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Commercial Time: Nissan Bluebird SSS Turbo Super Star!

February 28, 2014 in Commerical time by banpei

What does the SSS stand for in the name of the Nissan Bluebird SSS Turbo? Super Sports Sedan?
Nissan Bluebird SSS Turbo Super Star
According to this 1981 JDM commercial it is Super Star! (Sedan?)

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Commercial time: I love Skyline Japan

February 14, 2014 in Commerical time, Valentine's day by banpei

Since today is Valentine’s-day it is the perfect opportunity to show some love to the JDM cars, with the Nissan Skyline Japan C211 in particular:
Skyline Japan commercial

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Commercial Time: Nissan Silvia Varietta convertible

January 16, 2014 in Commerical time by banpei

This Nissan Silvia Varietta S15 (GFS15) convertible commercial makes you wish the weather would alternate between sunny and rainy all the time!
Nissan Silvia Varietta GFS15 convertible
In my opinion the Varietta convertible actually looks better than the normal S15 coupe! Autech really knew how to do things right in the late 90s!

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Commercial Time: Nissan Pao, produced by Pike factory

December 18, 2013 in Commerical time by banpei

I think we all learned a lot about advertising basics from the Mad Men series, but sometimes advertising can be as simple as this Nissan Pao ad from 1989:
Commercial Time: Nissan Pao
Nissan Pao, produced by Pike factory.
Brilliant!

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Commercial Time: Sprinter Trueno GT Apex AE92

October 25, 2013 in Commerical time by banpei

The Sprinter Trueno GT Apex AE92 only had one drawback: progress!
Toyota Sprinter Trueno GT Apex AE92
With the E90 platform of the Corolla and Sprinter Toyota finally moved to FWD only. Even the sporty Trueno and Levin coupes were now front wheel drive, or should I say wrong wheel drive? :P

I must say the AE92 lines are really a refinement of the ones we had seen on the AE86 and the GT engine options were excellent: you could choose from the small-port 4A-GE or the super charged 4A-GZE, so if only Toyota stuck to RWD… Read the rest of this entry →