table of contents
●What is "Initial D"?
●List of car models and driving characters appearing in "Initial D"
● Feel the youth of the 1990s by driving the car that appeared in the initial D!
A legend in racing comics!
"Initial D" is a racing manga serialized in the Japanese manga magazine "Weekly Young Magazine" from 1995 to 2013. It takes the mountain road in Kita Kanto, Gunma Prefecture, Japan as the stage. "Racing Enthusiasts" competition, you can know the world of racing through the story. In the manga, the tail-flicking syllables are combined with the forceful pictures, and the car is also depicted in detail. In these extreme competitions, the characters also have many famous sayings. People who are not familiar with cars can also enjoy this manga.
Takumi Fujiwara ｜ Toyota Corolla Sprinter Trueno AE86 type
The protagonist of Initial D, Fujiwara Takumi, is the "Toyota Corolla Sprinter Trueno AE86 Type" (common name: 86), which is an FR sports coupe released in 1983. The era in the comics is set in the 1990s, when the 86 was called an "old, slow, and inconspicuous car". At that time, Tuohai helped the family to deliver tofu, and at the same time cultivated Tuohai's innate driving intuition and skills for mountain roads. Repeatedly won the game.
Many people know that the 86 is an easy-to-tune car. In fact, in the comics, Takumi's father, Wentai, made many adjustments to the 86's engine and tires, and gradually strengthened the 86. Under the influence of the initial D, the popularity of 86 has skyrocketed again. Now it is still high in the used car market, and the transaction volume is only a few double digits. There is almost no action in the market. The normal value of 86 is lower than 1 million yen. The car is already 30 years old, and it must be refurbished, and the cost must be higher than the price of the car itself.
Koichiro Iketani ｜ Nissan Silvia S13 type
Koichiro Iketani is a senior at the gas station of the Takukai part-time job site, and also the captain of the speeding team "Akiname SpeedStar", which is mainly based on Akiyama. The "Nissan Silvia S13" he drives can be tail-drifting and go on a date. At 80 From the late 1990s to the early 1990s, the FR sports coupe was captured by young people. Although Silvia is famous for going on a date, in the work, there is an ironic invitation from Ikegu senior to a beautiful woman, and it is a bridge that drives away without self-confidence. , and the sad episode of being late for being stuck in a traffic jam is impressive.
Although the S13 is not as good as the 86, it is also a popular sports coupe. The price is definitely not low in the second-hand market. The mileage of 10-20km is about 1 million yen, and the price below 10km is almost 2 million yen or more. One of the characteristics at that time, Many car owners who sell cars will add aerodynamic kits to the front and rear bumpers and side skirts before putting them on the shelves.
Kenji｜Nissan 180SX RPS13 (mid-stage)
One of the members of "Akiname SpeedStar", the "Nissan 180SX RPS13" driven by Kenji Iketani's senior's colleague, is a sister car with the same design as the Silvia S13 except for the exterior. The concept of "180" is "One" Although his active performance is not often seen in Eighty" products, the two driving Silvia and 180SX silently watched Takumi who was driving the 86 to race, which further emphasized the greatness of Takumi's manipulation of the 86.
The 180SX RPS13 driven by Kenji is a mid-term model. It is divided into front, middle and late 180SX. The mid-term model is often seen in the second-hand car market. About 2 million yen, and most of them are sold in the condition of complete aerodynamic kits.
Ryosuke Takahashi ｜ Mazda Savanna RX-4 FC3S type
Ryosuke Takahashi is Takumi's biggest rival and best coach. The car he drives is "Mazda Savanna RX-7 FC3S", commonly known as "FC", which is the second generation of RX7. The engine adopts the same 13B rotary engine mounted on Mazda Luce and Cosmo, which has a high performance of 215 horsepower, but the rear of the car is also easy to runaway and difficult to control.
The white FC driven by Ryosuke is the "∞ III" type limited color "Crystal White" in 1989. Due to the influence of the initial D, it is also very popular in the used car market. It is also expensive because of its rarity. If you want white FC, there is also a lot of circulation in the second-hand market, and the average price is about 1 million yen, so it is not difficult to buy.
Keisuke Takahashi｜Mazda Ẽfini RX-7 FD3S
"Mazda Ẽfini RX-7 FD3S" was Takumi's first rival car, and was later driven by Takumi's partner, Ryosuke's younger brother Keisuke Takahashi. This car is the third generation of FC and is called "FD" ", delete the brand name "Savanna" during the FC period, and the sales channel at that time helped him add the word "Ẽfini". The engine is the "13B-REW type" which is more powerful than the FC. The maximum horsepower of the first stage type 1 driven by Keisuke can reach 255 horsepower.
The circulation of FD in the second-hand market is only two digits, which is not too much, especially the type 1 limited color "Competition Yellow Mica" is almost invisible. The average price is about 1.5 million yen, and the mileage is mostly more than 10km.
Zhongli Yi｜Nissan Skyline GT-R BNR32
"Myogi Night Kids" based on Mt. Mt. Myogi on the Gunma Line, the car driven by its captain Nakari Takeshi is "Nissan Skyline GT-R BNR32 (common name: R32)", which is the top model "V" added in the last stage. -Spec II". The normal driving is FR drive. When accelerating and cornering, the detector will detect the increase in the weight of the rear wheels, and convert it into a 4WD "Attesa-E-TS" that transmits driving force to the front wheels, coupled with a 2.6L inline six-cylinder twin-turbo The high performance of the engine "RB26DETT" has the performance of "absolutely not going off track" when cornering.
There are about 100 second-hand R32 vehicles in circulation. It is not difficult to buy, but the market price is expensive. The cheapest one starts at 2 million yen. Most of them are mainly 3 million to 4 million yen. Japanese yen.
Shingo Shoji ｜ Honda Civic EG6
Zhuang Sishengo once pushed Takumi to a dead end with a tape death race, and he is also a radical member of "Miaoyi Night Kids". It is driving the "Honda Civic EG6", the fifth-generation Civic known as "Sport Civic". It is a model before the Type R debut. It is a small sports car with FF drive and NA engine. It is characterized by a good price and excellent running performance. It also has extensive support in reality.
Shengo's EG6 is the top model "SiR-II" with complete safety equipment. In order to participate in the extremely dangerous tape death race, he pays great attention to the prevention of accidents. There are only about 30 second-hand cars in circulation of the EG6, and most of them are "SiR-II", and they can be purchased at an average price of about 800,000 yen.
Mako Sato ｜ Sileighty
Sato Mako, the "Shock Blue" driver who dominates Usui Bingya, the car she drives is "Sileighty", this is not the name of the car, but the front part of the Silvia S13 is fitted with a modified car of 180SX, to talk about why It is necessary to make two cars into one car, because when the front parts of the 180SX are damaged, the S13 parts, which are also monocoques, are cheaper. This method is also nicknamed "poor man tuning", although it looks like It's the face of the S13, but the performance is still the same as the 180SX.
Kyouichi Sudo ｜ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III
The "Iroha Emperor" based on the Iroha Mountain Road in Tochigi Prefecture, its captain Sudou Kyiichi drives the "Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution III (commonly known as: Evo3)", this car is equipped with a 2.0L inline four-cylinder turbo engine "4G63" A high-performance 4WD touring car, the Mitsubishi Galant is powered by a 4G63 engine. It has won brilliant results in the WRC World Rally Championship, and then passed it on to the Evo3.
Evo3's lightweight body creates excellent cornering performance, and many characters use this feature to perform gorgeous tail flicks. Among them, Jingyi is particularly good at gripping running, and Takukai loses for the first time. The average market price of Evo3 used cars is about 1.2 million yen, but the number of first-generation (EvoI~III) vehicles in circulation is only 10, which is quite difficult to buy.
Kiyoji Iwaki ｜ Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4
The team "Iroha Emperor" has the theoretical Kyoichi, and the completely opposite impulsive Kiyoji Iwajo, who is driving the "Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 4", the first of the second generation Lancer Evolution. The engine equipped with the Evo3 is the same as the "4G63", but it has achieved improvements such as adjustment of the configuration direction and lightweight materials that the Evo3 cannot achieve, and the horsepower performance is even better.
The AYC active rudder angle controller is adopted to improve the cornering performance by changing the driving force transmitted to the left and right rear wheels, making it better than the Evo3 in corners. Compared with the first generation including the Evo3, the second generation has a slightly more 70 second-hand vehicles in circulation, and an average of 1.2 million yen can buy the Evo4.
Akiyama Shibuya｜Toyota Corolla Levin AE86
Saitama driver Akiyama Shibuya was also an opportunity for Takumi to develop his interest in car body structure. The car he drove was the "Toyota Corolla Levin AE86", which is a sister car with a similar appearance to Takumi's Sprinter Trueno. The Trueno's headlights use a jump light design, but the Levin is a fixed headlight, otherwise the design is the same. The famous battle between the two driving the 86 on the dangerous Shomaruyama Road with poor visibility, narrow and dangerous is not to be missed.
Xiaobaihai｜Toyota MR-2 SW20
The "Toyota MR-2 SW20" driven by the downhill expert Xiaobai Hai of Iroha Mountain Road in Tochigi Prefecture, the car name is "Midship Runabout 2Seater" (light mid-engine two-seater), is the second generation model of the MR-2, with The unique sports performance and excellent weight distribution of the mid-engine, especially on low-speed sections with many waves on the Iroha Mountain Road, can exert its excellent capabilities. In the work, with the specifications of MR-2 and Xiaobai's left-foot brake control technology, Takumi once pushed Takumi to a desperate situation with "a new running method that breaks the tradition".
Toru Suetsugu｜ Mazda (Eunos) Roadster NA6CE (
After Team D's plan started, Takumi's first enemy was Toru Sueji. He was driving the "Eunos Roadster". Eunos was the car brand owned by Mazda from 1989 to 1996. This model is also the first generation NA. Roadster (nickname: MX-5 Miata). In the work, I saw Takukai's superb gutter cover running for the last time, but after imitating it, it overturned because of the Roadster's light body. The Eunos Roadster (MX-5 Miata) has about 200 second-hand vehicles in circulation, including earlier models, and the average price is about 800,000 yen, making it a fairly easy car to buy.
Daiki Ninomiya ｜ Honda Civic Type-R EK9
Daiki Ninomiya, the ace of the special training classroom "East Hall", drove the "Honda Civic Type-R EK9", which was released in August 1997. This model is the successor to the sixth-generation Civic SiR version, and it is also the first The next Civic Type-R is a model with three characteristics of light weight, high performance and low price. It is as popular as the Civic EG6. The number of second-hand Civic Type-R EK9s in circulation is only less than 50. Most of the used cars in the second-hand market are cars whose wheels have been changed and the height of the car has been adjusted. The average price is about 1.5 million yen.
Smile Tiger Sakai｜Honda Integra Type-R Spec96 (early type)
The smiling tiger Sakai is also a driver from Todojuku. When he concentrates, his face becomes like a smile, hence the name. The first-generation Honda Integra Type-R he drives is the "Spartan model" of the third-generation Integra. , was launched in October 1995. The second-generation Integra is famous for being loved by the Japanese emperor today, but in the common people's driver world, it is also widely supported because it is a "Type-R model that can seat four people".
Toshiya Shiroshima ｜ Honda S2000 AP1 (early model)
Shiroshima Jun is also affiliated with the Ibaraki team "Purple Shadow". As the hand of God, it drives a two-seater convertible sports car released to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of Honda Technology. The S series is Honda's 1963 to 1970. The FR two-seater convertible sold, the S2000 is an S-series model that debuted 29 years after the S800. At the same time, it is worth noting that it is not a car that everyone can drive, even the well-known racer Keiichi Tsuchiya. Said "this is a car born for time trials".
Yoshino Hoshino｜Nissan Skyline GT-R BNR34
Compared to Shirojima, the experienced hand of God, Yoshizo Hoshino drove the last generation of the Skyline GT-R "Nissan Skyline GT-R BNR34". The final special car "V･spec2 Nur" appeared in the work. The Nur in the car name is derived from the GT-R that was tested on the Nürburgring in Germany in the past. In the race with Keisuke, he gained an advantage with his gorgeous overtaking skills at the turnaround point, and is a character with a vivid memory. There are only about 50 R34s in circulation in the second-hand market, and the price is even higher than that of the R32. The cheap ones cost 5 million yen, and occasionally the expensive ones even exceed 10 million yen.
Bunta Fujiwara ｜ Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version V
The father of the protagonist Takukai was a legendary driver in the past. After he handed over the 86 he originally held to Takukai, the car he drove was "Subaru Impreza WRX STi Version V" (two-door version), the first generation at the beginning. The GC-series Impreza WRX was a rally car, and was later tuned by the STi to become the Impreza WRX STi. This model is most suitable for Wen Tai, who used to be a rally driver in the past. During the test drive of the Impreza, Takuhai was left behind. It can only be said that "if there is a father, there must be a son." The second-hand market of the first-generation GC8 Impreza WRX STi Version is only about 70 units. Compared with the Version V driven by Wentai, it appears more often, and the average price is about 1.2 million yen.
Although it is impossible to introduce every car model that appears in Initial D in this article, no matter which one is an excellent sports car that represents the brilliant 90s, Initial D is a work that can enjoy the story even if you are not familiar with cars. Characters and cars are protagonists, so please read it if you are interested.
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