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Happy 720 Day from JNC

Happy 720 Day! For this special occasion, here are some of the most amazing Datsun 720 trucks we’ve seen here at JNC over the years.

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Happy 610 Day from JNC

This year the Datsun 610 turns 45 years old. To celebrate, here are a couple of our favorite 610 stories from over the years.

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Happy 5/10 Day from JNC

2016 marks JNC‘s 10th anniversary. The 510 has been an important car for us over the years, including serving as the subject of our very first feature story. As such, we’ve decided to celebrate 5/10 Day by taking a look at the most memorable … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from JNC

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Happy International Women’s Day from JNC

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Happy year of the Monkey from JNC

Welcome to the Year of the Monkey! In mythology, the monkey is cleverest of all the 12 animals, but also active and adventurous. In fact, it’s sort of the perfect description of the Honda Monkey. 

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“Iron, Lion, Scion” — Bob Marley

The news that Scion was dead leaked Tuesday night. Few outlets dared report it because it seemed too crazy to be true. At every single auto show last year, representatives continued to reassure the press and public that they were doubling down with new … Continue reading

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2015: The JNC Year in Review

With 2015 in the books, we thought it might be a chance to look at the highlights from the world of JNC. 

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Happy Holidays from all of us at JNC

From all of us at Japanese Nostalgic Car, have a happy holiday. May your desserts be sugared and your cars unsalted!

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Celebrate the holidays with your own JNC AE86 cookie cutters

Want a JNC-themed activity you can do with your family this holiday season? We at JNC have created an AE86 cookie cutter that you can download, 3D print, and use to make delicious, rear-wheel-drive cookies that will drift their way right … Continue reading

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TOUGE California

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Welcome, new readers, to Japanese Nostalgic Car!

If you arrived at our little corner of the web via coverage of the Touge California, welcome! Founded in 2006, JNC is the first publication in the US devoted to the world of classic Japanese autos. We’re excited to have you as part of our growing … Continue reading

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JNC‘s top stories of 2014

As we mentioned, 2014 was the Year of the JNC. As it draws to a close, let’s look back at the things that most interested JNCers over the last 365 days.

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Happy Holidays from JNC

Wishing all you crazy JNCers a very Happy Holiday season. May サンタクロース bestow you with many gifts! Photo by Erik Lukas.

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Happy Labor Day from JNC

It’s not work if you love it, right? Happy Labor Day from JNC.

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Happy 8/6 Day from JNC

It’s that time of year again, August 6 or 8/6, the day on which we celebrate the hachiroku. It’s the drift king, the touge master, the car both Keiichi Tsuchiya and Takumi Fujiwara cut their teeth on, or to paraphrase Mad … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July from JNC

Every four years citizens of the world gather around their TV screens to cheer their countrymen on as they compete in sports contests Americans otherwise don’t give two petrified turds about. Of course, we’re talking about the Olympics. For over a decade … Continue reading

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Happy 510 Day from JNC

Just a reminder to cherish your Bluebird on this May 10, our day of 510s. Happy 510 Day from your friends at JNC.

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Happy Hatsuhinode from JNC!

In Japan it’s a new year’s tradition to wake up early, drive to the coast or the top of your nearest mountain, and watch hatsuhinode, the year’s first sunrise. Bosozoku take this seriously enough that police blockades are set up to … Continue reading

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The Top 10 JNC stories of 2013

As we bid sayonara to 2013 let’s look back at some of the highs and lows it has given us. Enthusiasm for classic Japanese cars continues to grow and gain mainstream acceptance. This will only increase as cars that went … Continue reading

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