E5 Series Shinkansen Hayabusa high speed bullet train

E5 Series Shinkansen

Derived from the experimental Fastech 360S train tested by JR East, the E5 series Shinkansen high-speed train is operated on the Tohoku Shinkansen services since 5 March 2011 and on Hokkaido Shinkansen services since 26 March 2016. Read More

E4 Series Shinkansen poster

E4 Series Shinkansen

The E4 series shinkansen bullet train is the second series of double-decker Shinkansen trainsets, operating on the Tōhoku, Jōetsu Shinkansen, and occasionally Nagano Shinkansen. Read More

Shinkansen E3 Series poster

E3 Series Shinkansen

The E3 series Shinkansen was built for Komachi services on the new Akita Shinkansen “mini-shinkansen” line, a regular 1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in) narrow-gauge line re-gauged to 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge. Read More

E2 Series Shinkansen poster

E2 Series Shinkansen

The E2 series Shinkansen operated on the Tohoku and Hokuriku Shinkansen high-speed lines in 8 and 10 car sets and operate at a maximum speed of 275 km/h (170 mph) on the Tohoku Shinkansen and 260 km/h (160 mph) on the Hokuriku Shinkansen. Read More

800 Series Shinkansen poster

800 Series Shinkansen

The 800 series Shinkansen was introduced in 2004 on the Tsubame service for the Kyushu Shinkansen high-speed rail line. The 800 series maximum design speed is 285 km/h (177 mph) though in service operates at a maximum speed of 260 km/h (160 mph).

Following the opening of the entire Kyushu Shinkansen route on 12 March 2011, 800 series trains were primarily used on all-stations Tsubame services operating mostly between Hakata and Kumamoto. They also operate some Sakura services within the Kyushu Shinkansen.

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800 Series Shinkansen poster wall art

800 Series Shinkansen mug

400 Series Shinkansen Tsubasa poster

400 Series Shinkansen

The 400 series Shinkansen high-speed operated between 1992 and 2010 on Japan’s first mini-shinkansen line, the Yamagata Shinkansen branch from the main Tohoku Shinkansen. Read More

200 Series Shinkansen poster wall art

200 Series Shinkansen

The 200 series Shinkansen was introduced in 1982 on the Tohoku and Joetsu Shinkansen rail lines in Japan and operated until 2013. The 200 Series resembled the earlier 0 and 100 series trains but were lighter and more powerful, since these two lines are mountain routes and have steeper gradients. Read More

Nissan Skyline Hakosuka GT-R poster

Nissan Skyline KPGC10 GT-R Hakosuka Side

The first GT-R Skyline appeared in 1969, called the PGC-10 (KPGC-10 for later coupé version) internally and Hakosuka (ハコスカ) by fans. It used the 2.0 L (1998 cc) S20 I6. This new DOHC engine (which was designed by the former Prince engineers) produced 160 hp (119 kW) and 180 N⋅m (133 lb⋅ft) of torque, and was similar to the GR8 engine used in the Prince R380 racing car. Read More

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Vector W8 supercar poster

Vector W8

The Vector W8 is an American sports car produced from 1989 to 1993, manufactured by Vector Aeromotive Corporation, and was designed by Gerald Wiegert while receiving refinements by Vector’s head of engineering David Kostka. Read More

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Boeing 777-300ER airliner poster

Boeing 777

The Boeing 777 is a long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliner, with a typical seating capacity of 314 to 396 passengers and a range of 5,240 to 8,555 nautical miles. Its main identifying features include large–diameter turbofan engines, long raked wings, six wheels on each main landing gear and a blade-shaped tail cone. Read More

Explorer heavy metal guitar poster

Explorer Guitar

The Explorer is a style of electric guitar that made its debut in 1958. The Explorer offered a radical, “futuristic” body design, much like its siblings: the Flying V, which was released the same year, and the Moderne, which was designed in 1957 but not released until 1982. Read More