Swoopy Human Powered Taxi Catches Attention, Advertises

Here's a fine idea, take the tried and true bicycle taxi and update it with such luxurious amenities as a roof, brake lights, and... what's this? GPS?! Once you've made those upgrades, give it snazzy bodywork with some nice flat adspace and pump up your profit margin! It almost made us want to be slowly chauffeured… » 10/25/07 3:15pm 10/25/07 3:15pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Eco-D Concept Dump Truck

Well, that's not a headline you get to write every day. Our youths of digging holes to China and racing Tonka Trucks with a little brother in the dump bed have instilled a quiet respect for the rugged and purpose built nature of dump trucks. We could never have imagined one looking so hot. Unfortunately, the presser is … » 10/25/07 1:15pm 10/25/07 1:15pm

Down on the Street... in Tokyo: Citroen DS21

Following hot on the heels of yesterdays all French PCH and ranking high on the list of things we would never expect to see here in Tokyo, this Citroen DS21 rocked our world while strolling through Ginza today. Extemely mint seems to be the only way old cars are maintained in the land of the rising sun, because this… » 10/25/07 12:15pm 10/25/07 12:15pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Fuel Cell Powered Suzuki Crosscage Revealed

There you have it folks, proof that if you lock engineers in a room with a bag of LSD, it's possible for amazing things to happen. Somehow the magicians at Suzuki managed to cram an entire fuel cell system into the skeletal frame of the Suzuki Crosscage. It is a bit on the awkward-looking side. But it's the tech rather … » 10/24/07 1:00pm 10/24/07 1:00pm

Down on the Street...in Tokyo: Mitsuoka Galue-ii

A combination of childlike curiosity and jet laggy sleeplessness pressed the more adventurous of us out into Tokyo's streets at 3:30AM for random exploration goodness. After wondering the winding and narrow roads, and being propositioned for many a "special massage" in Roppongi, I noticed this gem in Higashi, a Mitsuoka… » 10/22/07 3:30pm 10/22/07 3:30pm

Honda CB1100F Concept - Bringing Sexy Back

We'd like to welcome the return of the big standards. It seems that the drought of standard bikes in favor of rockets is finally ending. Honda dipped its toe in with GB550 a decade ago, then Triumph, er... triumphantly returned to the market with the remade Bonnies; now that Ducati is donning the mantel all hell is… » 10/22/07 2:12pm 10/22/07 2:12pm