• Nissan IDx Freeflow Concept  -  2013 Tokyo Motor Show

    While the tendency to assume things were always better in the old days is often misguided, there's still a lot to be said for nostalgia. Everyone loves an old movie, and who doesn't listen to some classic rock now and then? Nostalgia has also given us some great retro reinventions of classic cars--including this, the Nissan IDx Freeflow. Unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan consulted an unusual source to perfect the IDx Freeflow: young people. Those young people are the ones currently accused of abandoning cars for social media and smartphones, but for many the problem is much simpler...

  • Volkswagen Twin Up diesel plug-in hybrid
    Volkswagen Twin Up Diesel Plug-In Hybrid: Full Photo Gallery

    Volkswagen has used the Tokyo Motor Show to launch the latest member of its plug-in family, the Twin Up minicar. Based on the regular Up sold in Europe, the Twin Up ditches the usual one-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine for something considerably more advanced--the diesel plug-in drivetrain...

  • Honda Vezel (Japanese market model) at 2013 Tokyo Motor Show
    Honda Vezel Compact Crossover: Tokyo Motor Show Live Photos

    Not many vehicles on display at the Tokyo Motor Show will make their way to U.S. shores, but here's one that will. Honda unveiled the Vezel crossover at the show, going on sale in its home market as soon as December 20. It'll be a little while longer before the Vezel appears in the U.S, and it's...

  • Production-spec 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder
    Porsche 918 Spyder: Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car Photo Gallery

    What do the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Toyota Prius all have in common? Apart from four wheels and an engine, not a lot, you might be thinking. But there's something else that connects the four--they're all hybrids. Specifically, the Porsche and its supercar cousins are...

  • 2011 Nissan ESFLOW Concept
    2011 Geneva Motor Show: Nissan ESFLOW Concept Live Photos

    While its official world debut isn’t pegged until the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in just a few weeks, the Nissan ESFLOW electric sports car concept has been revealed in the flesh--or should we say aluminum and carbon fiber?--at a special media event in Frankfurt, Germany today. The High Gear...

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