Most of the owners have a deep affection for JDM cars. I believe you are familiar with some of the most popular models in the JDMs circle. What makes these cars so “old” but so attractive is not only that they are well treated by their owners, but more importantly that they have classic and powerful hearts, the engines. Here we would like to introduce the top 5 most favorable JDM engines to you.
No.1 Toyota 2JZ-GTE
“JZ” refers to an in-line six-cylinder engine, including 1JZ and 2JZ. 2JZ-GTE, the most famous one of the Toyota JZ engine family, is an in-line six-cylinder twin-turbocharged engine whose official figure for the European and North American markets is 326HP. With the birth of 2JZ-GTE, Skyline GTR R34 with RB26DETT engine met a predatory competitor. Aristo with 2JZ-GTE was one of the fanciest car models of the last century, which was only provided in Japan.
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No.2 Toyota 4A-GE
Toyota company has been committed to the development of energy-efficient internal combustion engines since 1970. The engine code-named “A” represents Toyota’s in-line four-cylinder engine sequence, which has 8 generations from 1A to 8A. 4A-GE is the most famous engine among the A series. The reliability and tuning performance of the 4A-GE engine make it popular with fans and car modification factories. Even after decades, there are still parts manufacturers that provide accessories and modifications for 4A-GE.
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No.3 Nissan RB26DETT
The RB26DETT engine is a 2.6L inline-6 engine produced by Nissan, used in the 1989-2002 Nissan Skyline GT-R model. The engine is well known to fans and has become very popular for its power and potential, making it an improved friendly platform for tuners and aftermarket modifications. It can usually reach about 500HP after some modifications. Some of the most extreme modifications to the RB26 reached 1000HP, the highest in the world even reached 1638HP.
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No.4 Subaru EJ20
When it comes to the EJ20 series, most of you will say, EJ20T, EJ20X, EJ20G, and EJ20K, etc. 20 means 2.0L gasoline engine. All WRX models have been powered by the newer EJ20G engine since early 1992. Compared to the rocker arm used in the previous generation EJ20G, the cylinder head is equipped with a hydraulic lifter.
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No.5 Mitsubishi 4G63T
The 4G6 engine is the “superstar” product of Mitsubishi. The EVO models have been powered by 4G63 based engine from the 1st generation to the 9th generation. With a 2.0L displacement and a turbocharging system, the 4G63T engine becomes more powerful than the original version.
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