Choice Views From the Japanese Classic Car Show

Hachi-rokus.

Hakosukas.

Mangos.

If those nicknames conjure up images of classic Japanese machines, then you were in the right place, this year’s Japanese Classic Car Show. It was held September 23, once again within sight of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California.

Want to see even more from the show. We posted photos on Instagram, too.

1972 Nissan Skyline GT.

1972 Nissan Skyline GT.

510 wagons? Yes, please.

510 wagons? Yes, please.

1967 Datsun PL411 Bluebird wagon, too.

1967 Datsun PL411 Bluebird wagon, too.

1971 Datsun Bluebird SSS Coupe.

1971 Datsun Bluebird SSS Coupe.

There were a lot of Z-cars present, but this is a genuine Japanese-market Fairlady, complete with the original 2.0-liter, cylinder engine.

There were a lot of Z-cars present, but this is a genuine Japanese-market Fairlady, complete with the original 2.0-liter, cylinder engine.

Nissan also showed off a Datsun 240Z prepped for land-speed racing by a group of employees back in 1976.

Nissan also showed off a Datsun 240Z prepped for land-speed racing by a group of employees back in 1976.

The land-speed Hardbody also came from the Nissan collection.

The land-speed Hardbody also came from the Nissan collection.

Mazda showed off their 767B plus a pair of Cosmos.

Mazda showed off their 767B plus a pair of Cosmos.

Student/artist Deven Hitchens

Student/artist Deven Hitchens

Honda brought out the little cars.

Honda brought out the little cars.

Something different: Denis Aquino’s 1977 Dodge Colt/Mitsubishi Lancer.

Something different: Denis Aquino’s 1977 Dodge Colt/Mitsubishi Lancer.

Toyota Corona.

Toyota Corona.

1981 Honda City with matching MotoCompo scooter–oh, and a bunch of CRXs.

1981 Honda City with matching MotoCompo scooter–oh, and a bunch of CRXs.

1975 Toyota Celica, a former Long Beach Grand Prix pace car.

1975 Toyota Celica, a former Long Beach Grand Prix pace car.

And to go with it, a Celica GTU racer.

And to go with it, a Celica GTU racer.

1974 Toyota Celica GT.

1974 Toyota Celica GT.

A Mango: 1973 Toyota Sprinter Trueno.

A Mango: 1973 Toyota Sprinter Trueno.

AE86 Toyotas.

AE86 Toyotas.

Trucks, too, like this 1985 Mitsubishi Delica.

Trucks, too, like this 1985 Mitsubishi Delica.

1986 Subaru BRAT with Mom-approved tail-gunner seats.

1986 Subaru BRAT with Mom-approved tail-gunner seats.

1975 Mazda REPU.

1975 Mazda REPU.

1980 Mitsubishi Arrow Sport.

1980 Mitsubishi Arrow Sport.

1980 Honda Accord LX.

1980 Honda Accord LX.

1985 Honda Accord sedan.

1985 Honda Accord sedan.

1977 Nissan Skyline 240K.

1977 Nissan Skyline 240K.

1985 Honda CRX Si.

1985 Honda CRX Si.

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hotsauce
hotsauce New Reader
9/28/17 8:44 a.m.

Love the photos David.  Great Instagram feed, thanks for sharing.

 

:)

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
10/2/17 10:42 a.m.

Thank you. Glad that you're enjoying the photos. It's a really fun event containing lots of cars not usually shown. 

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