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Toyota GR 86 Gets Dressed in Limited Attire to Celebrate 10th Anniversary
Toyota GR 86 Gets Dressed in Limited Attire to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

26 Jul 2022, 08:02 UTC / Limited to the Japanese market, the Toyota GR 86 10th Anniversary Edition follows a similar recipe to the eponymous Subaru BRZ

 
This Is How Powerful the New 2023 Honda Civic Type R Probably Is in Japan
This Is How Powerful the New 2023 Honda Civic Type R Probably Is in Japan

26 Jul 2022, 07:23 UTC / An alleged leaked brochure reveals how much power the all-new 2023 Honda Civic Type R has on tap. Is it what you expected?

 
Subaru BRZ's 10th Anniversary Celebrated in Japan With New Limited Edition Model
Subaru BRZ's 10th Anniversary Celebrated in Japan With New Limited Edition Model

25 Jul 2022, 11:29 UTC / Limited to 200 copies, all of them destined for Japan, the Subaru BRZ 10th Anniversary Edition will officially launch later this week

 
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs
EHang's Air Taxi Flies Over Four Cities in Japan, Makes Multiple Breakthroughs

25 Jul 2022, 08:13 UTC / Chinese eVTOL developer EHang recently conducted a demo flight tour in four Japanese cities, with its EH216 eVTOL making several breakthroughs in the process

 
A Very Affordable Toyota Takes On a Limping Rolls-Royce, Both Get Slammed by a Maybach
A Very Affordable Toyota Takes On a Limping Rolls-Royce, Both Get Slammed by a Maybach

24 Jul 2022, 19:12 UTC / Japan challenges Europe and more Europe in a luxury V12 drag race. Its a battle of nostalgic proportions with a very predictable winner and a sore loser

 
Japanese Carmakers Face a Reckoning Moment As BYD Enters Their Home Market
Japanese Carmakers Face a Reckoning Moment As BYD Enters Their Home Market

24 Jul 2022, 09:51 UTC / Toyota and Honda are not yet convinced that EVs are the way forward, but with the Chinese carmaker BYD entering their home market, things should change quickly

 
Japan Welcomes 2023 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance First Edition
Japan Welcomes 2023 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Performance First Edition

21 Jul 2022, 14:11 UTC / Lexus has finally decided to make a few IS 500 sedans for their home market, starting with 500 units of the F Sport Performance First Edition

 
New Toyota GR Supra Matte White Edition Is Not That Special, Heads to Japan in 50 Copies
New Toyota GR Supra Matte White Edition Is Not That Special, Heads to Japan in 50 Copies

21 Jul 2022, 07:52 UTC / Looking identical to the A91-MT offered in 500 units in the United States, the new Toyota GR Supra Matte White Edition is limited to Japan

 
1997 Toyota Supra Looks Like a Gold Mine on Wheels, It's Probably Safer Than Bitcoin
1997 Toyota Supra Looks Like a Gold Mine on Wheels, It's Probably Safer Than Bitcoin

19 Jul 2022, 17:22 UTC / You can't go wrong with a pristine-looking twin-turbo Toyota Supra, even without a six-speed manual inside. But achieving that dream won't come cheap.

 
2023 Toyota Crown Pricing Announced, Here's How Much It Costs in Japan
2023 Toyota Crown Pricing Announced, Here's How Much It Costs in Japan

18 Jul 2022, 09:43 UTC / While the United States will get its all-new 2023 Toyota Crown early next year, the model is gearing up for launch in other markets

 
1,300-HP Japanese Drag Race Goes to Show That Not All Toyotas Are 100% Reliable
1,300-HP Japanese Drag Race Goes to Show That Not All Toyotas Are 100% Reliable

18 Jul 2022, 07:26 UTC / Two tuned Japanese cars are going head-to-head down the quarter-mile, but disaster strikes for one of them. Luckily, a third competitor was waiting by.

 
Japanese Shipping Giant to Pioneer an Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat
Japanese Shipping Giant to Pioneer an Ammonia-Fueled Tugboat

13 Jul 2022, 05:13 UTC / Ammonia is seen as a potential solution for green maritime transportation, and Japan is at the forefront of developing ammonia-fueled engines

 
Toyota Stops Taking Orders for the Land Cruiser and Lexus LX in Japan
Toyota Stops Taking Orders for the Land Cruiser and Lexus LX in Japan

7 Jul 2022, 17:52 UTC / The J300-series Land Cruiser and technically similar Lexus LX are both sold out in Japan. Neither brand could tell when the order banks will open again

 
Junkyard Hidden From Civilization Is Loaded With Japanese Cars, R34 Skyline Included
Junkyard Hidden From Civilization Is Loaded With Japanese Cars, R34 Skyline Included

5 Jul 2022, 14:26 UTC / Located somewhere in the mountains of Gifu, this mini junkyard includes quite a few race cars, a Porsche 911, and a pair of Mazda RX-7s

 
A Special Mission Cessna Citation Longitude Jet Will Inspect Japan’s Airways
A Special Mission Cessna Citation Longitude Jet Will Inspect Japan’s Airways

4 Jul 2022, 05:26 UTC / Textron delivered a special mission Cessna Citation Longitude jet to the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau, boasting top-of-the-line capabilities

 
Gone In 2.8 Seconds, Lamborghini Countach LPI 800–4 Arrives in Japan
Gone In 2.8 Seconds, Lamborghini Countach LPI 800–4 Arrives in Japan

23 Jun 2022, 13:40 UTC / Paying tribute to Lamborghini’s glorious heritage, LPI 800-4 is a reinterpretation of the original Countach into an exclusive and contemporary super sports car.

 
Hydrogen Can Become the New Aviation Fuel, As Mitsubishi and Hokkaido Want To Show
Hydrogen Can Become the New Aviation Fuel, As Mitsubishi and Hokkaido Want To Show

21 Jun 2022, 07:42 UTC / Studies to begin in the near future are set to determine whether hydrogen can be used as an aviation fuel, and how effective it is compared to other resources.

 
World's First "Balance Assist System" on E-Scooters Is Powered by Honda and Striemo
World's First "Balance Assist System" on E-Scooters Is Powered by Honda and Striemo

14 Jun 2022, 13:48 UTC / Built around the idea of safety for any road conditions, the innovative e-scooter gives the user the confidence that someone has his back

 
Airbus Kicks Off Another Collaboration for Hydrogen Aircraft Operations in Japan
Airbus Kicks Off Another Collaboration for Hydrogen Aircraft Operations in Japan

13 Jun 2022, 03:45 UTC / Japan wants to become one of the leaders of hydrogen-fueled aviation, with two major players working with Airbus on paving the way for that

 
Panasonic Considering Kansas or Oklahoma for Its 4680 Battery Cell Factory
Panasonic Considering Kansas or Oklahoma for Its 4680 Battery Cell Factory

6 Jun 2022, 09:30 UTC / Panasonic is reportedly considering positioning its EV battery cell factory in Kansas or in Oklahoma. The new facility would only make 4680 battery cells