Last year at SevenStock JNC debuted “LeMans” in honor of the 20th anniversary of the Mazda 787B‘s historic win at the French enduro. This year we follow it up with “Daytona,” the second in the series, celebrating the Mazda RX-7 that … Continue reading
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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Tagged 1200, 510, ae86, b110, bluebird, c30, celica, chevrolet, chevy, civic, corolla, datsun, events, fb, gt-s, hachiroku, honda, hot wheels, jeep, laurel, mazda, mitsubishi, nissan, rx-7, sa22, sprint, sunny, swift, toyota, trd, usdm
Our final installment of the Bayline Gathering kicks off with one of the Bay Area’s infamous Bluebirds that are not 510s. Remember the Appliance-shod 710 from Part 03? This tsurikawa strappin’ Datsun 610 is his partner in crime. Despite the mismatched Longchamps and MKIs it exudes shakotan cool.
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Tagged 240z, 260z, 280z, 323, 510, 610, a60, ae86, auto bahn, b110, Bayline Gathering, bluebird, capella, celica, colt, corolla, daruma, datsun, diane krey-welsey, dodge, e70, familia, fb, galant, Historic Japanese Car Gathering, hot wheels, kouki, levin, ma61, mary, mazda, mitsubishi, nissan, ra21, ra22, rx-2, rx-7, sa22, sa22c, savanna, sprinter, ssr mesh, sunny, superlite, supra, ta22, te71, te72, toyota, trueno, wagon, work equip 03, zenki
Sorry to do this to you guys, but there is now a third Hot Wheels Mazda RX-7 to be look out for, and it’s a beauty. The latest recolor is an ultra-Japanese pearl white with our JNC inkan in classic red on … Continue reading
If you’re a die-hard diecast collector and know where to look, these beans have already been spilled. Otherwise, here’s your first look at the brand new 2012 Hot Wheels Mazda RX-7! We just got these samples fresh off the assembly line and, … Continue reading
This year’s New Year Meeting was a bit less exciting as a large number of cars were repeats from previous shows, but hey, it’s Japan and there’s tons of vintage steel.
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Have you been scouring the pegs of your local mega box retailer? We’ve gotten reports that Mattel’s 1:64 Mazda RX-7 is out! So in honor of our collab with Hot Wheels, we’ve created a special “Black Gold” edition of our iconic … Continue reading
SevenStock is SoCal’s annual gathering of all things rotary, a celebration of an engine so competitive it was banned from SCCA, IMSA and Le Mans. This year, the Mazdafarian Mecca was the Pomona fairgrounds, home of the NHRA Museum. That seems … Continue reading
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Tagged 110s, 787b, capella, cosmo sport, familia, fb, fc, fc3s, fd, fd3s, le mans, luce, mazda, r100, repu, rotary, rx-2, rx-3, rx-4, rx-7, sa22, sa22c, savanna, sevenstock, wankel
In Part 04 of our 2011 JCCS coverage we take a look at some cars that have been faithfully restored to original spec or, on rare occasion, simply preserved over the years.
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Tagged 210, 300zx, 310, 610, 616, a40, ae86, b110, b210, bluebird, capella, celica supra, civic, corolla, cr-z, crx, datsun, datsun 1200, e10, enkei 92, fb, honda, levin, mazda, merciless mings, n600, nissan, pace car, publica, rx-2, rx-3, rx-3 sp, rx-7, s800, sa22c, savanna, sb1, sprinter, sunny, supra, tim mings, toda, toyota, trueno, z31, z600
Welcome to Part 03 of our 2011 JCCS coverage, where we look at tastefully modified cars that are more about clean lines and nostalgic style rather than going fast (although some clearly can). Let’s jump right in with a shot … Continue reading
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Tagged 200sx, 2011, 240z, 260z, 280z, 510, 610, 620, a175a, a20, a40, a60, acura, ae86, apache II, bisimoto, bluebird, capella, celica, civic, corolla, corona, da3, daruma, datsun, ef, enkei, enkei 92, fairlady z, fb, Hakosuka, hayashi, hayashi street, honda, integra, japanese classic car show, jccs, jccs 2011, kgc10, kp61, lancer, levin, longchamp xr-4, longchamps, luce, mazda, mitsubishi, nissan, pickup, ra21, ra63, ra64, rs watanabe, rt40, rt50, rx-2, rx-4, rx-7, s12, s30, sa22c, shuttle, silvia, skyline, sprinter, ssr, starlet, ta21, toyota, trd, trueno, wagon, wagovan, watanabes
Watch a parade of Corolla, Celica, Starlet, Gemini, and Mazda RX-7 rally cars rip through the dusty roads of Athens alongside Lancias and Porsches in the 2011 Historic Acropolis Rally.
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Tagged a40, acropolis rally, celica, corolla, fb, gemini, historic, isuzu, kp61, mazda, motorsports, opel, rally, rx-7 savanna, sa22c, starlet, te37, toyota
We posted about 1979’s The Man Who Stole the Sun three years ago but the video has since been taken down. Besides, that one didn’t include the car chase in its entirety, so here’s a new one that does. In … Continue reading
Something for the Mazdafarians: an off-white Hiroshima screamer sitting on red Enkei 92s. The black A-pillars give the SA22C the illusion of a cantilever roof and adds to the overall feeling of lightness. Want. [cVon12]
Welcome to the second and final part of our SevenStock coverage. Even though the yearly powwow in Irvine is the largest collection of early RX cars on the continent, the number of SA22/FB RX-7s dwarfs all the R100s and RX … Continue reading
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