New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Coming To U.s. Through The La Show

New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Coming To U.S. Through The LA Show

Mitsubishi is going to challenge the Nissan Rogue Sport/Qashqai, and other compact SUVs, with the new coupe-like Eclipse Cross in North America as well.

Announced for the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, which starts on November 29 for the international press days, the crossover will celebrate its American premiere, after being presented in Europe earlier this year.

Subaru Will Reveal The Ascent 3-row Crossover At The L.a. Auto Show

Subaru will reveal the Ascent 3-row crossover at the L.A. Auto Show

After about a year of concepts and spy photos, we finally know when we'll see the Subaru Ascent, the company's upcoming three-row crossover. Subaru announced on Twitter that the Ascent will make its debut on November 28 at this year's L.A. Auto Show. The announcement came with a teaser image, shown above, revealing the badge, rear taillight, and part of the bumper. We can tell that the Ascent will have a pretty upright hatch, and the rear bumper looks suitably "tough" with a brushed aluminum sill and black plastic cladding.

Three Row Lexus Rx To Debut At La Auto Show

Three Row Lexus RX to Debut at LA Auto Show

After months of speculation, the rumors have been confirmed — Lexus will introduce a long wheelbase RX crossover at the LA Auto Show later this month.

Details are sparse right now, with just the teaser image above and a short press release so far:

Japan's Transport Plane Displayed At Uae Air Show

Japan's transport plane displayed at UAE air show

Japan's Defense Ministry has exhibited a domestically produced transport aircraft at a major air show in the United Arab Emirates.

Speaking to reporters at the show on Sunday, ministry officials said the C-2 plane can carry a helicopter or an armored vehicle, which the older C-1 cannot.

This Week: Modified Lexus Lc 500 Showcase At Sema Show

This Week: Modified Lexus LC 500 Showcase at SEMA Show

Lexus will have a strong presence at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas with four LC 500 coupes and one LS 500 on display.

Three of the LC 500s we’ve seen before — there will be an example of the limited edition Inspiration Series, the Black Panther LC Concept from West Coast Customs, and a return of the yellow LC 500 from last year’s show. The 3GT RC F race car will also be on deck.

Honda Launches Civic Type R Crate Engine Purchase Program

Honda Launches Civic Type R Crate Engine Purchase Program, Showcases Specialty and Production-based Race Cars and Motorcycles at 2017 SEMA Show

Honda announced today at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show that the Civic Type R's 2.0-liter VTEC Turbo engine – the motor that makes Type R the fastest front-wheel-drive production automobile in the world and the most powerful Honda ever sold in America – is now available as a crate engine for purchase through Honda Performance Development's (HPD) Honda Racing Line program.

The Honda SEMA exhibit will feature a host of specialty and production-based Honda-powered racing machines, on two and four wheels, including the Global Rallycross (GRC) Civic; Team Honda Research West (THR-W) Endurance Civic Type R; new Honda-powered F3 race car; Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) Civic Si; 50th Anniversary Baja Ridgeline; Honda's Powersports product line-up; Honda Factory Performance™ (HFP™) Accessories and the new Honda Genuine Accessories Civic Type R Red Carbon Kit.

Lexus Photo Gallery: Live At The Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus Photo Gallery: Live at the Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus debuted both the LS+ Concept and a special edition RC F/GS F at the Tokyo Motor Show, and here are some photos live from the show floor courtesy of my friends at Motor.es:

(Too bad a GS F wasn’t on display, but that RC F more than makes up for it. Great looking special edition.)

Mazda’s Sexy Kai Concept Steals The Show [50 Pics]

Mazda’s Sexy Kai Concept Steals The Show [50 Pics]

So the Mazda Kai Concept is essentially a preview of the 2019 Mazda3 hatchback and the first thing that hits you like a sledgehammer is the design; a striking shape with clean lines and very dynamic proportions make the Kai concept one of the most impressive displays in this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

The concept itself features a 50mm longer wheelbase than the current Mazda3 which should translate into more room inside and better handling. The final production car will ride on Mazda’s upcoming Skyactiv Vehicle Architecture, which is designed to offer “more comfortable and less tiring driving” and aims for “the ultimate connection between driver and car”.

Lexus Showcases Self-driving Ls Concept At Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus Showcases Self-Driving LS Concept at Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus debuted a self-driving LS+ Concept today at the Tokyo Motor Show, let’s go straight to the press release.

Aiming to contribute to achievement of a world free of traffic casualties, Lexus has been actively introducing advanced technologies based on its Integrated Safety Management Concept. And so that all people can enjoy safe and smooth mobility and the fun of driving, Lexus has been developing automated driving technologies. It aims for application in the first half of the 2020s of its “Urban Teammate” technologies for automated driving on regular roads.

Car Makers Focus On Electric Vehicles And Ai At Tokyo Motor Show

Car makers focus on electric vehicles and AI at Tokyo Motor Show

The Tokyo Motor Show opened to the press Wednesday with automakers promoting electric cars, reflecting the significant shift in the industry amid tighter global regulations, and interactions between drivers and vehicles equipped with artificial intelligence technologies.

The 45th motor show, which will be open to the public from Saturday through Nov. 5 at Tokyo Big Sight, will give visitors a first look at more than 70 new vehicles being launched at the biennial event.