These days when you mention Japanese cars, most people will think of something like a Subaru Impreza, or a Toyota truck. However, there is a whole line of Japanese classics from the 70s and 80s that are relatively unknown, yet definitely deserve your attention. Many consider these cars to be the highlight of Japanese automotive industry due to their unique nature, and incredible performance for the time. Today these classics are in high demand, and many car enthusiasts want to have at least one in their collection. If you are thinking about investing in a classic car, you should definitely look into these.

1970 Toyota TE27 Corolla
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Compact, fast, and agile. That is one way to describe this early Corolla. It came with a 1.6-liter Inline 4 engine, whose export and JDM versions shared the same displacement, but varied in horsepower. JDM model offered around 10 kW more power on average. This Corolla quickly became popular all over the world, establishing this models reputation as we know it today. Definitely a must-have for any serious car collectors.