This Time Attack Toyota AE86 Corolla Used To Live Out In A Field Full Of Goats

The AE86-generation Toyota Corolla is a highly desirable car nowadays, thanks to its starring role in Initial D, the rise of drifting in America and a general renewed interest in good ’80s cars. Colin Frost’s 1987 AE86 looks like the ultimate track weapon now, so you might not expect part of his build to include…

Yokohama Brings Back A 1980s Tire So You Can Make Your Vintage JDM Sports Car More Perfect

If you own a stock Toyota AE86, Mazda RX-7, Datsun 280ZX, or any of the many legendary sports cars Japan produced in the ’70s and ’80s, first of all: you’re a lucky bastard. Second of all, if you’re having a hell of a time finding little 13-inch or 14-inch tires that actually look “right” on your car, there’s good…

I Don't Care How Much You Love Manga, The AE86's Speed Chime Is Maddening

It’s pretty remarkable how context and nostalgia can make almost anything tolerable. I’m sure if you grew up with a parent slapping you with a dead sturgeon every night before you went to sleep, you’d be pretty okay with an occasional fish-slap today. That’s the only way I can explain the appeal of the Japanese-market…