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SCENES FROM THE 7TH ANNUAL JAPANESE CLASSIC CAR SHOW

This article is from our archives and has not been updated and integrated with our "new" site yet... Even so, it's still awesome - so keep reading!

Published on Sat, Sep 10, 2011

By: The LACar Editorial Staff

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An old Fairlady, forerunner of today's 370Z

Words and pictures by Roy Nakano When Japanese cars first reached our shores in the 1950s and 1960s, , few could have predicted they would one day reach collector status. But there they were, on display at the 7th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California—with fans lining up to enter as if they came to see the national treasures at the museum. Of course, the exotics were there, like the Toyota 2000GT. But so were the everyday cars of yesteryear—the 510 Datsuns, Toyota Coronas, Honda 600s, etc. LA Car was there to capture the moment.

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Toyota brought out the 2000GT from its private museum

To view our coverage of past Japanese Classic Car Shows, see Big Wheels Keep on Turning and Japanese Classic Car Show. For more information on the Japanese Classic Car Show, go to japaneseclassiccarshow.com/

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