Remembering Japanese cars from the past

Category: wrecked (Page 1 of 2)

Is this AE86 heaven or hell? – Japanese Rustoseums

Seeing a rusty AE86 is always sad, but seeing five makes me wonder whether this place in Japan is AE86 heaven or hell. Welcome to another Japanese Rustoseum post!

Wrecked zenki panda three-door Sprinter Trueno GT Apex AE86
Wrecked zenki panda three-door Sprinter Trueno GT Apex AE86

Let’s start with the first one. This is a presumably late-1984 or early-1985 white panda zenki Trueno GT Apex 3-door that has suffered from some accident damage. The front has been caved in, which means it’s probably a write-off. I think it’s a GT Apex as it does feature the bucket sports seats, and panda paint and doesn’t seem to have an areal on the right fender.

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Wrecked: Toyota Corolla Levin AE86 GTV

What else to post on Friday the 13th than a wrecked Toyota Corolla Levin AE86 GTV?
Wrecked Toyota Corolla Levin AE86
Basically this one owner Levin AE86 bought it in June 1986 and wrecked it six years later. Judging from the damage the car would have been saved nowadays but back in those days a hefty repair-bill of 500000 yen was a bit too much to get it back on the road.

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Wrecked: watch out for wannabe Takumis!

With the fresh new start of Stage 5┬áit kicks off with a fake Takumi and Keisuke (still have to watch the first episode fully…) it might be good to warn for all the real wannabe Takumis in the world that will start getting inspired again and try to do what you should not do at home kids:
Wrecked Initial D Tofu Special AE86 replica
Just like this Itsuki did half a year ago in the Utsunomiya prefecture…

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Wrecked: Iketani’s Nissan Silvia S13

Not sure if anyone of these guys is called Iketani, but I thought it would be a nice fit since it looks exactly the same as the Silvia S13 Koichiro Iketani from Initial D was driving:
Wrecked Nissan Silvia S13
It is also unsure if they wrecked the roof of the car manually after the accident or if it rolled over a couple of times…

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