Street Neo Classics Hit That Sweet Spot of Japanese Cars

Japanese cars started off as cheap-and-cheerful econoboxes. They were cute little low horsepower/high MPG compacts that took America by storm. Cut to the mid-80s and these “econoboxes” morphed into highly capable sports cars. By the end of the decade, they were able to go toe-to-toe with the world’s finest cars at… »10/19/15 9:00pm10/19/15 9:00pm


It’s Supercar! Super Turbo Exceed Japanese Car Madness at The Petersen

This weekend, the Petersen Automotive Museum—reopens December 1st!—turned Japanese with an all-Nippon cruise-in. It was an event long overdue, and certainly welcomed. They put the word out to Facebook, Twitter, smoke signals, mirrors off the moon, etc. And then, over 500 cars showed up. »5/19/15 1:28pm5/19/15 1:28pm

Take A Tour Of The Best Vintage Japanese Cars In The United States

One of the great things about living on the West Coast is how established the Japanese classic car community is. In many parts of the US, there's still people who laugh at the idea of a Japanese classic car show, but out in Long Beach this past weekend it was clear that Japanese 'nostalgic' cars are serious business… »9/30/13 4:05pm9/30/13 4:05pm

Why Are Japanese School Buses So Much Better Than Our School Buses?

Remember going to school as a little kid? Specifically, think about that moment in the morning, waiting outside in the cold, barely awake and wondering if you actually did your math homework or just dreamed you did. Now picture seeing the school bus come lumbering down the street to collect you. What's the feeling in… »2/04/13 4:00pm2/04/13 4:00pm