It’s no secret that many of us on the JNC team are certifiably nutty about wagons, yours truly included (There are a couple that aren’t, and they look at us as if we’re the weird ones when it’s clearly the … Continue reading
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Tagged 411, 510, 610, accord, bluebird, civic, corolla, corona, datsun, e70, ed1, ed4, honda, japanese classic car show, jccs, kp61, liftback, ln360, mark II, mazda, MkII, MkIII, mx29, n600, nissan, rx-3, savanna, sr20det, sr5, ssr, starlet, te51, te72, wagon, wagons, x20
Well it was only a matter of time. The cultural reach of the zokusha has extended to jolly old England. We saw a banzai flagged Lada last year, but never in our wildest dreams did we expect a turaichi shakotan … 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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Tagged 110s, 117, 1600gt, 2012, 240z, 240zg, 260z, 280z, 2t-g, 330, 430, 910, a20, autech, b110, bluebird, c10, c110, c210, cedric, celica, civilian, contessa, corolla, cosmo sport, crown, csp311, datsun, datsun 1200, fairlady z, fb, florian, galant, gloria, gto, Hakosuka, hiace, hino, isuzu, itasha, kenmeri, kgc10, kgc110, kpgc10, kpgc110, levin, mazda, mitsubishi, MkIII, new year meeting, nissan, prince, r30, rx-7, s110, s50, s54, sa22, sa22c, sambar, savanna, silvia, skyline, sprinter, ssr, stelvio, subaru, subaru 360, sunny, ta22, takahashi kunimitsu, te27, toyota, trueno
The Toyopet name lasted a lot longer in Japan than the US. That’s the badge on the back of this purple people eater, but it ain’t no pet. Looks more like a wild animal.
Welcome to Part 02 of our Toyotafest 2011 coverage. As Michio Kaku would say, let’s jump right in and take a look at some of more extreme cars that were at the show. This TE51 Corolla has exchanged hands a … Continue reading
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Tagged 1jz, 20-valve, 2jz, 4age, 4runner, a60, ae86, ae92, all toyotafest, blacktop, celica, corolla, corona, cressida, estima, f20c, f22c, gx71, hayashi, hilux, honda, is-f, jza80, levin, lexus, ls400, lucida, markII, MkIII, mx28, mx72, mx73, pickup, previa, ra63, ra64, rays, rota, s2000, sakura, sprinter, sr5, ssr, supra, takeyari, te37v, te51, tokico, toyota, toyotafest, toyotafest 2011, trueno, vip, volk, wagon, work equip, work equip 03, x70, yayoi
Reason number 4,197 why Japan is awesome. No matter how miniscule the meet, wicked metal still shows up. Here’s a small gathering called Showa Version 2 that took place at the base of Mt. Fuji last November.
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Tagged 240rs, 720, a114a, aa175, aa63, ae86, b110, b122, b210, b211, b310, bs110, c230, camry, celica, corolla, corona, cressida, cresta, crown, datsun, galant, gazelle, gc110, gf31, gx71, hayashi, kb110, ke75v, kenmeri, kgc110, khc231, khgc10, kp61, lancer, laurel, leopard, levin, liftback, mark II, mazda, mesh, mitsubishi, MkII, MkIII, ms112, mx73, nissan, pf30, pickup, ra25, ra55, reverse mesh, rx-7, s110, sa22, sa22c, sanitora, savanna, silvia, skyline, sprinter, ssr, starlet, sunny, toyota, truck, trueno, tt106v, un521, van, vanette, vb310, wagon, work equip, yayoi, yonmeri
We have so much coverage from JCCS that we’ve skipped the Friday Video this week and spilling the final installment into the weekend. So like a fleet of ported rotaries roaring down the 710, let’s tear right in!
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Tagged 13b, 2000gt, 240z, 280zx, 310, 510, 521, ae82, bluebird, celica, city, civic, corolla, cr-x, cressida, crown, cvcc, datsun, datsun 310, fairlady z, fairladyr, fx-16, gsl-se, gt-s, hilux, honda, levin, luce, mazda, MkII, MkIII, monster tajima, mugen, mx73, n10, nissan, panasport, pickup, PL312, pro, pulsar, r360, ra29, roadster, rs45, rx-2, rx-4, rx-7, s130, s30, s50, sb1, spl311, spl312, sprinter, sr20det, ssr, te27, te71, toyota, trueno, wagon, watanbe
Bottom right corner. Brand new 11J-15 for ¥33,600, or $357. And this was during the height of the boom years, at the time the worst exchange rate in history.
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Tagged japan, jdm, longchamps, mesh, Mk1, Mk2, Mk3, MkI, MkII, MkIII, ssr, wheels