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Oh! Really?

That was the reaction of a friend when he saw what’s under the hood. 

Before introducing the next DDJ machine let’s take a look at the old DDJ drive. 

This Nissan March 1997 used to drive me everywhere. Although, for Japanese standards, it’s a pretty old car, it was such a special car that I feel obligated to pay a tribute to such an iconic vehicle. Since I first drove it I knew this car had a lot of potential and indeed it does. 

  
    
    
    
    
   

A little bit of rust and some scratches  here and there but it was definitely a fun car to drive. 

Result of driving over black ice without snow tyres. 

Last mileage. 
Rest in peace old friend!! 

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Volkswagen Corrado 1990

Today we are not going to talk about the Typhoon Vongfong that reached the main islands of Japan, we will talk about a different V, we are going to talk about Volkswagen Corrado.

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The only drive today was to take the recycle, 100m from home.
So, I contacted a person whom has driven the best cars on the planet.
Let’s have a Q&A through message.

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This is a 1990 Volkswagen, Corrado.
Q&A
DDJ: what is attractive for you on the Corrado?
Owner:I was at the time, 1990, driving a skyline and was looking for my next car. The Corrado and the skyline were the options I had in mind.

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コラードは1990年に発表された時に、そのデザインに一目惚れしました。
その当時は、Skyline GTと比較検討した結果、Skylineを購入しました。

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“I always wanted to buy a Corrado.” 1994 VW corrado 16V.
VW the first real sports.”
ずっとコラードが気になっており、程度の良い16Vが見つかったので7、8年前に購入しました。
しかし、今年、違う車を購入するために売却しました。(-_-#)
コラードは素晴らしい車です。(^^)/

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Before lowered

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DDJ: how about some modifications
Owner: that’s a good idea.
The only mod was to lower.
He still likes the Corrado a lot. Next time it will be yellow. There may not be any in Japan yet.
また、コラードを買うときは日本で発売されていない黄色のコラードが欲しいです。f(^^;
たぶん、日本にはありませんが・・・
Thank you