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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Take a look at Sun Kang's Fugu Z

You might be remember with "Han" one of the 'Fast and Furious' movie role characters who played by Korean-American actor, Sung Kang, Turns out, he not only experts assemble cars in the movie, but also good at designing cars modification in real life.
Sung Kang’s Datsun 240 Z restomod named Fugu Z at the SEMA Show 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1O8i7hu)
At the SEMA Show 2015, he was supported by GReddy, Tra-Kyoto and HiTech has made a modification car called, 'Fugu Z' by taking the 1973 Datzun 240 Z as the base car. Sung Kang brought his old Datsun car into his garage since 15 years ago in good condition. The actor was in cooperated with GReddy for designing a car that can be used as a daily or racing vehicle. 
Front three quarter of Sung Kang’s Fugu Z. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1O8i7hu)
The first composition done by replacing the Datsun's chassis with the McKinney's design. Coilover suspension of the Techno Toy Tuning also pinned in under the fender. Even the 6 points roll cage of GReddy also pinned in the cabin for the safety of the driver and passenger while drove on the racing track. As for the interior sector also modified and inspired by the world of racing. 
Interior view of Sung Kang’s Fugu Z. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1O8i7hu)
For the exterior, Kei Miura, a Tra-Kyoto's designer has also been ordered the Rocket Bunny body kit prior to reform to make the Datsun looks more manly. Then do the painting work with the Datsun 904's original white color. As for the legs, Restomod apply 4 Volk Racing TE37 wheels that wrapped with Nitto tires. 
Engine block view of Sung Kang’s Fugu Z. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1O8i7hu)
The engine which mounted under the front hood is a Nissan engine coded RB26DE 2,6L N/A 6 cylinder. Do not stop there, the machinery sector is also loaded with the other performance support spare parts, including of the GReddy which can improves the engine performance up to 217 hp/245 Nm.  
Rear view of Sung Kang’s Fugu Z. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1O8i7hu)
Sung Kang himself dubbed his car with nickname Fugu Z, the (Fugu) name taken from the poisonous blowfish in Japan. These fish is one of the delicious culinaries for the Japanese people, but must be careful in consuming these fish, because their poison is dangerous. And this is also a warning to automotive lovers, if You doesn't prepare the car properly and carefully, of course it can be kill You. 
The process of modifications made to the Datsun 240 Z which takes about 65 days to be exhibited in the SEMA Show 2015. Eventually all the hard work done by Sung Kang and his team paid, when the Fugu Z was crowned as the 'Best Import' in the SEMA Show 2015 and also 'Best in Show' which is directly elected by the GranTurismo game creator, Kazunori Yamauchi. The plan, the Sun Kang's Fugu Z will be present in the upcoming GranTurismo video game. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | PAULTAN.ORG]
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