If you talk about old classic 90s JDM cars, it is a way too old but it is interesting though. There are many people still prefer to ride these cars. Before the 21st century, the rise of sports cars was overwhelming. There were new production of sports cars that auto brand manufacturers produce such as Honda, Toyota, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Mazda and Subaru.
These old JDM cars would not interest to you, I suppose. If you already see newer version of these cars. They used to be first, second or third generation of their model. However, it is interesting to see what is the previous or predecessor of the cars that are famous today.
These are choices for car enthusiast to look at the memory of classic JDM cars but not too old JDM cars. But rather you are just looking for fast cars, these are also interesting and worth to know.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
This 4 door sports sedan car is also called as EVO. All of these version are using 2-L turbo engine. During the 90s, first until VI generation were manufactured. This car was actually intended for Japan Domestic Market only but there emerging market in Asia as well as the European countries and the US that also demanded this front engine, 4 wheel drive sports sedan.
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution I (1992–1994)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution II (1994–1995)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III (1995–1996)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV GSR (1996–1998)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IV RS (1996–1998)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V GSR (1998–1999)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution V RS (1998–1999)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI GSR (1999–2001)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI RS (1999–2001)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI Tommi Makinen Edition GSR (1999–2001)
Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VI Tommi Makinen Edition RS (1999–2001)
Nissan Skyline GT-R
This sports car is manufactured by Nissan. This car is also meant for JDM but also exported outside Japan. These versions of R32 – R34 use twin-turbocharged engine.
Nissan Skyline GT-R NISMO (R32) (1990)
Nissan Skyline GT-R (R33) (1995–1998)
Nissan Skyline GT-R (R34) (1999–2002)
RX-7 is 2 door sports car using wankel rotary engine. These third generation called FD has different body design. There was also newer engine system on this generation which is sequential twin-turbocharger produced and exported from Japan.
Mazda RX-7 (1991-1997)
Mazda RX-7 FD S8 Spirit R (1998–2002)
Mazda RX-7 FD S7 (1996–1998)
This is small roadster sports car. This MX-5 has compact and light body. This machine version powered upgraded version of the first version which was NA model.
Mazda MX-5 (NB) (1998-2005)
Mazda MX-5 10th Anniversary (1999)
Before it stand alone, Supra was Cellica Supra. Supra was more high performance car. This model has introduced twin turbo machine powering 320 HP in JDM model. And for Euro version it powered more power.
Toyota Supra (A80/MK4) (1993–2002)
It is known as Acura NSX. The NSX-R is type R car which means more track oriented.
Honda NSX-R (1992–1995)
Honda NSX-T (1995–2001)
Honda Civic Si
It is the sport model of Civic Honda car. Si means sport injected. The engine is 1.6L VTEC and can generate power of 125 HP. This was actually in line with the fifth and sixth generation of Civic.
Honda Civic Si (1992-1995)
Honda Civic Si (1996-2000)
Honda Civic Type R
Type-R is used for its high performance version of Civic. It was used first time in Japan since 1996, 2001 in Europe and 2017 in US. This version is 3 door hatchback using 1.6L engine with output of naturally aspirated engine of 185 PS or 182 HP. This version is line with sixth generation of Civic.
Honda Civic Type R (1997–2000)
Honda Civic (1995–2000)
This roadster sports car using naturally aspirated inline-4 2L DOHC VTEC engine was first time introduced in 1999 for 2000 model. Although it was in 2000, this car is worth to list in this category because was known in 1999. The engine output is 241-250 PS; 237 -247 HP. There were 4 generations for this car.
Honda S2000 (AP1) (1999–2003)
Impreza was manufactured by Subaru. However the highest version of this is WRX STI. These versions used turbochargers. WRX came from world rally experimental which in this model used rally aspirated system. While STi means Subaru Tecnica International which added to WRX JDM car. STi was upgraded version of WRX with more performance. It was popular in rally championship and among street racers but made only for JDM.
Subaru Impreza 22B STI (GC8E) (1998)
These classic JDM cars look old but still become favorite for car enthusiasts. Until when? We are not sure. However, some people want to have one of these cars such as old JDM cars that still have popularity and satisfy their need for speed.