All JDM Motors, a Japanese tuner and import car parts store in North Charleston, SC, was accused of smuggling illegal cars into the United States after authorities discovered a 1996 Nissan R33 GT-R hidden in a shipping container.
The Brits leaving the EU is really a strike against global harmony in favor of fear and nationalism. It sucks. But! Cars.
Mike Garret from Speedhunters went to an American junkyard filled with rare imports, only to find too many great classic roadsters and coupes left to rot forever.
From Oppositelock: Reader Kanaric chronicled his experience on how he imported a JDM Nissan R32 GTS-T. There is some excellent advice here for those of you who would like legally bring over some Japanese hardware. It isn't cheap nor is it is easy, but definitely worth it.
Here are ten cars that couldn't, shouldn't, live the American Dream. Mostly (but not entirely) because they were crap.
The Dukes of Hazzard was set in the Deep South. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Datsun Sunny is from the Deep-Deep South - as in Australia - and you'll need to decide if the price for this odd homage is southern comforting.
Just when you thought reality TV couldn't get any dumber, SPEED decided that it would be a good idea to cast a younger, thinner version of Larry the Cable Guy to host a drag racing show.
Once again, Uncle Sam is showing his hatred of Nissan Skylines, this time in a physical rather than a regulatory way. Two Nissan Skylines — one featured in The Fast and the Furious — have been condemned by a Wisconsin court to be sent to the crusher.
Chevrolet produced this dealer training video to aid salesman in the unenviable task of trying to convince buyers the El Camino was a better small truck purchase than the imported competition.
We all know "euro-spec" BMWs, Volkswagens, Mercedes-Benzes, and Audis from the 70s, 80s, and 90s that came with more power than the imports that came to the States. Why didn't America get any of those awesome cars? It turns out, like always, it's the Germans' fault.
Only old Axis buddies like Germany and Japan could shape this kind of cross-cultural moment; an annual fair for Japanese sports-car fans in Deutschland dubbed "Reisbrennen" — literally, "rice burning." Hot cars transcend any language.
Every import photo shoot looks roughly the same: slammed cars, asphalt, sunsets and twiggy high-heeled models dressed up like slutty disco Na'vi. Wait, what!?! Photo Credit: William Ho
Mr. Levine over at PickupTruck.com has been busy today, further hashing out the details we saw this morning on the new reverse outsourced Mahindra Appalachian. It seems the mid-sized pickup will be assembled right in Ohio to avoid the dreaded 25% chicken tax and will be getting an interior designed and built for the…
Mike Levine over at PickupTruck.com just snagged himself a whale of a curry-flavored scoop of truck news. He's got all the details on the Mahindra & Mahindra diesel hybrid pickup truck we've been told we'll be seeing here in the United States in the near-term future. Levine cornered John Perez who runs Global Vehicles…
Finally, Mercedes is beginning to admit that the "not-minivan" that is the R-Class may not be living up to forecasted expectations. Sales are apparently flagging even after the Stuttgart boys added a row and chopped the price down. Deiter thinks it's the overcrowded crossover segment. We think it's something else.[…
What would you say to the option of the tiny but tossable Volkswagen Polo making it's way to the shores of the United States? If you're like us, you'd be more excited in an R32 model, but still it's interesting. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn admitted that the possibilty is out there with the dry but corporate…