Alas, let the show go on. Continue reading Project Pit Vol II: February 2015

Forgotten Longbridge Classic

What? – An extremely scarce 1990 Rover 216SX finished in Diamond White. A contemporary replacement for the ageing Triumph Acclaim, the Rover 200 was a collaboration between Japanese car maker, Honda, and the Continue reading Forgotten Longbridge Classic

5 Bargain-Basement Retro Barges

Many retro fans cannot resist the urge of the occasional luxury barge. Piloted by the managers of yesteryear or chauffeuring minor celebrities in plush comfort, there are certainly many bargains to be had in the current year. We like all of the extras too; leather seats, electric windows, heated seats, CD players and especially powerful engines.

With a respectable budget of  £2,000, what can we realistically expect?

Continue reading 5 Bargain-Basement Retro Barges