Tokyo (Japan), Nov.9 (ANI): Over 160 exhibitors showcased their best concepts to grab automotive fan’s attention by presenting the latest ideas from green cars to super cars at the recently held 2015 Tokyo Motor Show.
The show bustled with much of the excitement coming from the Nissan stable, as their electric vehicle concept cars attracted the attention of visitors because of the freedom given to drivers in terms of design.
The all-new concept vehicle – Nissan IDS – is named after “Intelligent Driving System”.
It is an electronic Vehicle that embodies Nissan’s vision of the future of autonomous driving technologies and zero emission.
The IDS is meant to showcase the company’s vision for the rapidly approaching autonomous future.
Nissan IDS Concept promises a very different vision of future – it doesn’t get rid of the driver. Driver can select manual driving to piloted driving mode.
When the driver selects Piloted Drive, the steering wheel recedes into the instrument panel and a large flat screen comes out.
Various driving operations are handled by AI, voice and gestures from the driver.
All four seats rotate slightly inward facilitating easier conversation, like in a living room.
Even when the driver selects Piloted Drive and turns over driving to the vehicle, the car’s performance, from accelerating to braking to cornering, imitates the driver’s own style and preferences.
As Nissan aspires to live in a world with zero emissions, The IDS will be the next interaction of the mainstream consumer vehicle.
The Nissan Gripz Concept aims to blend the ability and practicality of a compact crossover with the excitement and performance of a sports car.
The car equipped with “Pure Drive e-Power”-an EV technology based hybrid system that an efficient gasoline engine powers the electric motor.
Taken from the video game to real life, Nissan’s updated 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.
It is a supercar developed in conjunction with the creators of the racing video game for Play Station.
The “Teatrofor Dayz” is a car for the future generation.
This concept has an innovative design and features that enable drivers to create and share experiences immediately with friends both onboard and online.
Designed under the concept “a clean canvas,” its key feature is the smooth white interior that allows the instrument panel, seats and even door trim to serve as a display for expression. 2:40Yamaha is best known for its motorcycles and musical instruments.
The theme of this year is “Yamaha Motor Product Orchestra” – The booth offers an experience of the growing world of personal mobility.
A total of 20 models of which six are world premiere models and one is a Japan premiere. These includes electrically power assisted bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, Leaning Multi-Wheelers, a Recreational Off-road Vehicle and anautomobile.
The Resonator 125 is a concept model that proposes a lifestyle with an authentic sport bike. It has authentic wood grain material used in guitars and engravings on the muffler and more done with same intricate techniques used for brass wind music instruments.
The result is a motorcycle that inspires young people with concepts and qualities that only the Yamaha can deliver.
Yamaha unveiled an autonomous motorcycle-riding humanoid robot “Motobot” that has combined motorcycle and robotics technologies.
The human-shaped robot is mounted atop on Yamaha’s flagship YZF-R1motorcycle – Motobot aims to outperform a world champion Valentino Rossi. Yamaha plans to apply what it learns in building Motobot to improve their products.
The four-wheel sports ride concept was built by iStream, a manufacturing and design process to produce lightweight, high-rigidity vehicle structures.
It is developed by Gordon Murray Design Limited and has its origins in Formula One technology.
The MWT-9 will be what opens up a new category of sporty mobility.
It is a “Cornering Master” featuring a twin front wheel configuration.
The road-tracking performance of the two front wheels provides excellent feedback from the road and achieves outstanding cornering capabilities.
The theme for Suzuki boothis “SUZUKI NEXT 100”, the exhibits represent proposals for products and technologies that give a sense of the company’s preparations for the next 100 years.
A range of concept models showcased how Suzuki delivers wonder and enjoyment to drivers.
Retro styled crossover, Ignis, gives shape to Suzuki’s foray into the new compact-crossover genre.
The crossover will be a new addition to Suzuki’s growing range as well as MIGHTYDECK offers new kinds of fun in the mini car segment.
The Suzuki Air Triser concept, is offering premium luxury and accessibility.
It has a smart seating arrangement that can transform its interior into a genuine private lounge.
Under the global brand slogan “The Power of Dreams”, Honda exhibits a broad range of items including innovative mobility.
Hydrogen is a particular trend – Honda is showing off the all new hydrogen fuel cell powered machines. Clarity Fuel Cell is a planned production model of its all-new fuel cell vehicle.
A high-pressure hydrogen storage tank installed to this vehicle provides a cruising range of more than 700 km.
Honda will begin lease sales in Japan of new Clarity in March 2016.
The Honda Project 2&4 concept model was designed to fuse together the values oftwo- and four-wheel mobility.
The best selling motor bike in history, Honda Super Cub is revealed as EV powered motorcycle concept.
Honda proposes new mobility products filled with unique Honda characteristics represented by the original ideas and innovative technologies. (ANI)