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Autopolis (オートポリス)

A world-class racetrack that hosts rounds of the Super GT and top-class Drift events. Amateur racers can be seen going around on weekends, which is worth a look. The venue, though impressive, isn't recommended for the international visitor. The place is impossible to reach.

Getting there

A wormhole, but even then...

Black beauty: 1974 Mazda Savanna GT Coupe

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This could just be the coolest, modded Savanna RX3 I've seen. And, it's fitting that I saw it Autopolis race track in Oita Prefecture, becau... <More>

 

エキサイティングバトル九州 / Track Day: Exciting Battle Kyushu

assessment5,523   chat_bubble88   access_timeMarch 22, 2017

Seeing old-school Skylines, Silvias, AE86, and RX7s race would be a dream come true for any JDM enthusiast, and in October 2016 that dream ... <More>

 

Good Vibrations: 1979 Toyota Corona - Wide Body / Engine Swap

assessment35,869   chat_bubble142   access_timeNovember 02, 2016

I had such an excellent day at Autopolis on the weekend. There were nostalgics screaming down the straight, and there were plenty of amazing... <More>

 

Three Grungy Fire & Rescue Subaru Liberty (Legacy) GT Touring Wagons

assessment3,395   chat_bubble140   access_timeNovember 15, 2014

I've come across three slightly-crusty 1st-generation Subaru Legacy GT station wagons. Interestingly, they are the former fire and rescue ve... <More>

 

DR30 Nissan Skyline - Hasemi Motorsports, Super Silhouette Replica

assessment7,923   chat_bubble164   access_timeSeptember 07, 2014

I saw this amazing, replica Group 5-spec (Super Silhouette Formula) DR30 Nissan Skyline at Autopolis during a Super GT event. Granted, it is... <More>

 

Girl's Festival 雛DORI * PASSION - Drift & Cosplay - Autopolis, Japan

assessment10,127   chat_bubble151   access_timeAugust 15, 2014

Earlier this Year I attended a special drift event. It was a girl's drift event at Autopolis (Oita, Japan). It was wall-to-wall sideways act... <More>

 

The "Hatsune Miku" BMW Z4 GT300 at Autopolis for the Super GT in Kyushu 300km

assessment7,383   chat_bubble69   access_timeOctober 06, 2013

Car-spotting in Japan: http://wasabicars.com Wasabicars T-shirts: http://wasabicars.spreadshirt.com/ Watch & listen to my harrowing tale o... <More>

 

My First "Japan GT Championship" Race Remembered / Car-spotting: Hakosuka, R34 M-spec, "Nismo" V35

assessment1,361   chat_bubble38   access_timeSeptember 13, 2013

Car-spotting in Japan: http://wasabicars.com Wasabicars T-shirts: http://wasabicars.spreadshirt.com/ Transcript: G'day everyone. This is D... <More>

 

Sportia AND Roomia. The 1982, Mitsubishi Cordia 1600 GT Turbo

assessment2,791   chat_bubble65   access_timeMay 18, 2013

I believe this to be the same car: http://minkara.carview.co.jp/en/userid/1513793/car/1122476/profile.aspx Music Credit: Created by Dylan B... <More>

 

Spotted at a Car-Show: A 1985~88, Mugen-enhanced JW Honda Today Ri-Z

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http://wasabicars.com Music Credit: Created by Dylan Benson, and used with permission and much appreciation. Dylan Benson on Youtube: http:... <More>

 

RARE: A Sleek 'n' Silky, 1989 Toyota Corona Coupe - ST162

assessment16,226   chat_bubble69   access_timeMarch 16, 2013

I've since found out that this car is quite special. Just 400 of these "Black Version" Toyota Corona Coupes were built and sold in early 198... <More>

 

A bug-eyed, 3-door KP61 Toyota Starlet S from 1979

assessment29,841   chat_bubble61   access_timeJanuary 20, 2013

I don't recall ever seeing these Toyota hatches growing up in Australia, so it's hard for me to call them popular. They do indeed seem to be... <More>

 

A perfect 1st-gen Toyota Celica GTV Coupe - Tosco wheels!

assessment61,271   chat_bubble60   access_timeDecember 24, 2012

This car is an absolute winner! It just looks so neat, clean and unmolested. Armed without actually knowing, my guess is that is in unrestor... <More>

 

Nostalgic car meeting - Autopolis Sep 2nd, 2012

assessment60,691   chat_bubble163   access_timeNovember 14, 2012

A couple of months ago Eric (autotaku.com) & myself went to the "Nostalgic car meeting" in Autopolis. It was easily the best car show we'd b... <More>

 

1983 Nissan Skyline DR30 RS-Turbo Hardtop

assessment12,793   chat_bubble41   access_timeNovember 02, 2012

Bamm, bamm, bamm! Love the telephone dial wheels on this Nissan Skyline DR30. The turbo version with the Zenki face means it was made in ear... <More>