Everyone looks to the leaders of their community for guidance, and the same goes for cars — especially with New Zealand's fascination with Japanese styling. So we’ve put together a quick quiz featuring some of the innovators, creators, drivers, and personalities of Japan, to see if you can put a face, and a name, to what they are famous for. How much do you know about the most famous people within Japan’s automotive culture? Good luck!

Jaden Martin

Growing up inhaling paint fumes and bog dust at his old man's panel shop, Jaden is a qualified word bender that has obtained a 'brofessional' diploma in car building from years of trial and error. He's currently trying to finish his creation of Australian-based debauchery crammed with Japanese- and Euro-inspired goodness. You'll find him writing for NZ Performance Car and producing content online.

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