The 2009 Honda Odyssey is due for a refresh in the JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) and a teaser for it went up today on their Japanese website. The Japanese market Odyssey diverged from the US market version after the first iteration of the platform in 1995. This new Odyssey seems to go for a sleeker, more expressive look than the current edition with the D-panel glass getting some curvature and the fenders getting a bit of flair. And it's definitely purple. Very purple. No plans to sell it stateside, so you'll have to be content without the sleek tall wagon. [NihonCar]
It looks long because it's low like a sedan or a real wagon.
JDM and USM odysseys diverged in 1999, not 1995, that's the year they were introduced here.
Bring it on, it's a tall wagon, not a minivan and therefore deserving jalop good will. I'd replace my 95 ody in a heartbeat with a new one. I want nothing to do with a full sized minivan like the 99+ ody.