We've gathered 20 of the most interesting and noteworthy Japanese cars and trucks from our long-running Junkyard Gems series.
Japanese cars and trucks — particularly from brands like Honda and Toyota — enjoy a well-earned reputation for dependability and reliability. Still, the ravages of time and unforeseen events eventually befall us all. In this gallery, we've gathered together 20 of the most interesting and noteworthy vehicles from Japan in our long-running Junkyard Gems series. Resident wrecking yard expert Murilee Martin photographs these cars in junkyards all across the United States.
We've ordered them from oldest model year to newest to keep things tidy. Click on the image above to get started.
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Three rockets slammed into the US embassy in Iraq's capital on Sunday in the first direct hit reported after months of close calls, as thousands kept up anti-government sit-ins across the country. The attack marked a dangerous escalation in the spree of rocket attacks in recent months that have
Peruvians voted Sunday in legislative elections that President Martin Vizcarra hopes will put an end to a political crisis and clear the way for anti-corruption reforms. Voting centers had opened at 8:00 am in an election called after Vizcarra dissolved Congress in September in a bid to overcome an
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Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Sunday made the Netherlands' first government apology for the war-time persecution of Jews. "Now the last survivors are still with us, I apologise today in the name of the government for what the authorities did at that time," Rutte said. Only 38,000 of the
Palestinian leaders threatened Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, which define arrangements with Israel, if US President Donald Trump announces his Middle East peace plan next week. Trump was scheduled to unveil the plan ahead of his meeting in Washington this week with Israeli
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Italians voted Sunday in a key regional election which the far-right hopes will shake the country's fragile coalition government to its core and return strongman Matteo Salvini to power. The wealthy centre-north region of Emilia Romagna has been a stronghold of the Italian left for over 70 years
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