Tokyo motor show 2015 preview


The Tokyo motor show opens its doors on 29 October and Autocar will be there to bring you the very latest news, analysis and pictures.

 

 

 

Traditonally, the Tokyo motor show is a stomping ground for radical concept cars and new designs, and already we’ve seen what the likes of Toyota, Nissan and Suzuki will be bringing for their home show. As usual, big-hitting manufacturers such as Audi, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen will also be in attendance, this being the first major public event for Volkswagen since its emissions scandal erupted in September.

 

Keep checking back to this page as we move closer to the show, as we’ll be updating it with new vehicles and images as we get them. In the meantime, here’s our list of what to expect at the Tokyo motor show. You can also read more Tokyo motor show news here.

 

 

Tokyo motor show 2015 – the key cars

Daihatsu D-Base – Ostensibly a concept, the D-Base previews one of Daihatsu’s next generation of kei cars: the new Mirai.

Honda FCV – A production-ready successor to the FCX arrives in Japan next year, and it’s already confirmed for the UK market.

Lexus LS – The next generation of Lexus’s luxury saloon could be launched in Tokyo to celebrate 25 years of sales, and could come with a V8 hybrid powertrain.

Mazda rotary concept – So far, Mazda has only confirmed it will showcase a new sports car concept in Tokyo, but Autocar understands the car could be a rotary-engined successor to the RX-8.

Mitsubishi eX – Officially described as showcasing Mitsubishi’s EV technology, the eX concept could preview a future all-electric version of the ASX.

Mitsubishi Emirai – Mitsubishi’s radical Emirai 3 xDas concept previews the firm’s plans for autonomous vehicle technology.

Nissan Teatro for Dayz – Nissan’s latest concept is designed to be a ‘clean canvas’ for digital sharing, and features a customisable digital interior.

Subaru Viziv Future Concept – This fourth outing for Subaru’s Viziv concept shows how autonomous tech could be applied to the firm’s road cars.

Subaru Impreza – The new Impreza is due to arrive next year, and ushers in a new standardised platform for Subaru – while also taking on a more conventional hatchback shape.

Suzuki Ignis – Production version of Suzuki’s iM-4 concept will go on sale in the UK, but might not take the Ignis name in this country.

Suzuki Mighty Deck – Described as a ‘fun-oriented minicar’, the Mighty Deck features a retractable soft-top roof and open rear deck.

Suzuki Air Triser – Suzuki says the Air Triser embodies “the concept of a private lounge” and offers three rows of seating in a compact MPV body.

Toyota Kikai – Back to basics concept is designed to show the beauty of machinery, hence why most of its internal parts are on display.

Toyota FCV Plus – Next-generation hydrogen car concept can be used to power local communities, and even generate electricity from external hydrogen supplies.

Toyota S-FR – S-FR concept previews a new entry-level sports car from Toyota which would sit underneath the current GT86.

Yamaha 4Wheeler – small sports car concept is said to have input from ace designer Gordon Murray – and use his innovative iStream production process.

 

 

 

Source: http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motor-shows-tokyo-motor-show/tokyo-motor-show-2015-preview

Author: Anna

October 20, 2015

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