Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Hot Version Volume 3 American Touge

Sales Start April 30, 2005
Hot Version goes West for the first time as Tsuchiya and Orido travel to California. As you know the Touge Showdown is one of the popular segments in our DVDs and we are proud to been the one to export the word "touge" from Japan. With drifting gaining more and more recognition, the touge is being recognized as the place where it all started. That being said, Keiichi Tsuchiya and Manabu Orido were both notorious touge racers before entering the world of professional motor sports. But they never forgot their roots were at the touge. In this special American Touge Showdown we gathered cars from America's top J-car tuners willing to step up to the challenge. Will the US tuners endure heavy bagging? Or will they gain respect from the outspoken critics of the two experts from Japan? In the end they race the touge tail to nose to see which tuner will walk away with the first American Touge champion. This English version has a longer director's cut compared to the Japanese version video! Footage you can only see here!
Featured Cars : Comptech NSX, Comptech S2000, Hasport EP3 Civic, Top Setup EG6, Techno Toy Tuning AE86 Corolla, Vishnu EVO VIII, XS Engineering Impreza and Honda S2000. Featuring: Keiichi Tsuchiya, Manabu Orido and Kazumi Kondo

RX-7 Real Sports
We love the RX-7 and we cover both tuned and stock. An indepth look into the FD3S.
Featured Cars : Fujita Engineering FD3S, Yumekobo FD3S, Panspeed FD3S, Auto Produce Boss EVO, Zero Sports Impreza, Sanai Works FD3S, FD3S Bathurst R A-spec, Lancer EVO VIII GSR, Impreza STi spec C and NSX-R
Featuring: Keiichi Tsuchiya, Nobuteru Taniguchi, Daisuke Ito, Katsumoto Kaneishi, Shunei Kawasaki

Life in the Fast Lane - Orido & Wakisaka [ episode II ]
Our cameras follow the two Japanese racing stars throughout the season of JGTC, Super Taikyu and Formula Nippon. Featuring: Manabu Orido and Juiichi Wakisaka

BONUS FOOTAGE Keiichi Drives a Cop Car!
You know Japan is the land with GT-R and other sport compact police cars. This day we followed Keiichi where he was greeted as a driving instructor for the Japanese traffic police. He even takes some lucky guys in blue on a drift demo!

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