Lexus has unveiled the production version of its LFA supercar, which is powered by a mid-front 4.8 liter V10 engine with 560 hp and is based on a hybrid CFRP/aluminum structure. First deliveries are scheduled for the end of 2010.
At the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show Japanese kit car maker Suzusho is presenting the Supasse V, a lightweight 2-seater coupé powered by a Mazda-derived 2.3 turbo engine delivering 270 hp. The design is inspired by British and Italian sportscars.
Unveiled by Toyota at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, the FT-EV II Concept is a study of an ultra-compact four-seater urban electric vehicle characterized by electric sliding doors, drive-by-wire technology and a retro-futuristic interior.
Nissan has unveiled the Land Glider Concept, an original personal city commuter characterized by the ability to lean in corners, combined with a 1+1 seating layout and a width of just 1.1 meters. The powertrain adopts two rear electric motors.
At the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show Toyota will present the FT-86 Concept, a lightweight four-seater coupé designed by Toyota Europe Design Development. It features compact dimensions and a naturally-aspirated 2.0 boxer gasoline engine.
The Honda EV-N Concept is an small four-seat eletric car inspired by the 1960's N360 micro car. Among the highlights are the replaceable seat fabrics, a solar panel roof and a communications system integrated in the front fascia.
Presented at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, the Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV is powered by a Plug-in Hybrid System that uses differential motorsand a gasoline engine/generator, and features a four-seat interior inspired by airplane cockpits.
Subaru has unveiled the first infromation on its Hybrid Tourer Concept, a design study of a premium four-seater car which combines advanced hybrid technology with an exterior characterized by single gull-wing doors and a spacious cabin with four...
At the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show Honda will unveil the Skydeck Concept, a six-seater hybrid MPV focused on interior space and comfort. The cabin features a minimalistic design and a center tunnel which integrates the battery and powertrain components.
Honda has presented the U3-X, an experimental ultra-compact one-wheel-drive personal mobility device which enables movements in all directions, thanks to an advanced balance control technology and the unique wheel structure.