Feature: Volkswagens of Ginza, Tokyo

It’s a well known fact that all cars look cooler with a Japanese license plate, here are some examples of how the Japanese can modify and restore Volkswagens with a touch of class. I know nothing more about these cars, other than they were all cruising around Ginza on a Sunday afternoon. Ginza is more famous for its high-end department stores than its car culture and you are more likely to see Ferraris and Maseratis than anything else. However, on this day, these proved a welcome distraction from the Italian supercars.

 

Beetles outside of Kabuki-za
Beetles outside of Kabuki-za

 

The rear tyres indicate all is not stock under the hood (trunk)
It’s hard not to grab attention in an orange Beetle

 

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Morry’s Speed Shop, Type 1. The American hot-rod influence is obvious.

 

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It’s not all about the modifications. This looks as fresh as the day it was new

 

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Coolmint Design surf van looks so out of place in Tokyo, I love it!

 

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Sometimes, less is more and this camper is pretty perfect…