Articles about Japanese Cars

It’s the car’s sportiest look yet
Well, this is kind of embarrassing. Turns out that despite sharing the same reveal date with what's largely presumed to be the debut of the turbocharged Mazda 3, the surprise the Japanese manufacturer had in store for our market was something
One of the sharpest-looking sedans in the industry
The Lexus LS is already one of the sharpest-looking sedans in the business, so naturally, the brand would have its work cut out for it refining the vehicle's aesthetic further. The key to achieving this, as it turns out, is
As revealed in Mexico
The specs of the turbocharged Mazda 3 have been made known-in Mexico.Oh yeah, we haven't mentioned it yet, but Mazda Philippines has been teasing a reveal scheduled for July 8, 2020. Coincidentally, it's the same date other markets
Have you been thinking about buying one?
Those of you who have been planning to buy a brand-new Toyota Vios might want to check out the Toyota Motor Philipines (TMP) website this month.The Japanese carmaker is currently holding a promo that applies up to a P125,000
Its rumored name is Magnite
The Indian auto industry is an intriguing one to follow for two reasons: Firstly, the country's setting-composed of tight, pockmarked roads and plenty of traffic-closely resembles our own, and the second is that releases there are relatively affordable.It'
What else would you like to see from this partnership?
We knew this crossover looked familiar. Take a look at it from any other angle other than up front and it's unmistakable-this is the Toyota RAV4 sporting a different face and the badge of fellow Japanese carmaker Suzuki.This is
*The current bid is at $45,000
Yes, we know we go on quite a bit about how agonizing the wait is for an all-new Toyota Land Cruiser. This doesn't mean, though, that we aren't fans of the generations that have come and gone.Take this
How do the concepts compare to what hit showrooms?
Not long ago, Nissan unveiled the all-new X-Trail (sold as the Rogue in other markets) featuring an athletic body and a drastically-different face compared to the outgoing generation. Relatively, the crossover had a lot going on in terms of
You be the judge
If you're a fan of Mazda, you're probably aware that there's plenty of talk online right now of the Japanese car manufacturer equipping the 3 with a turbocharged engine.There's been no official word regarding this rumor from
That’s quite a face
We know a sharp-looking grille when we see one, but this might be taking it too far.The face you see here comes courtesy of Russian tuner SCL Global and is fitted onto a modified Lexus RX called the 'Goemon.' Thoughts?
It’s currently up for auction
When you think about it, not having money to spend on cars isn't too bad of a position to be in. In some ways, it's actually a blessing.Take auction sites, for example. Average joes like you and I can
All black everything
Sometimes, the best approach to sprucing up a car is by adopting a 'less is more' approach, and mixing things up as little as possible. If it ain't broke, why fix it, right? Proof of this is the Japanese market's
You can clearly see what inspired it
The Toyota Land Cruiser and Hilux may be nigh-on indestructible, but they're nothing compared to this leviathan, which this year is celebrating its 25th birthday.The Toyota Mega Cruiser, the company's toughest and biggest SUV to date, was designed
That’s a pretty good deal
The D-Max Boondock 4x4 has officially been launched. Isuzu Philippines formally introduced its latest pickup online, and there's one very good reason to at least look into it if you're on the hunt for a new truck: A big
Like its design, too?
It took a while, but we finally have a real look at the fruits of Isuzu and Mazda's truck development partnership-and boy, is it good-looking.This is the all-new BT-50. It has just been revealed in the
A promising new crossover to consider
Here it is: the all-new Nissan X-Trail. The Japanese compact SUV has just been unveiled in the US market as the Rogue, and might we say it looks like a relatively promising proposition.There are three main things to note
Looking for a starter car?
Over a week ago, we reported that Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) would be launching the facelifted Wigo on June 15, 2020. Well, today's the day, and the Japanese car manufacturer has introduced the car online with a P568,000 starting price.
It’s about to be revealed in full
Late last month, Nissan gave car nuts a much-need morale boost when it teased its upcoming lineup online. The company's trailer showed off the refreshed Navara, and even an all-new Z car, sending fans of the brand into a
Like the new look?
The Toyota Century is normally a car we'd rather not see end up in aftermarket-crazy hands. In stock form, the vehicle exudes a distinctly Japanese elegance and class that, frankly, should not be messed around with.That said, we were
Operations in some locations have been suspended
In this day and age, the threat of a cyberattack is not something you want to take lightly. Just ask Honda. According to a report by the BBC, the Japanese car manufacturer's global production took a hit following a suspected ransomware
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