Subaru Viziv Performance Concept: Rex Is Back in Effect

Four and a half years after unwrapping the slinky WRX concept at the 2013 New York auto show, Subaru has pulled the sheet from another low-slung concept: the Viziv Performance. Unveiled at the 2017 Tokyo auto show, the Viziv Performance concept reportedly signals the company’s plans for the next generation […]

2016 Nissan 370Z

Back-to-basics GT bargain. Other than swapping an ashtray for a cup holder and Datsun badges for Nissan medallions, the Z-car has harkened to the same formula for 46 years. A popularly priced two-seat GT with six-cylinders, a long hood, a short deck, a fastback roofline, and a rear hatch aptly […]

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Eclipses Another Great Name

First Mitsubishi came for the storied Eclipse nameplate, previously applied only to sports coupes, and slapped it onto a crossover. Now it has repurposed its iconic Evolution moniker and applied it to this e-Evolution crossover concept, appearing on the Mitsubishi stand at the 2017 Tokyo auto show. It’s not as we couldn’t […]

Mazda Kai Concept: The Future of the 3

Mazda used its home-country advantage at this year’s Tokyo auto show to map out its upcoming plans for design direction, architectural advancement, and engine technology. Those organizational intentions are manifest in two concepts: the Vision Coupe (itself a four-door spinoff from the RX-Vision concept) and the Kai concept. The latter is likely a […]


Bring on the night — edition. Hyundai brought a limited-production Night model to the 2016 SEMA show. Compared to all the crazy modifications on the Las Vegas convention hall floor, it actually looked OK with its blacked out wheels and monotone stance. “Our new Night model attracts those who already […]


Known for its musical instruments and power sports vehicles, Yamaha introduced a four-wheeled concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. The Yamaha Sports Ride concept promises four-wheel fun for two. That is if the concept makes it into reality. The concept is based around the iStream vehicle manufacturing process developed […]