Hottest new cars from the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

The 44th annual Tokyo Motor Show is currently taking place in Japan, scheduled to run from 29 October to 8 November.

The 2015 edition of the motor show saw motoring press invited to take a look at the latest the automotive world has to offer over the first two days of the event, which hosted an array of new vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Mazda, Honda, and many more.

The theme of this year’s event is “Technology + Fantasy”, which the organisers say will deliver an exhilarating experience to attendees.

Below are some of the new cars shown off at the Tokyo event.

Mazda RX-Vision Concept

The Mazda RX-Vision will feature a next-generation Skyactiv-R rotary engine, which has motoring fans rejoicing.

Mazda said the production of rotary engines are currently on hold at the company, but it has continued to develop the technology. No further details about the car were shared.

Mazda-RX-Vision-Concept

Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo concept

The Mercedes concept is a self-driving car that will be powered by a hybrid hydrogen fuel cell and inductive electric charging system.

The range of the vehicle is expected to be over 960km, with zero emissions coming from its use.

Mercedes-Benz Vision Tokyo concept

Subaru Viziv Future Concept

The new SUV from Subaru will feature a hybrid powertrain and turbo engine, which will be linked to an all-wheel drive system.

Subaru Viziv Future Concept

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is a concept supercar developed in conjunction with Polyphony Digital – the makers of the PlayStation 4 racing game Gran Turismo.

“The Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo is a real-world embodiment of a virtual car, through which gamers around the world experience Nissan’s dynamic performance and innovation,” said Nissan.

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo

Mitsubishi eX Concept

The eX Concept is another electric car from the event, which will feature all-wheel drive and a futuristic design.

Mitsubishi eX Concept

Yamaha Sports Ride

Yamaha unveiled a sporty coupe concept at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, which weighs under 750kg.

Yamaha Sports Ride

Subaru WRX STI S207

The new WRX STI S207 edition is the kind of car Subaru fans love – unfortunately it will be limited to 400 units in Japan only.

The car features a 2.0-liter turbocharged boxer engine, which produces 240kW/323hp, and leather Recaro seats.

Subaru WRX STI S207

Toyota FCV Plus

The FCV Plus will be powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, driven by 4 in-wheel motors.

Toyota FCV Plus

Honda Wander Walker

The Honda Wander Walker concept is a 4-wheel scooter, which has front wheels that can turn 90 degrees.

Top speed – 6km/h.

 

Honda Wander Walker

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