a lick of English or Japanese, and yet, regardless of the three-way language barrier, we still managed to have a great time because the cars were all that mattered to us in that moment. That's just what it's like at Star Road.
Situated in a quiet residential area on the outskirts of Koiwa, Tokyo, the pleasant and picturesque locale lends nothing in appearance to the mechanical and engineering masterpieces within the garage. Inoue's location is one that specializes in classics; particularly of Nissan heritage, with connections in the industry that run as wide and deep as Japan lives and breathes.
The shop is always a hustle and bustle bee hive of activity, with builds ever-present in varying stages of completion. The timing for this special couldn't have been better for the day I arrived, as there was a delectable array of machines to drool over and immortalize. It's always the way and I have often caught myself staring at the detail in these machines and losing focus; they are that hypnotizing. It's so difficult to find fault in anything on them; especially on a mechanical level. Inoue begins every build with a blank metal canvas and finishes