March 11, 2016 in JDM Trivia
JDM Trivia #11: Nissan Cima Y31 Mirror Wipers
When I thought the Japanese chindogu Side Wipers were the strangest thing that once used to be an accessory on a car I ran into this:
Will that fit on my Honda?
At first I thought that this was another chindogu, in other words: a useless innovation. However a few days later I found my car in foggy weather and the fog created lots of small water droplets on my mirrors. Even the mirror heating option did not resolve this. Then I realized I was wrong: I need a set of these amazing mirror wipers on my Honda! Read the rest of this entry →
April 15, 2013 in event, Events, wangan warriors
It is a shame Nissan’s competitor of the Toyota Celsior (Lexus LS series) never made it to anywhere else than Japan and the US. Of course this Nissan Cima Y33 escaped Japan and fled to Europe, but it will always be an alien around here…
I’m happy it was a Cima that escaped and not an Infinity Q45 as the Cima is much better looking than its USDM twin-sister. If you squint your eyes you can even see it as a bigger Toyota Chaser JZX100 that was from the exact same era.
Of course the Chaser never met the luxury of the Cima, let alone the Grand Touring package: more photos on the next page