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: Hyundai QarmaQ Crossover Concept, Again

If you'll remember from its original unveil at Geneva, this sporty little crossover coupe is the QarmaQ, Hyundai's concept designed to showcase environmentally progressive technologies, such as the Korean company's "Elastic Front." That's a pedestrian collision solution Hyundai hopes if implemented, can reduce the risk… » 10/25/07 7:30am 10/25/07 7:30am

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

Tokyo Motor Show: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X, Finally

After all of the teases, web reveals and even some tiny show in Sydney — we've finally had the chance to see the new Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X in person here at the Tokyo Auto Show and what can we say that hasn't already been said? Well, we'll add that we thought it was weird for Mitsu to choose the notoriously… » 10/24/07 12:15pm 10/24/07 12:15pm

Tokyo Motor Show: Day One Round-Up

In case you're wondering, it was a wild and wacky first day here at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show. Here's what you missed last night if you didn't stay up with us throughout our first day of coverage — or at least here's a round-up of what we thought were the top five stories:

1.) Godzilla is Back! Nissan revealed the new … » 10/24/07 10:45am 10/24/07 10:45am

Tokyo Motor Show: Volkswagen Space Up! Concept Car

Here in Tokyo, V-Dub's just revealed a new version of it's Up! concept car revealed last month during the Frankfurt Auto Show. Unlike the last one, a micro-car measuring a minuscule 3.45 meters, this one's giant. And by giant, we mean it's 3.68 meters long. Yes, yes, it's ginormous — exactly 23 centimeters longer than… » 10/23/07 11:30pm 10/23/07 11:30pm

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 10:41pm 10/23/07 10:41pm