Toyota FV2 Concept is a single-seat mood ring for the road

Of all the vehicles Toyota brought to the Tokyo Motor Show, the FV2 might be the most creative. The minimalist single-seat concept is a glimpse at Toyota’s idea of a “fun to drive” vehicle in the future.  The FV2 is essentially a pod with a diamond-shaped wheel array (what powers said wheels has not been

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Subaru Legacy Concept is a cool concept car

Subaru Legacy Concept is a cool concept car. Here is why we think that is the case: It happens all the time. We get excited about a really attractive Subaru concept, and then the production car comes out and, well, “disappointed” isn’t a strong enough word. (Compare that hot Impreza concept to the final production

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Daihatsu FC DECK Concept is a cab-over cutie

Daihatsu FC DECK Concept is a cab-over cutie: When we first saw the Daihatsu FC凸DECK (also called the FC Deco Deck), we couldn’t get over its funny name, but this cab-over kei car could signal a whole new level of efficiency wrapped in a very small package. Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Daihatsu

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Toyota FT-86 Open Concept leaves us feeling flushed

  When last we checked in on our topless would-be hero, the Toyota FT-86 convertible had been reportedly placed on “indefinite hold.” That was back in early October, not long after Toyota had trotted out the rear-wheel-drive canvasback to Scion dealers as a possible future product carrot if they decided not to turn in their

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Cadillac may not build Elmiraj coupe

Despite the fact that most everyone who has laid eyes on the Cadillac Elmiraj concept coupe loves it, General Motors insiders are still trying to prove the business case to build the car. And it’s certainly not a guarantee. “I want to see this car go into production badly. Very badly,” Ed Welburn, GM’s Global

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Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept is a hot super car

Mercedes AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept is a hot super car: After teasing it, unveiling it and giving us some details and a handful of photos over the weekend, Mercedes-Benz finally debuted the real AMG Vision Gran Turismo Concept at the LA Auto Show today, though it’s a 1:1-scale model with no powertrain. The car

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Nissan Sentra gets serious with 240-hp Nismo concept

Nissan’s Sentra Nismo Concept made its world debut at the LA Auto Show today as part of the Japanese automaker’s intitiative to expand its performance line of factory performance models, and it’s packing a turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine with 240 horsepower and 240 pound-feet of torque – that’s 110 hp more than the regular Sentra.

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Nissan BladeGlider Concept shows its inner DeltaWing

Just like the DeltaWing and ZEOD RC racecars, it takes seeing the Nissan BladeGlider concept live to get a true appreciation for its design. But that doesn’t mean it’s any less weird. The wedge-shaped, three-seat concept car hit the stage today at the Tokyo Motor Show, and Nissan says the car is an “exploratory prototype”

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Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Concept is a chronicle of an Outlander Sport foretold

Mitsubishi XR-PHEV Concept is a chronicle of an Outlander Sport foretold. Mitsubishi’s current Outlander Sport has done a yeoman’s job since it came on the market for the 2011 model year. The affordable crossover has been one of the few bright spots in the perennially troubled automaker’s lineup – it’s the brand’s best seller in

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Toyota Prius C done up four ways as JDM Aqua concepts

What we know as the Toyota Prius C here in North America goes by Toyota Aqua in Japan. And, just as it did in 2011, the automaker has taken advantage of its home Tokyo Motor Show to show off a few variations of products that the Aqua could spawn. The most immediately appealing to our

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