Toyota started using the Century name way back in 1967 on a V8 powered luxury liner that was based on the Crown Eight. The same basic design continued in production through 1997..yes…a staggering 30 year production run. Imagine if you could buy the same Tesla Model S that you see in the showroom today in 2042…actually, that is looking like a good probability. But nobody wants a used electric car, so save your money and buy this 1992 Toyota Century offered for $13,500 in Gaithersburg, MD via craigslist.
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If you are looking for a small off roader from Japan you probably know about the Toyota Rav4, Subaru Forester, or Honda CR-V…but you probably have never heard of the car-based Nissan 4X4 that beat them to market, looked like a 1/2 scale Hummer and was discontinued in the year 2000 because…I don’t know why, and I don’t know why they never exported them to small SUV crazy America. You can read about the Rasheen here..but only if you can read kanji and kana. Find this 1995 Nissan Rasheen offered for $5300 in Vancouver, BC. Tip from JB1025.
This next car comes as a tip from JB1025 who writes Pretty cool looking Celica GT awd be fun to drive and not many around in the States i would guess. The Celica GT-Four was available in the US market, but it was discontinued by the time the 6th generation Celica was launched in 1993, […]
This next car REALLY stretches the limit of what you consider an appreciating classic car. It isn’t fast, and it isn’t really noticeable (most of the mindless automatons driving around in their beige pods won’t blink twice at a Corolla wagon…even though it was never sold here in this generation and is the only one […]
The Skyline name was first used by the Prince Motor Company in 1957 on their Dagmar bumper equipped luxury sedan. A few years later, Prince merged with Nissan and the Skyline name became associated with Nissan’s fast sports sedans, culminating with the GT-R release in 1969. Many years later the GT-R Skyline (or Skyline GT-R?) […]
Welcome back to a Tuesday edition of the game we call, “What Am I?”. Today’s version of the game has a lot more clues than the usual snippet of a picture. Remember the TV advertisement where the pitchman is screaming into the camera how insane his prices are? That is us because today we are […]
The Toyota Starlet was a small sub-Corolla/Tercel pint sized jelly bean that was produced starting in 1973 and ending in 1999 when it was replaced by the Vitz. The Starlet was sold new in the USA, but this next one comes as a JDM import (YO!) complete with right hand drive and a clean federalized […]
If you were a well compensated Japanese executive shopping for a properly boss ride in the late 1980s, you didn’t have many domestic cars to pick from. You could get something imported like a Rolls Royce or a Mercedes S-Class…but many Japanese businessmen preferred to keep it local, perhaps with good reason. Find this 1988 Toyota […]
In 1989 Nissan Introduced a model that combined our two favorite methods of forced induction — supercharging and turbocharging. Yes. No longer will you need to argue with your besty about which method is best — now you can have your cake and eat it too! Find this 1989 Nissan March Super Turbo offered for […]
It is not often you find the combination of discreet looks, tasteful modifications, and low cost of entry. Engine swapped Japanese cars are almost universally derided for their lack of subtlety. Today’s example seems to have defied all fast and furious stereotypes Find this 1994 Mazda MX6 LS on New Haven, CT Craigslist for $2795. […]