Daihatsu Planning Copen Revival

Daihatsu Copen ending productionThe rivalries between the Daihatsu Copen and Honda Beat are very well known . Neither are still in production at this point, but that could be about to change. Honda is presenting the S660 concept at the Tokyo Motor Show next month, and the latest reports indicate that Daihatsu is planning a Copen revival of its own. The company has, after all, showcased a couple of concepts hinting at the prospect over the past few years since the Copen's cancellation.

Lexus Could Be Planning To Build Small Two-seat Roadster

Paris Motor Show 2012 : Lexus LF-CC ConceptLexus may be building a small two-seat roadster as a result of the recent BMW/Toyota partnership.

This makes all the sense in the world given Akio Toyoda’s ambition to make Lexus a genuine global rival to the German lux-meisters. Whisper is the new Lexus will be positioned to compete with the Mercedes SLK, BMW Z4, and entry-level Porsche Boxster.

Lexus Planning Three-row Crossover

Geneva Auto Show 2012 : 2013 Lexus RXAs the crossover segment continues to grow, Lexus is considering adding a three-row model, joining the RX (pictured above) which is currently the only CUV in the Japanese automaker’s lineup.

According to Brian Smith, Lexus vice-president of marketing, the automaker could convert one of its body-on-frame SUVs, the GX or LX, to unibody platforms. In an interview , Smith stated that a three-row, unibody crossover is something the market could be seeing from Lexus in the future. It’s also what the automaker believes the consumers want to see.

Lexus Usa Planning 12-city Ride & Drive Tour For 2014 Is

2013 Detroit : 2014 Lexus ISLexus USA’s national marketing manager Brian Bolain shares some details on what the brand has planned for the 2014 IS launch:

Q: First off, how are you ramping up for the 2014 IS launch this summer?
A: We have a prelaunch in the middle of April called “The Amazing Mix”. It’s a music and visual experience with a little stage, where the IS is front and center. Every letter on your keyboard activates either sound or motion on the car or props around it. The system will record your keystroke movements so basically you can make your own 30-second video.

Infiniti Planning 400kw Performance Model

Infiniti planning 400kW performance modelPlans for an upcoming Infiniti performance flagship model with more than 400kW have been revealed on the Japanese luxury car maker’s official Facebook page, as production of the brand’s first compact model has also been confirmed for 2015.

Nissan Planning To Unveil New Skyline Update

Nissan planning to unveil new Skyline updateThe next generation Nissan Skyline sedan is set for debut with a new name in foreign markets.

The current Skyline is known overseas as the Infiniti G37. The long-standing G will be replaced, beginning with Infiniti’s next model, the Q50.