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Nissan 300 ZX Twin-Turbo Is a '90s Classic
The Nissan 300 ZX Twin-Turbo is a cult classic ‘90s JDM that has stood the test of time.
Datsun 240Z: A Classic Not to Be Forgotten
The Datsun 240Z put muscle cars to task in the early ‘70s. How has it done as a collectible classic car?
Tesla's RHD Model Y Is Finally Being Released In Japan
Tesla has been slow to make its way into the competitive Japanese automotive market, but the embrace of the Model Y could mean that things are changing.
These Are the Best JDMs of 2022
Japan hasn’t given up on the car as we have. Should their 2022 models convince Americans to get back into these small, short, street-huggers?
JDMs You Can Finally Import In 2022
It takes 25 years for JDMs to be legal for import. What 1997 models from Japan can U.S. drivers buy and drive this year?
Three Road Safety Lessons the United States Can Learn From Japan
Increased rail transit, limited street parking, and smaller cars have all contributed to Japan’s drastic reduction in traffic fatalities.
What Are the Fastest JDMs In 2022?
Japanese sports cars are a common sight at the race track. Which new models get to 60 mph the quickest?
Japan's Adorable Obsession: What's a Kei Car?
Kei cars are enormously popular in Japan. So why don’t we see more of these micro vehicles in the U.S.?
Kei Cars That Premiered at the Tokyo Auto Show
Some new Kei Cars at the Tokyo Auto Show include the Amaho by Direct Cars, the Atrai Deck Camper by Daihatsu, and the Miniature Cruise Henro by Oka Motors.
These Are the Top Kei Cars You Can Own In the U.S.
The compact Kei-car is one of the most popular segments in the JDM today. Learn what the best models available for import are here.
Nissan Sakura, We Wish It Was Available Outside of Japan
The new Nissan Sakura is the perfect electric five-door hatchback, but it’s only available in Japan for now.
Bringing Back the '60s: Suzuki's Latest Kei Car
The Lapin LC offers vintage style and contemporary amenities, all in an ultra-light, ultra-compact package.
The Smoldering Matte Black Edition Toyota Land Cruiser Landed In Japan
The sexy Toyota Land Cruiser Black Matte Edition is here. If you live in Japan that is. Check out Toyota's latest styling, and why it won’t be available in the U.S.
These JDMs Deserve Some Recognition
There are several high-quality JDMs that were great but ended up being low profile and unappreciated.
The Final Edition Mitsubishi Lancer Evo, Saying Goodbye To a Revolutionary Sports Car
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution has had a long and wonderful history, and although it was popular for the time Mitsubishi decided to move on to other cars.
The 10 Best Old Toyota Cars of All Time
From the very first to the utterly forgotten, here are 10 noteworthy old Toyotas worth meeting.
Hundreds of JDM Cars in Florida Were Illegally Imported
Due to regulations, it is illegal to drive and import certain Japanese vehicles in the U.S. and many buyers of illegally imported JDM cars just had their titles revoked.
An Adorable Classic: The Nissan Figaro
The Nissan Figaro is an adorable classic car with a limited release, and maintains a high value on the used car market.
A Japanese Beast: The Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 5
The Mitsubishi Lancer Evo 5 evolved drastically both in design and power from the Evo 4, if you’re able to get one of these Japanese imports expect to pay a pretty penny.
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