Tuned JDM Icons Collide: 900 HP Toyota Supra Vs. 800 HP Nissan Skyline GT-R R34

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The Toyota Supra and Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R are two of the most iconic Japanese sports cars ever produced and the Officially Gassed channel on YouTuber recently pitted them together for a series of performance tests.

These two cars are far from standard, however. Like so many other Supras and Skylines out there, the duo have been heavily modified and are now much faster than when they first left the factory.

Starting with the Skyline GT-R, its iconic 2.6-liter six-cylinder has had its capacity increased to 2.8-liters. It also ditches the standard twin-turbocharger system in favor of a single Greddy

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Here’s What The 1990 Mazda MX-5 Miata Costs Today

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This small Japanese roadster manufactured by Mazda has tons of admiration among gearheads the world over. It may not be remarkably powerful or fast, but the Mazda MX-5 Miata has a number of attributes that make most owners fall in love with it.

This sports car has its origins in Mazda’s intention to reincarnate the British roadster designs of the 1960s and ’70s. The Mazda MX-5 was debuted in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show with an original price of $14,000. It received a great reception and widespread recognition; indeed, it is still widely appreciated in the 21st century. The

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Weird Rules Supercar Brands Make Owners Follow

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Supercars are easy to identify; they are simply high-performance luxury sports cars built for road use. As such, the supercar’s production principles haven’t changed significantly since the inception of the Lamborghini Miura, which is widely believed to be the first-ever supercar, in 1966. Often fitted with the most luxurious of features, supercars are mostly hand-built and are produced in limited numbers. Also, the cars command some of the highest retail prices ever for new automobiles, and they typically take months or even years to build.

Often the flagship of most automotive brands, supercars are the dream of many car enthusiasts,

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These Are The 10 Sickest Cars Built By Spoon

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The origin of aftermarket modifications of cars can be traced to the invention of the car itself and the automotive industry at large. However, courtesy of several highly rated tuning companies, such as Spoon Sports, the Japanese are redefining the modification game. Notably, from racing and testing cars for Honda back in the days, Tatsuru Ichishima, having secured support from Honda and Mugen for parts, decided to go one better in 1985 by launching an aftermarket modification company for Honda cars, later calling it Spoon Sports.

Ichishima’s foray into tuning started after he souped-up his Honda Civic E-AT for racing.

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These Budget Sports Cars Are Designed To Be Modified Into Monsters

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Some sports cars are best left unmodified. Examples include legendary sports cars such as the Toyota 2000GT and the Porsche 959 as these vehicles are best left alone and untampered with. The performance of these cars is already great and the design work gone into them keeps them great as stock cars only.

Related: These 15 Japanese Cars From The ’90s Should Always Be Modified  

However, sometimes there are existing cars that are basically designed to be modified into monsters. Of particular interest here are cars from the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM), where these cars are often suited for being

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In-Person Auction Action As Mecum Monterey Clears Eight Figures

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No Cars and Coffee meetup or automotive gathering escapes the constant discussion of collectible values exploding alongside the growth of online auction sites. From watching my favorite cars reach stratospheric prices to learning more about specific makes and models or just perusing the comments sections, Bring a Trailer and its many copycats always offer plenty of entertainment, as well as a chance to learn a thing or two. But throughout the pandemic’s unprecendented boom in automotive enthusiasm, in-person auctions still drew record numbers, too, proving that the tried-and-true formula still deserves a place in today’s car culture.

So when I

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