What Does Mugen Mean?

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If you’re into the performance side of Honda cars (or just JDM car culture in general) then you will have come across the name “Mugen”. Mugen is synonymous with performance when it comes to Honda cars. Having Mugen parts on your Civic Type R, or Integra Type R – or any other Honda for that … Read more

What Does RAV4 Stand For?

Here at Garage Dreams, we like cars of all types. While some motoring publications only write about supercars or luxury vehicles, we believe that every car has an interesting story to tell. That’s why we research and write content on “exciting” cars like the Honda S2000, Toyota Supra and Nissan Skyline GT-R, as well as … Read more

Where Did Toyota Get The Name Camry?

Something we are passionate about here at Garage Dreams is looking at the origins and history of cars. In fact, at the fundamental level this website is all about preserving the history of popular classic cars like the Toyota Supra, Nissan Skyline GT-R and Mazda Miata/MX-5. One particular area of interest for us is looking … Read more

What Does Corolla Mean?

The Toyota Corolla is one of the most popular and beloved cars of all time. If you’ve read our guide to the history of the Toyota Corolla, then you’ll know just how successful this car has been over many different generations. Ask the average Joe on the street what car comes to mind if you … Read more

What Does MX-5 Stand For?

The Mazda MX-5 (or ‘Miata’ as it is known to our North American readers) is the most popular sports car of all time – and for good reason. Combining a winning formula of good looks, great handling, and top-down fun, the MX-5 is a true icon. But what does MX-5 stand for? In this short … Read more

Can “Boring” Cars Be Classics?

What do you think of when you hear the word “classic car?” Your mind probably wanders to exotic Ferraris, barn-find Mustangs, or even JDM legends like the MK4 Toyota Supra or Nissan Skyline GT-R. But what about something a bit more ordinary? Can “boring” cars be classics? While the MK4 Toyota Supra, for example, is … Read more

How Often Should You Drive A Classic Car?

Classic car ownership can be a highly rewarding experience – that’s why we started this website, after all. While modern cars are undoubtedly better-than-ever in terms of features, safety, creature comforts, and performance, there is a certain je ne sais quoi about classic cars that makes them all the more appealing in this digital age. … Read more

What Does MR2 Stand For?

The Toyota MR2 is one of the best sports cars ever to come from Japan. Across three distinct generations, the MR2 was Toyota’s take on the pint-sized, affordable, mid-engined sports car. We’ve written a number of different articles in the past about the Toyota MR2 (particularly a series of in-depth buyer’s guides for the AW11, … Read more