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The 5 Fastest Japanese Sports Cars (by Top Speed)

The Nissan GT-R Track Edition can attain a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph).

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Over the years, Japanese car brands are known for their reliability and practicality. Of course, Japanese sports cars and high-performance sports cars have also won widespread praise.

The most well-known Japanese sports cars including Nissan GT-R, Acura NSX, Lexus RC F, Toyota 86, Toyota Supra, Subaru BRZ, Mazda MX-5, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Honda Civic Type R, and more.

What is the fastest Japanese sports car?

Nissan GT-R Track Edition is the fastest Japanese sports car, The Nissan GT-R Track Edition can attain a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph).

Here are the fastest 5 Japanese sports cars and their top speeds:


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII

Model: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII

Top Speed: 282 km/h (175 mph)
Year: 2003-2005
Engine: 2.0 L (1,997 cc) 4G63 Inline-four engine Turbocharged
Power: 280 PS (206 kW; 276 hp)

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII, also known as the Evo VIII, is a high-performance sports sedan produced by the Japanese automaker Mitsubishi from 2003 to 2005. The Evo VIII is part of the Evolution series, which began in 1992 and was designed for rally racing.

The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII is known for its impressive performance capabilities, and one of its key strengths is its high top speed. In fact, the Evo VIII is capable of reaching speeds of up to 282 km/h (175 mph), making it one of the fastest production cars of its time.

Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII sold in the United States is between US$11,000 and US$30,000.


Toyota Supra Turbo

Model: Toyota Supra Turbo

Top Speed: 285 km/h (177 mph)
Year: 1993-2002
Engine: Toyota 2JZ-GTE twin-turbocharged I6
Power: 280–330 PS (206–243 kW; 276–326 hp)

The Toyota Supra Turbo is a high-performance sports car that was produced by Toyota from 1993 to 2002. It is known for its powerful engine and impressive speed capabilities, with a top speed of 285 km/h (177 mph).

The Supra Turbo is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine that produces 320 horsepower and 315 lb-ft of torque. It is mated to a six-speed manual transmission and features rear-wheel drive. The car's advanced engineering and aerodynamic design help to optimize performance and handling, allowing it to reach high speeds with ease.


Acura NSX (2018)

Model: Acura NSX (2018)

Top Speed: 307 km/h (191 mph)
Year: 2018
Engine: 3,5 l V6
Power: 506 PS (372 kW; 500 hp) @ 6,500 rpm

The Acura NSX is a high-performance sports car that was introduced in 2018. It is known for its advanced engineering and impressive speed capabilities, with a top speed of 307 km/h (191 mph).

The NSX is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 500 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. It also features three electric motors that augment the engine's power output, bringing the total horsepower to 573. The car's advanced all-wheel-drive system helps to optimize performance and handling, allowing it to reach high speeds with ease.

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Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition

Model: Lexus LFA Nurburgring Edition

Top Speed: 326 km/h (203 mph)
Year: 2011–2012
Engine: 1LR-GUE 72° Even firing V10
Power: 560 PS (412 kW; 553 hp) at 8700 rpm

Lexus debuted the LFA Nürburgring Edition at the 2011 Geneva auto show, and while the LFA Nürburgring Edition didn't offer much more power than a regular LFA it featured enough mods to make it a serious track car. The regular version LFA set buyers back $375,000 originally, while the Nürburgring Edition cost an extra $70,000.

At one point, it was even the fastest production car around the race track whose name it bears. Its legacy continues to this day, with many praising its advanced engineering and impressive performance capabilities. The car's limited production run and exclusivity make it a collector's item for those who appreciate high-performance sports cars (with only 50 units).


Nissan GT-R Track Edition

Model: Nissan GT-R Track Edition

Top Speed: 333 km/h (207 mph)
Year: 2013-2014
Engine: 3.8 L twin-turbocharged VR38DETT V6
Power: 609 PS (448 kW; 601 hp )

The Nissan GT-R Track Edition is a highly specialized sports car that is designed for the racetrack. Its advanced engineering and impressive performance capabilities make it a favorite among automotive enthusiasts and a top choice for those who demand the best in performance and handling.

The GT-R Track Edition features a number of performance upgrades over the standard GT-R model. It has a stiffer suspension, larger front brake rotors, and a carbon fiber rear spoiler that provides additional downforce at high speeds. The car also features lightweight forged wheels wrapped in high-performance tires that provide exceptional grip on the track.

The German car magazine sport auto tested the top speed of the Nissan GT-R Track Edition, and achieved a top speed of 333 km/h (207 mph).

The Bottom Line

Even though sports cars can be many people's dream cars, Following your dreams is usually easier said than done.

When did you start driving your dream sports cars?

I wish you all the best and hope all your dreams come true ...

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