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JDMs For Modification Fans Available In Singapore

Nissan Skyline

If you are familiar with Initial-D, drift culture, or car modifications, chances are you have encountered the term “JDM cars”.

Japanese Domestic Market cars, better known as JDMs, are a huge phenomenon that gained popularity since the late 1990s. Known for their stellar performance and extremely stylish modifications, these cars have taken the world by storm to be recognised as its own sub-genre.

While drifting on the streets is not exactly the most viable option when you live in Singapore, you can still live your dreams with these JDMs found in Singapore that are suited to be modified, available on UCARS.

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There is little doubt that the Mazda RX series never fails to produce head-turning and quality performance cars. The Mazda RX-8 is no exception.

Since its initial release in 2002, the Mazda RX-8 has won innumerable awards from international publications such as Car and Driver and Wheels, and was even named 2004 Singapore Car of the Year.

With ample space to fit four and well-padded original Recaro seats, you can be sure to get maximum driving pleasure without the compromise of comfort when you take the RX-8 out for a spin.

The RX-8’s simple yet sleek design gives you so much to work with, but be sure to take extra precaution handling the stock rotary engines by focusing on reliability to prolong the life of your car.


Of course, the Mitsubishi Lancer is a JDM familiar to all. The discontinued Lancer has made its mark as one of the most iconic JDMs globally, especially with the Lancer Evolution variant.

The Lancer’s rally-car engineering makes it an easily maneuverable vehicle and therefore a well-loved car to be tweaked and tuned to enhance its performance. Equipped with Nissan’s proprietary Active Yaw Control (AYC), drivers can get enhanced cornering performance, speed, and stability when handling the car on tracks.


The Nissan Skyline is a classic JDM recognised worldwide – from the Japanese car maker to its boxy shape, there is no doubt that the Skyline has the look, feel, and performance of a true JDM.

The most popular Skyline is definitely the tenth generation 1998 variant. Coinciding with the increased popularity of JDMs in the late 1990s, this Skyline was seen as one of the legendary drift cars of JDM culture.

With some power and suspension upgrades, you are sure to unlock the potential of this fuel efficient and sleek vehicle, available on our marketplace.


The Toyota Supra was created in 1978 to model after the Celica, but created a path for itself with a sportier look and performance, while retaining a smooth drive for when drivers want to go on a normal commute.

While the first four generations of Supra are no longer in production, the newest GR Supra comes with the signature turbo-charged inline 6-cylinder engine known to Supras. It also features a fresh new update in features to ensure safety on rally stages and tracks.

With the help of BMW, the newest Supra has a design that is reminiscent of a heavily modified JDM in the early 2000s, yet it gives users the ability to add to its design and performance according to their vision.

Looking for more JDMs or Japanese cars in Singapore? Have a look at the full selection of new and used cars on our marketplace catered to your every need.

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