Japan is a nation known for many wonderful things: sushi, advanced technology, fashion, engineering, and automotive manufacturing, just to name a few. Over its many decades of vehicle production, the world has been introduced to some truly incredible supercars. The term “supercar” has certainly evolved over the years, and while it has never been encapsulated within specific performance parameters, the honor is generally reserved for vehicles that push the envelope of engineering and velocity.
Global manufacturers were well aware of Japan’s potential to design and develop capable vehicles before the 1990s, but right around the turn of the decade, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Mazda, and Toyota opened the floodgates of high performance cars and haven’t stopped since.
Here are 10 of the best Japanese supercars past, present, and future.