The 1990s saw to emergence of a new trend in Japan which led to many young male drivers’ desire to customize older Nissans, Subaru and Hondas with different assorted parts like cat-back exhaust systems, body kits, and cold-air intakes. This became popular in the US after the release of the ‘Fast and Furious’ movie.
Originally, tuners were mostly Japanese customized cars but this changed with time to include other cars like Dodge Neons, Hyundai Tiburons, and Chevy Cavaliers. Around 2008, there seemed to be a recession in the tuner industry but not all was entirely lost. Today, the general automobile industry and tuning are enjoying an enthusiastic resurgence.
Here is a list of the top 10 best Japanese tuner cars in the last 15 years, from 2000 to 2015