Full access from just $11/month
Mitsuoka, best known for those Jaguar Mk2 look-alikes based on Nissan Micras, was showing three examples of the new Orochi supercar here at the Tokyo Show.
The LF-Xh is a taster for the forthcoming successor for the current RX series of luxury SUVs that Lexus will reposition to compete with BMW's new X6, complete with more coupe-like looks and hybrid drivetrain.
The G4e was the most advanced of three new cars exhibited by Subaru at Tokyo, the others being the more conventional Exiga seven-seat wagon concept and the new Impreza WRX STi production car. The G4e is Subaru's latest testbed for an electrical vehicle with lithium-ion batteries packaged under the floor and a 200km range between charges, all clothed in a body similar in size to a Mercedes A-Class.
The ZT is Mitsubishi's showcase for its latest technology, including the new 2.2 diesel engine, S-AWC electronic 4WD vehicle dynamics control and other advanced safety features.
The NV200 concept shows a possible design direction for a future global Nissan van.
The new 2008 Honda Fit (Jazz in Europe) is a good example of how to update a car without losing the essential character that made it so successful first time around.
This is the third version of a new CR-X successor that Honda have shown lately and is much closer to production-ready in style than the Remix or Hybrid Sports concepts shown earlier.
The GT-R has long been an iconic car in Japan and its appeal has spread, largely as a result of starring in Sony's Playstation 'Gran Turismo' games and movies such as '2 Fast 2 Furious'.
CDN thought the Toyota i-Swing was one of the landmark vehicles of the 2005 Tokyo show so it's good to see other makers expand on this 1-person mobility idea that is uniquely suited to Japan.
The exterior of the Round Box concept follows the current Japanese trend for concept cars featuring a predominantly square base section, with wheels pushed to the extreme corners and a more rounded upper body and cabin.