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Toyota Drops Spade Mini MPV from a Helicopter
Toyota Drops Spade Mini MPV from a Helicopter

11 Oct 2012, 08:27 UTC / The weirds and wonderful world of Japan offers endless opportunities for learning to the automotive enthusiast. For example, id you know that in 2004, Toyota launched a mini MPV with electric-powere...

 
Modellista Makes Gundam Toyota Auris <span>· Photo Gallery</span>
Modellista Makes Gundam Toyota Auris · Photo Gallery

7 Oct 2012, 07:24 UTC / What would be the best corporate branding to use on a tuning project targeting the brand new and quite controversial Toyota Auris hatchback? A famous brand of Russian vodka, an expensive brand of ci...

 
New 2013 Toyota Crown Leaked Photos
New 2013 Toyota Crown Leaked Photos

5 Oct 2012, 12:17 UTC / Here’s one amazing car that you probably never heard about. It’s the Toyota Crown, an amazing luxury vehicle that’s mainly built for the Japanese market. The Crown is the oldest se...

 
All-New 2014 Subaru Forester Leaked Photos and Specs
All-New 2014 Subaru Forester Leaked Photos and Specs

25 Sep 2012, 08:25 UTC / Subaru has been offering people the chance to own a dependable AWD crossover under the Forester name since 1997. The third generation arrived in Japan for the 2008 model year, launched on December 2...

 
2013 Toyota Mark X Facelift - Japan-Only
2013 Toyota Mark X Facelift - Japan-Only

28 Aug 2012, 09:53 UTC / Toyota has recently introduced the facelifted version of the Mark X, a vehicle that is only destined for the Japanese Domestic Market. The vehicle shows Lexus design influences, especially when we&r...

 
JDM Mitsubishi Mirage Launch Date and Price
JDM Mitsubishi Mirage Launch Date and Price

1 Aug 2012, 16:25 UTC / Mitsubishi Motors is working towards replacing the Colt, which has been with us for a while now, with the more affordable Mirage hatchback. The car is produced in Thailand, where it’s already ...

 
Toyota Launches Pixis Epoch in Japan
Toyota Launches Pixis Epoch in Japan

11 May 2012, 15:45 UTC / Kei cars are very appreciated in Japan, they are ideal with their small proportions and small engines for city driving and also exempt from paying for parking and thus many people will be happy to f...

 
Subaru Previews Future WRX Engine in JDM Legacy
Subaru Previews Future WRX Engine in JDM Legacy

10 May 2012, 08:16 UTC / Subarus officials have decided to launch the facelifted Legacy, in all its variants, on their home market of Japan. Aside from the improvements and modifications that the refreshed Legacy gets on al...

 
Honda JDM Spot Released
Honda JDM Spot Released

30 Apr 2012, 10:32 UTC / Honda has always bragged about the passion it includes in its recipe for building cars and the automotive producer has now released a new clip that brings this idea under the spotlights. The ad, ...

 
Honda CR-Z Label a Limited Edition Launched in Japan
Honda CR-Z Label a Limited Edition Launched in Japan

30 Jan 2012, 13:07 UTC / Honda has launched a new limited edition of the CR-Z, with the vehicle wearing the “Label a” designation and only being destined for the Japanese Domestic Market. The vehicle comes dress...

 
Toyota Unveils Sporty Prius G's in Japan
Toyota Unveils Sporty Prius G's in Japan

12 Dec 2011, 15:43 UTC / Toyota recently announced they would be bringing back the fun to their automotive brand, but we’d never have thought that they would start with something like a Prius, a tree-hugger bent on ma...

 
2012 Honda CR-V Unveiled in Japan
2012 Honda CR-V Unveiled in Japan

29 Nov 2011, 09:58 UTC / Yesterday, we Honda made an official announcement that the market launch of the fourth-generation CR-V will see a market launch in Japan on December 2nd, at the end of this week. We now have a full ...

 
Mazda Launches Special Editions for the Demio and Verisa
Mazda Launches Special Editions for the Demio and Verisa

28 Nov 2011, 16:27 UTC / Mazda has released two new special editions for the Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) version of the Mazda2, known as Demio and for the Verisa, a city crossover-ish model based on the previous generati...

 
JDM 2012 Subaru Impreza G4 Sedan and Sport Hatchback Leaked
JDM 2012 Subaru Impreza G4 Sedan and Sport Hatchback Leaked

27 Oct 2011, 07:40 UTC / Here’s a Japanese car that is built there but is only now being revealed for the local market, about six full month from the initial reveal in North America. It’s the new 2012 Subaru Imp...

 
1,000 hp Nissan GT-R Coming from BenSopra
1,000 hp Nissan GT-R Coming from BenSopra

24 Oct 2011, 18:46 UTC / The Nissan GT-R is a car that can fill the Internet alone, with one of its most important sides being the aftermarket-related one. Even though Nissan doesn’t want its supercar to be touched by...

 
Subaru New Impreza JDM Version Unveiling Set for October 30
Subaru New Impreza JDM Version Unveiling Set for October 30

21 Oct 2011, 20:49 UTC / Subaru is set to present the Japanese Domestic Market version of the new-generation Impreza online on November 30, ahead of the vehicle's public debut, which is scheduled to take place at the T...

 
Mazda MX-5 Gets Black Tuned Edition for Japan
Mazda MX-5 Gets Black Tuned Edition for Japan

3 Oct 2011, 13:48 UTC / The Mazda MX-5 is a car that holds many titles, including an unofficial one for being one of the cars with the most special editions in the world. So, what do you think Mazda has done for the MX-5 l...

 
BMW 528i 30th Anniversary Edition Unveiled in Japan
BMW 528i 30th Anniversary Edition Unveiled in Japan

27 Sep 2011, 14:13 UTC / BMW is celebrating its 30 years of presence on the Japanese market with a special edition model called the 528i 30th Anniversary Edition. The model has gone on sale today, with only 200 such 5-Serie...

 
Infiniti M to Be Sold as Mitsubishi Model from Summer 2012
Infiniti M to Be Sold as Mitsubishi Model from Summer 2012

22 Sep 2011, 14:55 UTC / When we tested the Infiniti M earlier this year, we couldn't quite say that we drove a Mitsubishi. However, if we had done the whole thing in Japan in... the future, thins would’ve been d...

 
Daihatsu Unveils Mira e:S Kei Car in Japan, Does 75 MPG
Daihatsu Unveils Mira e:S Kei Car in Japan, Does 75 MPG

21 Sep 2011, 14:40 UTC / Kei cars are big business in Japan, as they get around the really heavy local taxes and are cheaper to run. They even make little, tiny pickup trucks and minivans on these platforms, and Toyota&rsqu...