Event Coverage | AutoCon 2011 (Pt. III)

December 14, 2011

Night Import: Photography by Nick Schultz and William Lee | Words by William Lee

It's coming to an end! This will be my last continuous coverage on AutoCon 2011. I've been getting a lot of positive feedbacks from Part 1 and Part 2, so I really appreciate you guys spending some time to check them out. I try to keep things entertaining and especially for those who couldn't make it, trying to make you feel as if you were at the event. That's what a coverage is supposed to be all about, right? If there were any unpleasant captions on photos, just go with it because that's pretty much how I like to write things (^-^) That was a douschebag move, but seriously, always know that Night Import is and will be a 'personal blog'. I'll definitely try to keep things professional as much as possible, but I don't dress myself up purposely to make this blog to have a certain reputation.
Anyways, back to the coverage, Part 3 will be a compilation of almost everything with an addition of photos taken by our photographer Nick Schultz. Nick was walking with me for at least 3 hours and while I was busy with cars, Nick took care of most of the models and a few cars as well. You'll be seeing his photos here. Matter of fact, the cover photo for Part 3 was taken by Nick. Ah! I have to make an announcement as well. The watermark you guys see on Nick's photos will be our NEW watermark and I'll be using it on my next batch of photos as well. The story behind it will be described on the fanpage later on.

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Continuing on from where I left off yesterday, here's an IS on the new SSR wheels that was on the Powerhouse Amuse 370Z. To see a better pic of the wheels, click here.

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Barry's Midnight Purple R35, now an official member of 1UP.

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Next to it was our editor's Midnight Purple G35. Look at all those ARC goodies!

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This RSX was very interesting. I've never seen it before, but the kit it was on looked aggressive as f*ck.

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If I'm not mistaken, this looks like a 1970s BMW 2002 Coupe. Stance was sick!

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AE86 on classic Watanabes.

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Nat's Nismo S14.

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Fitted! I should've taken a front view photo because of its hood and front end.

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OG Racecar classic, Lucra LC470.

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I've been keeping my eye on the NSX forums because it was one of the most active ones on the AutoCon post. It was good to see these two again!

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Wow! That's what I call a combination of tire poke and stance.

Time Attack 3 series.

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I don't remember seeing this ride ever. It's definitely from Long Beach, but what was so catchy about this ride was its wheels and paint color.

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O no! I missed Angelo's ride in Part 2! Well here's that super slammed 350Z you've been seeing on tumblr, facebook, twitter, etc. Repping Royal Origin!

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This car from Infamous was interesting....

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Dat trunk! FuuU~~

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Platinum VIP brought out their sexy VIP rides. You're looking at the owner's Aristo powered by a 2JZ-GTE!

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This VIP ride was my favorite from SEMA 2010.

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I'm guessing this IS was recently modded because I've never seen it in Platinum VIP's line.

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Those wheels are Platinum VIP's own Phantom Forged Wheels.

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Bumped into the big boy Big Abe again.

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Clean clean.

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I didn't notice Big Mike when I saw him at HIN because of the beard. There's him posing behind his car.

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Was this photo in Part 1? Blah~ if it was, I'm posting it again because I love these cars. Supra & NSX... Winning!

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DAVIDIZRAILOV|Photography making some business calls.

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Rides from 1UP! The widebody EK is the one I showed you guys in Part 1. Jose, the owner, will be taking it to the drag strip pretty soon!

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Ted's EK I featured in OpenClutch few months ago. He recently got this crazy expensive and rare front lip from Bulletproof, but fuked it up pretty badly at some road. It's repaired now and will be on the car probably next year or so.

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I think this Integra got featured on Canibeat.

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Super Street posted a photo of this Toyota TE72 on classic Advans. I love it and also the owner is cool!

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Bumped into Noel from Low N Slow~ Swag!

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Jason's S14 repping Varrstoen. His car already has that Christmas theme to it!

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I've seen too many CCWs on this day...This Accord looked pretty darn good on it.

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Rotiform~! I just watched their new video ad and fell in love with the videography!

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Ah~! Keith from It's JDM yO! caught me.

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Didn't show you guys this GS from Air Runner, so here it is.

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Look at JP from BP VIP showing some team spirit.

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Oh! It's that other dude I see at events just to see models! He even upgraded his camera!

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At the podium, there was this side event going on where certain cars were chosen to bring up their rides and do a short interview with the owners. I thought this was an award ceremony and so did many others.

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I have to always take a snap of this Lamborghini from Savini because of its sexy wheels.

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VIP Modular's Wagon on top.

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My favorite exotic for this year looking good like always. SL55 AMG on a widebody MISHA kit.

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From far away, I caught this slammed Rx-8 at the last moment.

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LumDigital thinking of what to shoot.

You guys ready for some model shots? Lego!

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Our new supporting model Gabby Jeanne.

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Our photog Nick and Raichelle.

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I think I know why people like Ela so much.

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Import Tuner cover model and Import Fashion spokesmodel, Ela Pasion again, stunning shots taken by Nick.

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Let me share a few shots Nick took because his work is sexy like always. The air'd out Lamborghini from Japan.

Jon Sibal's Challenger.

Angelo's slammed 350Z.

There's Nimo!!!

Keith's Accord on polished MB Battles.



There's Nick and some Asian dude at the right posing in front of Nick's camera (^-^)v Ok..that's me..

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There it is! The end of AutoCon 2011! Thank you again for visiting my blog and make sure to visit our supporters! Until next year's AutoCon, latez!


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