What does it say on the side of the Initial D car?
Fujiwara Tofu Shop
The text on the driver’s door reads Fujiwara Tofu Ten, which translates as ‘Fujiwara Tofu Shop’. The word in parenthesis is jikayou, which means ‘private’ and refers to the car’s classification in the Japanese tax system.
What happened to Takumi’s AE86 after Initial D?
Takumi is never shown in the series, but his story is told though exposition by other characters. After Initial D ended, Takumi fulfilled his dream of becoming a professional race driver. At age 20, he moved from Mt Akina in Gunma Prefecture to the UK to drive in the British National Rally Championship.
Is the AE86 in Initial D stock?
Takumi Fujiwara’s Initial D AE86 Engine Since it has a sport muffler right away in the earlier scenes, it’s not entirely stock, and it’s also said to have already had a rally-style gearbox upgrade.
What does Hachi-Roku mean?
The AE86 is also called the “Hachi-Roku (ハチロク)”, Japanese for “eight-six”. Similarly the AE85 was commonly called “Hachi-Go (ハチゴー)”, meaning “eight-five”.
Did Takumi ever lose?
The race winner is disputed, as technically Takumi’s engine had blown, means he lost; a quote said by Kyoichi Sudo after the AE86’s engine had blown for the first time.
What does Project D stand for?
In Final Stage, it is revealed that the D stands for “Dream”. Project D is different from the other mountain racing teams as it has a highly technical regimen and a support team of technicians, who are mostly members of the Akagi RedSuns.
Who has Takumi lost?
Shinji is known as Takumi Fujiwara’s final opponent, facing off against him in the downhill at the Tsubaki Line. In Final Stage, Shinji shocks Takumi with his smooth driving skills and approach of each corner, often pulling away at each one, which had never happened to Takumi before.
Is Takumi’s AE86 Turbo?
First he uses a turbo for his engine. After he lost his battle with Takumi at the end of stage 2, he changed from turbo to supercharger since he felt unsatisfied with his turbo performance. At the same time, he also changed from stock hood to carbon hood. Shinji’s AE86 is a stock sedan AE86.
How much does Takumi’s AE86 weigh?
|Toyota Corolla Levin Sprinter Trueno (AE86)|
|Width||1,625 mm (64 in)|
|Height||1,335 mm (53 in)|
|Curb weight||900–1,045 kg (1,984–2,304 lb)|