Author Archives: Lachy

Nippon Classics in Germany

All around the world, there are total fanatics for classic Japanese cars. Today we bring you some great photographs from a recent German show – the Nippon Classic Day. There were some truly unique appearances, so well worth a looksie. … Continue reading

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The Z to end all Zs

Where do you reckon would be home to the most ridiculously awesome S30Z in the world? You might think it’d have to be Japan, with their crazy big turbos and ability to turn anything old and Japanese into a masterpiece… … Continue reading

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Old Charm

JDM-Freaks, we bring you today a bit of a curious website. This one is dedicated to the lesser-known old J-tin. It’s in Japanese of course, but thankfully there are lots of pictures to check out! The website states proudly on … Continue reading

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Deserved attention!

Japanese classics have always been a bit of an underdog in the car scene—in fact some would argue an oxymoron—but without a doubt, that cannot be claimed any longer. Finally we are seeing these automotive masterpieces gain the attention they … Continue reading

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Old Japanese Cars.

  Those daft Poms from Old Japanese Car recently held a small meet – basically just mates getting together to take pictures of their aptly named rides together. Now whilst not all are widely recognised as classics, they certainly all … Continue reading

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All you need is love (and $$$)

Among the classic beauty of the older Celicas, the oddball later model A40 and A60 series Celicas never get much attention. This is especially true for the A60 Coupe, which despite its typical 80s look is not a bad car. … Continue reading

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Catalogued Forever

As most old-car fans will agree, nostalgic literature and accessories are half the fun of owning a classic. Whether it’s an original dealership Toyota 2000GT ash tray or a Datsun deck-chair, these little trinkets bring endless amounts of joy to … Continue reading

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Prince Skyline Sensation

In April 2006, the Prince Skyline Register of Australia held their Nationals in Bathurst, New South Wales (Australia). As any racing fanatic will know, Bathurst is home to Mount Panorama – undeniably Australia’s most famous racetrack. 2006 marked the 40th … Continue reading

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Wangan Midnight on PS3

We received a hot tip from Andy (owner of the Toyota Century we featured) earlier this week about a new game for the PS3 that’s been out in Japan for a little while, that I’m sure you’ll love. It is … Continue reading

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Worldwide Enthusiasts

Classic JDM enthusiasts span globe, from California to Czeckeslovakia. In the Netherlands there is actually quite a following that might come as a surprise to some. Despite their harsh winters, somehow quite a number of classic Japanese cars have survived. … Continue reading

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The Real Deal

As you may know, there are stacks of C10 Skyline GT-R “lookalikes” in Japan. However, it’s not often that an authentic specimen (PGC10 or KPGC10) comes up for sale to the public. Not only are they very rare, but most … Continue reading

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HOT OLDS HOTNESS

One of the most annoying thing for any classic JDM fanatic living outside of Japan is seeing all of these 400×300 jpgs on the net, knowing that in all probability you won’t be able to find a decent wallpaper-sized version, … Continue reading

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J-Spec goes old school

Every now and then, J-Spec Imports strays from the standard R32s, Soarers, and so forth, and goes mental and lists a pile of awesome JDM classics. Today is such a day. Check out these rides currently on offer. Beats scouring … Continue reading

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Lachy’s Picture of Relatively Modest Amusement #1

A sumo in a Subaru 360. Well, not in, but almost. I’m not sure whether they’d actually be able to close the door… [1024×768] [1280×1024]

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Classics on a Budget

We all have a dream JDM classic. Perhaps yours is a beautifully restored Toyota 2000GT, or maybe something retrotech like an awesome RB-powered C10 Skyline or nutcase 20B-powered RX-3. Whatever it may be, chances are these dreams usually never eventuate … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Van!

In celebration of Van’s birthday, I’m actually posting something. haha. Happy birthday big fella, here are a couple of wallpapers I hope you & everybody else will enjoy!

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Toyota Century Lovin’

Andy’s first car was a Suzuki Swift “Xtreme”. It was silver with yellow stickers down the side proclaiming the car’s “Xtreme”ness. It was a good little car, but even before he got it home from the dealer he was thinking … Continue reading

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RB30 ZED

We’re always on the lookout for interesting JDM classics for sale – and today we have an especially unique car for sale in New South Wales, Australia. Steve’s “RB30ZED” is a famously (in Z circles) straight, clean and otherwise simply … Continue reading

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1967 Toyota 2000GT

Perhaps the ultimate – and undoubtedly the first – JDM Supercar, the Toyota 2000GT has in the past few years become more well known and appreciated outside of Japan, sending its value through the roof. Not that it was ever … Continue reading

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