Is The Nissan 350Z A Good First Car?

We’ve written a few articles about the Nissan 350Z (known as the Fairlady Z in the Japanese Domestic Market) on this site. In fact, articles about the 350Z are some of the most popular pieces of content on the site, particularly our 350Z buyer’s guide. In this article we are continuing with our series of … Read more

Why Does The WRX STI Hold Value So Well?

The Subaru WRX STI is one of the most popular Japanese performance cars ever. Although the current WRX STI is a big improvement on the STIs of the 1990s/2000s from the perspective of creature comforts and safety features, the formula hasn’t really changed much in almost three decades – and we think that the STI … Read more

What Does The “Z” Stand For On The 350Z/370Z?

Here at Garage Dreams we are big fans of the Nissan 350Z/370Z (read our 350Z buyer’s guide here, and check out our 370Z buying guide on this page). We’ve written a lot about both cars, particularly the 350Z and enjoy answering questions about these popular Japanese performance cars. One of the most common questions we … Read more

Does The Nissan 350Z Have Back Seats?

One of the most popular cars on this website is the Nissan 350Z (also known as the Fairlady Z in some markets). Our 350Z buyer’s guide is one of the most-read articles on this site, so we have decided to spend some time answering the most frequently asked questions about this ever-popular Japanese sports car. … Read more

Is The Nissan 350Z Dangerous?

It’s no great secret that some cars are more dangerous than others. For example, the Toyota MR2 is a legendarily dangerous car (read our article on why Toyota MR2s are dangerous for more information). We all know that older cars also tend to be less safe than modern cars. Even a modern compact hatchback is … Read more

The 2022 Nissan GT-R NISMO Is Coming To McDonald’s

Just when you thought the new 2022 “Stealth Gray” GT-R NISMO couldn’t get any better, you discover it can thanks to a collaboration with McDonald’s Japan. Nissan revealed at its Yokohama HQ that it would be taking part in McDonald’s Japan’s ‘Happy Set’ (their version of the Happy Meal) with Tomica Nissan GT-R NISMO toys. … Read more

Why Is The R35 Not A Skyline?

The Nissan Skyline GT-R is one of the most legendary Japanese performance vehicles of all time. Across several distinct generations, the ‘Godzilla’ (read here why the Skyline GT-R is known as Godzilla) has become synonymous with power and performance. Despite being illegal in the United States at the time (check out our article on why … Read more

Is Toyota Bringing Back The MR2?

The Toyota MR2 is one of the most cherished two-seater sports convertibles of all time. While the Miata/MX-5 is what most people think of when asked to name a Japanese convertible sports car, we reckon that the MR2 (including the last generation aka MR-S) is perhaps the better car. The combination of low weight, mid … Read more