R34 Nissan Skyline: The Ultimate Guide

Production of the R34 began in 1998 with the introduction of environmentally friendly RB series engines such as the RB25DET-NEO and RB25DE-NEO. The four-speed automatic transmission was retained and upgraded to Tiptronic style manual controls for higher-spec models. The R34 was available as a sedan or a 2-door coupe. The Interior of the R34 was…

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Toyota Celsior: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ The Toyota Celsior is the full-size luxury sedan manufactured by the Lexus division of the Toyota. Outside of Japan, the Toyota Celsior is known as Lexus LS. The Celsior stayed in production from 1989 until 2006 before it was discontinued. The project started in 1983 and its costs were close to a 1 Billion…

Nissan Patrol JDM
Nissan Patrol: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★ The Patrol is a full-sized SUV made by Nissan since the early 50’s. They are were offered in a three or five door configuration and were sold all over the world in pretty much every continent. North America has been getting Patrol based vehicles since 1969, the most notable being the Nissan Armada. Starting…

Honda S2000: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ Probably second on any Honda enthusiast’s wish list, trailing the legendary NSX, is the S2000. This affordable, high-revving, and fun to drive 4-cylinder coupe made a splash when it was first released in 1999. Its 2-liter, naturally aspirated engine (N/A) put out 237hp (247 in Japan). For the time, that was quite an accomplishment…

Nissan Figaro: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ Nissan introduced the Figaro design at the 1989 Tokyo Motor Show with a marketing tag of ‘’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 the…

Mitsubishi FTO: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★ The Mitsubishi FTO is a two-door compact sports car produced by the Japanese carmaker during the years 1994-2000. Styling on the FTO is very aggressive which will give you a belief that the car will be very fast on the straights and go around the corners quickly. The car won the prestigious Japanese Car…

Nissan Terrano
Nissan Terrano: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★ The Terrano was a compact SUV built by Nissan from 1993-2006. Only one generation of the Terrano was ever produced and it was mainly marketed to Europe, although Japan got a similar vehicle called the “Mistral”. Ford Europe also sold a Terrano based vehicle called the “Ford Maverick”. All vehicles were basically the same;…

1995 Nissan Safari
Nissan Safari: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★ The Nissan Safari was a Japanese version of the world-famous Nissan Patrol. It started life in 1985 and was sold with a rather odd 24V electrical systems where most vehicles were built with a 12V system. Coincidentally, the same year that the Safari was released was the first year that the fourth generation Nissan…

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Mitsubishi Pajero: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★★ The Pajero was Mitsubishi’s answer to the full-size SUV. It started its life in 1982 and is still in production to this very day in certain parts of the world. Depending where it was sold, the Pajero was also known as the Montero or Shogun. Its impressive 12 Dakar Rally championships brought the famous…

Honda Acty: JDM Buyers Guide

★★★★ The Honda Acty is perhaps one of the best known and most popular Kei microvans/trucks. They have been in production since 1977 and are still going strong to this day, but that will soon come to an end. In 2021, Honda will stop producing the might Acty as new regulations are making it very…