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    Official: Honda slaps Legend name on JDM Acura RLX
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    It's been eighteen years since we last saw the Legend nameplate in Acura showrooms here in North America, but in Japan it's still very much alive as Honda's flagship sedan. And now the Japanese automaker has revealed the latest generation. Set to go on sale across Japan on January 22 - 30 years ...

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    Official: Toyota pimps out Esquire van for Japanese businessmen [w/video]
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    A few months back we reported on a dealership owner in Japan who was petitioning Toyota to make a luxury van. The problem, he reasoned, was that he couldn't take as many friends, colleagues and clients around with him in his Lexus LS, and his Toyota Alphard van wasn't luxurious enough. Well, it ...

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    Official: Toyota GT86 14R-60 shows how to do lightweight at a steep price
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    Toyota is finally making good on its Griffon concept from last year with this limited-edition 14R-60 that basically hops through the Toyota Racing Development catalog to imagine the ultimate lightweight GT86 (the continental relative to the Scion FR-S/Subaru BR-Z). Unfortunately, it's not coming ...

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    Video: Pharrell Williams' Happy gets a JDM tuning twist
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    We have to come clean. We're kind of getting tired of Pharrell Williams "Happy" song. As great as it is, you can't help but hear it play at least once per day, be it on the radio, on TV, online, or on your Gameboy Colour. It just gets old ya know? All that noise aside though, this video is ...

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    Featured: Orange Julep in Montreal is one of the hottest car hangouts in Canada
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    Legend has it that since the '60s, the Orange Julep in Montreal has been one of the hottest auto enthusiast hangouts in Canada. From classic muscle cars and hot rods to today's high end luxury and Japanese tuner cars, the local "Big Orange" landmark/eyesore on Decarie Boulevard has a strong ...

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    Canada: HIGHLIGHTS: JDM FEST 2014 brings Japanese tuning to Quebec
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    The tuner car scene is still alive and well across Canada, as proven by our recent coverage of events including Fitted Lifestyle 2014, Importfest Toronto and now JDM Fest in St-Eustache, Quebec. While the term JDM refers exclusively to Japanese imports, the show still welcomed a number of ...

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    Featured: Importfest 2014 brings top tuners to Toronto this weekend
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    The aftermarket tuner car scene isn't quite what it used to be, but Importfest 2014 continues to prove why it's touted as "Canada's biggest, baddest car show" (where "bad" is meant to be good). Taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday July 26 from 12pm-12am, this late night ...

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    Report: Why Japan's government is looking to curb its adorable kei car market
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    Each region around the world has its stereotypical vehicle. North America has the pickup and Europe the five-door hatchback; but in Japan, the kei car reigns supreme. These tiny cars are limited to just 660cc of displacement but they've also come with lower taxes to make them more affordable. To ...

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    Video: Thowback Thursday: Mitsubishi EVO Vs. Subaru Impreza
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    With Throwback Thursday in full effect, we decided to dig up this classic JDM shootout video featuring two long-time performance car rivals facing off against each other, as the heated battle between Mitsubishi and Subaru has spanned multiple generations. Click here to watch the early years of ...

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    Motorsport: Formula Drift Streets of Long Beach: Highlights and race results
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    Formula Drift, the premiere drifting sanctioning body in North America, kicked off their 11th consecutive season in Long Beach, California over the weekend. 2009 Formula D Champion Chris Forsberg stood atop the podium at the end of the weekend, outlasting more than 50 other competitors in his ...

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