Tuner Battle - Impreza STI Type RA-R Debut!
Compact Class Impression
In Depth Look at the RA-R
Sport Sedan Class Impression
5 Lap Battle
Featured cars: Impreza STi Spec C Type RA-R, Monster
EVO IX GSR 340-Spec, Tom's IS45, Monster Swift Sports Ohlins Special-R, Colt Ralliart
Version-R, Mazdaspeed Roadster, MCR Z33 with ARC
Project D - part 2 : Drift Tutorial
Drifting a Mazda Roadster
Drifting a Honda S2000
Slalom Drift / Tandem Drift
cars: Gallery S15 Silvia, Honda S2000, Mazda Roadster
Motoring Vol 19 - Japan vs USA Drift Off
VS. JAPAN DRIFT OFF US drift stars, Ken Gushi and Rhys Millen challenge
2005 D1 Champion Yasuyuki Kazama for a drift battle. Ken even shows up with his
500hp Ford Mustang he competes in Formula D, but hold on kid. To make all conditions
equal, all three must drive the same car, a COMPLETELY stock Mazda MX-5 Roadster.
You know whos really good when they can turn a stock vehicle sideways. After
the battle, Keiichi and Kazama take Kens Mustang for spin. Also featuring
model/drifter Verena Mei.
M5 MERCY! Whats
got a V10 with a 7 speed SMG and has 507hps? A Super GT500 racing car? Wrong!
Its the BMW M5. We gathered the best from around the world to see which
car is up to par with this speed machine from BMW. The Nismo R34 GT-R Z Tune,
911 Carrera S, Lambo Gallardo and M3 CSL go up against the M5 at Tsukuba.
SPORTS FR We dont care how many of these cars Donald Trump sold in
The Apprentice last year. Road & Track International Editor Sam
Mitani invites the BMI crew to Streets of Willow to test GMs new sports
FR. Keiichi Tsuchiya was in for a surprise!
LIFE IN THE
FAST LANE We followed JDM superstars Max Orido and Nob Taniguchi to GTLIVE
at Phoenix. Drift demos, Grand Am racing, time attacks and lots of happenings!
Take a peak at their life in the fast lane.
Motoring Vol 17 - Racing Bonanza
F430 - Touge Inpression F430 & Rivals - Super car
performance comparison Test 1 - High Speed & Stability Test 2 - Braking
Test 3 - drift control F430 A Closer Look Test 4- power & aerodynamics
F430 Undercariage Exam Featured Cars : Ferrari F430 F1, Lamborghini Gallardo
e-gear, Porsche 911 GT3 Club Sport, Mercede-Benz SL55 AMG, Honda NSX-R Track
: Gunsai Touge, Akebonotec Reviewers : Keiichi Tsuchiya, Akira Iida, Tetsuya
Ohta * Gan san's V8 Luxury Sedans Featured Cars : Lexus GS430, Infiniti
M45, Cadillac CTS-V Track : Streets of Willow Springs Reviewer : Motoharu
* JDM FR FACE OFF Featured Cars : Fairlady Z 35th Anniv
(350Z)., Skyline Coupe 350GT Premium (Infiniti G35 Coupe), RX-8 Sport Prestige
Limited, Mazdaspeed RX-8 Version II, S2000 Track : Tsukuba Circuit Reviewers
: Motoharu Kurosawa, Naoki Hattori, Takuya Kurosawa, Shinichi Katsura, Ryo Michigami
* Hot Hatch Battle DSG vs Manual - 0-400m Test Featured
Cars : Golf GTI DSG, Golf GTI 6MT, Opel Astra Turbo, Renault Megane RS, Integra
Type R, Ford Fiesta ST (Impression only), Alfa Romeo 147 GTA Selespeed (Impression
only) Track : Tsukuba Circuit Reviewers : Keiichi Tsuchiya, Naoki Hattori,
Satoshi Motoyama, Akira Iida, Tatsuya Kataoka
* Naoki Hattori's Motorsport
Diary Behind the scenes of the Super GT series!
Approx. 88 mins
Motoring Vol 16 EVO IX The Next Evolution
* New Fuji
Track Overview Premier Time Attack NSX-R
One Make battle Featured Cars : NSX-R, SPOON Accord Euro-R, 997 Carrera S,
Impreza STi spec C, Nismo Z S-Tune GT, S2000, Nismo R34 Skyline GT-R Z-Tune Track
: New Fuji Speedway Reviewers : KEIICHI TSUCHIYA, SATOSHI MOTOYAMA, NAOKI HATTORI,
RYO MICHIGAMI, SEIJI ARA
* Ford GT - Test & Time Attack Featured
Cars : FORD GT, Nismo Z S-Tune Track : Willow Springs International Reviewer
: MOTOHARU KUROSAWA
* EVO IX - Mega Test & battle Performance
Tests EVO vs STi - Tsukuba 5 lap Battle Featured Cars : EVO IX RS,
EVO IX GSR, EVO IX GT, WRX STi spec C, WRX STi, EVO VIII MR RS Track : Tsukuba
Circuit Reviewers : MOTOHARU KUROSAWA, NAOKI HATTORI, TETSUYA TANAKA, SEIJI
* Impreza S203 - Exclusive Review Featured Cars : Impreza S203,
WRX STi Reviewer : NAOKI HATTORI
* Are 19 inch wheels and tires required
on a production car? Featured Cars : Fairlady Z 35th Anniversary Reviewer
: TAKUYA KUROSAWA
* Bonus Footage NISMO R34 Skyline GT-R Z-Tune Time
Attack by Satoshi Motoyama
Running Time: Approx.90 minutes. Region
Free. NTSC. English Narrations and Voice Over.
Motoring Vol 15 - Nismo Beast Unleashed
In depth look at the
*Nismo R34 GT-R - The Final Chapter NISMO
R34 Skyline GT-R Z-Tune
*Integra Type R - Inside Honda's New ITR /
New Integra Type R - Track Impression By Motoharu Kurosawa / JDM Sports car Battle
New Integra Type R, Old Integra Type R DC2 Integra Type R 98 Spec, '05 Civic Type
R Impreza WRX, RX-8 Type S, Roadster Turbo Altezza RS200 Z edition, MR-S S edition
*IMPREZA STI spec C - Nurburgring Super Time Attack
35th Anniversary Z33 vs Z Version ST Tsukuba Battle
The Shogun [ Episode 2 ]
Motoring Vol 14 - Carrera Invasion
Carrera Invasion BMI
Checks out the new Porsche 997. We look for improvements made between the previous
996 and the 997 model. See what Gan-san has to say about the car in a performance
test against its rivals.
997 Carrera S vs 997 Carrera
GIANT Performance Test
Lap Battle [ SUGO International Circuit ] BMI brings the battle stage from
Sugo International Circuit to test the new Porsche. Featured Cars : Porsche
911 (997) Carrera S, Porsche 911 (997) Carrera, Porsche TURBO (996), Ferrari 360
Ferrari Challenge Stradale Super Battle[Twin Ring Motegi] Following
the performance tests in BMI Vol.13, the super cars are put to the test in our
trademark battle at Twin Ring Motegi. See the incredible performance of some of
the world's fastest production cars! Feature Cars - Ferrari Challenge Stradale,
Lamborghini Gallardo e-gear, Porsche 911 GT3 Club Sport, BMW M3 CSL, Honda NSX-R,
Ferrari Modena 360 F1
Lancer Evo IX - Nurburgring Super Time Attack Continuing
its "evolution", Mitsubishi introduces the Lancer Evo IX. Before the
car's official debut in Germany in late 2005, BMI gets to test drive the prototype
on the Autobahn and the Nurburgring. Featured Car - Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
GOROKO - The Shogun (Episode I) Gan-san and his
posse are challenged by a group of car magazine editors to a time attack battle!
Can the Shogun and his loyal men protect their pride and honor? Feature Cars -
Mazda RX8, Mazda Roadster, Lotus Elise
Approx.92 minutes. Region Free.
NTSC. English Narrations and Voice Over.
Motoring Vol 13 - Enduro Challenge
Enduro Challenge Featuring:
EVO MR RS, STi spec C, NSX-R, M3 CSL, RX-8 Type S, S2000, Integra Type R
Challenge Stradale SUPER TEST! Featuring: Ferrari Challenge Stradale,
360 Modena F1, Lamborghini Gallardo e-gear, 911 GT3 Club Sport, M3 CSl, NSX-R
Mitsubishi EVO MR Time Attack Battle w/ WRC Driver - Gilles Panizzi
Carrera GT - First Drive
Subaru Rally Meet
91 minutes. Region Free. NTSC. English Narrations and Voice Over.
Motoring Vol 12 - Factory Fighters
Program 01: EVO VIII
MR - The Ultimate Evolution We start by checking the potential of the new Mitsubishi
Evolution VIII MR and later pitting it against its archrivals the Impreza STi
spec C, Impreza STi V-Limited and NSX-R at Tsukuba circuit. How will it fare?!
Program 02: FACTORY FIGHTERS The car manufacturers themselves are
starting to release tuned cars. What's the story behind Nissan Motor Sports` (NISMO)
Z S-Tune GT's? We check out how other manufacturers have evolved their sports
cars to match the NISMO Z by racing them all at once in an exciting battle on
Program 03: Light Weight FACE OFF Don't make fun of
these light weights because they will leave you in the dust. The Roadster Turbo,
Roadster Coupe, Roadster 1.8 RS, Roadster NR-A, LOTUS ELISE, and INTEGRA Type-R
battle it out to see who wins the crown!
Approx. 80 minutes. Region
Free. NTSC. English Narrations and Voice Over.
Featured Cars Mitsubishi
Lancer Evolution VIII MR RS, Mitsubishi Evolution VIII GSR, Mitsubishi Evolution
VIII MR GSR, BMW M3 CSL, Renault Lutecia, RX-8 Mazda Speed Version, Impreza STi
spec C, Impreza STi V-Limited, NSX-R, 350Z S-Tune GT, Roadster Turbo, Roadster
Coupe, Roadster 1.8 RS, Roadster NR-A, Lotus Elise, Lotus Elise 111R and INTEGRA
Motoring Vol 11 - Super Battle
Program 01: Lamborghini Gallardo
1st Impression Takuya Kurosawa test-drives a brand new Lamborghini Gallardo
and meets with Takayuki Kinoshita who brings out a Lamborghini Murcielago. This
date heats up as the two check out the awesome Lambos on Japanese winding roads.
Program 02: Tsukuba Performance Test The Gallardo has never been
driven like this before! Gan-san pushes the Gallardo out on to a full throttle
test drive on Tsukuba Circuit.
Program 03: Super Battle BMI's
usual on-track battle at the Twinring Motegi East Course. Where on earth can you
see a Lamborghini Gallardo, a Lamborghini Murcielago, a Ferrari F360 Modena F1,
a BMW M3 CSL, a Prosche 911 Turbo Tiptronic S and a Honda NSX-Type R go head on
against each other on the tracks? Watch and see who comes out as the winner!
04: ARTA NSX Tsuchiya's JGTC Challenge'03 (Episode 3) Third episode of
a close up documentary following Keiichi "Drift King" Tsuchiya's final
JGTC season covering Round 5 at Fuji Speedway and Round 6 at Twin Ring Motegi.
Program 05: Touge Showdown 300 Round 2 Here's another heart stomping
Touge Showdown with top JDM tuner cars racing through the mountain roads of Gunsai.
This time featuring JUN Prelude, PHASE Accord Euro R, NER S13 Silvia, Central
20 Z33, J's Racing S2000 and Amuse Touge Monster S2000. Don't wet your pants watching
Drift King Tsuchiya, JGTC driver Manabu Orido and D1 star Nob Taniguchi attack
and drift through narrow mountain roads at unbelievable speeds. Check out which
tuned machine rules the TOUGE!
Approx. 80 minutes. Region Free. NTSC.
English Narrations and Voice Over.
Motoring Vol 10 Skyline GT-R: The Prodigy
The Prodigy We explore the legendary Skyline GT-Rs. Checking the latest
technologies that Nissan has to offer in creating the future GT-R. The program
finishes with track battles of the GT-R pitted against the EVO VIII RS and the
Impreza WRX STi.
WRC Subaru Touge Attack w/ Champ Petter Solberg BMI
invited WRC Subaru driver, Petter Solberg to check out our home touge. There is
no other place where you can witness how Petter attacks the Touge with his 2003
WRC Champion car.
Touge Showdown 200 (Round 2) Keiichi "Drift
King" Tsuchiya, Manabu Orido and Nobuteru "No One Better" Taniguchi
are back for Round 2 of the Touge 200 class. Top J-tuners like Technospirits and
Spoon are again at the Touge with their ultimate street machines. We see new entrants
like TOM'S and Garage Motore.
ARTA NSX Tsuchiya's JGTC Challenge 2003
(episode 2) BMI can only take you to the tracks and the paddocks of the
JGTC series. Keiichi Tsuchiya shows his amazing driving skills and pure guts,
taking the NSX to the limits!
Bonus Footage: Tuning Into Tokyo '04 TAS
Report BMI is back on sight reporting directly from the Tokyo Auto Salon
2004. Nobuteru Taniguchi shows us the enormous show grounds of TAS. Get the latest
trends in tuning straight from Japan as Nobu interviews manufactures and tuners
like HKS, APEX'i and Yashio Factory. Running time: Approx. 95 minutes
FEATURED CARS: R34 SKYLINE
GT-R, R33 SKYLINE V-spec, R32 SKYLINE V-spec II, IMPREZA WRX STi, LANCER EVOLUTION
VIII GSR, V35 SKYLINE COUPE, ZELE Z33 PIKES PEAK SPEC, MARCH e-4WD, MID-4 (CONCEPT),
AMUSE 350Z, IMPREZA WRX STi spec C, LANCER EVOLUTION VIII RS, IMPREZA WRC 2003,
GARAGE LIMIT AZ-1, INFINI EP82, SPOON DC2 INTEGRA, GARAGE MOTORE AE86, TOM'S MR-S,
SPIRITS MR-S, TSUCHIYA AE86
Motoring Vol 8 - Rotary Reborn
RX-8 GIANT TEST& BATTLE:
Honda S2000, Nissan Skyline, BMW 330i, Nissan Fairlady Z, Subaru Impreza WRX,
Honda Integra Type-R
Since the introduction of the Cosmo Sport in 1969,
the Rotary engine has been Mazda?s symbol and trademark. In 2003 Mazda presents
to us another Rotary powered machine with a combination of sport driving and practical
use. The Best Motoring International casters put the RX-8 through an intensive
test finishing off with another exciting battle at Tsukuba circuit against its
TUNED Z FACE OFF
Since the release of the "New
Z", many tuners have been competing to come up with the best "Tuned
Z". Here we gathered three Zs that are ready to be put under the microscope
by no other than the Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya himself. Tsuchiya takes the Mine's,
Boss and Espirit Zs for a drifting impression. Then the three Zs are challenged
to a face off at Tsukuba against the Amuse S2000 and the Yumekobo S15 Silvia.
TOUGE SHOWDOWN 280
BMI sets off to the hills of Gunsai again
for the Touge 280 class battle. Keiichi "Drift King" Tsuchiya, Manabu
Orido and top D1 contender Nobuteru "No Better" Taniguchi test-drive
various tuned cars from Japan. These machines from top Japanese tuners gather
at the Touge for the Initial D style contest. Let's see which awesome tuned car
blows away Tsuchiya so much that he gives it the "Touge Monster" title!