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Japanese Kei Sports Cars, Part 3

The Pre ’98 Exotics I’ve been singing the praises of the hatchback-type Japanese Kei Sports cars in the earlier posts (here and here) about these vehicles on our blog here at Japan Car Direct, and, if my editor would let me, I’d continue on and on about how great these...
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Buy Your Open-Top Sports Car in the Middle of Winter?!?

Buy Your Open-Top Sports Car in the Middle of Winter?!? Yes. And no, I’m not crazy. It’s the middle of winter in Japan now. So why am I writing to you about the great, low mileage, good condition sports cars that are available in Japan for you to import to...
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Suzuki Jimny (Part 2):

The True Go Anywhere Car So one day I took my SJ10 Suzuki Jimny to one of those off road parks where you can go wild and bang around in your 4WD, doing all the extreme (and stupid) off road things that you would never do in the real wild...
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A Classy Dominator on the Drift Track in Japan: The Toyota Mark-II

There is so much happening now in the world of direct car export from Japan, especially when it comes to performance and sporting machines like drift cars, that we are going to use our blog here at Japan Car Direct to tell you more about it.   Mark-II Tourer-V Exported...
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Suzuki Jimny

I fell in love with the Suzuki Jimny before I’d even seen one. When I was a young, carless guy dreaming of what car I’d finally get when I was old enough, rich enough, and, more importantly, licensed to drive, I used to pour over car books and car magazines;...
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New Ferraris have competition — used Ferraris from Japan.

There’s something about Ferraris that no other cars can match. Exquisite, exclusive and lightning fast, they make life more exciting in the world of motoring. New Ferraris are fantastic The current Ferrari lineup includes the F8 Tributo, 488 Pista and 812 Superfast, which are all stunning automotive achievements. One glance...
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What is the Best Kei Truck to Export from Japan? (Part 4)

In this fourth article in our series on what is the best Kei Truck / Kei Van to export from Japan, I’d like to look now at the whole Kei Van thing. But first, I’d like to throw in my two cents worth on one of the most popular of...
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New BMW M models get your motor revving for used BMW M models from Japan

The next couple of years should be exciting for BMW M enthusiasts because a number of new M models will be released. These models will likely include the BMW M8, M3, X4 M and X3 M in 2019 and the X6 M, X5 M and M2 CS in 2020. That’s...
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Import your dream used Porsche 911 from Japan (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our two-part series, we introduced air-cooled Porsche 911s from the 70s and 80s. This second article leaps forward to the water-cooled 2000s before concluding with a pair of air-cooled models from the 90s that Japan Car Direct sourced at Japanese used car auctions and exported to...
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Japanese Campers (Part 2)

Now let’s look at the Mini / Kei Campers This kei class, the mini campers, is the fourth main category of camper cars in Japan, and creativity runs wild here. Look at this Suzuki Every van conversion: or this Suzuki Carry truck conversion: And I’ve seen kei camper conversions even...
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