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    Tokyo 2009: Toyota Prius claims Japan Car of the Year title

    Thirty years of the Japan Car of the Year - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For the past 30 years, Japan has declared a car of the year, an award given to newly released or redesigned vehicles released from November 1st of the previous year to October 1st of the current year. More than 60 ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Subaru Legacy B4 GT300 is pure JDM awesomeness

    Subaru Legacy B4 GT300 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our jaws literally dropped when we spotted this car in the Subaru booth here at the Tokyo Motor Show. The concoction of carbon fiber spoilers, wings and widened fenders seen here is the Legacy B4 GT300 racecar that is set to compete ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Cool As Ice: Japanese architect builds full-size transparent Lexus LFA

    Transparent Lexus LFA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Next to the Lexus LFA display at this week's Tokyo Motor Show is a separate room displaying brand-themed art. At first, we didn't bother going in, but we went back here on day two, and we're sure glad we did.Inside, we found this ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Caterham CSR 175 makes unexpected world debut

    Caterham CSR 175 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It would be tempting to call this year's Tokyo Motor Show an entirely domestic affair, but that's not entirely accurate, as a few smaller specialty automakers like Lotus and Alpina took advantage of a surplus of available square footage by ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Mazda RX-500 still awesome nearly 40 years later

    1970 Mazda RX-500 Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    One of the coolest concept cars here at the Tokyo Motor Show isn't even new. In fact, it's almost forty years old. Originally displayed at the Tokyo show in 1970, this Mazda RX-500 Concept features styling similar to the legendary ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Nissan Fuga appears more 'M'pressive

    2010 Nissan Fuga - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've always thought that Infiniti's current M35/M45 sedan deserved greater consideration from American consumers than it has typically received. With a strong VQ-series powerplant and entertaining rear-wheel drive handling, there has ...

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    Tokyo 2009: 2010 Toyota Sai hybrid looks suspiciously familiar

    2010 Toyota Sai - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota has rolled out its new Sai hybrid here at the Tokyo Motor Show, and if it looks familiar, that's because you've probably seen something very similar wearing "Lexus" and "HS250h" badges. The overall aesthetic of the Sai is very similar ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Suzusho Supasse-V strives to be a Le Mans racer for the road

    Suzusho Supasse-V - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The concept behind the Suzusho Supasse-V is a good one. Take a lightweight chassis, a Le Mans-inspired body, then stuff it with the turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-4 from the Mazdaspeed3 and a 6-speed transmission. How can that go wrong? ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Lexus reveals $375,000 LFA supercar...finally [w/VIDEO]

    2011 Lexus LFA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    var digg_url = ''; It seems like the Lexus LFA has been around forever. In reality, the first concept version was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in 2005, but ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Daihatsu to go little in a big way with Basket, Deca Deca, and others

    Daihatsu Basket Concept - Click above for image gallery
    There may be a bunch of conspicuously absent automakers missing from this month's Tokyo Motor Show, but the thing about the Japanese show is that a lot of the really neat stuff comes from the hometown guys, anyway. Take Daihatsu, for ...

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    Tokyo Preview: Honda Skydeck concept van achieves door Nirvana - scissors AND sliders

    2009 Honda Skydeck Concept - Click above for hi-res image gallery
    This is the Tokyo Motor Show-bound Honda Skydeck concept, a minivan that is, essentially, a perfect storm of non-standard-hinged door technology. Those doors lead to a passenger cabin featuring center-mounted floating seats that ...

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    Rumormill: Nissan to debut exclusive luxury-oriented GT-R SpecM in Tokyo?

    The development of an Infiniti version of the Nissan GT-R has been more on-again, off-again than couple on an NBC sitcom. But while the jury deliberates over that project, fresh rumors from Japan once again suggest that Nissan is planning to unveil a more luxury-oriented version of the existing ...

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    Rumormill: Production Lexus LF-A, Toyobaru coupe coming to Tokyo

    Lexus LF-A Concept - Click above for a high-res gallery
    With the D-3, Mercedes-Benz, Renault, Lamborghini and other automakers, pulling out of this year's Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota is rumored to have a big showing to capitalize on the lack of reveals this October. According to InsideLine's ...

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    Honda NSX to spearhead RWD model lineup

    Click above for a gallery of the Acura Advanced Sports Car concept.By most accounts, Honda originally planned to show off the next generation NSX to the seething throngs at last year's Tokyo Motor Show. But due to the less-than-positive reception the Advanced Sports Car concept garnered at the ...


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