New Merch Available NOW


The first person to post a picture of themselves wearing one of the new club t-shirts and posts it as a comment in this thread on facebook will win a keyring.

Competition is open to all members worldwide.

There are only very small kick backs from selling merch via sites like REDBUBBLE, however any kick backs will be used in the following order:

1st, Running costs associated with maintaining the club

2nd, T-Shirts and Stickers for Club Volunteers

3rd, Saving towards buying sticker making equipment to enable some FREE stickers for members.

Any purchases you make will help to keep the club going and are therefore guilt free, so get buying!

Here is a link to all the designs available when you click on each design it takes you to a whole plethora of merch that’s available to buy with that design on.




Theres a discount code this month too 11foryou

First show of 2018…

So Mayday bank holiday has come and gone and a complete shocker it was sunny… really sunny… hottest on record sunny! As such the first thing that can be said about Japfest Silverstone was that the sunscreen was out in force and so by lunch time was the sunburn!


The club had a decent turn out for the first show of the year which is often plagued by being cold and overcast but lets see what was on offer at Britain’s home of motor racing for a Japanese box lover…

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Those ugly car league tables…

So The cube often pops up in the ugly car league tables, unjustly our readers would have it I think, but the winner is almost always the fiat multipla. In our final history of the cube article we see how bizarrely, like some common ancestor of Apes and Man (ok it took 9 years not 7 million but things happen faster since the industrial revolution!) the cube and multipla could be said to be distant cousins…

surely not

Surely not!?!?!

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Every great car needs a concept!

So we’ve taken a walk down memory lane looking at the history of the cube for our 20th year but we’re going to delve a little deeper now. This is the Nissan Chappo, the 2001 concept car launched at the geneva motor show and the ultimate vision of what the cube was intended to be!

2001_Nissan_Chappo_Concept_design-sketch_01In its artists impression form it is a blend of the Gen 2 and 3 with a square form more rounded at the corners than the Gen 2 but lets take a look at what the built car looked like…

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Cube design journey…. Part 1!

So, we drive them, we love them but did you know the Nissan cube turns 20 in 2018? We’ve got a few events line up where we’ll be having Birthday celebrations but we thought a little look back at how it all came about would be nice. A bit of a dig around the net and having been sent some Goodies by a club friend at Nissan has given us some gems of things to work with. Now lets take a look at how our quirky little boxes came about from these odd inspirational items and the odd number of people who have threatened to quit over not being taken seriously!


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The secret code of wheel fitment….

Once again there has been a common thread on the various club pages recently, that of wheel fitment on the various cubes. So in this article we will take a look at how to break down the code on the side of the wheel and the way this can be used to get a good fit for your new different diameter wheels.

So lets step into the shoes of Robert Langdon and crack the code….


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