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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
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
May Japanese Santa Claus bring you all the car parts your hearts desire. メリークリスマス!
To all JNCers resurrecting creaky, decrepit, faded, and just plain old cars, we wish you a Happy Halloween.
Happy new year from the JNC team! Download the wallpaper-sized nengajo below.
Three letters — RWD. That says it all for the shirt we’re debuting at Toyotafest this Saturday, May 5. The lightweight rear-wheel-drive sport coupe is the magic formula that made us fall in love with old school Japanese cars in … Continue reading
Have you been scouring the pegs of your local mega box retailer? We’ve gotten reports that Mattel’s 1:64 Mazda RX-7 is out! So in honor of our collab with Hot Wheels, we’ve created a special “Black Gold” edition of our iconic … Continue reading
As the year draws to a close, we’d like to wish all JNCers a happy new year. May all your roads be smooth, and your all schools be old. For this year’s nengajou, we chose this photo of the real-life version … Continue reading
We at JNC would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. May your travels in an old, airbag-less car be safe and your stockings filled with rare NOS parts. And if you are absolutely sick of hearing “Silent Night” over … Continue reading
Our “no outline” Mazda 787B Anniversary Tribute shirts are now available for purchase in the JNC Shop. Sorry for the wait, but many of the most popular sizes sold out at SevenStock. Our most complex shirt yet proudly features the … Continue reading
It’s become sort of a tradition for us at JNC to debut a new T-shirt design at each JCCS show. This year, JNC‘s designer and Project Z owner Yee Chan came up with something really special, what he calls “Best … Continue reading
We quietly launched a new JNC Shop a few weeks ago, giving it an updated look and easier ordering process. It includes all the new gear we debuted at Toyotafest, like the Vintage Barrels II shirt, JNC X JAF decal … Continue reading
If you’ve been around old school Japanese cars you’ve seen this blue and white logo affixed to grilles or windows in badge and decal form. The Japan Automobile Federation is Japan’s version of AAA, a motoring club that you can … Continue reading
The JNC Forum has been stripped down, blasted, and completely rebuilt from the ground up with a modern drivetrain. This should get rid of the pesky database timeouts and various other annoyances with the old site. We may have a … Continue reading
Welcome to the brand new JapaneseNostalgicCar.com! It’s a new year and a website redesign is something the JNC team has been wanting to do for a long time. The goal was to get the look of site in line with … Continue reading
May your travels be safe and stockings filled with rare JDM parts. And may they arrive by Mazda Bongo, a rear-engined van that is retro-futuristic in a Jetsonian kind of way. The year of Mazda’s 90th Anniversary is almost over, and the … Continue reading
As you may know, JNC’s Art Director (the one responsible for our new design and layout) owns just one mode of transportation, a 1972 Datsun 240Z. Well, technically he also owns a vintage Japanese Univega but let’s not split hairs. … Continue reading
JNC would like to thank the JCCS and TORC crews, and all the old schoolers that came to the Spocom show in Long Beach this weekend. We set up our own little section of nostalgics and rocked the house. But … Continue reading
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