“Initial D” is a popular Japanese manga and anime series created by Shuichi Shigeno. The series revolves around the world of street racing, and the cars featured in it are a significant part of its appeal. The main character, Takumi Fujiwara, drives a Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno, which is a key focus of the series.
The Toyota AE86 is a rear-wheel-drive sports car produced in the 1980s. It has become an icon in the world of drifting and street racing due to its lightweight chassis and responsive handling. In “Initial D,” the AE86 is known for its tofu delivery runs on the treacherous Mount Akina (Akina, in the anime). Takumi Fujiwara’s skills behind the wheel of this car make him a legendary street racer.
Throughout the series, various other cars make appearances, and each has its own unique characteristics and modifications. Some notable cars featured in “Initial D” include the Nissan S13 and S14 Silvias, Mazda RX-7, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, and Subaru Impreza WRX, among others.
The cars in “Initial D” are meticulously depicted, and the series has had a significant influence on car culture and enthusiasts around the world. It has also contributed to the popularity of drift racing.