Category Archives: wagons

Rare Form: 1974 Toyota Publica Van Deluxe KP36V

Scouring YJA often brings one across truly rare examples of Japanese steel. Case in point: a 1974 Toyota Publica Van Deluxe, chassis code KP36V. When you see “KP” you think Starlet, but die-hard Toyotaku know that the Starlet was a … Continue reading

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EVENTS: New Year Meeting 2011 Part 07: Wagons & Commercial

Surf’s up, JNCers! Since today’s installment of our 2011 New Year Meeting coverage coincides with Valentine’s Day, let’s take a look at some of the vehicles with a little more volume in the back. You know, something that Ken and … Continue reading

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Dodge Challenger and Colt, By Mitsubishi!

Silent shaft technology! Rally cluster! Power mirrors! Four-wheel disc brakes! Handsome wood-grain paneling! These were the selling points for members of the Triple Diamond Mafia infiltrating the Dodge lineup in 1978. Game show host Wink Martindale narrates this promotional video … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Police vs. Datsun 810 Wagons

This one goes out to Jorge and everyone in the Goon Squad. How often do you get to see Tokyo’s Finest chasing a pair of Nissan Bluebird/Datsun 810 Wagons? Answer: not often. But it’s business as usual in┬áSeibu Keisatsu-land, where … Continue reading

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Nissan C110 Skyline Design Sketches

For those in love with the lines of the kenmeri Skyline, these design sketches from Car Styling gives us a peek into what could have been. Imagine the alternate universe in which one of these designs was chosen for the … Continue reading

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EVENTS: JCCS 2009 Part Two: Wagons Ho!

Continuing with our JCCS 2009 coverage, here are the cars from my personal favorite category — the wagons! This restored orange Datsun 510 was gorgeous, and aside from the re-upholstered interior it looks like it could have driven off the … Continue reading

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Friday Video: Seibu Keisatsu's Water Cannon Patrol

Sgt. Daimon manning a Nissan Patrol-mounted water cannon leads to a flipped Datsun 620 pickup (on Enkei Bajas – SK was sponsored by Enkei) and senseless wagon destruction. Have a good weekend!

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JNC Wagon Breaks Down at Another Junkyard

Our poor little JNC Wagon! It’s like the Giving Tree of cars. It relinquishes every ounce of pull we demand of it and yet we just keep asking and asking for more. It hauls loads of magazines and our booth … Continue reading

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Torrance Old School Japanese Car Meet

Oh look, here are some photos from a jam-packed weekend for J-tin enthusiasts. We hit up the Torrance Old School Japanese Car Meet last night and witnessed this sexy party of nostalgics going on. As much as we’d like to … Continue reading

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Ode to a 1979 Honda Civic Wagon

Why is it that most classic car enthusiasts love station wagons? Is it because they’re symbolic of a time gone by and all but extinct from new car lots? Do we just fondly remember going on family road trips? Or … Continue reading

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