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Why Was The Honda ‘Airwave’ Convenient And Cheap But Short-lived?

The Honda Airwave, introduced in 2005, was a station wagon that used the platform used in the first-generation Fit, with a new car price of less than 1.5 million yen (approx. 10,000 USD) for the entry-level model. What kind of car was it?

Suzuki ‘CV1’, A Phantom Moped Car Only About 100 Units

The "most basic car" in Japan is generally a kei-car, but there is an even more minimalist category of transporters: micro cars and moped cars. The car introduced here is the CV1, a one-seater compact car with a displacement of 50 cc, which was introduced to the market by Suzuki in 1981.

Nissan’s ‘Pulsar GTI-R’, Born In The Heyday Of The Hot Hatch

Nostalgic 2 Days, held on February 17-18, 2024, was a major motor show that featured old and out-of-print cars as the main attraction. From that venue, we would like to introduce the Pulsar GTI-R, a hot version of Nissan's 4th generation "Pulsar" that debuted in 1990.

Nowadays, The Honda ‘NSX Type R’ Is Priced At 450,000 USD!

On March 1-2, 2024, a Honda NSX Type R was offered at an auction held by RM Sotheby's in Miami, USA. Only 483 units were produced, but the car was in excellent condition with a surprisingly low mileage of 18,500 km. Here are the results of the auction.

Three Legendary Toyota ‘2000GT’s Are Stored In His Garage!

The biggest dream for a car enthusiast is to have the famous car they dreamed of when they were little. The most important dream for a car enthusiast is to own the famous car they admired when they were little. Owner Mr H, who has been able to realise this dream in just two years and has two Toyota 2000GTs lined up in his garage, says he feels like he is in charge of a world heritage site. What was the fateful encounter like?

Barn-found Nissan ‘Datsun Truck’ Is Back After 40 Years

20The Nostalgic 2 Days, held on 17-18 February 2012 at Pacifico Yokohama, is a major motor show where old and out-of-print cars take centre stage. From this venue, we will introduce the Nissan Datsun Truck, which was revived after a 40-year absence.

Only 5 Mitsubishi ‘Lancer Evolution VI’ Sold For 125,000 USD

On 24 February 2024, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI RS Tommi Makinen Edition Monte Carlo Edition was offered at an auction organized by Iconic Auctioneers at Silverstone Circuit in England. The car is a limited edition 'Monte Carlo Edition' based on the Tommi Makinen Edition and created by Rally Art UK. The reason for the surprisingly high bid price?

Nissan ‘Fairlady Z Turbo’ 42 Years After New Purchase

On December 10, 2023, the "Yaho Tenmangu Shrine Old Car Festival" was held in Kunitachi City, Tokyo, attracting about 190 famous cars ranging from prewar cars to supercars. In this issue, we spoke with the owner of Nissan's second-generation S130 "Fairlady Z Turbo Z-T," a car that is now a rarity in the market.

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