Three LEGENDS Who Shaped JDM Car Culture and How They Did it | Capturing Car Culture

Larry Chen checks out a few of the famous motorists and home builders from Japan's Tuning Golden era, who are perhaps the people who shaped JDM automobile culture into what it is today. Initially, he takes a quick trip along and participates in an automobile consult with Nobuteru Taniguchi, also referred to as "Nob," which represents "No One Better." Throughout this time with Nob, they also fulfill Maaya Orido, the daughter of the famous racer Max Orido. Naturally, they choose to go to Max's store. Finally, they have an exciting experience at 's shop, where he has a personal course for himself and his buddies to enjoy when they require a break from work. is perhaps Japan's most well-known drifter and cars and truck builder today. It's said that he and his team can transform a total car into a full-fledged factory automobile in simply under three months.

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  1. Max Orido, Taniguchi Nob, Keiichi Tsuchiya. The three musketeers who probably impacted and influenced every petrolheads life, especially if you’re a JDM fan.

    1. โ€‹@@charlesballiet7074Technically Takumi wouldn’t exist without Keiichi Tsuchiya as Keiichi Tsuchiya provided feedback for the manga and he even voiced himself in one of the first episodes of the anime.

  2. shoutout to the Best Motoring crew and Noriyaro, gotta be one of my favorite JDM car scene celebrities

  3. I wonder if Daigo could’ve done something else instead of goin TT. Those NA 6.2 AMGs especially in their GT3 form are absolute monsters n sound rowdy as hell! If I remember correctly the GT cars have the engines further inwards compared to their road goin counterparts so that its more balanced. Weistec has a supercharger kit for the SLS which bumps standard SLS’s power to around 850bhp. So I’m sure they’ll be able to get at least another 100bhp more outta it from the race car. They sound insane too. TTs muffle that glorious engine sounds.

  4. I love how real they are; no it’s a secret hype stuff. You walk in, ask what they are working on, and they get excited, and run over to show you their new cool thing.

    1. You can enable the Close Caption and choose Auto Translate.

      The feature has gone miles better than it was a few years ago since the translations are actually pretty good now.

  5. Thank you guys so much for watching. This was a fun one to make. For more content like this check out my personal YouTube channel.

    1. This video was EPIC Larry, such good awesome content with heroes I love from Best motoring. Just next need one with Tsuchiya san and talking about his time on Tokyo drift and his cars hehe….๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿค˜

  6. Yepp, Larry really did enjoy the drifting session in the Miata… ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜๐ŸคŸ

  7. Such a good video Larry. Your team is one of the best at capturing the iconic 90s JDM car culture. Thank you ๐Ÿ™

  8. Hagerty is the new best auto format. You guys are bringing in the experts who know Best & Option DVD & are speaking the culture!

  9. The driver I can remember before these three is Kurosawa Motoharu which goes by the name as “Gan-san”. His racing history, skills and style had shown how brave and guts he was on track. Tsuchiya Keiichi called him “G-sama” in the past for knowing his racing behavior on track. One of the example was suprising brave late-braking overtaking technique which caused other drivers shocked and scared. And other was fierce blocking technique in which the opponent had to brake because too scared to pass on the inside and not enough room to overtake.

    1. The nickname Tsuchiya gave Gan-san wasn’t G-sama it was ‘jii-sama’ (ใ˜ใ„ใ•ใพ), basically respectfully teasing him for being an old man (compared to Tsuchiya at the time).

      A lot of the other BM casters referred to him as oyaji as well given he was a member of the elder statesmen of Japanese racers (along with Moto Kitano Moto, Kunimitsu Takahashi, or Masahiro Hasemi).

  10. MAX and NOB are one of my favorites. Also Hattori, Kurosawa (father and son), Kinoshita, Kazama and so many more. Just couldnt get enough of Best Motoring. Its not just the cars, but it felt like friends doing what they love.

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