12/1/2007 | 7 MINUTE READ

The 40th Tokyo Motor Show: Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut

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Tokyo’s biennial auto show has cultivated a reputation as being the place where Asian OEMs bring their wild and wacky concept vehicles out from under their veil of secrecy to show the world what’s possible if imagination ruled the world.

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Tokyo’s biennial auto show has cultivated a reputation as being the place where Asian OEMs bring their wild and wacky concept vehicles out from under their veil of secrecy to show the world what’s possible if imagination ruled the world. While the tendency at the North American show in Detroit is to show cars and trucks that are potentially going into production, in Tokyo, the spectacle-like aspects of the show shine. But not all of the vehicles at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba City were of the over-the-top variety. Here are a look at some of the more extreme and the more likely vehicles we saw.—KMK

 

The Extreme

 

 

 

The Likely

 

 

 

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