Driven 2016 – Part 4

Driven. Part 4. You know the drill. Let’s begin!

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One of the cars featured in Brent’s booth this year was Patrick’s RWB, Kokumajutsu. It was drawing a fairly steady crowd from what I saw, even before the models arrived. Haha

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I have photos of the rest of the vehicles that were showing for Brent but they’ll be later on in the coverage. I had already edited these photos for Patrick so I thought I’d throw them in today’s post.

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There were lots of ILLEST goodies available (look on the dash) and I was able to grab a keychain for myself. Thanks again Patrick!

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VEX had their monster Supra on display – the one that should push out over 1000hp when completed.

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I like seeing aero pieces from different manufacturers mixed together, such as on this 350Z. The sparkle on this thing was unreal!

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There seemed to be a lot of 240SXs in the Oval this year. There are five in this post alone!

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Really clean Mk3 supra, and a RHD example too.

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The retrofitted Rocket Bunny widebody was the first thing from this IS to grab my attention, but it was soon diverted to the front wheels…

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..because of the insane amount of steering angle! I saw plenty of people break their necks over this.

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What really stood out to us about this particular 240 was not the rear-mounted radiator itself, but how clean its install was. The fitment was also seriously impressive.

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I should point out that the lights under this R32 were working properly. The reason that one isn’t lit here is because they were all flashing individually to create a little light show and I just happened to snap the photo when that one had shut off.

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R32s all the way through to R35s were represented at the show this year – there was even a Hakosuka, which will be shown later on in the coverage. That was a surprise.

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There were quite a number of RB26s in the Oval, though not all were housed in Skylines. This one looked right at home in the bay of this 240Z.

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Not far from it was another RB26 swapped 240, although an SX and not a Z.

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If you fully wrap a Raptor , is it a wraptor? Insert philosoraptor here.

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Last but not least today is this black Chevy Beretta Z26, the sight of which surprised us. A lot of work went into this one and the highlight was a V6 engine swap with a turbo thrown on for good measure. This was definitely one of the most unique platforms at the show.

I hope everyone has been enjoying the Driven coverage so far! There’s still more to come (I may have been a bit trigger-happy with the camera) but that will be next week. For the next post I want to share a few photos from a recent weekly meet, to get them live before the next one takes place.

As always, thanks for reading!

-Bill

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