Popular Japanese Sports Cars. Japanese vehicles have always been the epitome of reliability and quality. With them comes extreme trustworthiness and excellence. Japanese vehicles have become popular because they simply stay true on all promises made. By offering most comfortable and efficient vehicles, Japanese automakers always try to make a place in the heart of buyers. The Japanese auto industry is an enthusiastic industry that delivers vehicles that one feels proud to drive. With time and again Japanese vehicle manufacturers have proved that they are better than other makers. Along with other Japanese vehicles, Japanese sports cars are also rising in popularity.
Sports cars are super-cars that are extremely powerful, extremely luxurious and extremely expensive. Sports cars manufactured by Japanese makers give the perfect balance of power, practicality and speed. Even though nobody drives cars at 155mph, nor do the roads allow doing it. But still people prefer to buy sports cars because of their manufacturing and power. To get a good return of the money, it is important for the buyer to remain well informed about the major sports car makers. There are many Japanese automakers that manufacture best sports cars. Their cars are definitely brilliant to drive and one can never have enough of them. Here’s the list of some of the popular track burning cars that hail from ‘the Land of the Rising Sun’.
Nissan GT-R NISMO:-
Nissan GT-R NISMO is the fastest Japanese manufactured car. This supercar comes with a 3.8-litre twin turbo V6 engine to produce 600hp and 481 lb-ft of torque. There’s nothing that can match with the car’s brilliant all-wheel drive handling. With the seating capacity of four passengers, it is the only sports car after Porsche 911 Turbo that comes with a pair of rear seats. In comparison to the standard car, NISMO variant is bigger by 0.5 inches on length with new bodywork. To increase the grip, specially designed Dunlop tires are wrapped around six-spoke NISMO wheels. To maximize rigidity, additional adhesive bonding and structural seam welding are used. The car can achieve the top speed of 200mph and reach 0-60km in just 2.7 seconds.
Sleek, athletic and muscular are the adjectives that best define Lexus LFA. The interiors of the car are tasteful and had a mixture of supple leather, carbon fiber, Alcantara, and “satin metal” enhancing the cockpit. To keep the vehicle lightweight, the suspension pieces and the remote-reservoir monotube KYB dampers are aluminum made. As far as styling is concerned, the car offers Japanese pleasure i.e. sharp edges and matte-black vents. LFA can produce up to 552hp at 9700rpm and 354 lb-ft of torque at 7800rpm and can achieve 0-60km in 3.6 seconds with the top speed of 202 mph. The car is however not in production anymore.
This two-seat sports car is the true and the worthy successor of the Z models. The car is powered with a 3.7-litre V6 engine and comes with six-cylinder that offers 332hp and 276lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels. It can reach 0-60km within 5 seconds and have a top speed of over 155mph. Nissan 370Z offers excellent driving dynamics and quality in either coupe or convertible form. The latest model comes with many new features, and is 3 inches less by overall length. Nissan 370Z is one of the most affordable sports cars and the best Z car currently available.
It’s been 26 years since the launch of first Mazda MX-5, but the sports car is still true to its identity. It comes with a 1.5liter four-cylinder direct injection gasoline engine that makes 129hp at 7000rpm and 111lb-ft of torque at 7500-rpm. MX-5 is equipped with six speed controller and also with Bluetooth and phone connectivity and automatic radio system. Even though the seating is deeper, forward visibility of the vehicle is excellent. It is the best sports cars in the history when it comes to two-seater convertible class. MX-5 can boost up in seven seconds from 0-60mph and top speed attained by the car is of 127mph.
Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4:-
A two door or four seat grand touring sports car was manufactured by Japanese automaker Mitsubishi throughout the 1990s. The car is known as GTO in Japan. Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 comes with a six-cylinder 3.0 liter V6 engine that was optimized with twin turbochargers, which collectively create an engine that delivers 320 hp and 315 lb-ft of torque. The VR4 comes with all-wheel drive and traction control that is controlled electronically. This all is controlled by the driver with a 6-speed manual transmission. The car can attain 0-60km in 5.0 seconds or less. It comes standard with digital climate control, active aero front, side guards and dual airbags. This might be considered as the best sports car ever built.
This mid-engine sports hybrid supercar is built on an aluminum and steel space frame with a carbon-fiber floor. The new NSX possesses some updated looks. In comparison with the previous model, the car is 3.3inches wider and 0.4inches lower. The new NSX features a hybrid power-train, a twin-turbo V6, and all-wheel drive. To power the rear wheels, a mid-mounted twin-turbo V6 is used, channeling its output through a nine speed dual-clutch transmission. Three electric motors are used in the car, out of which one is placed between the engine and gearbox to provide regenerative braking. And the remaining two spin the front wheel. The car can reach 0-60mph in just 5 seconds.