Back in 1984 a lot of cars were (mis)used in Seibu Keisatsu. See a short backstage clip about how they park a four door Yonmeri Skyline GC110 into a pile of (nowadays extinct) burning J-tin and have a big laugh about it:

Fast forward that video 27 years and all of a sudden that ubiquitous GC110 became a rare cult hit!