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Toyota is celebrating the 60th anniversary of its Crown sedan with an updated model for the Japanese Domestic Market, replete with updates inside, out, and under the hood.


Toyota has followed up on the reveal of the new Lexus LX 570 at Pebble Beach with the debut of its less glitzy counterpart in the form of the new Land Cruiser 200.


Honda has sold out all 8,600 units of the S660 roadster it will build this year in Japan. But despite its youthful orientation, some 80 percent of them were bought by customers over the age of 40.


Honda's Step WGN enters its fifth generation of transporting families around Japan, featuring a downsized turbo engine and an innovative split tailgate.


Honda is introducing a new Shuttle compact minivan to the Japanese Domestic Market, much smaller than the Odyssey we know but longer than a Fit/Jazz.


Subaru gives its Exiga seven-seat wagon a similar treatment to the Outback, but available exclusively in Japan, while we await a larger Tribeca replacement.


Toyota introduces an updated Auris hatchback for its domestic market in Japan, packing a new 1.2-liter turbocharged direct-injection engine that promises to optimize both output and efficiency.


Honda has revealed the production-spec S660 roadster, a spitting image of the concept revealed 16 months ago, ready to pick up the Beat's mantle and hit showrooms... but sadly only in Japan for the time being.


If you like the Scion FR-S but aren't a fan of its aggressively styled front end, you'd apparently be in good company in Japan, where Toyota is offering this re-snouted 86 Style Cb edition.


Don't expect to see many Siennas on the road in Japan. Back at home, Toyota sells the Alphard and Vellfire, and now it's launched revised versions of both.


Honda brings it's low-slung, Chinese-made Jade minivan/wagon back to the Japanese domestic market with a hybrid powertrain and six-seat configuration.


The Crown was Toyota's first export to the US, to Europe and to Africa, and this year the company's oldest nameplate marks its 60th anniversary.


After repeated recalls in the US, Honda is delaying the Japanese introduction of the sedan we know as the Acura RLX while it looks into potential glitches with the radar and hybrid systems.


When it comes to Toyotas, some models (like the Mark X sedan and Harrier crossover) never make it out of Japan. And for the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon, two of Toyota's domestic tuning divisions have made them even more enticing.


Suzuki rolls out a new retro kei car with the best fuel economy of any non-hybrid in the Japanese domestic market.


Honda may not compete with the likes of the expanding Fiat 500 and contracting Mini families in the North American or European markets, but back home in Japan it has a whole series of retro hatchbacks, grouped together as part of its N series. And now there is one more.


It's been 45 years since the release of the original Nissan Skyline GT-R, so to celebrate, the Japanese automaker has announced this special commemorative edition.


Subaru Tecnica International, better known by its initials, STI, has finally unveiled its work at tuning the Forester into a higher performance machine. Unfortunately while tweaks to the suspension and styling are plentiful, it's not clear how much acceleration is going to improve from just a few minor upgrades to the powertrain.


Sports cars don't come more bizarre than the ungainly Mitsuoka Orochi. We thought we were rid of the puckered-face, Toyota-powered Japanese oddity when Mitsuoka revealed the Final Edition earlier this year, but it seems the Orochi has a little more left to give of its awkwardness, as you can see from this latest Evangelion edition.


It's been eighteen years since we last saw the Legend nameplate in Acura showrooms here in the US, but in Japan it's still very much alive as Honda's flagship sedan. And now the Japanese automaker has revealed the latest generation.


A few months back we reported on a dealership owner in Japan who was petitioning Toyota to make a luxury van. The problem, he reasoned, was that he couldn't take as many friends, colleagues and clients around with him in his Lexus LS, and his Toyota Alphard van wasn't luxurious enough. Well, it seems like he wasn't alone, and Toyota has listened.

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