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    Video: Vice chronicles Okinawa's illegal street racing scene
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    We all know that street racing is dangerous, and that motorsports are best left on the track or drag strip. However, that doesn't mean that there still isn't some outlaw allure among enthusiasts of racing on public roads. In this video, Vice Japan profiles Eikichi Nagayoshi of Japan's island of ...

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    Video: Honda NSX Concept-GT racing film will make you smile
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    We still aren't convinced that the new Acura NSX will ever arrive in North America. After years of "concepts" and previews, it all seems like an elaborate tease put on by Honda to mess with journalists and auto enthusiasts. We're so looking forward to being wrong... What isn't a joke, though, is ...

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    Report: Baffled Japanese tourists trigger massive police high-speed chase
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    A Japanese family have a story to last a lifetime, after accidentally becoming involved in a high-speed chase in Utah caused by a cultural misunderstanding and the language barrier. The pursuit began at 1:00 AM on February 22 near the Utah/Arizona border when the police spotted a car going 60 ...

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    Video: Tour the legendary Nissan DNA heritage car garage in Japan
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    Over the years, Nissan has churned out some pretty impressive street, race and prototype sports cars that would be welcome additions in any gearhead's garage. From the latest ZEOD RC all-electric race car and previous Deltawing project to producing the supercar-eating Juke-R and cult following of ...

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    Video: Semi-autonomous Nissan Leaf certified for road use in Japan [w/video]
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    In order to meet its goal of having an autonomous car in production by 2020, Nissan is going to have be able to test its technology in real-world driving conditions. For this, the automaker has just received a licence plate to legally test its semi-autonomous driver assist systems in Japan, ...

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    Video: Subaru BRZ tS makes its brief video debut
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    Ever since Subaru released the BRZ, fans have been eagerly anticipating the arrival of the STI version. But despite the recent release of the tS package, the brand faithful will have to wait a little longer, because the tS stops short of the full STI treatment. But at least it looks the ...

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    Video: Low-rider Lamborghinis, motorcycle gangs and Yakuza make Underground Hero a must watch
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    Japan's Yakuza are some of the most dangerous and feared criminals on the planet, known for a disturbing level of commitment and honour. Just do some research on yubitsume to see what we mean. Underground Hero: Love To Hate Me is a video from Luke Huxham, that takes a look inside Yakuza car ...

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    Featured: Mercedes G550 Night Edition is just for Japan?
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    The Mercedes-Benz G550 Night Edition is the latest to join the queue of limited-edition vehicles lined up for some those living on the island of Japan. Following closely on the wheels of the Japan-only C63 AMG Special Edition, the all-Nippon version of the G-Class is limited to 100 exclusive ...

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    Video: Shakedown of OGT Freescale Nissan GT-R at Fuji Speedway
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    Have you ever noticed how NBA basketball courts appear much larger, food appears much tastier, and cars appear much slower when watching TV? Visit an NBA game and you'll be shocked how small the court is, eat the burger pictured on the screen and you'll wish you hadn't, watch a Formula 1 race and ...

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    Report: Mazda's first profit in five years in sight due to weak yen
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    Automotive News reports Mazda is set to turn a profit for the first time in five years. The automaker is more dependent on exports from Japan than other automakers based in that country, and as a result, it has long suffered at the hands of a strong yen. But the currency has declined in value by ...

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