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    Official: Honda rolls out six-seat Jade Hybrid wagon in Japan
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    Honda has tried its hand at making hybrids of all shapes and sizes – whether dedicated or adapted to partial electric propulsion. There was the original two-seat Insight, the five-passenger Insight that followed, the 2+2 CR-Z hatchback and the hybrid version of the Vezel crossover – ...

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    Tokyo: HIGHLIGHTS: 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon
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    Japanese car fans and aftermarket tuning enthusiasts rejoice, as we've got your 2015 Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS) fix in our mega gallery of JDM madness fresh from the show floor in Japan. As expected, nearly every tuner under the sun rolled out their own heavily modified versions of the most popular ...

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    Report: Honda delays JDM Legend over quality concerns
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    Honda has been having some quality issues lately, to say the least. Most of those have revolved around the airbags supplied by Takata, but not exclusively. The new Fit Hybrid, for example, has been subject to five consecutive recalls in the year since it launched. And now the Japanese automaker ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi showing off 473-hp Lancer Evo X Concept Final at Tokyo Auto Salon
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    We know from the head of Mitsubishi USA that the special edition Lancer Evo X coming next June will be a five-speed GSR model with more horsepower, a tweaked suspension and some additional fancy "bits and pieces." We didn't expect to be this, the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X Final Concept with ...

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    Video: Mazda Turnpike in Japan shut down for Touge racing and drifting
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    The people behind Motorhead Magazine in Japan clearly have some friends in high places. Not only did they manage to shutdown eight kilometres of the Mazda Turnpike up the Hakone mountain, but they invited some of the country's premiere racers to take a drive up the hill. This wasn't just a Sunday ...

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    Video: 1964 Honda SM600 roadster gets elemental in Jay Leno's Garage
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    Honda has made a handful of sports cars in the past, with examples like the Acura NSX and Honda S2000 standing as noteworthy examples. But before either of them came along, there was the Honda S600. And Jay Leno has a beautiful example from 1964 in his garage for this latest video ...

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    Official: Honda rolls out new N-Box Slash kei car in Japan
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    Honda may not compete with the likes of the expanding Fiat 500 and contracting Mini families in the North American or European markets, but back home in Japan it has a whole series of retro hatchbacks, grouped together as part of its N series. And now there is one more. Called the N-Box Slash ...

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    Report: Nissan battery breakthrough to double Leaf EV range within a few years
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    The Tesla Model S might be the headline-grabber of the electric vehicle world, but the Nissan Leaf is the segment's secret star. With over 130,000 sold worldwide since its introduction and record sales in 2014, the little hatchback has helped its parents at the Renault-Nissan Alliance to sell ...

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    Official: Subaru launches STI-tuned Forester tS in Japan
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    Subaru Tecnica International, better known by its initials, STI, has finally unveiled its work at tuning the Forester into a higher performance machine. Unfortunately while tweaks to the suspension and styling are plentiful, it's not clear how much acceleration is going to improve from just a few ...

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    Official: Nissan will build just 45 examples of this 45th Anniversary GT-R
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    It's been 45 years since the release of the original Nissan Skyline GT-R, so to celebrate, the Japanese automaker has announced this special commemorative edition. Based on the newly updated 2015 Nissan GT-R in Premium trim, the 45th Anniversary edition is done up in a unique shade called Silica ...

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