Mazda UK has released a series of videos issuing “fun facts” about classic Mazdas. To be honest, it’s a bit of a stretch to call these facts “fun” unless you find scintillating tidbits such as “Mazda first used the 929 … Continue reading
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Tagged 929, cosmo hb, fc3s, fd3s, mazda, miata, MX-3, mx-5, R130 Luce Rotary Coupe, rx-4, rx-7, sa22c
The HC-generation Mazda 929 is oft forgotten, but Mazda’s ads at the time positioned it as a luxury sedan that could deliver better performance than the European brands for two-thirds the price. Come to think of it, that’s also their … Continue reading
Now in its second year, the Japanese Automotive Invitational seeks to introduce the idea of collectible Nihon steel to a crowd that considers a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM not classic enough. Located at the Infiniti booth that sits just outside … Continue reading
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Tagged 2000gt, 200sx, 240z, 280zx, 3000GT, 300zx, 310, 411, 510, 929, acura, adam carolla, alcyone, bellett, bluebird, c10, contessa, corona, cosmo, cosmo sport, crx, CRX EA, CRX EF, csp311, datsun, fairlady roadster, fc3s, fj55, g2, galant gto, Hakosuka, hino, honda, Honda S-Series, honda z, infiniti, Integra g1, isuzu, J80, Japanese Automotive Invitational, jc, jimny, land cruiser, legend, Legend g1, lexus, Lexus LX, lexus sc, lj20, luce, mazda, miata, Miata NA, mitsubishi, Model 70, Monterey Car Week, mx-5, nissan, nsx, paul newman, r130, r382, rx-7, s10, s130, S30Z, scca, Sera, silvia, skyline, sports 800, subaru, subaru xt, suzuki, svx, t40, toyota, Type 16, VehiCROSS, Z30, z31
It’s September 29, which means it’s time to honor the plushest Hiroshima sedan ever built. Even when it’s on the road it feels like it’s sailing along calm waterways. Happy 9/29 Day from JNC!
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Tagged 929, mazda
Mazda Germany is back with the second season of its “Mazda Garage” YouTube series. Last year, the first season followed the restoration of a Mazda Cosmo Sport, which then went on to participate in the Hamburg-Berlin Klassik Rallye. This season the … Continue reading
From the moment co-organizer Art Cervantes told us the name of the event, we knew it would be incredible. Radwood. It was a car show exclusively for 80s and 90s machines. Like Goodwood but, you know, rad.
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Tagged 240sx, 300zx, 4runner, 80-series, 929, a60, a70, A80, acura, ae86, aw11, brat, CBR900RR, celica, charade, chaser, civic, Civic EF, Civic EG, corolla, corona, cr-v, cressida, crx, daihatsu, delica, Dodge Raider, e70, eclipse, fc3s, fd3s, fj60, fj62, galant, Galant VR-4, honda, infiniti, integra, KA4, KA7, land cruiser, legend, lexus, Lexus LS, mazda, miata, Miata NA, Mighty Max, mitsubishi, montero, motocompo, mr2, MX-3, mx-5, N60, nissan, nsx, pajero, prelude, Q45, r33, r34, Radwood, rx-7, s13, sa22, skyline, subaru, supra, sw20, x70, x80, z31, z32
Mazda is on a roll these days, their current products heralded as best-in-segment in every class they compete in. Their designs have been stunning, especially in contrast to the current trend of excessively decorative styling, and their driving dynamics are top … Continue reading
We’ve been going to the Japanese Classic Car Show for over a decade, but this year was undoubtedly the best one yet. In its twelfth year, the JCCS, which took place this weekend at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California, has grown … Continue reading
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Tagged 2000gt, 240z, 510, 767b, 929, acura, ae86, Armada, bre, c10, c110, colt, corolla, corolla gt-s, cosmo sport, datsun, datsun 510, dodge, e10, eunos, gt-r, Hakosuka, honda, Honda Serial One, japanese classic car show, JCCS 2016, JNC Shōnin, ke10, kenmeri, lancer, LC 500, lexus, mazda, miata, mitsubishi, motorsports, mx-5, n600, nissan, nsx, patrol, r35, rx-7, s30 z, scca, skyline, te27, toyota, Yoshimi Katayama
Mazda’s plan for JCCS this Saturday is two-fold and promises something for Mazdafarians of all stripes — a history of high-end models and a tribute to its motorsports legends.
Posted in JCCS Preview
Tagged 767b, 929, cosmo, cosmo sport, eunos, mazda, miata, mx-5, ND Miata, rx-7, sa22
Mazda North America has begun restoration of a 929 sedan, according to Jacob Brown, a Product Communications Specialist at the company. And according to Brown, JNC‘s very own Dave Yuan was a major reason they’ve been inspired to do it.
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Tagged 929, mazda
The piston engine’d version of the Mazda RX-4 was called the Luce in Japan and the 929 elsewhere in the world. Happy 9/29 Day!
Talk to Mazda employees about their cars, past and present, and it immediately becomes clear that the company is comprised of people passionate about what they’ve built. This is no small feat, and we have peeked behind the walls of enough automakers to … Continue reading
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Tagged 24 Hours of Daytona, 787, 929, atenza, Bonneville Salt Flats, capella, demio, familia, fc3s, fd3s, glc, imsa, le mans, luce, Luce Rotary Coupe, mazda, Mazda Basement, Mazda2, Mazda6, miata, mx-5, mx-6, MX-R01, r130, repu, rx-2, rx-4, rx-7, rx-792p, rx-8, sa22, savanna
James Garner, actor, car enthusiast, and Mazda spokesman has passed away at the age of 86. He will be missed.
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Tagged 626, 929, b-series, capella, f1, fc3s, Grand Prix, honda, James Garner, luce, mazda, rx-7
In Part 02, Adam Laws continues his coverage of Classic Japan 2012 from Melbourne, Down Under. —Dan Our second installment of Classic Japan coverage from Australia is focused on some quintessential 80’s classics. Bring on the boxes! 1986 saw the … Continue reading
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Tagged 1uz, 200sx, 323, 323 gt-x, 4age, 929, ae86, aw11, city, city cabriolet, corolla, cressida, cresta, datsun, familia, fj60, fx-16, honda, ken watanabe, land cruiser, levin, luce, mark II, mazda, mighty boy, mr2, mx73, nissan, r31, rs watanabe, s12, silvia, skyline, sprinter, superlite, suzuki, toyota, trueno, x70
Mazda likes to brag that on any given weekend there are more of their cars on America’s road-race circuits than any other marque. It’s true that Mazdafarians love wringing their cars out, and MazFest has been one of the best events … Continue reading
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Tagged 323 GTX, 929, acura, capella, cx-5, familia, honda, mazda, mazdaspeed, mazdaspeed 6, MazFest, miata, mx-5, nsx, protege, r1100, racing beat, repu, rotary, rx-2, rx-3, savanna, sevenstock, ssr, wankel
Today we have a guest post from Adam Laws of the Toyota Car Club of Australia (Victoria), organizer of a 200-plus car show in Melbourne. Check out his announcement and, below that, some photos of unique Aussie nostalgics from last … Continue reading
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Tagged 2011, 2012, 929, australia, bellett, Classic Japan, corolla, corona, cosmo, cressida, crown, datsun, isuzu, kujira, levin, mazda, ms55, ms65, mx62, nissan, pickup, prince, rt46, rx-3, s50, s54, s60, savanna, simmons, skyline, sprinter, te27, toyota, trueno, ute, wasp, x60
In this brief but heart-wrenching video, we see the tragic demise of two JNCer favorites, a VC110 Skyline Van — a kenmeri wagon in English — and a zenki Mazda Luce/RX-4/929 whose bumpers some of us would eat a live … Continue reading
Posted in datsun, mazda, nissan, Video Games
Tagged 929, c110, car chase, japanese cop show, kenmeri, luce, mazda, nissan, rx-4, seibu keisatsu, skyline, van, vc110, wagon
Is there anything that looks more UFO-ey than the rump end of a kujira Crown wagon? This goon and other nostalgics gathered yesterday, 9/9/09, for Japan Meet Norway. It comes hot on the heels of Swiss and Finnish J-tin congregations, … Continue reading
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Tagged 510, 810, 929, b110, bluebird, cedric, celica, cherry, crown, datsun, japan meet norway, luce, mazda, nissan, rx-4, sunny, toyota