The term 'Japanese classic car' might've still sounded alien by the time most early Japanese cars had been crushed, but today there's a growing market for them. Hopefully, the Publica gets swept along by its more famous, more valuable platform partner - the Sport 800 - as it really does deserve a bigger spotlight.
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Michael is a teenager who's been obsessed with cars since he was able to talk, but has no ability in mechanics whatsoever. His daily driver is a manual transmission Nissan Maxima - the Australian Infiniti I30.