Category Archives: Volkswagen

The kids went out for a drive…

Over the last holidays was surreal. I had my first ever go, as a passenger, on a super sports car. After the ride, it took me some time to come back to this world.

おしょがつにとてもすばらしことおこりました!!!!!

A good friend came over to invite me to take some pictures of his carsss and I wouldn’t miss this chance for nothing. He lined up all the cars and ask our kids, ”which do you want to ride?” our son said, ”well as I’ve already rode on the blue Lotus, the gray one is fine.” And off they went. They were all smiles!!

After that he took me for a drive, unforgettable. I don’t think that it could ever have this experience in Brazil unless I was a millionaire.  Enjoy the pictures.

おともだちが車をならべるから写真とりましょ。やった!!!!!わたしたちの子ども2回目乗れさせて子どもがとてもよろこびました。

わたしも乗せてもらてTHANK YOU!!!!! そのけいけんわすられない。

 

 

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At 300km/h to Kyoto

Daily Drive Japan is heading to Kyoto at top speed!!

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Taking the Nozomi Shinkansen and relaxing on my journey of 353km.

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Had to moved across 5 carriages because the reserved seat was at 4-16-E not at 15-16-E. Guess it would have been ok to just take any of these no reserved seats in this carriage.

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Honda Civic. For the sake of JDM mods.

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Will I ever be crossing that bridge on my Impreza… Hang on, will I ever have an Impreza?

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Tunnels and tunnels.

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For Mini enthusiasts around Japan.

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Find the Z and leave a comment saying the colour.

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What you see is a white: Silvia or a Celica? Leave a comment.

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Yep, another Z.

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That’s a way much faster.

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So safe in Japan. People leave their stuff and go away, then come back and the tablet is still there. I stayed at a dormitory where a bunch of dudes share a room with some others, more or less, 70 dudes and leave their PC, tablets, all gadgets changing overnight in a socket on the corner of the room. Wow!

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Kyoto!! As I stepped outside the station and headed to the Sauna de Verde a Lancia welcomes me in class. Couldn’t get a shot though.

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Then I was chased by some of my fellows.

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Subarus, Subarus, Subarus!

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Had to take a picture of this pole with the Renault in the background.

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Lots of cool cars were going down this road so I decided to follow the flow and more and more cars would drive down. Porsches, BMWs, old school Zs. Then there was this Gs Prius with this tiny “disabled” sticker. Go for it man, get a proper disabled sign and stick it on. There’s nothing to hide.

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Then I had to go back and get some food. On the way, there was this shop Tomei Car Esthetique . The staff, a very kind and young dude, explained about the company and the service. I asked wether there could be a place to eat for car lovers and he said that round there, not at all, I would probably need a car to go, I guess.

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Well, I was getting hungry so across the street there was this shop with a sign,”we have menu in English” so that’s were I went. Also, they had a delicious vegetarian meal which filled up pretty well.

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Not so sure about what they do but something to do with cars.

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At the dormitory, best I could do.
Good night!

Volkswagen Corrado 1990

Today we are not going to talk about the Typhoon Vongfong that reached the main islands of Japan, we will talk about a different V, we are going to talk about Volkswagen Corrado.

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The only drive today was to take the recycle, 100m from home.
So, I contacted a person whom has driven the best cars on the planet.
Let’s have a Q&A through message.

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This is a 1990 Volkswagen, Corrado.
Q&A
DDJ: what is attractive for you on the Corrado?
Owner:I was at the time, 1990, driving a skyline and was looking for my next car. The Corrado and the skyline were the options I had in mind.

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コラードは1990年に発表された時に、そのデザインに一目惚れしました。
その当時は、Skyline GTと比較検討した結果、Skylineを購入しました。

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“I always wanted to buy a Corrado.” 1994 VW corrado 16V.
VW the first real sports.”
ずっとコラードが気になっており、程度の良い16Vが見つかったので7、8年前に購入しました。
しかし、今年、違う車を購入するために売却しました。(-_-#)
コラードは素晴らしい車です。(^^)/

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Before lowered

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DDJ: how about some modifications
Owner: that’s a good idea.
The only mod was to lower.
He still likes the Corrado a lot. Next time it will be yellow. There may not be any in Japan yet.
また、コラードを買うときは日本で発売されていない黄色のコラードが欲しいです。f(^^;
たぶん、日本にはありませんが・・・
Thank you