http://vimeo.com/52611461

After having seen the Rocket Bunny FR-S in full detail back in October, as well as the countless cars wearing what has to be the most talked about aero conversion of the moment, this video from Luke Huxham and Crank & Piston couldn’t have come at a better time. Hit play and find out what makes Kei Miura’s work so unique, take a look through the TRA Kyoto workshop and see the FR-S once again in all its beauty.

Crank & Piston

Maiham Media

-Dino Dalle Carbonare

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1

That was sweet. He is an inspiration to use technology and ditch old way of doing things. Dino your the man for bringing this to Speedhunters.

2

Hands down my favorite video of the year!! I want to watch it over and over!

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hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO

Was wanting more when watching, for a man that was never interviewed before they didn't really "dive deep" into his mind. Seen it before going on to Speedhunters I just wanted to see what the comments would be like. Good video though enjoyed it.

5

Nice, vid, but I've never known why it's a FR-S in Japan, I would've thought it'd be badged as a Toyota 86 over there? Someone enlighten me?

6

@JoeWhaler its american, left hand drive.

7

Great work! I think this is what separates tuning shops in Japan from everywhere else, or at least the U.S. Each shop owner is unique and really have their own character.
 
Shops in the U.S. are so eager to cater to whatever the latest trend is, so few have their own style and character.
 
Excellent interview!

8

great vid and love what you did to the car! You made a good looking car look even better!

9

So he also designed the the Ben Sopra kit ?

10

deadly!

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hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO

@JoeWhaler He imported it.

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hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO

@MCCLIFTED No he didnt.

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hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO

@MCCLIFTED No he didnt.

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hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO

@MCCLIFTED No he didnt.

15

Kei Miura has some sort of aura around him. He encompasses what a Japanese artist is. Very typical of Japanese: humble, softspoken, hard worker and borderline naive. I wish more self-proclaimed "automotive leaders" would do the same, as oppose to taking other's idea and use them as their own.

16

Kei Miura has some sort of aura around him. He encompasses what a Japanese artist is. Very typical of Japanese: humble, softspoken, hard worker and borderline naive. I wish more self-proclaimed "automotive leaders" would do the same, as oppose to taking other's idea and use them as their own.

17

Kei Miura has some sort of aura around him. He encompasses what a Japanese artist is. Very typical of Japanese: humble, softspoken, hard worker and borderline naive. I wish more self-proclaimed "automotive leaders" would do the same, as oppose to taking other's idea and use them as their own.

18

hold on hes 42?!
he looks like someone in their mid-20s!!!

19

hold on hes 42?!
he looks like someone in their mid-20s!!!

20

hold on hes 42?!
he looks like someone in their mid-20s!!!

21

Well said andrewhake.

22

Well said andrewhake.

23

Well said andrewhake.

24
speedhunters_dino

@hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO  @MCCLIFTED Hi produces it and had a lot to do in the design yes

25
speedhunters_dino

@hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO  @MCCLIFTED Hi produces it and had a lot to do in the design yes

26
speedhunters_dino

@hashtagfatlaceillestlifestyleryO  @MCCLIFTED Hi produces it and had a lot to do in the design yes

27
speedhunters_dino

Keep hitting play then lol

28
speedhunters_dino

Keep hitting play then lol

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speedhunters_dino

Keep hitting play then lol

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speedhunters_dino

@JoeWhaler The car was imported from California

31
speedhunters_dino

@JoeWhaler The car was imported from California

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speedhunters_dino

@JoeWhaler The car was imported from California

33
speedhunters_dino

@Nikhil_P That's the reaction most people have lol

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speedhunters_dino

@Nikhil_P That's the reaction most people have lol

35
speedhunters_dino

@Nikhil_P That's the reaction most people have lol

36

holy crap. CNC time isn't cheap. I can't imagine how much those prototypes must cost!! love to see that kind of dedication to a project

37

need more on that datsun 1600/510 !!!!!

39

@MCCLIFTED Yes as Dino said he worked very closely with Ben Sopra on their projects and produces a lot for them. Can't wait to see their future collaborations, both companies have very cool ideas. This is what Japan needs more forward thinking workshops prepared to be involved with the overseas markets.

40
speedhunters_dino

@ClaytonPayton Takes 12 hours to CNC one bumper shape on those massive blocks of polystyrene

41
speedhunters_dino

@FilipMickoski More coming;)

42

@yukiyan_m 面白かった!( ・∀・) イイネ!

43

@yukiyan_m 挑戦してくれたまえ!もちろんインタビュー風に答えた自分の画像もあり~ので(笑)ドキュメンタリー風って言うのかな?良い感じね!楽しみにしてよーっと(ちょき)

44

@fd3s303188 @yukiyan_m 情熱大陸風にお願い!なんちて(笑)

45

@yukiyan_m オレ初監督ドキュメンタリーいいぢゃな~い!!(笑)

46

Cool guy! Just wish the FR-S didn't look so mexi-flush with those overly-wide wheels.

47

There is just TOO MUCH of this car advertisement....

48

The video and interview were both excellent.  I have read articles about Miura-san but getting to hear him answer thoughtful questions about his work/passion was really great. 
I am however sick-to-frickn'-death of the FR-S/BRZ.

49

Really enjoyed the behind the scenes look as to how these sick aeros come about. It 'd be interesting to see TRA Kyoto applying their skills on other makes and models.

50

@Fg2_FrAn Muira designs about alot of the bodykits that come out of Japan. He's just not vocal about it. From Drift to VIP to exotic to oem, he designs it all.

51

That is one sexy FR-S!

52

please whats the song at the end??????????????

53

In the order:

David Bowie - Rebel Rebel
T-rex - Monolith
T-rex - Mambo Sun

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