Tokyo Auto Salon 2015: Day 2, Part 5-Nippon Powerhouses

You can’t have a Tokyo Auto Salon without some full on JDM flagship power builds and where better to start than with Japan’s giant slayer, the Nissan GT-R.

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This being TAS, there were of course many GT-Rs around, all packing big numbers on their spec sheets. But non are more purposeful than the pure-bred factory racers from Nissan, in both Super GT and GT3 racing form.

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Calsonic’s iconic livery.

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Another Super GT contender, this time from S Road.

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Another iconic livery, Yokohama Advan style.

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Time attacku!

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Sitting the other end of the spectrum, this is as stock a GT-R as it gets in the Tokyo Auto Salon. A GT-R Nismo special. Code-name: “Bloody Expensive”.

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No stranger to massive power builds and crazy late night high speed runs, this is Top Secret.

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Some say the cars don’t get painted Top Secret’s iconic Gold until they’ve reached Smokey’s level of satisfaction.

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Just when i’m about to take pictures of Wing Takeo’s car, some girls in itsy bitty shorts walk by and ruins the shot.

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That’s better! Or maybe not? Hey girls come back!

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Do-Luck’s very good looking GT-R.

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Kansai Service and TM Works also rocked white just as effectively.

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Bold World going for a more aesthetic approach to GT-R tuning. How low can you go? (Without sacrificing drive-ability, unless you’re on air ride but still… Alright let’s move on)

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Kuhl-Racing’s R35 also went for more visual impact at Work wheels’s booth.

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All in the details…

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With so many R35s around, you could be forgiven for almost thinking the previous generation of the Godzilla have been forgotten. Almost…

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Staying on brand, here’s Evolve’s Z34.

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D1 workhorse. Otherwise known as the “S-chassis”.

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A very handsome S15 by Moze Racing. Widened and sitting on some really fat wheels.

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Another S15, this one really needs no introduction.

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Cockpit’s S13 with what looks like a full on carbon body. From Cockpit.

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Blitz’s G-series Skyline had some big tailpipes and an interesting F1-style 3rd brake light.

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Yet to be officially launched, Honda’s NSX has been hard at work pounding the tracks.

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Less show, more go! CRZ-GT racer.

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This on the other hand i’m guessing goes as well as it looks. Pity the S2000 is no more, such a fine looking car.

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Rocket Bunny NSX!

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Hard to believe that the basic shape of the NSX has been around with us for almost 25 years right? Still looks amazing today.

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The end of an era. Mitsubishi’s Evo X Final Concept.

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A sad but fitting farewell to the Evolution with orders recently made available for buyers.

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The Lancer Evolution’s end of production also means the Impreza WRX STi will be the last one standing from their decades old feud.

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Varis showcasing Subaru’s flat-4 platform.

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The Rotary specialists, RE Amemiya.

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Another Rocket Bunny, this time an FD. Very good looking i must say.

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No prizes for guessing what this car is built to do.

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On the topic of crazy Rotarys, i shall end off with Mad Mike’s quad-rotored dorifto machine! I wonder how much fuel it uses…

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