Monday, February 21, 2005

Japanische Autos - Perfect for my Monkey

You have to love the Germans. Who else would spend the time to post hundreds of pictures of vintage and modified Japanese model cars from the used car lots of Japan? And who in the world would ever spend the time flipping through all 91 pages? Oh wait. Never mind. Hey, it is president's day. I've got time to kill. This visual retrospective is not only fascinating from a design perspective, but also illustrative of how naming conventions vary from nation to nation. The Nissan Cedric? The Toyota Lucida? Skyline fans beware, the pages of used Skylines eagerly waiting for a petrol-loving owner will make you jealous and wish your local used car lot had more then just Cameros and Probes. Nothing wrong with those names. Nothing at all.

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