The 2012 Japanese Classic Car Show has come and gone, and this year’s was the hottest one yet. We mean that literally, as it was an unseasonably scorching 100-plus degree day, rare even for SoCal in September, but that didn’t … Continue reading
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How many kidneys does a human body have, anyway? We’re car nuts, not doctors. Anyway, here’s a trio of interesting finds that crossed our paths over the long weekend.
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Tagged c110 skyline, celica, datsun, imsa, kenmeri, mazda rx-7, nissan, ra29, sa22c, skyline, toyota
We posted some vintage Japanese wheel ads a while back. Here’s some more spotted on Riverside. Many have a similar theme: modified OG J-ride, night time shot, the wheel in question and a glimpse of asphalt lit dramatically. The message … Continue reading
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Tagged datsun, datsun 260z, datsun 280zx, mazda, mazda rx-7, nissan, nissan fairlady z, nissan laurel, nissan laurel c130, nissan skyline, nissan skyline kgc10, nissan sunny, pasco-fame bilbo, racingforg, suzuka carol, techno phantom, techno shadow, yayoi
JNCer from across the pond, colink, sent us some photos of the recent Rotorstock and Retro show at Santa Pod Raceway in Bedfordshire, England. This beautiful blue Nissan Violet/1600 (aka Datsun 710) really caught my eye.
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Tagged datsun, datsun 1600, datsun 710, mazda, mazda rx-4, mazda rx-7, mazda rx-7 trailer, nissan, nissan violet, rotorstock, rotorstock & retro show, santa pod
Despite a flagging global economy that’s hit Japan particularly hard and reports of the world’s auto manufacturers bailing on this year’s Tokyo Motor Show left and right this year, there are now some surprising rumors surfacing. If true, the 41st … Continue reading
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Tagged acura nsx, honda nsx, lexus lf-a, mazda rx-7, project 086a, takanobu ito, tokyo motor show, toyota celica, toyota supra
Is the traditional low and wide JDM look too boring for you? How ’bout some JDM funny cars built for the zero-yon (0-400m, about a 1/4 mile) with massive slicks and tubbed bodies? Here’s some footage from an Option video … Continue reading