Category Archives: 25 Year Club

25 YEAR CLUB: The R32 Nissan Skyline GT-R is officially a Japanese Nostalgic Car

“No victory, unless GT-R.” That was the saying in Japan when Nissan’s Skyline GT-R became the most dominant racing machine of its era. No, this is not another story about the hakosuka’s 50-plus victories; the adage was coined for its successor. … Continue reading

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25 YEAR CLUB: Z32 Nissan 300ZX

On July 10, 1989 the Z32 Nissan 300ZX went on sale in Japan. Now, 25 years later, the Z32 300ZX is officially a Japanese nostalgic car. Twin turbos, dual intercoolers, 300 horsepower and starship-worthy sheetmetal made a very strong impression on your … Continue reading

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25 YEAR CLUB: The Mazda MX-5 is officially a Japanese Nostalgic Car

Break out the champagne, because the Mazda MX-5 Miata is 25 years old. Later this week at the New York Auto Show, Mazda will throw a birthday party for what is not only one of the most significant Japanese cars … Continue reading

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25 YEAR CLUB: The Subaru Legacy is officially a Japanese nostalgic car, Part 02

A quarter century ago today, the Subaru Legacy went on sale in Japan. In Part 01, we studied its origins, but despite its humble family sedan appearance, Fuji Heavy Industries intended for the Legacy to go racing right from inception. This is … Continue reading

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25 YEAR CLUB: Subaru Legacy, Part 01

Twenty-five years ago today, Subaru announced a new model, the Legacy. It was a late entry in the mid-size sedan field, a class often marked by mundaneness in purpose and form. Nevertheless, Japanese carmakers occasionally injected into these cars doses of … Continue reading

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