Nissan has rolled out the funky, high-tech Teatro for Dayz concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Designed to engage younger potential drivers that Nissan frames as "share natives," the car is packed with unlikely technologies like exterior LED displays and an interactive interior display system. This concept invites young drivers and passengers to mold their own in-vehicle experiences and share them with the ones they care about.
The Tokyo Motor Show became the location of Mitsubishi’s latest unveiling, a new vehicle called the eX Concept. It hits two targets with one reveal, giving the Japanese automaker a proposed entry into the fast-growing compact crossover market and a new showcase of Mitsubishi’s future powertrains and technology credibility as an electric vehicle concept.
Subaru has unveiled its new Impreza 5-Door Concept. Focussing on the design features of the next-generation Impreza, rather than the drive-train or tech, it has a compact, streamlined and sculptural look aimed at reinforcing the Impreza's sporty reputation.
Lexus has unveiled its new LF-FC concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. The concept provides an indication of the design and technology the company intend to include in its future flagship sedan, including a new styling theme, a luxurious interior and innovative control and driving tech.
Mercedes-Benz is clearly putting its resources toward a self-driving future. After showing the bizarre F 015 at CES earlier this year, it’s now pulled the covers off another autonomous concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. Targeted at "Generation Z," the Vision Tokyo is a youthful and funky take on social commuting, a kind of high-tech karaoke booth on wheels with some very out-there features that give an insight into what the company feels personal transport will be like in the next couple of decades.
Unveiled as a showcase of Nissan’s plans for the future of electric vehicles and autonomous driving, the IDS Concept was presented at the Tokyo Motor Show today by Nissan’s president and CEO Carlos Ghosn. Ghosn said that the company is well on track to fulfill its promise of autonomous drive technologies in production vehicles by 2020.
We've been hearing about the possibility of a new, RX-8-succeeding rotary-powered Mazda sports car for years now. At the Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda has finally breathed fresh life into those rumors, showing what such a car could look like draped in today's KODO design language – in a word: magnificent. The deep-red RX-Vision concept drips in automotive sensuality and hopefully proves more than just a fleeting vision.
Designers at French automotive manufacturer, Renault, have ceated a concept
car to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the death of France’s best-known 20th
century architect Le Corbusier, dubbed the Coupé Corbusier. With a long, high-level
hood, a low glasshouse cockpit, and dihedral doors hinged at the
rear, the Coupé Corbusier is a melange of geometric shapes and rounded angles that reflect the signature style of the great architect.
Aston Martin has revealed an all-new RapidE as part of the current China state visit to the UK. The concept car features an all-electric powertrain in place of the V12 on the production Rapide S sedan and, with the help of a Chinese investment group, could be launched as a production electric Rapide within a two-year timeframe.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation plans to highlight next-generation automotive technologies at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. It will show two related forward-looking concept cars, the Emirai 3 xDas and the Emirai 3 xAuto. The former packs a high-tech, multi-screen cockpit with next-generation human-machine interface, while the latter has a range of automated driving features.