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Happy 2018 - Japanese Cars Turning 25

Sean Morris Posted on January 1, 2018

R33 GT-R Four Door Autech

R33 4 Door

Here is a partial list of JDM cars turning 25 years old in 2018.  At 25 years old a vehicle is exempt from NHTSA requirements.  At 21 years old in original configuration, a vehicle is EPA exempt. If you are in California or Hawaii, you have your own whole set of rules and regulations to deal with.

R33 GTS-t


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution I Sep 1992 = Sep 2017
Subaru WRX GC8A  Nov 1992 = Nov 2017
Toyota Supra MKIV - JZA80 - April 1993 = April 2018
Nissan Skyline R33 GTS and GTS-T - Aug 1993 = Aug 2018Nissan Silvia S14  Oct 1993 = Oct 2018

R33 production by month

R33 Production in 1993- from GT-R Registry. 

JDM Toyota Supra for sale by Toprank Importers

Toyota Supra MKIV JZA80. Legal to import starting April 2018. 

edit - we had the Supra date as the date of first sale, which was May 1993, but they were first produced in April 1993.

Supra changes JDM

California - http://www.importavehicle.info/2013/04/direct-import-vehicles-1975-or-newer.html

Subaru WRX

Subaru WRX GC8A




Buy USA Legal R32 Skylines at Importavehicle.com!
Buy-R.com for Nissan Skyline GT-R and GT-R parts.


R33 GT-R over 25 years old for sale in the USA

R34 GT-R legal for the US starting in 2024

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