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Family emergency sent me to Hong Kong again. Without going into tedious details, I ended up staying a whole month. Not a problem, as it’s my old hometown and I know most of it like the back of my hand.
I prefer to spot rare or quirky cars, which cannot be found where I normally live and work (California). To me they are more interesting than the typical Ferrari/Lambo/exotica that are commonly seen.
Honda Mobiolio, Nissan Elgrand Skyline Oppo. The best sunset I have caught in Hong Kong Toyota’s smaller JDM Corolla Axio My hometown in the New Territories has changed so much......anyway, a Toyota Noah Toyota Crown Comfort LPG, the most common model of Taxi as seen in Japan and Singapore Grey-market JDM Toyota Estima Aeras (also sold officially in Hong Kong as the Previa Aeras) A few of the Peninsula Hotel’s record-breaking fleet of custom-ordered RR Phantom EWBs Alexander Dennis Enviro400 single-decker Alexander Dennis Enviro 50D, facelift (L) and pre-facelift (R). KMB livery. The non-US Camry looks great. Why did the US car get the ugly stick?? Nissan Serena Highway Star At the airport to pick up relatives. An Enviro 50D in airport livery ....and again in First Bus livery Mercedes-Benz GL 3-door. Impressive car in person, sorta like the Defenders in old-school appeal Toyota Vellfire, a rebadged “athletic version” of the Alphard luxury MPV The new Range Rover Sport SVR Toyota Mark X, a RWD Lexus GS equivalent Typical traffic jam, all bus Boat Oppo.....an actual 19th-century Norwegian ship was docked at the Maritime Museum that week. Highly recommend visiting this museum. Toyota Alphard, Bentley Mulsanne The yellow placard translates to “Okinawa babe on board”........not kidding. A6 Avant of the Police’s Traffic Division. The Battenburg markings came in several years ago Audi A1 sporting an R8-aping rear blackout Brand new MB Sprinter ambulance. Driver was too ambitious. Toyota Corolla Rumion (sold in the US as the Scion xB) Ford Transit Connect taxi Toyota Alphard, 2010 vs. 2015 Train Oppo. One of the few remaining stations without screen doors Another Daihatsu Mira Gino Scania K230UB, a relatively small order of just 20 or so units in revenue service. Boat Oppo. A catamaran-style ferry for island hopping. Some routes to Macau use hydrofoil-type boats. Cheung Chau is a small island that doesn’t allow normal passenger cars on its narrow streets. This ambulance is tiny An auxiliary vehicle for the local hospital Boats racing back to Hong Kong Island An Alphard from mainland China. Foreign cars bear a temporary Hong Kong plate marked “FV” Spotted this way up in a parking garage. Can’t be good. Management claims they’re “aware of the situation.”