How Japanese Domestic Market vehicles became most popular…? Most of you reading this, may be people who love jdm vehicles so much. However, You know’ companies like Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Honda, Mazda are the famous leading competitors among others.
Its durability, Japanese unique appearance and the materials that used may have contributed to its popularity. However, Movies, Video Games and also Social media has made a huge contribution to the rapid popularity that has emerged since year 2000. Old school jdms are more and more popular than newers. Even on social media, you can doubt the popularity of the jdms. So, Let’s discuss about japanese road beauties – A dream of young generation.
#1 Nissan Silvia S15
The most well liked sivila is S15, also called 200SX. In the drift culture it became most popular because of rear wheels, long body with nice appearance and being modifiable attractively. It was available with automatic and manual transmission. She was powered by 2.0L four cylinder turbocharged engine with 4 speed automatic and also 5 and 6 speed manual transmission systems. The engine produces more than 200hp(150kw).
#2 Toyota Supra A80
The most popular supra is A80, also called Mk4 supra. The A80 is from fourth generation. Supra is one of the most well liked jdm. Comes with attractive back wing that bent curved. The original designer worked to give a curved body design for her front and rear appearance. Like silvia S15, also supra was available with automatic and manual transmission. She is powered by 3.0 L (2997cc) twin turbocharged 2JZ engine with 5 speed from non turbocharged and 6 speed from turbocharged as transmission. The 2JZ engine produces about 276hp to give her the energy she needs. Mk4 is one of the best well-suited jdm for stance modification.
#3 Nissan Skyline GTR R34
One of the most well-liked 90’s GTR is R34. Regardless of the nissan brand, there are so many fans around the R34 model. Family movies and Video games like Fast&Furious and NeedforSpeed, were the main contributors to R34’s massive popularity. Front and rear appearance comes with boxy look. You might also have a TV screen with an engine data display that you can customize. She is powered by 2.6L twin turbocharged engine (also available 2.8L twin turbocharged) with 6 speed getrag manual transmission. Also known as a car with a precious engine & exhaust sound.
#4 Honda NSX-R
NSX-R is one of the most welcome leading jdm among others. One of the best looking 90’s jdm car. The designer has worked to make her appearance as a exotic sport. The popup head light make she so adorable and wow. Many features have been removed to reduce her weight by 200 pounds. However all the features removal and, facelift appearance was for the weight loss. Okay, back to the topic…! She is powered by 3.0L (2977cc) engine with 4 speed automatic and 5 speed & 6 speed from manual transmission. The engine provide 290hp to give her the power she needs.
#5 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution8
So, we are going to discuss about 8th generation of the Lancer Evolution. We think that she is more beautiful that next two new comers. The massive back wing comes with Evo8, makes her so adorable. One of the best approved jdm for modifications. The regular GSR model features Brembo brakes and Recaro seats. 2.0L (1997cc) turbocharged engine makes 280hp to give her energy she needs. Both 5 speed manual and 6 speed manual transmission were available.
#6 Mazda Rx-7 (FD3S)
We are going to discuss about Rx-7 from the third generation. One pf the best modifiable japanese domestic market car with precious look. There are three types of models as A,B & C. Type A and B comes with manual and Type C was automatic. Type A and B comes with recaro bucket seats and Type C comes with red leather seats with 2+2 layout. Rx-7 babe is powered by 1308cc twin turbocharged, twin rotor engine with 5 speed from manual and 4 speed from automatic transmission.
#7 Subaru Impreza WRX STi (GDB / Blobeye)
This is the facelifted Blobeye, One of the precious Subaru model comes with adorable spoiler. The Impreza WRX STI is one of the best well liked and popular choice among importers. She is powered by 2.5 L (EJ25 F4) engine with 250 horsepower by WRX (GDA) and around 280 horsepower by WRX STI. The engine is equipped with AVCS & comes with a 5-speed transmission in the WRX & a reinforced 6-speed in STi, which can also be fitted with DCCD. The STi also received enhancements over the GC8 versions, such as the transmission above and massive Brembo 4-pot / 2-pot brakes. Many people adore it because of its low cost of entry, all-wheel-drive, and extensive aftermarket support.
#8 Mazda MX5 Miata (NA)
We are going to discuss about the first gen Mx5 Miata. This is the first and only Mx5 with popup head light. It makes her so unique. In stance culture, It became more popular because of popup headlight,
modifiable, and the small body like a pretty girl. She is powered by 1.6 L inline four-cylinder engine with 5 speed manual transmission. Also 4 speed automatic transmission was available. The engine makes 116 horsepower to give her the power she needs. Mx5 had won many automotive awards and the special is, she has become the world’s best selling sports car.