Tokyo Motor Show

Tokyo 1999: Trucks and Stuff
Tokyo 1999: Trucks and Stuff

Close to 300 manufacturers showcased their product offerings at the 33rd Tokyo Motor Show, with the theme of "Eye to the Future; Changing Vehicles for the Earth." While sedans and luxury-car models remain the mainstay of the Asian market, an increasing number of "crossover" versions took the...Read More»

Lexus LF-C2 Concept Convertible  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
1999 Tokyo Motor Show Part I

Tokyo’s Motor Show takes place at Makuhari Messe, a complex of warehouse-styled convention halls northeast of Tokyo. Every other year, the world’s major car players bring the best they’ve got – concepts and production vehicles sold in Japan – to the party out by Tokyo’s international...Read More»

Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
1999 Tokyo Motor Show, Part II

HONDA FCX A full-size fuel-cell vehicle, there’s plenty of room in the FCX since its very thin fuel cells are stored beneath the floor. The short hood gives the car a dramatic cab-forward stance; inside, the FCX has delicately shaped seats and a futuristic digital dashboard. HONDA SPOCKET From...Read More»

Lexus LF-C2 Concept Convertible  -  2014 Los Angeles Auto Show live photos
1999 Tokyo Motor Show, Part III

FORD 021C If you don’t get it, "then you’re probably not meant to," says Marc Newson, the celebrated Australian product designer who got a chance to design his first car for Ford’s Tokyo exhibit. Forget fancy electronics and futuristic powertrains, the in-your-face 021C is a back-to-basics...Read More»

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1999 Tokyo Motor Show: Final Word

The halls at Makuhari Messe are nearly as crowded as a Tokyo subway car this week, now that the doors have opened on Japan’s biennial auto show. The Tokyo Motor Show is one of the automotive world’s biggest events, with more than 1.5 million people expected to make the trek out to the suburban...Read More»

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept  -  2012 Geneva Motor Show
1999 Tokyo Motor Show Index

1999 Tokyo Motor Show by Marty Padgett (10/18/1999) 1999 Tokyo Show Photo Gallery I by Marty Padgett (10/20/1999) 1999 Tokyo Photo Gallery II by John Rettie (10/20/1999) 1999 Tokyo Photo Gallery III by TCC Team (10/20/1999) The 33rd Tokyo Motor Show - 1999 by TCC Team (10/20/1999)Read More»

1999 Lexus Sport Coupe concept
1999 Tokyo Motor Show: Big Japan

A Shinkansen bullet train whisks itself away from Tokyo’s sleek Ueno train station, bound for the farthest reaches of Japan’s major islands. It uses countless supercomputers and microcircuits to deliver its passengers comfortably and safely, in an environmentally conscious way, all while...Read More»

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