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Nothing Is Smoother Than This Japanese Suzuki Cappuccino Promo Reel

If you’re like me, you waste a significant amount of your work week on the Goo-Net Exchange eyeballing weird old Japanese cars that you want to import once they hit the magical 25-year mark. Cars like the Suzuki Cappuccino, a roadster for people who looked at the Mazda Miata and said “Oh, that’s just way too big.” » 4/30/15 9:15pm 4/30/15 9:15pm

This Tiny Honda Camper Concept Returns Joy To The Peoples Of Earth

Right now I'm writing this with blood dripping from my nose because when I first saw this image of Honda's tiny kei-class pickup and its little, impeccably-designed camper, I leapt at my screen in an instinctive attempt to get to the car. Of course, I impacted the monitor hard, and fell off the back of my desk, legs… » 2/05/15 3:00pm 2/05/15 3:00pm

Why Japan Is Cracking Down On Its Tiny Kei Cars

You're unlikely to ever see one in the U.S., but for decades Japan's domestic market minicars have provided drivers with efficiency, practicality, ease of parking, style, and even fun behind the wheel. Today, the kei car has never been more popular. So why do Japanese automakers want to wean buyers off of them? » 6/10/14 1:10pm 6/10/14 1:10pm

This Is Japan's Most Screwed Up Car Review Site

Let's just start with that top image there. That syringe thing in that position between those legs — all I can think of when I see that is that someone's taking care of a pesky yeast infection. And that, of course, makes me think about cars. Welcome to Joy Car, Japan's weirdo sexy doctor car review/examination site. » 9/04/13 2:33pm 9/04/13 2:33pm

This Is The Most Amazing Honda You've Never Heard Of

Honda isn't really known for its mid-engine cars or all-wheel drive systems. This car is a rarity: One of Honda's few mid-engine cars and it's one of Honda's relatively few AWD cars. It's also small enough to fit on most freight elevators. It's the Honda Z from 1998-2002. Just look at it. This thing rocks. » 7/15/13 3:15pm 7/15/13 3:15pm

For $5,500 This Kei, Kei, Kei Could Take Your Baby Away

As the late great George Carlin famously pointed out, the words Jumbo and Shrimp are mutually exclusive terms, and yet are commonly shoved together as though the conjoined twins of the English language. Point in fact, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Daihatsu is a shrimpy 4x4 that's ironically named Jumbo. You’ll… » 7/02/13 8:00am 7/02/13 8:00am

Suzuki Upgrades Wagon R With Stingray For JDM

Suzuki has launched a new Wagon R » 9/26/08 11:20am 9/26/08 11:20am for the Japanese domestic market: the . Built on a new platform that increases the wheelbase for enhanced stability, the Stingray retains the same 660cc turbocharged engine in order to comply with Kei-class regulations. The Wagon R has historically been the best-selling vehicle in…