Tokyo Auto Salon 2015: Day 2, Part 2-Oh What a Feeling, Toyota!

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Initially i had wanted to compile a number of Japanese autos together into a single post but as i casually scrolled through my photos, it quickly dawned on me that such a post might not just be a nightmare to put together but will probably end in tears for mobile users on limited data plan. So, let’s all take a step back and allow me to curate these articles for your viewing enjoyment.

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Rather unsurprisingly, Toyota, being Japan’s largest automobile manufacturer, had one of the biggest representations in the Tokyo Auto Salon. And with the Toyobaru twins still a hot favorite amongst tuners and keen drivers alike, there were plenty of the Hachiroku-RZs to go around.

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Like the KM4SH cars above.

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Aimgain also joined in the wide body brigade.

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TRD also showcased a fleet of hopped up 86s. From street oriented builds…

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…To more track focused machinery.

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Or when neither street nor tarmac is widely available.

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Sitting in Super Autobacs’ booth was this very good looking Avest kitted 86.

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Bling enough for ya? Blitz’s 86 was one sweet chrome wrapped ride.

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EastCloud’s 86 also had some interesting internals from Blitz.

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That yellow paint! That V8! This can only be JUN!
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One of the most serious 86 builds. Sure would be nice to hear this one fire up.

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Kansai Service’s 86 kept it clean and stylish.

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EMC’s car with INGS bodywork.

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A Rowen kitted 86 sitting on Valenti wheels.

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Wheels all off for this ZN6 at Toyota’s booth.

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A somewhat controversial livery maybe? Or am i just too sensitive?

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ST-garage’s Hachi wearing wheels from Weds.

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Bridgestone’s ZN6 with Varis’ wide bodywork looked mean.

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A closer look at the Varis’ front wings.

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A more purposeful but less showy style.

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Weld’s very clean and very well built 86 getting some touch ups at the start of the day. Just look at the that engine!

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Not willing to sit in Toyota’s shadow, there were also a number of BRZs.

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Exedy went all the way with their street livery.

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Club BRZ has some more “lifestyle” oriented cars.

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Spot anything you like in there?

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The original 86, this one more legendary than others. Does it look familiar to you?

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One of the show stealers, this pair of fully carbon clad 86s from Impulse. The rising Sun graphic made from CF is just totally wild.

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This being the Tokyo Auto Salon, there were plenty of Crowns around as well. With Toyota themselves offering a palette of very interesting funky colors, it remains to be seen how well buyers will take to them. I’m sure the Bippu-fans will love em though. Especially the pink one.

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It’s going to be hard to top white though as shown by (ironically named) Black Fleet and Black Pearl.

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Aimgain stayed true to VIP’s roots with a stunning black example.

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T-Style also showcasing their VIP prowess with a pair of different generation Celsiors.

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Celsior gone wild.

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Fancy an Aristo?

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URAS’ JZX100, built to go sideways really quickly and with lots of smokey smokey action i reckon.

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Another JZX100 and looking suspiciously like one we saw in Odaiba. This is another Weld car, built in collaboration with Fatlace. The graphics along the sides looked stonking for sure.

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Final Konnexion’s Mark X looked insane!

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Hachimaru hero.

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Eco-warriors in desperate need of some style can look towards AMS.

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Finishing off, we have the recently launched hydrogen powered Toyota Mirai. Still horribly ugly.


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