Introduction: Fumie Imaoka

I’m Fumie Imaoka. I’ve lived in Spain for 19 years.

Five and half years ago I met a German guy who asked me if I knew Hachiroku. I knew Toyota Trueno, but I didn’t know AE86. He showed me Initial D and the Drift World. I visited Ebisu with him four years ago. I fell in love with Drift.

What do I want to show you?

Especially the Drift World which I love.

When I was young, I liked to watch F1. I was a fan of Ayrton Senna. When he died, I left the motor sports. At that time drifting was not talked well by the people in Japan because of illegaly tuned cars and bad manner of some drivers. But now it has been changed by the efforts of Kenichi Tsuchiya and several middle aged drifters. I’d like to show Drift as a motor sports and to show how fascinating it is.

Why do I love drift so much?

I like Super GT, Super Endurance Race, WTAC and WTCC as well. However at Drift race I feel an amazing power and sence of presence there, and the drivers are very near the spectators. Especially if you visit Ebisu, you’ll feel it without doubt.
The drivers of Drift usually work on their own cars. In Japan even famous drifters work on it, so they love to talk about the cars, tuning and setting-up and they help to repair the cars each other. Even at the race the drifters are very humane and they don’t mind helping others to repair the cars. I always feel someone’s personal warmth there.

I hope that you can enjoy the pictures and the videos which I introduce to you.

Thank you.

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Toyota Verossa JZX110

YES, you are right! Or maybe you haven’t notice.  This Toyota Verossa isn’t filed under JDM because isn’t in Japan.

The Verossa is an “Italianated” model version of a Toyota Mark II, that in fact is a Verossa. This name is formed by combining two Italian words:  Vero (“true”) and Rosso (“red”).

In terms of auto dealers, this machine is the continuation of Cresta, the sister of our glorious car Mark II. But unlike the Cresta, which had a classical form, its successor Verossa dramatically changed appearance.
The rear plate is from Russia. I remember seen that plates in other Russian cars so I am sure.

The Verossa is uncommon outside Japan. And the fact is that the front end in a stock car is a little bit rare.

SPEC LIST

* 1JZ-GTE 
* Turbo BLITZ K1 450 hp
* Gearbox R154 - 5MT
* Clutch: Single disc Exedy ceramic
* Lightweight Flywheel TRD
* APEXi Power FC
* Speed limiter HKS SLD
* Ignition HKS TwinPower
* 525cc injectors BLiTZ
* Spark Plugs HKS 9
* D1 Spec oil catch can
* HKS Razminusovka
* Intercooler BLiTZ 100mm
* Three-layer COOLER BLiTZ
* Thermostat 68gr C-One
* TRD Radiator Cap
* Oil Cooler TRUST
* Oil Cover TRD
* HKS Exhaust Manifold
* Intake Manifold HKS
* HKS Nulevik
* BLoW Off Greddy TYPE RZ
* Downpipe MeisterR
* FUJiTSUBO Track Edition 80mm 
* TOMEi fuel pump
* TEIN FLEX
* Cusco Body Spacers front and rear 
* AVR-Cusco Back
* Chassis TRD
* Vertex Damper 
* LSD TRD 2 WAY - 04.01 

BODYWORK

 * Vertex bodykit
 * Lattice Vertex
 * Spoiler Trunk Vertex
 * Cilia Vertex
 * GANADOR mirrors
 * Increased rear wheel arches
 * MeisterR Hood Carbon 
 * Spoiler rea
 * TRD Brakes 
 * Work emotion CR-Kai
 * F 8.5 OffSet +20
 * R 9.5 OffSet +12
 * F 235-40-18
 * R 265-35-18