Skip to main content

tokyo2009

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Suzuki Alto Concept tries to be a cooler kei
    1256209200

    Suzuki Alto Concept -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Suzuki Alto concept is The Kei You Would Never Suspect: unassuming looks belie the fact that this is car Suzuki is going to use to reach a wider audience. The exterior – which, frankly, looks like a ton of other itty bitty ...

  • 0
    REPORT: Caterham pursuing electric sports cars?
    1256164860

    Caterham R500 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The same things that makes the cars from British boutique automaker Caterham sporty and fun to drive could also potentially make them excellent choices for alternative powertrains. There's plenty of available real estate under the hood, a ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Daihatsu Tanto Exe and Tanto Exe Custom are boxy and... custom boxy
    1256162340

    Daihatsu Tanto Exe and Tanto Exe Custom -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    A "tanto" is a short Japanese sword or dagger, which means the only thing it has in common with the Daihatsu Tanto Exe and Tanto Exe Custom is the descriptor "short" and the additional epithet, "light." Both the ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo LWB is longer, and therefore better
    1256154000

    Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo Long Wheelbase – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo long wheelbase revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show today doesn't add anything to the less well-endowed Alpina B7 we saw at Geneva except length, but isn't that enough? The double-turbo'd 4.4-liter ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Daihatsu e:S plays small ball
    1256147940

    Daihatsu e:S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Daihatsu didn't just bring out its big little guns, it had a couple of tiny guns there as well, such as this, the Volvo C30-esque e:S. Called "a new eco-car that reveals the future role of mini vehicles," it focuses earnestly on ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Cargo is bigger, o-kei!
    1256144400

    Mitsubishi i-MiEV Cargo concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You can make anything bigger and better if you just add a hump, and that's what Mitsubishi has done to its i-MiEV to create the i-MiEV Cargo. For those who find Ford's Transit Connect simply too monstrous and don't ...

  • 0
    Tickled pink over the Lexus LFA configurator
    1256142420

    Lexus LFA Configurator - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This appears to be the week of the Lexus LFA, with tons of new images (both live and press), videos, and details spilling out about Toyota's new supercar. While the car itself is on display at the Tokyo Motor Show, those who want to ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Suzusho Supasse-V strives to be a Le Mans racer for the road
    1256140680

    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? ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: What you missed this morning - Day 1
    1256140140

    Tokyo 2009: Lexus reveals $375,000 LFA supercar...finally [w/VIDEO] the production version of the LFA is finally here at the Tokyo Motor Show, and it is glorious. All of which makes it harder to stomach that the car shown here isn't expected to reach customer garages until early 2011...
    Tokyo ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: WRX STi Carbon gets a weave
    1256137260

    Subaru WRX STi Carbon -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Most people we talked with don't seem to understand the point of the Subaru WRX STi Carbon unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show – but it's a JDM-only car, and frankly, there are a lot of things that outsiders don't understand about ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Honda SkyDeck, is this the future of the Odyssey?
    1256134800

    Honda SkyDeck Concept - click above for high-res image gallery
    Unlike the CR-Z which is nothing more than a thinly veiled preview of an upcoming production model, the Honda Skydeck remains a pure design study at this point. While most automakers would provide a full list of specifications for a ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Daihatsu Basket concept looking for Little Green Riding Hood
    1256133600

    Daihatsu Basket -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're sure it wasn't meant this way, but standing beside the Daihatsu Basket concept, you do feel like you could throw things in it, pick the thing up by its t-top crossbar, and take it to a picnic. And carrying it that way would probably ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Honda EV-N concept combines future drive with retro style
    1256130060

    Honda EV-N concept - click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda's new CEO Takanobu Ito started off his tenure at the head of the company today by unveiling a new plug-in battery electric concept. The EV-N showcar hides its futuristic electron pumping powertrain in a decidedly retro bodystyle ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Subaru Hybrid Tourer concept previews Fuji Heavy's new design language
    1256128080

    Subaru Hybrid Tourer -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Subaru Hybrid Tourer is sharp-nosed and an all-out sharp piece of car. The car's flat floor hides two electric motors, one aft that powers the car in low-speed acceleration and assists with acceleration, and one up front connected ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Lexus reveals $375,000 LFA supercar...finally [w/VIDEO]
    1256105520

    2011 Lexus LFA - Click above for high-res image gallery
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Tokyo_2009_Lexus_reveals_375_000_LFA_supercar_finally'; 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 ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Honda CR-Z coming to America next fall with six-speed manual!
    1256104200

    Honda CR-Z concept 2009 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda fans of all sorts have cause to celebrate today with the reveal of the 2009 iteration of the CR-Z coupe. In typical Honda fashion, this CR-Z remains a concept in name and detail only. What you see here is essentially the ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Toyota unveils FT-86 Concept, keeps mum on details
    1256101920

    Toyota FT-86 Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We got a sneak peak of the FT-86 earlier this month, and now Toyota has just officially revealed its new 2+2 concept here at the Tokyo Motor Show. It's been a while since the Japanese automaker has offered anything resembling a sports ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Godzilla Refined - Nissan shows revised GT-R
    1256101440

    2010 Nissan GT-R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Without much fanfare (okay – zero fanfare), Nissan has rolled a tweaked version of its home-market GT-R onto the show floor here at the Tokyo Motor Show. While you're not likely to notice any exterior differences, JDM buyers ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Lotus Exige Stealth, complete with soft-touch paint
    1256098920

    Lotus Exige Stealth - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lotus has unveiled the latest special edition of its maximum performance, minimum everything else Exige today at the Tokyo Motor Show. We took a moment to check out the Exige Stealth (known as the Scura in Europe) on the show floor and ...

  • 0
    Tokyo 2009: Carlos Ghosn carves up the stage with the Nissan Land Glider concept
    1256096820

    Nissan Land Glider Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    At the Tokyo Motor Show this morning, Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn rolled silently onto the stage in the company's latest battery powered concept, the Land Glider. Like Volkswagen's One-Liter concep from the Frankfurt Motor Show, the ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle