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Japan Gets 5 BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition Coupes


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Out of a worldwide production of 23 units, Japan will get five examples of the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition Coupe, made to celebrate Marco Wittmann’s title win.

Toyota Unveils New Alphard and Vellfire Minivans in Japan


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Toyota today launched the redesigned Alphard and Vellfire minivans on the Japanese market, with the new models promising a roomy interior, a comfortable ride and “exceptional handling stability,” thanks to a newly developed double-wishbone suspension at the rear.

Toyota Delivers First Mirai Fuel Cell Vehicle to Japanese Prime Minister [w/Video]


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The first man to take delivery of the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle was Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. During a ceremony on January 15 in Tokyo, Toyota president Akio Toyoda delivered the first Mirai fuel cell sedan to the high-ranking state official.

Toyota Gets 1,500 Orders for the Mirai in Japan in One Month


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Toyota has announced that the Mirai fuel-cell sedan has racked up approximately 1,500 orders in Japan, a month after sales began on December 15, 2014.

New Subaru Levorg S Concept Edges Closer to STI Model


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We're suckers for quick station wagons here at Carscoops and Subaru's new Levorg S Concept that made its debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon today has our attention.

Toyota Brightens Up Crown Sedan for its 60th Anniversary


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It might be an unknown quantity in most parts of the world, but Toyota's Crown sedan series has been around for quite a long time – 60 years to be precise.

Subaru Warms Up Legacy B4 Blitzen Concept for Tokyo Auto Salon [w/Video]


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The new Legacy is one of the blandest-looking cars in its segment, which probably explains why Subaru is experimenting with its styling at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

Ken Okuyama Designs Two Special Edition Alfa Romeo Giuliettas


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Japanese designer Ken Okuyama has placed his name on a pair of Alfa Romeo Giulietta special editions made exclusively for Japan.

Subaru's XV Sport Concept Looking Good


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Now here's something a little bit more interesting from Subaru than the U.S. market limited-run XV Crosstrek Special Edition announced the other day.

Honda Jade Hybrid Six-Seater MPV Debuts in Japan


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For our China-based readers, the Honda Jade is not a new model: the automaker has been selling it there since 2013. The car debuted at the Shanghai Auto Show that year as the production version of the Concept S and subsequently went on sale as a China-only model.

Watch The Utterly Heroic R35 Nissan GT-R Drift Car Attack The Hakone Hillclimb!


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There is nothing more quintessential to Japanese tuner car culture than the touge run. In Motorhead magazine's latest video feature, Takada and his crew sent an invitation to an eclectic range of racing teams to gather at the amazing Mazda Turnpike of Japan's Hakone Mountain for a special hillclimb event.

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo X Spawns 473HP Final Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon


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As a Mitsubishi USA executive said in a report a month ago, Mitsubishi will say goodbye to the Lancer Evo X with a special edition model that will bring performance and styling upgrades. Scheduled to be unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon (January 9-11), the last model based on the Evolution X is called Final Concept and is based on the GSR variant.

This Suzuki Alto Turbo RS Concept is For Real


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Earlier today, we showed you a rendering for a sported-up version of the new Alto hatch, but as some of you pointed out, Suzuki just presented a real-life turbo'd concept of its kei-car.

Suzuki Unveils All-New Alto Kei Car in Japan, Averages 2.7 L/100 KM


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Suzuki has launched the all-new eighth-generation Alto kei car on the Japanese market. Based on a newly-developed platform, the new Alto is up to 60 kg (132 lbs) lighter and features the lowest fuel consumption among non-hybrid gasoline vehicles in Japan, according to Suzuki.

Honda Launches All-New N-BOX SLASH Kei Car in Japan


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Honda has unveiled the all-new N-BOX SLASH kei car in Japan, the fifth model of the N Series.

Honda Launches New Grace Hybrid Sedan Based on Fit in Japan [50 Photos]


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Honda today began sales of the all-new Jazz / Fit -based Grace Hybrid at dealerships across Japan. According to Honda, the compact sedan combines the handling and fuel economy of a compact vehicle with the spacious cabin of an upper-middle-class sedan.

Japanese Cops Get Diesel-Powered Mazda CX-5 Patrol Cars


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Mazda has released a new police car version of its current, pre-facelift CX-5 crossover, for the Hiroshima Prefectural Police who will use it for highway patrol purposes.

Tokyo’s Car and Motorcycle Culture Comes Alive at Night [4K Video]


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One of the world biggest cities, Tokyo transforms at night into a playground for speed freaks and car crazy people.

Nissan GT-R Gets 45th Anniversary Edition in Japan [w/Video]


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After the United States and Europe, the new Nissan GT-R has finally gone on sale in Japan as well, with the automaker also launching a limited edition model exclusively for its home market.

Subaru Releases 280PS Forester tS in Japan, Only 300 Will Be Made


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Subaru has unveiled the limited-edition Forester tS SUV in Japan and, as you can see, the car looks exactly like the Forester STI tS Concept revealed in September.