Rising Sun

Unknown Numbers

1972 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-X S/N KGC10042480. 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles) shown. “2.0-liter L20 inline-6, 4-speed manual transmission, white paint, black upholstery, 15-inch Watanabe wheels, aftermarket front big-brake kit, triple Mikuni carburetors, Koyorad aluminum radiator, front and rear spoilers, black fender flares.” Condition: 2+. SOLD AT $73,500. Bring a Trailer, 1/18/24. […]

Well Bought and Sold

1993 Nissan 240SX S/N JN1MS36P6PW309175. 236,800 miles. “2.4-liter, 4-cylinder KA24DE, rated at 155 horsepower and 160 lb-ft of torque, 5-speed manual transmission, 18-inch NISMO RAYS 57CR wheels, a JDM Kouki 180SX Type X body kit, APEXi N1 coil-overs, NISMO front and rear lower control arms, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Brembo […]

A Rare Rotary Comes Around

1972 Mazda RX-2 Coupe S/N S122A104481. 64,000 miles. “Replacement 1.1-liter rotary engine, 4-speed manual transmission, Herschel Orange paint, black vinyl upholstery, 13-inch widened steel wheels, front disc brakes, shortened springs, Panhard bar, Craig AM/FM radio, original purchase order.” Condition: 2. SOLD AT $34,650. Bring a Trailer, 11/9/23. The RX-2 was […]

Rising Sun, Falling Prices

1998 Toyota Century S/N GZG50003437. 161,100 kilometers (100,100 miles). “5.0-liter V12 1GZ-FE, 4-speed automatic transmission, Dual Electro Multi-Vision Package, 16-inch wheels, soft-close trunk, leather upholstery, digital instrument panel, heated front and rear seats, front passenger’s seatback pass-through, massaging and reclining rear seats, automatic climate control, power-operated rear curtain, rear air […]

Highway Star

1977 Toyota Carina S/N TA31012280. 4,200 miles. “1.6-liter inline-4, 4-speed manual transmission, yellow, white and blue paint, black vinyl with cloth inserts, widened 13-inch steel wheels with Advan rain tires, AE86 coil-over suspension, Celica Works over fenders, Vitaloni Sebring mirrors, Celica front spoiler, ‘Slit Spoiler’ rear diffuser, Momo steering wheel, […]

A Prelude to Collectibility

1987 Honda Prelude 2.0 Si S/N JHMBA3146HC005396. 4,200 miles. “2.0-liter inline-4, 5-speed manual transaxle, Phoenix Red paint, black cloth upholstery, 13-inch alloy wheels, power-operated sunroof, rear spoiler, A/C, cruise control, AM/FM cassette stereo with graphic equalizer, window sticker.” Condition: 1. SOLD AT $82,950. Bring a Trailer, 7/26/23. If there was […]

Cruising Values

2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Special Edition S/N JTEBU4BF8DK163278. 70,000 miles. “4.0-Liter 1GR-FE V6, 5-speed automatic transmission, dual-range transfer case, locking rear differential, Cement Gray paint, black-and-gray cloth upholstery, 16-inch TRD alloy wheels, Bilstein front shocks, rear air-bag suspension system, Trail Teams Special Edition, aftermarket front bumper, brush guard, […]

Integra Love Spreads

1993 Acura Integra GS-R Coupe S/N JH4DB238XPS000187. 58,300 miles. “1.7-liter inline 4-cylinder engine (B17A1), 5-speed manual transmission, 160 hp, 117 lb-ft of torque, original owner until 2022, 14-inch alloy wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, fog lights, rear spoiler, sunroof, cloth upholstery, AM/FM/cassette radio, and cruise control, no modifications.” Condition: 1-. SOLD […]

Drifting Away

1997 Toyota Mark ll Grande S/N GX1000032831. 82k km (51k miles). “2.0-liter inline-6, 133 horsepower and 130 lb-ft of torque. Four-speed automatic transmission, rear-wheel drive, 15-inch alloy wheels, cloth upholstery, power-adjustable driver’s seat, wood interior trim, power windows, side mirrors  and locks, automatic climate control, AM/FM/CD/cassette stereo.” Condition: 2. SOLD […]

An Evolution in the JDM Market

1998 Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution S/N V554402793. 93k kilometers (58k miles). “3.5-liter V6, rated at 276 horsepower and 257 lb-ft of torque, 5-speed automatic transmission and 2-speed transfer case, locking center differential, skid plates, Evolution-specific body kit, trailer hitch, Recaro front sport seats, information display on the dashboard, and air conditioning. […]