The third-generation Mazda RX-7 is often held up as the most beautiful Japanese sports car ever made, certainly when discussing the late 90s golden era for fast Far Eastern metal. Eye of the beholder and all that but I’d go further – I think it’s one of the best-looking sports cars built by anyone, of any era.
Dan Trent: Could the FD RX‑7 be as beautiful as a 250 GTO or E‑Type?
Exposure to a Performance Car review of the Lamborghini Countach 5000QV at an impressionable age set Dan Trent on course for a life-long obsession with cars. Immersion in the world of used car temptation with a spell as editor of PistonHeads.com only sealed the deal, compulsive online tyre-kicking now a daily ritual. He’s still some way off that Countach though.