Here’s why you’ll find American-style lowriders roaming the streets of Japan

Prior to our internet-connected world, car culture was much more segmented. Toss a body of water as vast as the Pacific Ocean into the mix, and it’s safe to say that the sharing trends and ideas between different groups of enthusiasts was difficult at best. This, however, didn’t stop one man from successfully importing the Chicano lowrider tradition to his home country of Japan.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/02/28/how-lowriders-are-in-japan