Showing posts in the category of Japan

BMW i8 Celebration Edition Is A Protonic Red Special Only For Japan


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If you live outside the UK, BMW's standard plug-in hybrid i8 sports cars can be ordered in one of six paint schemes, none of which includes the color red, but in Japan, things are different - for a limited time.

BMW Japan Parties With M6 Celebration Edition


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As BMW continues celebrating its centenary, its Japanese division has just launched another special.

Honda Develops Autonomous Clarity FCV For G7 Summit


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Supporting the Japanese government's desire to see high-tech products at the Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Ise-Shima, held on May 26-27, Honda has lifted the veils off an autonomous development vehicle, based on the Clarity.

Japanese Don't Want Fully Autonomous Vehicles Testing On Their Roads


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Despite the Japanese government promoting self-driving cars' tech as a key to economic growth, full autonomous vehicles will not be tested on public roads in the Land of the Rising Sun.

New Subaru Levorg STI Sport Wagon Is Kind Of A Bummer


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The good news is that Subaru finally introduced the STI version of their Levorg wagon today; the bad news is that it’s not a true-blue STI we were expecting, but rather a wishy-washy shade of blue.

Mugen’s New Honda S660 RA Is A Nice Little Treat You Can Only Have In Japan


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Mugen, Japanese tuner of all things Honda, has crafted a special edition version of Honda’s fun-to-drive S660 roadster with mild cosmetic and chassis revisions.

Tokyo Police Gets These Cool Nissan 370Z Nismos [w/Video]


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If they had these cars back in the 1990s, the Midnight Club wouldn’t have happened.

Mitsubishi President Resigns Amid Fuel-Economy Scandal


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Taking responsibility for the mileage cheating scandal unfolding at Mitsubishi Motors, the brand's boss, Tetsuro Aikawa, will step down from his position.

Suzuki In Trouble Over Wrong Fuel Efficiency Tests In Japan


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Suzuki Motor announced today that they have been using wrong fuel efficiency and emission testing methods on 16 models currently being sold in Japan, though proper tests showed there wouldn't be a need to amend the data.

You'll Either Love Or Hate Wald's New Toyota Prius Tune


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Although the new Prius is, arguably, hard on the eye, Wald took advantage of the vehicle’s edgy lines and made it even more flamboyant.

Nissan CEO Says Restoring Mitsubishi's Credibility Will Be Challenging


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After purchasing a 34% controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan will now focus their efforts on rebuilding Mitsubishi's credibility without imposing management changes.

Ferrari's New GTC4Lusso Lands In Japan


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Marking its first presence in Japan, the Ferrari GTC4Lusso made its debut at a special event held in Tokyo between May 10 and 12.

Fuji Heavy Industries To Be Renamed As Subaru Corporation


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Subaru’s parent company board of directors announced the replacement of their Fuji Heavy Industries name with the Subaru Corporation, in effect from April 1, 2017.

Subaru Levorg STi Wagon Heading To Production


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Subaru is prepping a hot STi version of their Levorg wagon, with the announcement being made through a teaser video.

Official: Nissan Will Buy 34% Of Mitsubishi Motors


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Nissan officially announced today that it will acquire a controlling 34 per cent stake of Mitsubishi Motors for the price of $2,2 billion.

See What Hides Beneath The Streets Of Tokyo


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We’ve seen these exotic vehicles making a commotion with their strobe lights and flame spitting exhausts, but now it’s time to see where they hide when not used on Tokyo’s entertainment district at night.

Mitsubishi Motors' Top Executives Likely To Resign Over Mishandled Data


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The scandal involving the Japanese automaker's manipulation of fuel economy data is likely to cause both the company's CEO and COO to resign, according to Japanese media.

Mitsubishi Admits It Has Been Rigging Fuel Economy Tests Since 1991


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After seeing half of its market value gone since the first announcement, Mitsubishi formed a special committee to investigate the improper fuel economy testing procedure.

BMW 5-Series Baron Is Aimed At A "Real Gentleman"


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As a part of its centenary celebrations, BMW’s Japanese division rolled out a luxurious 5 Series that brings to mind the “Next 100 Years” 7-Series.

Wald’s 2016 Toyota Prius Is A Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing


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Development of Wald International’s ‘Sports Line’ tuning package for the fourth-gen Toyota Prius that we first heard back in February this year continues with the Japanese tuner releasing a new render and photos from the building stage.