Shaer Reaz | The Daily Star
  • Shaer Reaz

    Started his writing career as a willingly-underpaid writer for Rising Stars, former youth magazine of The Daily Star. Currently he feeds his obsession for all things related to cars by working as Sub-Editor of Shift (automotive publication of Daily Star). He was part of Shift's inception since 2013. This Dhaka University economics student is mostly broke from buying scale model cars, fixing his real car and eating terrible food that often causes him food poisoning. To supplement he also takes on career related articles for Next Step. He is often seen keeping the office computers warm by playing LAN games of Need For Speed Underground 2 because that is the only game that will run on all the computers. In 2015.

  • FWD Tofu run: Toyota AE91 Trueno

    On May 1983, the world got the latest version of one of the most iconic sports cars from Toyota’s stable—a plucky, lightweight, chuck-able (albeit underpowered) two door coupe based on their best-selling sedan, the Corolla/Sprinter.
  • Spanners in the works—how labour unrests shaped the auto industry as we know it today

    Since the early days of the automobile, the importance of skilled labour was readily understood by the pioneers of the industry and in most cases, exploited.
  • 2019 Toyota Camry Hybrid

    The Toyota Camry, since the late 80s, has been a veritable superhero among cars, but a masked one. Like Superman, it has hidden in plain sight as a reliable, capable force of good—that no one ever recognises.
  • 1:12 Aoshima Honda CB750F

    I am not a bike person. I don’t really know how to ride one, I was never very well versed on things on four wheels, plus every ride on a
  • American style, Japanese power - 1988 Toyota Mark II X71

    In a way, the Mark II is a best-of-both-worlds vehicle, combining the grace and style of America’s large sedans with the efficiency, reliability and handling afforded by Japan’s engineering ingenuity. Ziyaad Rahman’s restored Toyota X71 Mark II has a long history behind it—from family road trips to countless years of family bonding with the Mark II as a suitably large family sedan.