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    1971 240z - Yellow Restored Beauty

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  1. JCCS has become an international show. For years, the event has been growing, with ever better builds and spectators coming from farther reaches of the globe. This year, however, many top companies from Japan attended, while US-based ones upped the ante with … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  2. The competition has never been harder for a Best in Show award at JCCS. We did the perhaps obvious thing by giving the JNC award to a Datsun 510, but the JCCS judges collectively gave the coveted Best in Show … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  3. One of our favorite categories of JCCS is classic trucks. The compact pickup is a lost art, and no one did them quite like Japan. As it turns out, the truck category turned out to be the single most diverse this year … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  4. After the recent JCCS show, our friends the Wild Cards swung by the Hoonigan offices for a little video shoot. You’ll see cars like Roy De Guzman’s Hako, Jay Kho’s R30, Patrick Soliman’s Kenmeri, and even JNC award winner Gilbert Susana’s 510. … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
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    So, I'm pretty damn excited for the next Star Wars movie: The Last Jedi. I like how modern movies are taking things to a more realistic level where you can relate to the characters, just like the original series... You've probably seen the trailer, but, if not, here you go:
  6. Last weekend, our mighty editor-in-chief Ben swung by the Tokyo offices as we gear up for Tokyo Motor Show. While on the hunt for some new Tomica minicars, we came across the above. Seeing as the latest trailer to the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  7. This year’s Tokyo Motor Show might see the revival of some legendary models — Supra, Z, S2000, Evo — but it might be Daihatsu that takes the cake for the most charming heritage concepts this year. The compact car specialist has revealed a pair of … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  8. Village Car Show

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    Car enthusiasts are invited to the 4th annual Village Car Show. Owners of classic cars, modified cars, hot rods, stock cars, motorcycles and more are encouraged to participate for a chance to win prizes... Registration has been extended until 5pm, October 20, 2017. ... Read more in the flyer below...
  9. Every year, the kind folks at JCCS allow us to give one JNC award. This year, we were incredibly happy to give it to a Datsun 510, as 2017 happened to be the 50th anniversary of the Nissan 510 chassis. But which 510? There was … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  10. Mazda has revealed some teasers for two concepts that will headline its Tokyo Motor Show display later this month. One is almost certainly the next-generation Mazda Axela (known stateside as the 3). The more far-out one is a sedan concept the Hiroshima carmaker … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  11. Fifty years ago, the Honda RA300 won the Italian Grand Prix. Earlier this year, Honda took its famed racing machine back to Autodromo Nazionale Monza, and cranked its 48-valve, 12,000-rpm V12 for the fans to hear. In this video, you can actually hear the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  12. This year the JCCS Street Neo Classics show was put on hiatus because its venue, an area of the Toyota USA campus, is no longer available. If you’ve been following the news the company’s move to Texas is underway, so soon the long-standing Torrance … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  13. “Why no moar horsepower?” is probably the most oft repeated and annoying gripe leveled at Japanese cars. If you’d like to see a video that answers why, here it is. Japan’s roads are mountainous, tight and a ton of fun in small, … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
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