Tag Archives: 2009 Tokyo Motor Show

Tokyo 2009: Honda Skydeck Concept hints at next-generation FR-V or Odyssey

Honda’s new Skydeck Concept, which is being shown at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, hints at the Japanese automaker’s successor to the Honda FR-V in Europe. Production of the FR-V ended in August and at the time Honda said that it had no replacement planned. The Honda Skydeck Concept is a 6-seater hybrid MPV with […]

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Tokyo 2009: BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo long-wheel-base rolls in to Tokyo

At the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, Alpina unveiled its new 2009 B7 B-Turbo BMW 7-Series. Today, at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, Alpina introduced a new, long wheelbase version of the new Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo. A 4.4L V8 gives the BMW Alpina B7 Bi-Turbo a total of 507-hp with a peak torque of 516 lb-ft. It […]

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Tokyo 2009: Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV plug-in hybrid crossover gets 118 mpg

The Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV plug-in hybrid crossover has made its world debut at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. No word on whether Mitsubishi will ever make a production version of the car but we wouldn’t doubt it. Power comes from two electric-motors at the front and rear wheels and a 1.6L DOHC MIVEC gasoline engine which […]

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Tokyo 2009: Nissan Fuga… aka 2011 Infiniti M revealed in Tokyo

At the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan unveiled its new Fuga sedan, the JDM version of the 2011 Infiniti M. The 328-hp 2011 Infiniti M37 and the 400-hp 2011 Infiniti M56 will go on sale in the U.S. in spring 2010. Infiniti has already confirmed that it is working on a hybrid version of the Infiniti […]

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Tokyo 2009: Toyota FT-86 Concept Unveiled

The new Toyota FT-86 Concept has made its world debut at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show and we have all the live pictures for you to check out. Click here fore more news on the Toyota FT-86 Concept. Refresher: Inspired by the sporty 1980s Corolla AE86, the production version of the FT-86 is reported to […]

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Tokyo 2009: 2011 Lexus LFA in real-life

We’re still pretty high on the release of the 2011 Lexus LFA, so here are some live shots of the new Lexus supercar live from the show floor in Tokyo. To read more 2009 Tokyo Motor Show – follow the tag here. Click here to see our original post on the 2011 Lexus LFA. Refresher: […]

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Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept hints at future design language, first hybrid due out in 2012

Subaru has taken the covers off of its new Subaru Hybrid Tourer Concept. Owner Fuji Heavy Industries says that the concept hints at the future design language for the Subaru brand. Separately, Fuji said that Subaru will add its first hybrid vehicle in 2012 as a version of an exiting model in its lineup, reports […]

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2011 Lexus LFA minisite gets online configurator, LmFAo on passionate pink and lavender colors

Okay it may have been corny but we couldn’t help ourselves with the LmFAo joke in the title. Either way, Lexus has launched the LFA minisite and we’re happy to see an online configurator that gives us the chance to build the car according to our specifications. If you do decided to purchase the $375,000 […]

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Mazda looking at diesels for the United States

According to Mazda’s head of research and development, Seita Kanai, Mazda is studying diesel engines for the U.S. market. Kanai said that Mazda is currently testing diesel prototypes on U.S. soil but Mazda would need a minimum annual volume of 10,000 U.S. sales to make a profitable retail case, reports Automotive News. “As an engineer, ideally […]

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Honda CR-Z Hybrid coming to U.S. in 2010, production model to debut in Detroit

Honda has taken the wraps off its new CR-Z Concept at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show. The Japanese automaker confirmed that the CR-Z will be introduced to the North American market in the second half of 2010 as a sporty, 2-seat hybrid model. “The Honda CR-Z will expand our lineup of hybrid vehicles and reinforce […]

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