Some were unfortunate for some reason or another. And, there were some that have been lost in translation.
My childhood was dictated by a few well-known facts about the USA automotive market. One, I lived in California. This was a very convenient place for importers to start their operations first, as its ports were across the Pacific from Japan and the Republic of Korea. Also, the state’s market had a track record of customer acceptance of Japanese and Korean imports. Toyota and Nissan started in California and saw their fortunes grow there over time.
TweetHave you ever looked at a vehicle out on the road – or in a parking lot – and wondered "why would anyone own such a thing?" Sounds judgmental, right? It is…or, not. The big thing about the vehicles we drive is that we choose it for a reason. Maybe it's the interior space. Maybe, …
Perhaps it needs a mask. Nissan created a new preview site for their upcoming GT-R coupe as a play on the multitude of videos posted of their prototypes in action at the Nurburgring. Each one of these testers had a black mask obscuring the front end of each vehicle. Therefore, Nissan dubbed their preview site after the "black mask." This gives the upcoming supercar a bit of mystery before its official unveiling at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Show.