There’s no doubt that the 1990s was the era of the JDM tuner car. This pivotal decade for Japanese car culture arguably brought with it more of the most iconic performance offerings and modifying favourites than any other time in automotive history. In fact, many of these legendary cars come with a lasting legacy and remain popular right up to the present day.
But the real question is: what homegrown heroes were the very best cars that Japan had to offer in the 90s? That’s exactly what we’re here to answer with a slick selection of our all-time top picks.
Be warned though, if you’re looking for a JDM tuner car of your very own, you’d better get in there quick – the price of many Japanese modern classics seems to be going through the roof at the moment!
So, with that in mind, let’s get to it. In no particular order, here are the greatest JDM cars of the 1990s.
1. Nissan Skyline R34 GT-R
The 90s was truly the decade of the Skyline GT-R. In just 10 years, we saw three different models on sale, all going on to become the darlings of the tuning scene. And this is a pedestal that they sit firmly on to this day. In fact, a guide to the 90s JDM classics just wouldn’t be complete without a nod to the most…