10 Of The Fastest Subaru Cars Ever Made

In the dim and distant past, before people started getting excited about electric cars, global warming and other such things, some cars just had… muscle. Not in the sense that a Shelby Mustang has, whose sheer raw power reduced strong men to whimpering and weakness of the knees, but in the sense that whatever pulled … Read more

What Brands Are JDM?

One of our favorite topics here at Garage Dreams is the weird and wonderful world of JDM (aka Japanese Domestic Market). JDM cars cover a range of interesting vehicles from performance cars like the Nissan Skyline GT-R through to “Kei cars”, tiny little contraptions for economical passenger transport. In previous articles we have looked at: … Read more

Have You Subscribed To Garage Dreams On YouTube Yet?

If you’re enjoying reading our rapidly growing range of articles on our site, make sure you also take time to check out (and subscribe to) our YouTube channel. The Garage Dreams YouTube channel focuses on creating high quality, short documentaries about classic cars, primarily legendary racing & performance cars. These videos feature lots of custom … Read more

10 Of The Best Hondas That Aren’t “Type Rs”

Anyone who knows Honda knows the legendary “Type R” badge. From the original Civic Type R: Through to the current variant, Honda’s Type R badge has denoted performance pedigree and prowess (read our article here on what Type R means if you are interested in exploring this further). Even the mighty NSX – read our … Read more

Can JDM Cars Be Automatic?

Japanese Domestic Market (JDM for short) cars continue to capture the hearts and minds of many buyers around the world. If you’re not sure what JDM means, then read our article on this topic here. While Japanese car manufacturers have long had a reputation for building reliable, high quality automobiles and exporting them, there is … Read more

Why Are Japanese Cars So Small?

If you’ve been to Japan, then you’ll surely have seen the vast number of tiny cars that cover the road: While these are a specific class/type of car in many cases (“Kei” car, which we will explain further in this article) even normal Japanese cars like Toyota Corollas or Honda Civics are generally smaller and … Read more

Why Do Used Japanese Cars Have Such Low Mileage?

If you’ve looked at a used Japanese import car at a local dealer (or you’re considering importing one yourself from Japan – read our guide on how to do this here) then you may have noticed that many Japanese cars seem to have low mileage on export. While you can definitely find higher mileage examples … Read more

Do You Need To Wax Your Car After Every Wash?

Washing a car is one of those processes that people tend to either love or hate. Some find the process of rinsing, washing, toweling dry etc to be very relaxing and cathartic. Others prefer to put their car through the gas station car wash once in a blue moon. While we at Garage Dreams generally … Read more