Grey Toyota Celica GT4-2
Toyota Celica: JDM Buying Guide

The Toyota Celica is one of the few JDM sports cars that started out as a sports car, transitioned into a sedan then back to a fully pledges sports car before being discontinued in 2006. However, despite being cheaper than most JDM sports cars, it did not have a large following in most markets, especially…

Blue JDM Subaru Forester
Subaru Forester: JDM Buying Guide

If you are a Subaru fan and looking for a fun car to drive and practical, the Subaru Forester is the car for you. With more ground clearance than a Legacy and the rallying DNA of the WRX STI, the Forester makes the perfect vehicle that sits between the two worlds. Like the Legacy, AWD…

Nissan Fairlady Z 300ZX
Nissan Fairlady Z: JDM Buying Guide

Nissan is one of the few Japanese manufacturers producing sports cars and is still making them. Some models, such as the Nissan Fairlady Z, have been produced since the 1960s. Production of the Z started with the Datsun 240Z in 1969 and was produced until 1978. The first-Generation Fairlady Z was sold in Japan as…

Subaru Legacy
Subaru Legacy: JDM Buying Guide

In the 1990s, if you wanted an all-wheel-drive sedan or station wagon, the Subaru Legacy was the car to go for. It is available in sedan and station wagon body styles. It made sense to get a Subaru Legacy wagon over a front-wheel-drive crossover. A lifted variant of the Legacy wagon known as the Outback…

Mitsuoka Le-Seyde
Mitsuoka: JDM Buying Guide

You probably have seen a Rolls Royce or a C2 Corvette, but it didn’t look like one. If it resembles a Rolls Royce Phantom, it’s the Mitsuoka Galue. If it resembles a C2 Corvette, it’s the Mitsuoka Rock Star concept. If you have never seen one of these, you probably wonder why someone would do…

Mazda RX-8: JDM Buying Guide

The Mazda RX-8 is among the few modern JDM sports cars you can get on a budget. Carrying over a similar 1.3-liter Wankel rotary engine to the 13B in the RX-7, it is one to go to cars if you want a rotary engine since it is cheaper than most of its predecessors. From 2003…

Nissan Figaro
Nissan Figaro: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ The Nissan Figaro was introduced and designed at the 1989 Tokyo Motor Show with the marketing tag ‘’Back to the Future’’. The car finally broke cover to the world as a limited edition luxury car in the year 1991. Pre-sale demand for the retro-classic in Japan was so high it forced Nissan to sell…

Nissan Silvia
Nissan Silvia: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ The Nissan Silvia has become every drifter’s wet dream. Nissan really hit the nail on the head with this two-door sports coupe. This is highlighted in the long production run Silvia had. It was in production from 1964 to 1968 under the Datsun name, when it abruptly stopped for a few years. It then…

R32 Nissan Skyline
R32 Nissan Skyline: The Ultimate Guide

The Nissan Skyline R32 was introduced during the final stage of the R31 production back in 1989. It was produced when motor vehicle companies in Japan were making full financial recoveries and doing well enough to compete in races. They introduced the E-BNR32 chassis for Nissan, designed for a more competitive racing vehicle that was…