About JAE


Since the 90's, it's the fun-filled, action-packed, all-jap, no crap, camping-in-tents, meeting-with-mates, live-bands-playing, It's-A-Knockout crazy, show-and-shine loving, Firework displaying, Club Wars challenging, 
Japanese Auto Extravaganza 2018. Bring. It. On

What brings us together is a love for Japanese cars, but we enjoy so much more at the JAE show! From a friendly quiz evening with friends, to the crazy cosplay competition, it's not just about the cars. Come along for the cars, but stay for the entertainment. It's all happening at JAE, with fireworks on Saturday night.

  • Over 50 Car Club stands, displaying the finest Japanese Cars from around the UK and Europe.
  • The legendary JAE 'It's a Knockout' competition, where car clubs battle it out to win incredible prizes from our sponsor, HKS Europe!
  • Spectacular Firework Display on Saturday Night
  • Live Music on stage on Saturday afternoon
  • Incredible deals and offers in the trade area
  • Fairground rides and attractions
  • The hugely popular Show-and-Shine competition, sponsored by Dodo Juice
  • Remote Control Drifting display from Midlands Drift Society, plus a chance to try it yourself!
  • Camping available for individuals and car clubs over the whole weekend!
  • Saturday Night Cosplay Competition
  • Famous Japanese-themed quiz, hosted by Masaya Yumeda from HKS, on Friday night. 



Banzai Baftas

Image and content used with kind permission of Banzai Magazine/Kelsey Media. 
We asked our clubs to send us some their favourite images from JAE 2017 that capture what happens at JAE. Here's a few of them...
Special thanks to Jane Dale at Jap Modified!
IMO JAE Peeps 
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To view official images from JAE 2017, please CLICK HERE to visit the website of David Glover Photography 
'JAE' and 'Japanese Auto Extravaganza' are trading names of Ichiban Events Ltd.