Are There Any RWD Hondas?

Welcome to our latest edition of Car Facts, our series where we answer your car questions. Today we are back talking about one of our favourite Japanese car manufacturers, Honda. In particular, we are looking to answer the question “are there any RWD Hondas?” Honda Is Famous For FWD If you’re looking for an answer … 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

Best Oil and Oil Filter for a Third Gen Toyota MR2?

Making sure your third generation Toyota MR2 is properly serviced is important. Failure to change the oil and oil filter at the correct intervals with the right products can lead to increase wear and in extreme cases, possibly even total engine failure. In this short guide you will learn what oil and oil filter to … Read more

Original Price of the Honda Integra Type R DC2/DB8

Honda’s (Acura’s) first Type R model was introduced in 1992 in the form of the NSX Type R, however, it was the second car to wear the performance badge that really brought the company’s sporting division to the forefront of normal enthusiasts’ minds. The Honda Integra Type R DC2 and DB8 (four door) made their … Read more

How Much Did the Nissan R33 GT-R Cost New?

Following on from the incredible R32 GT-R that took the world by storm in 1989, Nissan’s next GT-R, the R33 had big shoes to fill. The Japanese car manufacturer had already showed that they could produce a world beating product and expectations were high for the fourth-generation car. The new GT-R made its first appearance … 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

Toyota Crown S180 (Twelfth Gen) Buyer’s Guide

If you are looking for a car that provides luxury motoring without breaking the bank, a twelfth generation (S180) Toyota Crown could be just what you need. The Crown is Toyota’s longest-running model and is a popular choice with Japanese buyers. In this guide we are going to cover everything you need to know about … Read more