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    240z
  • About My Cars
    1971 240z - Yellow Restored Beauty

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  1. Stories of rare car restorations are always heartwarming, but it is especially so when the labor of love is a father-daughter project. Throw in the fact that the daughter was just 12 years old when they began the restoration, and … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  2. Fifty years ago today, on February 21, 1969, Nissan unleashed three letters unto the world that would change automotive history forever: GT-R. For a sub-model that’s encapsulated the dreams of so many, including those far beyond its intended reach, surprisingly … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  3. Nissan has been quietly developing the next-generation Fairlady Z since December 2017, according to Japanese auto tabloid Best Car. The magazine claims that despite the many rumors of a “Z35” over the years, Nissan’s priorities had been shifted towards crossovers … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  4. A new European commercial for the 2019 Toyota Corolla shows the hatchback speeding through the desert, leaving in its dust old milestones of automotive history. Pre-war racers, hot rods, and even Toyota’s own historic models are passed, implying that the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  5. A new commercial for JMS, a Japanese automotive parts store similar to Pep Boys or Autobacs, asks what happens when a car and its owner switch bodies. As the advert begins an owner displays less than kind behavior towards his … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  6. There’s a new first-generation Toyota Celica miniature car coming, and the source may surprise you. It was revealed at the Nuremburg Toy Fair in Germany earlier this month, and comes from French company Majorette. Apparently the A20 Celica is becoming … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  7. It’s that time again to ask any questions you might have about Japan. From car culture, to JNC, to travel and anything in between. What do you want to know about Japan (part 2)? The most entertaining comment by next … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  8. The President was supposed to be the grandest car in Nissan’s lineup, so it’s particularly tragic when we come across one that’s completely rotten. Its insides have seen decades of decay, and it’s probably beyond hop. Still, seeing a President … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  9. Everyone knows the Tokyo Auto Salon, the massive annual car show where the big brands and tuning houses of Japan’s automotive aftermarket goes all-out to show its wares. But, there’s an equally big show that’s not quite as well known, … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  10. A Nissan Skyline KGC110 that looked to be beyond hope has been brought back to life in Kuwait. The video starts out with a decrepit Kenmeri that looks like it had been left in a field to rust for decades. … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  11. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, here’s a collection of red cars for your viewing pleasure. The theme is the early days of Japan’s post-war auto industry. Can you name them all? Happy Valentine’s Day from JNC! Read more at JNC Magazine
  12. A Mazda race car long thought to have been lost to history surfaced. The Mazda 254i not only competed in the 1982 running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, but represents the last of its breed. If was the … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  13. If there was a single concept car that summed up what optimism 1980s and the upcoming digital revolution, it would have to be the relatively unknown Subaru BLT concept of 1987. As you may have guessed, it didn’t stand for … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  14. When people talk about sporty Japanese cars from the 70s, the Datsun 240Z usually gets first billing. The Toyota Celica, however, was just as compelling, even with its Malaise Era safety bumpers. In fact, when compared with its competition from … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
  15. This week’s question comes from an unlikely source, Porsche. This print ad, spotted in a Macan forum, features a 964-generation 911, and thus would have run sometime between 1990 and 1994. Of course, by then Nissan and Mitsubishi had sent … Continue reading → Read more at JNC Magazine
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