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2009 Tokyo Show: Is the Toyota FT-86 Concept a New Celica?

2009 Tokyo Show: Is the Toyota FT-86 Concept a New Celica?

It's been in the works for two years, and now the mythical replacement for the Toyota Corolla sports coupe is here. In concept form, it bows at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show as the Toyota FT-86 concept. The love child of a Subaru Impreza chassis, minus its all-wheel-drive system, and a Toyota body, the... read more

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2009 Tokyo Motor Show

Hyundai Latest To Pull Out Of 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers' Association (JAMA) has decided not to cancel this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, despite most of the world’s automakers pulling out... read more September 28, 2009 by  0

2005 Lexus LF-A Concept

Lexus LF-A: 550 HP, 218 MPH, Due This Year

The long-awaited Lexus LF-A supercar is heading toward production next year, according to a report from Britain's AutoExpress. The rumored 200-mph supercar has been in... read more May 27, 2009 by  0

Godzilla and friend

Tokyo Motor Show Scales Down. Way Down.

This whole Economic Downturn is starting to get on our nerves. The Detroit situation was bad enough, but now the crisis is affecting the Tokyo Motor show, and frankly, we... read more May 26, 2009 by  0

Tom Kennedy and his wife, Haideen Anderson, in Kennedy's Hippopotamobile

Link Love From The Car Connection: Leno Picks The Hits, Madoff Standoff Ends, And What Ho, Bring On The Dancing Girls

On the black list -- You know how when you go to the DMV, they have a list of naughty, no-no words for vanity plates? Well, Saudi Arabia has a similar list. At the top of it?... read more April 15, 2009 by  2

Mumbai bling

Link Love From The Car Connection: GMC Terrain Tweeted, Daimler Delivers, Plus Videos Of Hot Cabs And Cold Hearts

GMC Terrain in 140 characters -- Twitter has done something new: it's broken a press embargo. No one's supposed to know about the new GMC Terrain until April 5, but... read more March 25, 2009 by  0

2011 Suzuki Regina concept

GM, Chrysler Pull Out Of Tokyo Auto Show

"That's money better spent elsewhere," said GM's Rick Brown in Automotive News, referring to the $2 million price tag for GM's participation in the 2007 Tokyo Auto Show... read more January 14, 2009 by  1

Tokyo Motor Show 2009

Tokyo Auto Show Cancelled?

Organizers are considering pulling the plug on the 41st annual Tokyo Motor Show, which is currently slated for October 21 - November 8, 2009. According to the Japanese... read more January 13, 2009 by  0

2009 Toyota LF-A Roadster

2008 Lexus LF-A Roadster Concept

The Lexus supercar, the LF-A, is going topless. In one of the rare surprises to sneak past our auto show spies, has learned Toyota ’s luxury division... read more January 13, 2008 by  0

2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Concept

2007 Volkswagen Space Up! Blue Concept

Volkswagen’s Up! and Space Up! concepts have a triplet sibling — and the new Space Up! Blue concept, shown for the first time at theLos Angeles auto show, promises a... read more November 14, 2007 by  0

2007 Toyota iReal Concept

2007 Toyota iReal Concept

First came the i-Unit then the i-Swing, and at the Tokyo Motor Show Toyota unveiled its third-generation personal mobility machine. Called the iReal, it has three wheels, two... read more October 25, 2007 by  0

2007 Suzuki PIXY Concept

2007 Suzuki PIXY and SSC Concept

The Ministry of Economy and Trade is working with the auto industry in Japan on what’s called the next generation vehicle and fuel economy initiative, designed to make a... read more October 25, 2007 by  0

2007 Toyota Hi-CT Concept

2007 Toyota Hi-CT Concept

Car makers could dramatically simplify the dynamics of an urban runabout car if it’s never going to do more than 30 mph. It’s an interesting scenario, and one put forward... read more October 25, 2007 by  0

2007 Nissan Pivo 2 Concept

2007 Nissan Pivo 2 Concept

Two years after the debut of Nissan’s original Pivo concept — at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show — a second version has been unveiled. The first Pivo was something of a cult... read more October 25, 2007 by  0

2007 Toyota 1/X Concept

2007 Toyota 1/X Concept

by Ken Zino Toyota says the 1/X (say “one-Xth”) provides the same interior space of the Prius at only 926 pounds, or roughly one-third the weight of the world’s first... read more October 25, 2007 by  0

2007 Nissan Intima Concept

2007 Nissan Intima Concept

With its “modern living” theme, Nissan’s Intima appears to be the most production ready concept car in the automaker’s ’07 Tokyo Motor Show lineup. The concept’s... read more October 25, 2007 by  0


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