Car Facts

What Does GT-R Stand For In Nissan GT-R

The different generations of the Nissan GT-R are some of the greatest cars to ever come out of Japan. They are regarded as performance car icons and have developed a cult like following. The GT-R name stands for Gran Turismo Racing. Nissan’s cars aren’t the only ones to wear the GT-R/GTR badge, however, their cars …

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Why Did Mitsubishi Kill The Evo?

The Mitsubishi Evo is one of the most legendary Japanese performance cars of all time. Fueled by a famous rivalry with Subaru’s WRX STI, the Evo remains a highly desirable car a number of years after production ended of the final generation. But why did Mitsubishi kill the Evo off? You’d think that if a …

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What Does NSX Stand For in Honda NSX?

The first-generation and second-generation NSX are two of the most loved cars to wear the Honda/Acura brand. When the first-generation launched it was regarded as one of the best cars to ever come out of Japan and even competed with the likes of Ferrari’s supercars while being much more practical, reliable and cheaper. A couple …

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What Is The Best Classic Car For Daily Use?

Here at Garage Dreams, we are all about classic cars. More specifically, we are all about preserving the history of classic cars. Our goal is to try and ensure that the great vehicles of yesteryear live on in the hearts and minds of the motoring public (especially as we enter an era of increasingly bland, …

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Is Mazda Bringing Back The RX-7?

The Mazda RX7 is one of the most cherished, celebrated names in automotive history: Watch this video on YouTube It is a name synonymous with the Wankel rotary engine (with Mazda being the only mainstream manufacturer to use this technology both in road going cars and race cars such as the Mazda 787B) Watch this …

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Why Are Japanese Cars More Reliable?

It’s no small secret that most buyers tend to rate Japanese cars as being more reliable. Ask someone what to buy if you’re looking for a reliable car, and you’ll probably be told to look at Toyotas, Hondas etc. While there are always variations at an individual vehicle level, when you look at reliability surveys …

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Why Are Toyotas So Reliable? (Including Lexus)

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Ask anyone what they think the most reliable brand of car is, and they will probably say “Toyota”. Ask anyone what they think the most reliable brand of luxury car is, and the answer will probably be “Lexus”. Toyota has become a byword for reliability, as has Lexus – becoming a byword luxurious reliability. But …

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Can You Daily Drive A Classic Car?

One of the most common questions we get from prospective classic car owner is “can you daily drive a classic car?” Many of us have grown up with “romanticized” images in our minds of daily driving classic cars that we idolized in years gone by. Once you reach the age or stage where you are …

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Why Is The Mitsubishi Evo So Popular?

There have been many excellent Japanese performance vehicles over the years (and on this site we aim to gradually archive and “preserve” the memory and history of them as time takes its toll, and cars become more mundane and the “war on the motorist” continues from national and local governments around the world). At Garage …

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What Does 2CV Stand For?

The Citroen 2CV is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time. Although the team here at Garage Dreams tend to focus more on “modern classics”, we also have a soft spot for the all time greats (it also helps that there is a late model 2CV ‘Dolly’ edition in the family) There is …

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