10 Highly Tunable Japanese Cars That Are Easy On Your Pockets

There is nobody who doesn’t love Japanese cars. What better than a list of top 10 highly tunable Japanese cars.


Japanese cars are not only some of the most thrilling driving machines but are very affordable and very cheap to maintain. The Japanese carmakers have built some of the most terrific cars that are highly tunable and still manage to go easy on your pockets. They are bought because of their low prices and still, people will be left with money to mod and do upgrades to their car and adrenaline jnkies love that. Let’s look at the 10 best coolest Japanese cars that are highly customizable and still ae easy on your pocket.

10. Honda Civic

Honda Civic

The old Honda Civics are very usual on the American roads. Launched in 1972, the Honda Civic is one of the best-selling cars in the US. It isn’t a surprise as the car is simple, effcient, practical, and highly reliable. Normally you would go for the normal civic, but real gearheads go for the more aggressive Type-R which is evn more powerful and easy for upgrades.

9. Toyota GR86/Subaru BRZ

Subaru BRZ

In 2013, Toyota and Subaru joined hands to create a new sports car. The Subaru BRZ and the Toyota GR86, came out to be very practical and affordable cars and are highly upgradeable. They were quite popular and due to their low prices, people wanted to upgrade them just because of their low prices.

8. Datsun 240Z

Datsun 240Z

In the 60s, after the domination of Toyota, Nissan entered the ring with its 240Z a perfect car to rival the Toyota 2000GT. The Datsun 240Z was a very beautiful car and was produced in masses, unlike the 2000GT which was produced with only 337 examples of that. The 240Z is still a very affordable car that enthusiasts love to modify.

7. Honda S2000

Honda S2000

Many people say that Toyota had its greatest years of making some of the most enthusiast-driven cars in the 1990s. The Honda S2000 was just one of those cars. With its 2.0-liter or 2.2-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine that made over 247 hp, the S2000 featured a neat-looking design that blended in with the philosophy loved by the many gearheads.

6. Mazda MX-5 Miata

Mazda MX-5 Miata

The Mazda MX-5 Miata is one of the greatest cars the Japanese have built. It was the type of sports car made for both daily drivings as well as your enthusiastic weekends. The car has the best looks of a sports car and a powerful engine which was reliable too.

5. Toyota Corolla AE86

Toyota Corolla AE86

The Corolla is Toyota’s pride and joy, no wonder it is one of the most-selling cars in the whole world. Over the years the Corolla name has been put over many cars but this car is special. The Toyota Corolla AE86 is among the best JDM cars on the market for decades since its launch. This rear-wheel Toyota had a 1.6-liter four-cylinder that made 128 hp.

4. Mitsubishi Lancer EVO

Mitsubishi Lancer EVO

Mitsubishi made some of the best enthusiastic Japanese cars of the 20th century. The Mitsubishi Lancer EVO was among one of them, the amount of thrill and sportiness that its 2.0-liter turbocharged engine gave was just really good. It was capable to produce over 440 bhp and can blast off from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds.

3. Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser

In the world of breaking down SUVs with multiple engine failures, the Toyota Land Cruiser made its way up to the top with its bulky design and super reliable engine. It became one of the most successful vehicles Toyota made selling over 10 million units around the globe. With many of them lurking around the streets, the Land Cruiser was very affordable and was easy to upgrade.

2. Subaru Impreza WRX

Subaru Impreza WRX

With a legendary history of making some of the best rally cars in the world. Subaru introduced the Impreza-based World Rally eXperimental (WRX) with their best in craft rally experience put in a road-legal car. And the car became a huge success, with the enthusiasts loving it for its practicality, reliability, and huge upgradable parts.

1. Nissan 350Z

Nissan 350Z

After the huge success of the 240Z, Nissan build another crazy car made for the gearheads. The result came out as the Nissan 350Z, a car that can get onto your nerves with its speeds and hardcore performance. It came with a 3.5-liter V6 engine capable of producing over 300 hp, the 350Z was highly tunable thanks to gearheads like us running the show in the aftermarkets.

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