Tokyo Motor Show: BMW Confirms New Model Based on CS Platform

Here at the Tokyo auto show, in between sips from metal cans of coffee bought at vending machines, we heard BMW bosses confirm a new model based on the platform introduced with the CS concept. That's the sport four-door prototype shown earlier this year in Shanghai. No details yet, though insiders say it could show up… »10/23/07 11:22pm10/23/07 11:22pm


Tokyo Motor Show: Audi A1 Metroproject Quattro Concept Car Revealed

Ben just snagged us some pictures of the live reveal of Audi's hybrid A1 Metroproject Quattro concept, just revealed here at the Tokyo Auto Show. If you'll remember from the press shots, the A1 concept was all about the dual-drive system — under the hood there's a 150 bhp 1.4-liter TFSI engine with power directed to… »10/23/07 10:41pm10/23/07 10:41pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Honda S2000 Type S Is The Honda S2000 Club Racer

We guess we'll be seeing the live reveal of the JDM Honda S2000 Type S in just a few short hours if these grainy press images are any indication. The Type S looks to be based on the Honda S2000 Club Racer which made its debut at the New York Motor Show earlier this year. In fact, by "based on" we really mean "the same… »10/23/07 4:30pm10/23/07 4:30pm

2009 NIssan GT-R Revealed On Japanese Television, Black Bra Still Snugly Attached

Although the lingerie is still snugly fitted to the front and rear end of the 2009 Nissan GT-R, Nissan-Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn wheeled it into a Japanese studio and out on the racetrack the other day to show off the hot sake sports-car to the TV-viewing public. We'll be seeing it revealed live ourselves in just one… »10/22/07 6:00pm10/22/07 6:00pm