David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
6/23/21 10:16 a.m.

For $14,900, less than the price of a lightly used Honda Civic, Duncan Imports & Classics will sell you a 1990 Toyota Crown hearse, its black sheet metal offset by traditional Buddhist styling: so much wood, so much bronze. This right-hand-drive wagon is an easy button for winning just about an…

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CrustyRedXpress (Forum Supporter)
CrustyRedXpress (Forum Supporter) New Reader
7/26/21 2:32 p.m.

“They’re inexpensive, they’re rare, they’re unique,” he notes, “and they’re in the price range where you’ll never lose money.”

What's not to like? Check your ego at the door and just go have fun. Looks like the owner has a pretty significant private collection as well.

Colin Wood
Colin Wood Associate Editor
7/26/21 3:00 p.m.

In reply to CrustyRedXpress (Forum Supporter) :

100% agree. Japanese carmakers have made a lot of Japan-exclusive car models that much of the world hasn't seen or even knows about. Parts availability might get tricky, but the only other hurdle I see is learning how to drive a RHD car in a LHD country.

sir_mike New Reader
7/26/21 4:07 p.m.


David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
8/5/21 8:32 a.m.

In reply to Colin Wood :

It seems that even those with the models never imported here–Beat, early Skyline, etc.--manage to find what they need. They might have to wait, but the parts are often out there somewhere. 

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