By on October 21, 2016

1992 Mazda Cosmo, Image: Mazda

Since the 1980s, draconian federal importation laws have meant enthusiasts in the United States must wait a full 25 years before some of their favorite brand’s models are legal on these shores. And every year, groups of enthusiasts take to the internet to contemplate what cars will be available for importation with the turn of the new year. The arrival of each new calendar year then becomes a celebration of the past, a revisit of forsaken models, a festival of other-market obscurity.

The Land of the Rising Sun is becoming more than just a source for tuners looking for their next drift car. That’s right, Japanese cars are now collectible.

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, Japan built some truly special and unique automobiles that cause more than just a niche group of enthusiasts to foam at the mouth.

This was the generation when Japan took the World Rally Championship, won in Touring Cars, triumphed at Le Mans, and powered Senna’s legendary F1 steeds. In many ways, as European manufacturers rested on their ’80s successes and introduced evolutionary designs, a revolution in Japan cranked out serious enthusiast cars, which culminated in an all-out horsepower and technology war between Nissan, Toyota, Mazda and Mitsubishi. Those manufacturers cranked out a new turbocharged, all-wheel drive, four-wheel steering engineering exercise every week, most of which were merely eye candy for automotive magazine readers on this side of the Pacific.

But 25 years has eclipsed and we can now legally import some of Japan’s most forbidden fruit. And unlike a drinking-age Camry in the U.S., buyers in Japan coveted most of these cars, so it’s possible to find clean, unrotten examples worthy of importation.

Let’s take a look at what’s waiting for you from the class of 1992.

1992 Nissan Skyline GT-R (R32), Image: Nissan

Nissan Skyline

For the generation that grew up playing Gran Turismo, the Skyline was a known quantity long before Paul Walker’s fast and furious R34. One of that car’s predecessors, the R32-generation Skyline, is now eligible for importation. And while the R32 doesn’t possess some of the technical and performance wonders of later models, it’s still a very potent weapon.

According to Nissan at the time, the RB26DETT 2.6-liter twin-turbocharged inline-six that powered the R32 produced 276 horsepower, which was Japanese code for probably a fair bit more. That power drove all four wheels of what was a heavy car, but performance was still impressive.

Nicknamed “Godzilla” on race circuits, the R32 spawned the modern GT-R legend. There are some special models floating around out there, but the first V-Spec cars won’t be legal for another year. Still, a normal R32 GT-R, while not completely unseen in America, will draw an appreciating crowd wherever it goes.

1992 Nissan Pulsar GTI-R, Image: Nissan

Nissan Pulsar

Want to be a bit more obscure and fly under the radar? Nissan also built a homologation special to enter Group A rally in the early 1990s. Based on the N14-chassis Pulsar, Nissan went a bit crazy with the economy hatch, packing all-wheel drive and a single-turbo 2.0-liter 16-valve inline-four (SR20DET) under the relatively unassuming skin. That motor required some special vents on the hood. And while the giant wing might cause the Euro crowd to chuckle, this pocket rocket was nothing to trifle with: 0-60 was gone in 5 seconds and the GTI-R could reportedly hit 140-plus miles per hour flat-out.

1992 Subaru Impreza WRX (GC), Image: Subaru

Subaru Impreza WRX

Have you been living under a rock? If so, the WRX might be new to you. Otherwise, you’re likely familiar with the Cessna soundtrack from Fuji Heavy Industries.

1992 was the first year of the GC chassis, and with it came turbocharging and all-wheel drive. The flat-four pumped out 237 horsepower in a light, great-handling chassis. While there are plenty of replicas, home brews, and look-alike 2.5RSs kicking around, the real deal will get you a lot of Colin McRae-esque cred in the street scene, no vape clouds or flat-brimmed caps required.

1992 Mazda Cosmo, Image: Mazda

Mazda Cosmo

What’s this Nissan 240SX mated with a Lexus SC doing up here?

While the looks of the Eunos Cosmo aren’t outrageous, what lay under the hood was. If you’re a rotary fan or love the RX-7, the FD’s twin sequential turbocharged 13B motor is a legend in its own right, and its first home was in the svelte body above.

Mazda offered an even more powerful version of the Wankel design in the 20B-REW. With a full two liters and three rotors (rather than two in the 13B you know), it broke the Japanese gentleman’s agreement and produced a reported 300 horsepower. This is about as close as you can get to a Group C 787B for the street.

1992 Honda Beat, Image: Honda

Honda Beat

Kei-car regulations were all about providing efficient, economical motoring to the Japanese masses. However, Honda decided that it could have a bit of fun with the regulations and it took a 660 cc inline-three and stuck it in the middle of a roadster.

Honda’s engine development from the era is near legendary and the unit stuck in the Beat was no different, with an 8,000+ rpm redline allowing it to achieve the 100 horsepower per liter benchmark. Styling was cute, though its profile would be later mimicked in many ways by the company’s own S2000.

1992 Suzuki Alto Works RS/X Image: Suzuki

Suzuki Alto Works

Another Gran Turismo favorite, the Suzuki Alto Works RS/X, was no supercar. Like the Honda Beat, this Kei car featured a 660 cc engine as per Japanese regulations. But Suzuki made the most of that sub-liter displacement with a DOHC 12-valve turbocharged inline-three producing 65 horsepower (WOW!) available in either front- or all-wheel drive.

Of course, the Alto Works weighed basically nothing, so those 65 horsepower were pokey. Suzuki even took it rallying!

1992 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 1 (CD9A); Image Source: http://s1.cdn.autoevolution.com/images/news/gallery/mitsubishi-lancer-evolution-through-the-years_1.jpg

Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 1

Did I say rallying? You can’t mention the WRC without the ultimate ’90s showdown between the Subaru Impreza WRX and the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. Just like the WRX, the Evolution enjoyed a large fan base long before it came to these shores. And again, just like the Subaru, 1992 was the launch year for Mitsubishi’s first Evolution model. The 4G63 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-four produced nearly 250 horsepower and drove all four wheels through limited slip differentials. Though Subaru may have won the first round in this battle on the WRC circuit, the Evo’s introduction would produce its own legends eventually. It all started here.

1992 Toyota Celica GT-Four (ST185), Image: Toyota

Toyota Celica GT-Four ST-185

The U.S. market actually received two generations of the World Rally Championship Group A homologation Celica. In turbocharged, all-wheel-drive form, the All-Trac Turbo was expensive and heavy but surprisingly quick. It channeled many of Europe’s greatest hits from the ’80s in the styling department, with flared arches, spoilers, and ducts, but the curvaceous shape was definitely all Japanese.

Marketed in Japan as the GT-Four, the turbocharged inline-four offered even more power than the U.S. All-Trac, with 221 horses driving all four wheels through viscous and Torsen differentials. Like the WRX and Evolution, the Celica has some pretty serious WRC fans out there and is legendary in its own right despite a nefarious history.

1992 Toyota Mark II Tourer V (X80), Image: Toyota

Toyota Mark II Tourer V

Toyota’s premier product was not the Celica, though. The Mark II might not be a familiar name, but it had come to the U.S. in Cressida form.

Toyota introduced a new platform in 1992 called the X90. Optional was the Tourer V package, which gave you the 1JZ-GTE turbocharged inline-six good for 280 horsepower. Choosing the unusual-to-see Mark II will certainly give you some street credentials, even if it’s not as exciting to look at as the similar Supra Turbo.

Nissan S-Cargo

1992 Nissan S-Cargo, Image: Nissan

Maybe ultimate performance isn’t your thing? Nissan launched a few interesting options via its Pike Group in the ’90s.

Long before revisits of the Mini, Beetle, PT Cruiser, HHR or Fiat 500, Nissan gave us a line of retro-inspired city cars. The most famous of the group is the Figaro, which looked a bit like a small Lancia from the ’50s. At the same time, the S-Cargo channeled the Citroën 2CV. The funky snail was no rocketship, with only a 1.5-liter inline-four and a three-speed automatic. But style? Yup, delivered in spades.

1992 Isuzu Impulse RS, Image: Isuzu

Honorable Mention: Isuzu Impulse RS

As with the Celica All-Trac, this is one of the few on the list that actually came to the United States, but finding one that isn’t rusted out these days is an exercise in futility.

Unlike the previous “we stole a Scirocco and stuck Lotus badges on it” Impulse, the second generation looked a bit more like the Ford Probe with fluid curves and a unique quad-headlight, semi-pop-up design. Also offered was a turbocharged, all-wheel-drive variant. While not the most powerful on this list, the 1.6-liter 160-horsepower turbo model from 1991 was slightly quicker than the 1.8-liter normally aspirated model from 1992 and is an interesting niche alternative in the early ’90s small coupe market.

This was one of the few cases where the U.S. actually got a more potent version than the Japanese domestic market.

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84 Comments on “Ready to Sail: Here’s Your Japanese Class of 1992 Eligible for Import...”


  • avatar
    NoDoors

    I knew all that time playing Gran Turismo would pay off; about a month or so ago I was with my wife in her car when we stopped at the drug store. A small convertible pulled up and parked next to us, and it had to be small because it made my wife’s car (a Prius) look huge. Spoke to the guy and, sure enough, Honda Beat.

    That’s when I found out that Japanese Classics is in my hometown. I think I’ve even got a guy convinced to buy his daughter a Beat, though he didn’t take too much convincing. After all, he has a ’69 FJ with a swapped LS.

    I don’t think people realize how much Gran Turismo influenced car purchases/desires.

  • avatar
    Kenmore

    “Maybe ultimate performance isn’t your thing?”

    OMG, Yes to S-Cargo!

    The French left some long and garlic-y tendrils in East Asia.

  • avatar
    Flipper35

    The R32 is still the best looking of all the Skylines in my opinion.

    The Mazda would be a hoot. People wouldn’t know what to think of that buzzy sedan.

  • avatar
    Kenmore

    That yellow shoehorn-y thing up top is another Cosmo, ne?

    • 0 avatar
      Carter Johnson

      Yes, a Cosmo. Pretty striking design overall.

      • 0 avatar
        CoreyDL

        A gorgeous shape and lovely PLC.

        • 0 avatar
          statikboy

          Definition of PLC please?

          According to internetslang.com it is:

          The Meaning of PLC
          PLC means “Public Limited Company”

          but that doesn’t seem like what you intended.

          As per urban dictionary, “Poor Life Choice”

        • 0 avatar
          JohnTaurus_3.0_AX4N

          Yes and I love me some PLC, most of the time.

          I’m looking at a 1985 Delta 88 Royale coupe right now. Not a Broughm according to the (misplaced) badges, but has opera lights. I was in it several years ago. I can’t remember if it had pillow top seats or not. I wanted it then, but the old man goes back and forth about selling it. Last I heard, it was for sale again, so I am trying to figure it out.

          Not the most plush PLC, but a nice American example, last of the RWD Oldsmobile coupes (the dead GM marque I miss most) , and I like the styling. I wish it had the thinner tail lamps (like the best G body Cutlass) of the earlier model instead of the larger ones with the giant “Euro” amber turn signal. But, I like that it has a 1/4 vinyl roof and no rust. The color choices could be better: brown exterior, brown top, blue velour interior. But, its Olds 307 purred like a kitten, and although not my choice in color, the top and paint are recent and the body is nice.

          It won’t be my last coupe, but I do plan to make it a keeper.

          As I think I mentioned to you, Corey, I saw a Cosmo like this one on Florida craigslist a few years ago. Stunning car. I love the Beat and the S-Cargo, too, though I wish the Nissan could be had in something other than a 3 speed automatic. Still, would make a very interesting in-town delivery vehicle, as it was intended.

          Imagine one painted green delivering 420 to homebound medicinal users. Ha! Though I imagine the packages are rather small, so maybe the Beat would be more economical and fun at that one.

          Does Whole Foods hire delivery drivers with their own vehicle? Lol Maybe an aging hipster could keep him/herself busy that way.

          I respect and appreciate the other stuff, but nothing else on this list beckons to be added to my personal fantasy collection.

    • 0 avatar
      whynotaztec

      That is a beauty. Can’t think of anything current that looks as nice.

  • avatar
    LeMansteve

    I had the pleasure of driving a Honda Beat in the USA a few years ago. It was RHD. No idea how it was imported, but it was registered by the DMV and had a license plate.

    Interesting note: although the Beat had a diminutive 660cc 3-cylinder, it also had independent throttle bodies. Cracking the throttle open sounded amazing.

    Because of the small engine, it was geared appropriately. Top speed was low and you were at the top of 3rd gear by 60mph.

    Because it was RHD, the wiper stalk and turn signal stalk were reversed. Rookie mistake: activating the wipers when signaling for a turn.

    • 0 avatar
      threeer

      Already seeing a handful of 1991 Beats for sale here in America. Two were on eBay just in the last week. Was tempted by one of them…really dig the idea of such a small displacement, pure go-kart of a car. And the interior design is awesome just for being slightly over the top (seats, primarily).

    • 0 avatar
      MBella

      Activating the wipers was my biggest issue adjusting to driving on the wrong side of the road. That and going the wrong way through a roundabout.

  • avatar
    geozinger

    I have never understood these import laws at all. I guess it was about emissions and safety concerns at one time. But even as far back as 25 years ago we may not have been at parity with each others domestic standards, but they were pretty close. I could also see issues with parts and support but the internet has largely eliminated those concerns. It’s time to abolish this law and let people import whatever they can afford.

    I can’t see how a 25 year old JDM Skyline (or whatever you choose) is going to impact the environment any more than or be much less safer than a 25 year-old Coupe DeVille that hasn’t been tuned up or washed since W’s first term. The people who would import non domestic models aren’t Wal-Martians looking for a hooptie to drive to the club on Saturday night. They’re serious enthusiasts who have the means to maintain whatever they may buy.

    OK, that said, hit me up for that Isuzu Impulse. Still one of my favorites.

    • 0 avatar
      thattruthguy

      These old cars are tin cans. The current laws assume that older vehicles will naturally shuffle off this mortal coil and be replaced in the fleet by newer compliant vehicles. Replacing old US vehicles with old vehicles from other countries that didn’t even pass US standards when they were new is a dumb idea.

    • 0 avatar
      bumpy ii

      Ha, nope. The 25-year DOT restriction was implemented back in the ’80s when MB, BMW, and Porsche dealers were being undercut in price by high-powered gray-market imports from West Germany. No loftier goal than protecting dealer margins. Similar things happened in the gray-market Japanese tractor market about a decade later.

    • 0 avatar
      Pch101

      Ford, GM and Chrysler lobbied for the 25-year rule because the German luxury cars were killing them. Too bad that they didn’t respond by making better cars.

      Mercedes lobbied for the 25-year rule because used Euro-market imports were competing with their US new car sales. Different motivation, same outcome.

  • avatar
    Kenmore

    Curse the English to eternity’s end for making Japan a RHD country.

    That belongs in bottom tier places like India and Australia because who would ever want anything made in *those* countries?

  • avatar
    sportyaccordy

    Some other delectable choices (if you can find them)

    – NSX Type-R
    – FD3S RX-7
    – 3000GT/GTO

    Some good ones coming:
    – FTO
    – Civic/Integra Type R (including the 4 door!)
    – Accord SiR
    – Cefiro wagon (4th gen Maxima!)

    Lot of good stuff…… if it’s not all completely dry rotted and molded out

    • 0 avatar
      JMII

      Shame on me… I had completely forgotten about the FTO. Likely many people’s 2nd car in their Gran Turismo garage.

      I know someone who imported a Skyline and I got to sit in it. The dash and center console were so well laid out, not a sea of random buttons like in modern cars.

      Now I’m starting to feel old.

  • avatar
    TMA1

    The Cosmo was an advanced luxury car for its time. It offered the world’s first touch-screen navigation system. On a CRT screen. I’d love to own one, and I’ve seen a few pop up online, but I’d be terrified of the efforts needed to keep it running.

  • avatar
    Land Ark

    We’re less than 1 year away from the first of the (255hp) FD RX7s and less than 2 years from the R33 Skylines becoming eligible.

    Time to get serious about saving.

    • 0 avatar
      Noble713

      The number of FDs I’ve seen in junkyards here in Okinawa would make you weep. I thought they’d be great for Stateside LS-swaps. Buy a cheap chassis, stuff it in a cargo container, drop a US-junkyard V8 in it….PROFIT!!

      But Japan isn’t like the States where you can buy a chassis from a junkyard….once it’s junked, it’s only fate is scrap metal (or that’s how I understood the explanation I was given, my Japanese isn’t that great).

  • avatar
    gtemnykh

    Tourer V for me, but out of the un-listed things, make it a Toyota Crown Majesta in the new for ’92 S140 chassis. A facelifted Crown S130 is acceptable as well, in “Royal Saloon G” trim.

    I like my JDM imports to be soft riding, smooth shifting, velour lined pleasure boats.

    • 0 avatar
      yamahog

      I thought you’d start saving your pennies for a Crown Comfort? And word up on the soft riding, smooth pleasure boats. It’s a shame that Toyota doesn’t at least offer the floaty boaty Crown suspension calibration on the GS. Blue hairs would love it and I’d love to buy it off them.

      Also, I was really charmed over the story of how your parents use the Fit for their farm (?). And I agree that it’s nice to see people make something work as opposed to buying the capacity to do everything all the time (or more accurately, buying something that convinces them they can do anything at any time). And I think there’s a certain ‘will it to being’ that’s respectable. Anyone who doesn’t freak out can drive a Land Cruiser though a field or up a hill, but it takes some personal effectiveness to know that a Fit can handle the same.

      • 0 avatar
        gtemnykh

        Yamahog, we come from a land of “will it to being” in all aspects of life :p

        My dad used his Zaporozhets to move bricks piled high in the interior (all seats except driver removed) when he was helping to build our garage in the garage co-op organized with fellow physicists in the late 80s in Akademgorodok. Ladas, moskvitches, old JDM stuff is regularly pressed into potato hauling duty and hauling various other goods to sell by the road side. Mushroom hunting is big too, and to get to the good spots that haven’t been picked clean, folks will take their sedans down some pretty hairy two tracks that I’d guess most US owners of SUVs would balk at. The story goes, first the Lada owners get out and walk the rest of the way, the Moskvitches make it somewhat farther, and finally it’s the Zaporozhets with its rear weight bias and smooth underbelly with high clearance that makes it farthest into the woods. Every automobile owner in my dad’s and grandpa’s generation knows where and at what height the distributor is mounted on what model Soviet car for fording purposes. They also know the tricks (cranking motor while in gear) to help get a stalled out car out of a sticky situation.

        • 0 avatar
          gtemnykh

          Allow me to sum up rural Siberia in one car related photo:

          https://www.flickr.com/photos/potomo/4937448780/

          Behold, the “Soviet B-body” in its natural environment these days. Sturdy kingpin front suspension, leaf sprung solid rear axle out back. Along with carbureted engines (2.45L, 100ish hp) drum brakes all around.

          • 0 avatar
            CoreyDL

            He needs to mind the road!

          • 0 avatar
            varinki

            I would like to have a Volga. the only Russian cars to get out here were Ladas.

          • 0 avatar
            Noble713

            “Allow me to sum up rural Siberia in one car related photo:”

            Having ridden a bus from Khabarovsk to Komsomolsk-na-Amur, I wouldn’t want to live in an even MORE remote part of Siberia with anything less than a BTR-80.

  • avatar
    TDIGuy

    We in Canada could import these 10 years ago, since our no restrictions import age is 15 years. There are many small business already engaged in importing these JDM cars.

    Having said that, the government is considering more restrictions under the guise of “no child seat tethers” and “environmental concerns”. However if one digs deeper, one finds the pressure is being applied by used car dealers.

    https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehiclesafety/safevehicles-importation-15yearrule-index-448.htm

  • avatar
    CoreyDL

    “a normal R32 GT-R, while not completely unseen in America,”

    Yeah, b/c DDM had one and wrote like 52,300 articles on it about going to the dealer and driving on the street and not getting recognized at the dealer and nobody paying attention to him because Range Rover service department and Carmaxes.

  • avatar
    CoreyDL

    We were so close to getting the Cosmo! Then Japan Housing Bubble :(. It’s the best car on this list, even if it’s marred by rotary wank engine. I should prefer to put a Toyota 4.0 from the SC in there instead.

  • avatar
    CoreyDL

    ” so those 65 horsepower were pokey.”

    Weren’t?

  • avatar
    krohde

    Nobody’s said it yet but man, I’d love that Pulsar. That’s serious speed from a 25 year old hot hatch. Wow.

    • 0 avatar
      Carter Johnson

      I agree! Interesting story – there was a “collector” in NH that recently unloaded at an estate auction his entire car collection. Among them, there were two Skylines and a bunch of GTI-R Pulsars. It was unclear how they were in the US and they weren’t registered. Unsurprisingly, after the lots were listed they and the Skylines disappeared right before the auction.

  • avatar
    whitworth

    I love that era of Japanese cars.

    I’m really digging that Mazda Cosmo.

  • avatar
    Bunter1

    Have an R32 in Forza. Those games do influence one’s lust objects.
    Was not aware of the Cosmo. 3-rotor! Like a lot.
    A Beat would be really cool.
    S-cargo is insanely funky. I had forgotten about it. Maybe when my daughter turns 16. She is artsy enough to love it and it is slow.

  • avatar
    28-Cars-Later

    Cosmo, Cosmo, Cosmo.

    Gonna need LSx though.

  • avatar
    CoreyDL

    Oh, and I used the Eunos Cosmo in the original Gran Turismo -because- it fit into the Mazda race which had no restrictions other than brand.

    So you buy a Cosmo from the used lot (the red one, not the teal or black), enter it into the race with the little Demios on the Autumn Circuit (very short race) – lap them two or three times with your ROTARY POWAH AND TUNES, and profit. Sell the award car (which was some Skyline or something) for 25,000CR.

    And that’s how you become wealthy in Gran Turismo.

  • avatar
    scrubnick

    When I finish my Master’s (hopefully in a few months), my plan is to bring over something interesting from Japan. Skylines that are age-eligible have really shot up in price (no surprise). I really enjoyed my SC400 so I think I might go after a similar Soarer with the turbo and a manual. I have come across a few Nissan Cedrics that are tempting and super cheap. Then I can be VIP Taxi all day.

  • avatar
    dal20402

    These are the glory days, so start thinking about your JDM cars now. In about three or four years we’ll get into the Strong Yen Era when Japanese manufacturers had to cut costs like crazy and their cars got a lot less interesting.

    I would love to have one of those Mark IIs. Except that I only have a place to keep one car in good condition, and I don’t think I could do a 25-year-old RHD car as an everyday driver.

    • 0 avatar
      gtemnykh

      “25-year-old RHD car as an everyday driver.”

      Meh, aside from the legitimate issue of parts availability, as long as you go through it when you first buy it and get things sorted, I’d say you have yourself a rock solid reliable daily driver. Nothing awfully complex going on, all of the drivetrain and suspension components are damn near bomb proof. Their longevity on bombed out Siberian roads to this day serves as testament to that. There’s a ton of X90 and X100 body Mark IIs over there, very well liked.

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tx8seYXTwMY

    • 0 avatar
      bumpy ii

      Been saving up for a R32 Skyline GTS25 (nonturbo 2.5L).

      However, if a R10 Presea with an SR20 showed up, I’d probably cry and get that instead. They seem to be rather rare- even the later R11 generation hardly ever shows up on goo-net.

  • avatar
    Sjalabais

    My neighbour had a beat up Toyota Mark II Tourer V for a couple of weeks, imported here to Norway. Unfortunately, it was sold again before I could take a picture of it.

    Great vehicle, and it combines Toyota reliability with quick ambition and a family-friendly shape. That’s just about perfect.

  • avatar
    NoGoYo

    Someday I’ll have my pre-Lexus SC Soarer Turbo. Someday…

  • avatar
    never_follow

    Awesome list. Being in BC means I don’t even get surprised by RHD anymore, but competition from American importers is going to make nice examples more expensive… As it stands, JDM cars are a pretty good deal here, especially euro cars that were never converted to RHD – you get a creampuff for about the same price as a clapped out local version.

    • 0 avatar
      gtemnykh

      I definitely want to go visit that part of Canada some day. Reading some trip reports of Mitsu Delica guys that go explore the more remote areas leaves me seething with jealousy. I’d probably run an all-RHD fleet if a I lived there. A nice RWD Toyota luxo-sedan for commuting, a Delica for weekend camping trips, and something fun like a Levin for backroad antics.

  • avatar

    the beat was a really cute car but it wasn’t a great handling machine. i had one in the mid-90’s in shizuoka prefecture. took it on the twisty roads up the tenryu river. it was not a pleasurable drive. for such a small car, it was anything but nimble. very sloppy turn-in. also really sensitive to cross-winds.

  • avatar
    Dr. Claw

    That 25-year rule needs to be repealed and replaced. 5 years is enough. Wouldn’t interfere with New/CPO sales, and generally, the liability of said cars for the owner would make it pretty much a niche deal.

    (I say this every time this topic comes up)

  • avatar
    RHD

    I would love a RHD Eunos Roadster (MX-5) from ’92. A slice of heaven.
    Or any convertible with a manual transmission. Some day soon… when other priorities have been properly taken care of.

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