Infiniti Bringing High Performance Ev To Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti Bringing High Performance EV to Detroit Auto Show

Infiniti will bring a high-performance EV to the Detroit auto show. 

Infiniti’s chief of design, Alfonso Albaisa, confirmed the automaker’s plans to show a new EV in Detroit in a recent interview with Autocar. The mystery EV will be an all-new model and won’t be based on an existing vehicle, he said. Interestingly, he also said the concept will incorporate aspects of the vintage-look Prototype 9 EV concept, saying it will use parts of that car “in a different context.”

Lexus Ls F High-performance Flagship To Debut At Tokyo Motor Show?

Lexus LS F High-Performance Flagship to Debut at Tokyo Motor Show?

There’s a bombshell scoop coming out of Japan — according to an currently unidentified magazine (likely Best Car), Lexus plans to debut an LS F performance sedan at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

The rumor doesn’t stop there, claiming the LS F will be powered by a brand-new 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine. Here’s a snapshot of the page, posted by JZI International on Instagram:

Mazda Will Have A New Rotary Concept At Tokyo Show, Trying To Bring It To Production

Mazda will have a new rotary concept at Tokyo show, trying to bring it to productionDespite ending production of the rotary engine in 2012, Mazda has repeatedly insisted that it's still working on rotary engine tech, and it has continued to tease a potential future rotary car with concepts, the latest of which was the RX-Vision. The company even continues to file patents on rotary tech. It seems the company is continuing this pattern, since the vice president for Mazda's European R&D center told Auto Express that it has another rotary concept ready for this October's Tokyo Motor Show.

Photo Gallery: Two Tone 2018 Lexus Ct 200h At Frankfurt Motor Show

Photo Gallery: Two Tone 2018 Lexus CT 200h at Frankfurt Motor Show

Also on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show is this two-tone Lexus CT 200h, painted black with a silver roof:

The CT F SPORT has long been available with a blacked-out roof, but this is something all together different — I’m definitely curious to find out which markets will offer such a bold color choice on the standard model.

Photo Gallery: Updated 2018 Lexus Nx 300h At Frankfurt Motor Show

Photo Gallery: Updated 2018 Lexus NX 300h at Frankfurt Motor Show

The Frankfurt Motor Show was today, and while Lexus didn’t debut anything new outside of their virtual reality press conference, there were some interesting models on display — let’s start off with the updated NX 300h:

The standard NX has been streamlined in this mid-cycle refresh, and looks pure style in this dark shade — love the contrast with the milk white interior.

Hilux Goes To Show Toyota Truck Is Still Invincible After 50 Years

Hilux Goes To Show Toyota Truck Is Still Invincible After 50 Years

They don't make pickup trucks much tougher than the Toyota Hilux. And Toyota itself is celebrating that much with the display of the Hilux Invincible 50 show truck at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year.

Celebrating the truck's 50th anniversary, the Hilux Invincible 50 is based on the pickup known around the world – but not in North America, where its place is taken by the Tacoma and Tundra.

Lexus To Debut New Vehicle At Los Angeles Auto Show

Lexus to Debut New Vehicle at Los Angeles Auto Show

Lexus is scheduled to debut a new model at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 29th, according to the official LA show website.

There are no other details at this time, with the website showing only a generic placeholder image and boilerplate text. This makes the whole thing perfect for some off-the-cuff speculation.

Yoshiki Completes Sold-out 2017 Dinner Show Tour In Tokyo

Yoshiki completes sold-out 2017 Dinner Show tour in TokyoOn Saturday, September 2nd, "EVENING WITH YOSHIKI 2017 IN NAGOYA & OSAKA & TOKYO JAPAN" ushered in its final day at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. The sold-out tour, which began with a first-ever set in Nagoya, moved on to Osaka and Tokyo for a total of 7 shows, including the addition of a last-minute breakfast show to meet the overwhelming demand to witness a rare, intimate YOSHIKI performance. The Grand Hyatt Tokyo Ballroom — having undergone 2 months of extensive renovations — was unveiled for the first time for the YOSHIKI dinner show,where 2,400 pendant LED lights (a first-ever arrangement for a hotel in Japan) glittered brilliantly.

Lexus To Hold Virtual Reality Press Conference At Frankfurt Motor Show

Lexus to Hold Virtual Reality Press Conference at Frankfurt Motor Show

Lexus will be pioneering a new type of press conference at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September — instead of the usual presentation by a Lexus executive on the show floor, journalists will be able to experience a virtual reality "press conference on demand":

Accredited journalists are able to call at the Lexus stand at any time during the press days. After introducing themselves at the welcome desk, they will be given a pair of augmented reality glasses – the Microsoft HoloLens.

New Mitsubishi Delica Concept Leaks Before Tokyo Motor Show

New Mitsubishi Delica Concept Leaks Before Tokyo Motor Show

Prior to October’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, images of the bold new Mitsubishi Delica Concept have leaked online.

Indian Autos Blog reports that the next-generation Delica is based on the same platform as the Mitsubishi Outlander and will come standard with the company’s Super All Wheel Control system.

Drum Tao's New Show To Light Up Tokyo Nights

Drum Tao's new show to light up Tokyo nights

By Yukiko Kishinami / Japan News Staff WriterIt's a powerful sight as men raise their arms high, their chests bare as they beat wadaiko drums and dance rhythmically on stage. Starting next month, the highly skilled members of Drum Tao will give 60 performances of a brand new show, answering Tokyo's insatiable demand for theatrical extravaganzas to dazzle people from home and abroad, particularly foreign visitors who want to watch an exciting Japanese-style show.

Titled "Mangekyo," meaning kaleidoscope in Japanese, this new show of music, dance and light is set to mesmerize audiences with electrifying drumming and beautiful visual effects, including exotic costumes designed by Junko Koshino. The show is subtitled "Revolutionary New Drumming Entertainment in Tokyo," and will be offered at a theater at Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Minato Ward as a coproduction by Drum Tao and JTB Communication Design Inc.

2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda’s Electric Vision Gathers Pace

2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda’s Electric Vision gathers paceHonda will use the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal the next steps in its plan for electrification of its European car range. The focus for the brand at Frankfurt will be the world premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept, setting the direction for a future production model. Alongside this debut, the CR-V Hybrid Prototype previews the European version of the all-new CR-V SUV.