Car Facts

Are JDM Cars A Good Investment?

As an investment vehicle, classic cars have been hot property in recent years (pun most definitely, unequivocally, assuredly intended). If it has four wheels and has a bit of rarity or collectability, then chances are the price has gone through the roof.  But what about JDM cars? Should you invest in JDM cars if you …

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Kia Stinger GT, GT1, GT2 & GTS Differences

If you are interested in purchasing a Kia Stinger, trying to figure out the differences between all the GT lines can be quite difficult. The Stinger GT, GT1, GT2 and GTS are all based around the 3.3-litre V6 version of the car, but what are the differences between these trim levels? GT vs GT1 vs …

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What Is A “Parts Bin Special” Car?

From time to time, you might come across motoring journalists (I’m including car YouTubers, reviews, influencers, print journalists etc all in this category) describe a car as a “parts bin special”. But what exactly does “parts bin special” refer to? In this short edition of Car Facts, I’ll explain the concept and how it relates …

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Does Mitsubishi Have A Luxury Brand?

Mitsubishi is a Japanese car brand that has been in the doldrums for some time. Once home to some of Japan’s finest performance vehicles, such as the legendary Evo, 3000GT/GTO and the FTO coupe, Mitsubishi seems to have lost its star. The diamonds of the “tri diamond” logo don’t shine quite so bright. For a …

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Why Are Subarus So Popular?

Let’s start off today’s discussion with an uncomfortable (or should I say “inconvenient”) truth – in absolute terms, Subaru isn’t all that popular at all. The brand enjoys around 4% market share in the North American market, which has risen in recent years. Hardly the dictionary definition of popular – would you call an electoral …

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Does Subaru Have A Luxury Brand?

Subaru has never been the biggest player in the automotive space; always playing the part of a niche auto maker with a loyal fanbase. While companies like Toyota and Honda long since branched out into the world of luxury cars with sub-brands such as Lexus and Acura, does Subaru have a luxury brand? In this …

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