Following on from last year, I once again attended Melbourne’s Classic Japan show this year. And it was full of JDM goodness!

A few less pictures this year, I’ve attended 3 times now and I’ve sort of seen it all. Here are some of the best.

Not pictured: endless early Skylines, Subaru XT, a few Stageas and Legnums, lots of old rotary Mazdas, 2 first-generation Cosmos, some very nice AW11 MR2s...

Not even in the event yet, this is just parked outside. Notice: S15, Celica, Prelude in the background. No shortage of cool.
The paint on this Cressy was dope
Yep, this Cressy had it all

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No idea what’s going on here
Is this what Americans refer to as a Tercel? Because this is one mint Tercel

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Oh Z31 how I love thee. Digi-dash and tunnel gauges to the left. Auto-tragic.
Isuzu Impulse!

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Saw this car here 2 years ago, lost my shit. The CREAM OF THE CROP as far as I’m concerned.
!!! I like these a lot. I think they pull off the smug, smooth luxury coupe look very well. Though understated

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Very nice S13. Drift and rice kids couldn’t care less about the badge that came on their Silvia. I DO

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Not the only MightyBoy in attendence, but easily the coolest. That’s a BBQ in there!
Cute! That’s a Century next to it, V8
The low profile lights really help it look more aggressive I think.

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Based on some old articles I’ve seen, I think this Mitsubishi is a real AMG. Crazy.
This is from the other JC Cosmo in attendance. 3 ROTOR SEQUENTIAL TWIN TURBO is what it says. Mmmf

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My Carolla-loving friend has been at pains to explain to me the difference between flat and slant nose cars. Here it is: captured for the ages