This may start an argument, but to my way of thinking there has only been one true classic Japanese car.
That would be the Datsun 240Z of 1970. The 240Z flattened the tires of the British automakers who dominated the sports car business since the
end of World War II. And its styling, performance, reliability and affordable price all set standards for inexpensive sports cars.
But now there's another Japanese sports car that deserves to be a classic.
That would be the current version of the
Toyota MR2 Turbo.
Someday sports car fans are going to look back and wonder why this car didn't sell well.
Truth is, the MR2 is the right car at the wrong time.
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