The BMW 1 Series hatchback is near the top of my “forbidden foreign fruit” car list. For two generations now, it’s offered hatch practicality with manual gearboxes, potent four- and six-cylinder generations and glorious rear-wheel drive. What’s not to love? Problem is, it was never sold in America—but this one on …
We hate these cars so much we want to send them back. And when deport these cars from the US, then we'll have more room to import Skyline GT-Rs! That's how it works, right?
You can face jail time for illegally importing a car not sold in the US under 25 years old. These ten cars are so good, we'd run the risk anyway.
A man in Mississippi recently faced up to 20 years in prison for importing a 2001 Nissan Silvia S15 and the collective response from the Internet was, all that just for a Silvia?
The Nissan Silvia S15 is currently banned for road use in the United States. Good.
How seriously does America take its ban on importing cars that are younger than 25 years old? Ask Kendall Noble of Ocean Springs, Mississippi. For importing a 2001 Nissan Silvia into the U.S., he faced up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Countless car brands tried to invade the US market throughout the decades and most failed, although not always because the products were necessarily bad. What's the best car imported to American that nevertheless failed?