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Showing posts with label Tokyo Auto Salon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tokyo Auto Salon. Show all posts

Sunday, January 15, 2023

All-New Civic Type R To Become Honda's Top-Tier Race Car By 2024

Honda announced that it will compete in the top-tier Super GT GT500 class with the Civic Type R-GT.

Toyota Swaps Out The AE86's 4A-GE Engine For An Electric Motor And Batteries

Toyota may be looking at conversion services for some of its classic cars as a way to keep them running as the world transitions to being carbon neutral.

Friday, January 13, 2023

Monday, January 2, 2023

The Subaru Levorg Sport # Is The Closest Thing We'll Get To A WRX STI Wagon

At the 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon, Subaru used the annual tuning show to present the Levorg (local market WRX Wagon) tweaked by their in-house tuner, STI. Known as the Levorg STI Sport, it featured handling enhancements led by the brand’s first use of electronically-controlled dampers. Three Tokyo Auto Salons later, Subaru is bringing a sharper version of their fast grocery-getter appropriately named the Levorg STI Sport Sharp (stylistically written as Levorg STI Sport #).

Sunday, January 1, 2023

2023 Subaru Crosstrek Boost Gear Embraces The Great Outdoors

Subaru continues to embrace its outdoorsy image with the Crosstrek Boost Gear Concept for the 2023 Tokyo Auto Salon. Based on the recently launched all-new Crosstrek, the Crosstrek Boost Gear Concept shows what a potential off-road-centric version of the compact crossover would be like.

Friday, January 14, 2022

Toyota Launches Limited Edition Two-Seater GRMN Yaris

Toyota is adding a higher performance version of its GR Yaris: the GRMN Yaris, and it was shown for the first time at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. Using lessons learned from motorsports competition, it features more power and improved handling over the GR Yaris.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Lexus And JAOS Team Up On Customized LX Meant For Off-Road Adventures

How’s this for a surprise? Instead of sprucing up the Toyota Land Cruiser 300, off-road specialist JAOS has decided to collaborate with Lexus instead to come up with a customized LX 600 in time for the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The Mitsubishi Vision Ralliart Is, Unsurprisingly, A Crossover

Mitsubishi has now uncovered their Vision Ralliart Concept, and prepare those sad trombone noises because it’s not an Evo revival that everyone thought. It’s a crossover.

Friday, January 7, 2022

Toyota To Show Off High-Performance GR GT3 Concept, Hardcore GR Yaris At 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon

Despite being known for more sensible cars, Toyota won’t be forgetting their aim of making “ever better cars.” To that end, they’re set to bring out two high-performance vehicles at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon.

Monday, December 27, 2021

Subaru To Show A High-Performance Future Without Its Boxer Engine

Subaru understands that one day, they’ll have to eventually give up on its famed horizontally-opposed (aka boxer) engine as the world moves to the electric era. The world’s first glimpse of that future is this: the STI E-RA Concept.

Will The 2023 Subaru WRX STI Look Something Like This?

After the all-new Subaru WRX was shown, there was some trepidation surrounding its design, and how that will translate to the top-dog WRX STI. Not due until the 2023 model year (it is expected to make its global debut sometime in 2022 though), the design direction could be previewed by this: the WRX STI Performance Concept.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The Nissan's Urvan Office Pod is Your Stylish Mobile Office

Nissan is proving the flexibility of its NV350 Urvan by coming up with one unique treatment after another. After showing it off as a zero emissions ambulance and as a “hotel on wheels,” the automaker has now come up with the coolest way to take “WFH” on the road.

Thursday, December 24, 2020

The 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon is Canceled

In what seemed like a last-minute move, the organizers of the Tokyo Auto Salon have decided to cancel its annual event.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Subaru and STI Come Up with Their Own "GT" Models in Japan

How’s this for a plot twist. Motor Image may have been the first one to come up with their own special GT Edition models like the Forester GT Edition and the Subaru XV GT Edition, but Subaru Corporation’s now doing the same.

The Honda Civic Cyber Night Japan Cruiser 2020 Re-imagines the EK9 Type R for the Modern Era

1990s nostalgia kicks into high gear over at Honda’s display at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2020. Reviving the classic Civic Type R EK9, Honda Access has given it a contemporary makeover and a badass name: Civic Cyber Night Japan Cruiser 2020.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Is the Recent PH Price Increase of the Honda Civic Type R Indicative That a Third Batch is Coming?

Ushering in 2020, Honda Cars Philippines upped the price of the Civic Type R. From P 2.980 million, the hot hatch’s price goes up P 200,000 to P 3.180 million. With the refreshed model debuting at the Tokyo Auto Salon, could this price be indicative that Honda is ready to bring yet another batch of Civic Type Rs into the country?

The 2020 Mazda CX-30's OE Body Kit Starts at P 160K in Japan

At this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon, Mazda has finally released the first OE body kit for its CX-30 crossover. Known collectively as the “Signature Style” package, it’s designed to enhance the Mazda design ethos while giving it a bit of personal flair.

Upcoming Subaru Levorg to Debut Electronic Dampers, Driver Mode Selector

The all-new, second-generation Levorg is inching closer to production as Subaru showcased a version massaged by in-house tuner STI at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Toyota Starts Own Heritage Parts Program with Supra

After Mazda and Nissan got into the re-manufacture of parts for heritage cars, Toyota is now going to do the same, and the first one to benefit from Gazoo Racing’s Heritage Parts Project? The A70 and A80 Supra.