Will The Nissan 300ZX Be A Classic?

The Nissan 300ZX Z32 is one of the best Japanese performance vehicles of the 1990s (although production actually started in the late 1980s – read our Z31/Z32 300ZX buyer’s guide and history here). What is interesting about the 300ZX is that – despite its brilliance – it has never quite ascended to the same level … Read more

Are All Nissan Skylines AWD?

The Nissan Skyline is one of the most legendary names in Japanese performance motoring history. Despite being basically illegal in America (read our article here on why the Nissan Skyline is illegal in the USA), it has even managed to gain a cult-like following in a market where it wasn’t available new, and the steering … Read more

How Much Did The Nissan Pulsar GTI-R Cost New?

Rallying was massively popular during the eighties and nineties, and more and more Japanese manufacturers wanted a piece of the action. While Nissan had competed in numerous different rally events before, they had been spurred on by the domination of their R32 GT-R in the world of Group A circuit racing. Nissan’s engineers took it … Read more

How Much Did The Honda Civic Type R EK9 Cost New

The Type R badge was initially reserved for Honda’s incredible Ferrari competitor, the NSX, however, the Japanese manufacturer would soon give some of their lower end models the Type R treatment. Following on from the 1995 Integra Type R, Honda launched the EK9 Civic Type R in 1997 that was based on the JDM 3-door … Read more

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