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FUTURE NOSTALGIC: Toyota Alphard, king of VIP vans

No, you haven’t traveled into the future. The Toyota Alphard isn’t nostalgic yet, but to ignore them would mean turning a blind eye to a huge part of Japan’s car culture. Custom minivans are serious business in Japan and the … Continue reading

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JDM Old School Style Hits Russia

Can you identify this awesome Japanese-style sled? No? Well, don’t beat yourself up too bad — it was a trick question. That’s because the car is a Russian VAZ 2106 steeped in vintage JDM style. With Hoshinos, bolt-on flares, shakotan … Continue reading

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Performance Parts Prices, Circa 1995

Bottom right corner. Brand new 11J-15 for ¥33,600, or $357. And this was during the height of the boom years, at the time the worst exchange rate in history.

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