a car nerd’s guide to japan

An Inside Look At Zagato, One Of The World’s Wildest Coachbuilders

An Inside Look At Zagato, One Of The World’s Wildest Coachbuilders

If there’s one thing I learned on my recent trip to Italy, it’s that style matters. Looking good is more important than looking where you’re going. So it’s no wonder the storied art of coachbuilding — creating customised bodies for cars — is still well and truly alive in the…

Inside The Best Car Show In The World

Inside The Best Car Show In The World

Villa d’Este brings up all those romantic images of Italy. The villa itself is 145 years old and surrounded by a private park and overlooks Lake Como – you know, the place where George Clooney has a house. It’s all very fancy like and the perfect place for a “competition…

I Went To An Underground Car Meet In America And It Was Ridiculous

I Went To An Underground Car Meet In America And It Was Ridiculous

It was my last weekend in California and while I was recovering from the exotic overload that was Monterey Car Week, I hopped at the first chance to go to an “underground meet” in Orange County. Having experienced the craziness of the Sunset Plaza GT meet I had high hopes…