20 best Japanese sports cars of all time
• 20 best Japanese sports cars of all time
When it comes to sports cars, it usually revolves around all the European manufacturers, whose history dates back even earlier than the notion itself. But a certain snobbery makes many motorists to pay tribute and Japanese sports cars, whose development, anyway, always was under the constant influence of the West. But no matter how much many may try to hang on the Japanese auto industry label "reliable workhorse," and he has something to counter the competitors on the race track.
Today, we have gathered together the top 20 Japanese sports cars of all time, who do not hesitate, you can make in the Sports Hall of Fame right now.
Datsun Sports (Fairlady in Japan) 1500/1600/2000, 1959. The company launched its sports car off-road with a miniature model of a roadster, gradually wedging in a rather conservative American community of sports car enthusiasts.
Honda S500, 1963. This roadster remained a throwback as the chain drive wheels, used mostly on motorcycles.
Toyota Sport 800, 1965. Total 44 horsepower of the first sports car Toyota did not prevent him to defy a removable roof.
Toyota 2000GT, 1967. The creation of this response Jaguar E-Type Japanese automakers had time to unite with Yamaha. The result of the cost.
Datsun (Fairlady) 240Z, 1970. The first edition of this sports car in its time acted on a par with the British and Italian counterparts.
Mazda RX-2, 1971. On the very charged version of the auto-pilot managed to accelerate to 257 kilometers per hour on the highway Bonneville.
Mazda RX-7, 1979. A little more powerful engine and lightweight body that allowed the car to reach 290 kilometers per hour on that same road salt.
Datsun Maxima, 1982. Sports sedan borrowed many components from the 240Z, and in a special version for the actor Paul Newman's even got a turbo.
Toyota MR2, 1985. This coupé was clearly inspired by sport cars Ferrari.
Honda Prelude, 1988. Sport sedan with all-wheel drive.
Mazda MX-5 Miata, 1990. Almost imperceptible Lotus features still charged this roadster to worldwide fame.
Acura NSX, 1991. The sleek aluminum body and 3-liter V6 engine for many years to make this dream of many sports car drivers.
Mazda RX-7, 1992. The third and last generation RX-7 has got turbocharged improved dynamics and excellent exterior.
Honda S2000, 2000. This car was created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the brand and honorably fulfilled his destiny.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII, 2003. In the US market this car came with Brembo brakes, Bilstein shock absorbers and mesmerizing large rear wing of the hydrocarbon.
Mazda RX-8 2004.
Nissan GT-R, 2009. But on this car with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine and drive to all four wheels, for sure, had to go to every fan of racing games. Great choice!
Lexus 500 LFA, 2012.
Subaru BRZ, 2012. Excellent rear-wheel drive sports coupe.
Lexus RC F, 2015. If the legendary Ford Mustang to send to the capital revision, then it can happen something like this gorgeous Japanese sports car. Maybe.