Category Archives: Random Snaps

Would You Believe That This Was Originally a Honda Civic EG Hatchback?

Yes, that’s right. This car was originally a Civic EG Hatchback. Having undergone an extreme makeover, it has just about lost it’s Honda exterior physique, and reshaped into something that looks to have been Lamborghini Gallaro-ish inspired. It’s now called … Continue reading

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The New XE30 Lexus IS is THE BOMB!

Photos by Philip Aragones The New Lexus IS is THE BOMB! It’s just oozing with so much XXX appeal – with emphasis on the spindle grille and everything that flows from there to the rest of the body lines.

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All-New BM Mazda 3 – Another Game Changer?

Photos by Philip Aragones The all-new 3rd Generation Mazda 3 (BM) is looking really nice, I should say. Do you remember when the 1st Generation (BK) was released? I thought it was a game changer in terms of design, looking … Continue reading

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Honda NSX Concept – Would you want one?

Photos by Philip Aragones The recently concluded Philippine International Motor Show gave spectators a real surprise with having the Honda NSX Concept on display. The car, which was being promoted since 2012 in some of the biggest car shows across … Continue reading

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Gear for Gearheads: Casio G-Shocks

Photo credits to their respective owners Photo via Tal@ACGautomotive We’re kicking off a unique series here at Custom Pinoy Rides called “Gear for Gearheads,” where we showcase some of the cool gear that car enthusiasts or gearheads wear and/or use. … Continue reading

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What You Don’t See Everyday: Old School 3rd Gen Toyota Sprinter

It’s Thursday again, so we’re taking it back to the old school. What we have here is one of my favorite old school rides, because of its uniqueness and rarity (at least here in the Philippines). While you’ll see an … Continue reading

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Morgan 3-Wheelers in the Philippines! Is driving more fun with just 3 wheels?

Photos by Philip Aragones and THE aSTIG If you’re seeing this mechanical wonder for the first time, then you’re probably thinking… Is this a motorcycle? Tricycle? A mini locomotive? An airplane that lost its wings? Or what? Well, simply put, … Continue reading

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Dodge Challenger: Old (1st Gen) vs. New (Current/3rd Gen)

Celebrating 100 Years of Dodge, here’s an interesting pair of Dodge Challengers- an Old School 1st Generation, and a New School Current/3rd Generation model. Just out of curiousity, if you were to keep only one of these in your garage, … Continue reading

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Nakai-San builds RWB Manila #5: “MENAGE A TROIS!” (The Build Up)

Photos by Philip Aragones I have to say, I will forever be a fan of artisan car builds, most especially those by Porsche tuner Nakai-San of Rauh-Welt Begriff. Why? Because he builds some of the most awesome-looking classic Porsches on … Continue reading

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Custom Pinoy Rides’ 2014 MFest Coverage Part 4 – Walking the Pits

Photos by Errol Panganiban, Philip Aragones, and THE aSTIG Here’s part 4 of our MFest coverage, featuring the awesome cars as seen in the paddock and pit lane. Check it out!

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