Welcome, everyone. You’ve made it to 2021! That in itself should be reason enough to celebrate, but the new year also means that a whole slew of cars will pass the 25-year threshold to become official classics. We’re stoked that Daihatsu Midget IIs are finally federally legal for import, but perhaps a JY33 Nissan Leopard or Toyota Mega Cruiser is more your style. Or, pick a USDM car that has finally attained classic status, like the EK Civic or eighth-gen Mitsubishi Galant, for which you can now get classic car insurance and historic plates in most states.
What’s your favorite JNC from 1996?
The most entertaining comment by next Monday will receive a prize. Scroll down to see the winner of last week’s QotW, “What are you trying to forget about 2020 or looking forward to in 2021?”
Last year brought a lot of disappointment, tragedy, and heartache, but of the answers given we felt for Land Ark the most. There’s really nothing like going to the motherland to see in person the automotive culture we love, and to have it yanked away because of a once-in-a-century disaster is a gut-punch. Personally, my family had to cancel a long-awaited trip to Hawaii in March, so I know how you feel! Well, we know some stickers won’t make up for the lost trip, but here’s hoping 2021 turns out better for you: