Illegal and now turned professional form of racing in Japan involving two cars chasing each other single file through a twisty course, traditionally mountain roads. If the chase car catches up by the end it wins, if the lead car pulls away it wins. Popularized in the US by the recent "JDM craze" and jdm option videos
I lost the uphill of the touge because of my car's lack of power but won the downhill because of my car's quick, agile handling
French term refering to the extravagant and often absurd and impractically unrealistic fashion pieces that designers create to demonstrate their unique style and inventiveness.
Proper pronunciation can be tricky; haute is somewhere between ought and oat, pronounced quickly so that the o is highly unrounded ("oh", if held long enough, ends up sounding like a /oo/). couture is pronounced ko'tur with a highly unrounded 'o', a 'u' that sounds almost like a german umlaut, and an 'r' made in a way similar to gargling.
Alternatively, you could pronounce it in a very American fashion as 'ought kuh-ter'.
Form of racing in Japan similar to an autocross course except with incredibly close angle turns set very close to each other and the course doubles over on itself several times. Coilover springrates for Gymkhana cars are typically twice as hard as brand name race coilovers like JIC FLTA2-RS's or tein RA
Gymkhana coilovers on the street will snap your spine in half