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1974 Datsun 260Z

The first generation of the Nissan Z-Car was sold in the United States for the 1970 through 1978 model years, and it was a good-sized sales hit. These days, the value of a 240Z, 260Z, or 280Z in good shape can be quite high, but rough examples still show up in the nation's low-priced self-service wrecking yards. Here's one that I saw in Denver a few months back. Read more.

Junkyard Gems: 20 Greatest Japanese Wrecks

We've gathered 20 of the most interesting and noteworthy Japanese cars and trucks from our long-running Junkyard Gems series.