Showing posts in the category of Japan

Mitsubishi Ending US Vehicle Production In November, Russian Crisis A Big Factor


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Mitsubishi announced that its US subsidiary will end production of the Outlander Sport at the Normal plant in Illinois at the end of November 2015.

Japanese Fans Of Dodge Vans Are Turning Them Into Racing Cars


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When you say one-make racing series, the vehicle that springs to mind is not a 1994 Dodge Van. But the Japanese have found meaning in racing such vehicles, which they now extensively modify with performance parts.

Nissan Reportedly Bringing Qashqai, Rogue Hybrid To The US


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Nissan’s recent announcement about building 100,000 more Rogues a year in Japan starting in 2016 is now followed by a report that says significant changes are planned for the Rogue lineup in North America.

Japan Gets This Cool Toyota 86 Yellow Limited Edition


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Toyota has announced the “Yellow Limited” special package for the 86 sports car, but unfortunately it is only available in Japan.

Dodge Challenger With Liberty Walk Kit And PUR Wheels Looks Out Of Its Element


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This is a Challenger Hellcat unlike any other - but that’s not necessarily a praise.

Nissan To Start Building New Rogue For North America In Japan As Well


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Nissan has announced that it will start producing the Rogue crossover (sold as the X-Trail in Japan and Europe) at its production subsidiary in Kyushu for export to North America.

All-New Toyota Sienta Compact Minivan Unveiled In Japan


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Toyota’s Japan-exclusive all-new Sienta minivan ditches the box-like shape of its predecessor for a sporty exterior design inspired by the shape of a trekking shoe.

British-Built Honda Civic Type R To Be Sold In Japan As Well


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In an interesting twist of fate, the all-new Honda Civic Type R, which is exclusively built in the UK, will be exported to the Japanese market as well. The announcement was made by new Honda Motor Company CEO, Takahiro Hachigo, in his inaugural speech.

This Is Not A Toy, It’s Toyota’s New Pixis Mega Kei Car [31 Photos]


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There’s something fascinating about kei cars, don’t you think? Just check out the Toyota Pixis Mega, a new model that looks just like a toy car (and has a name that reminds of one too).

Japan Gets New 2015 Subaru BRZ tS By STI


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The new STI-prepped Subaru BRZ tS comes with lots of goodies, but no power upgrade.

Gasoline-Powered Honda Grace Goes On Sale In Japan


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Following the hybrid version launched late last year, Honda has introduced the gasoline-powered Grace LX at dealerships across Japan.

Nissan Stagea R34 GT-R Wagon Will Make You The Coolest Kid On The Block


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You know what the best thing about this car is? It's listed for sale on eBay right here in the United States, and specifically, in Illinois.

This Japanese Lamborghini Aventador Is A Little Too Much To Handle


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Have you ever wanted to drive a disco ball, but couldn’t quite figure out how? Well, then…

Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid Launched in Japan [38 Photos]


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The Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid is the brand’s latest hybrid model, but it’s only available in Japan for the moment.

Facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Is More Efficient, Gets Increased Driving Range


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Mitsubishi has unveiled the facelifted Outlander in Japan in both regular and PHEV versions.

Camatte Hajime Is Toyota’s Latest Concept Car For Kids


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If you’re familiar with Toyota’s Camatte line of concepts you know that these are real size cars made to look like toys. Which is why all Camatte concepts released so far (Sora, Daichi, Takumi, 57s and 57s Sports) have debuted at previous editions of the Tokyo Toy Show.

Only 10 BMW 640i Coupe M Performance Editions Will Be Made For Japan


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Yes, it's another special edition BMW for Japan that comes only five days (!) after the previous one that was based on the 5-Series.

BMW Graces Japan With A Special Edition 5-Series Featuring Exclusive Color And Kit


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If it seems like BMW is releasing a special edition for Japan every couple of months, it's because it is. Just on top my head, during 2015, they've announced limited  edition versions of the M4, the 3-Series GT, the 3-Series sedan and probably a couple more we missed.

Mitsuoka Roadster Arrives In The UK With A £53,800 Starting Price


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Mitsuoka, Japan’s most exotic automaker, will debut in Europe in mid June 2015 with the Roadster, which will go on sale in the UK.

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Facelift Brochure Leaked Or Is It Fake?


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Our readers just notified us about a set of scanned pictures allegedly sourced from a leaked brochure for the facelifted 2016 or 2017MY Toyota Land Cruiser, but we're not so sure that they're real.