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Tokyo motor show 2017 preview guide

Published: 09 October 2017

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The 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 opens its doors to the world's media on 25 October - and our preview guide lists all the new cars, world debuts and launches live from Japan in our handy one-stop shop for the Tokyo auto show.

Hosted at the Tokyo Big Sight International Exhibition Centre in downtown Tokyo, the trade show is open to the public from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November 2017.

New for 2017 is the addition of the Tokyo Connected Lab, a showcase for the most connected, futuristic cars yet seen with input from Hondas, Nissan, Toyota and robotics and connectivity specialists. If you thought the Tokyo car show was already unusually high-tech, you ain't see nothing yet!

Click on the links below to read our full stories on all the new cars and concepts at the show. And be sure to come back throughout October, as we'll be adding new cars daily. There'll be plenty more world debuts to detail in the days ahead - so stay tuned to our Tokyo preview to keep up!

Tokyo motor show 2017: a preview guide

Every new car revealed at the 2017 Tokyo motor show: an A-Z preview guide

No word yet on what the Ingolstadt car maker will have on show at the 2017 Tokyo show

Confirmed presence at the Tokyo show; no details yet on the exhibits 

The French have bet big on Japan - but has yet to confirm what it will show in Tokyo 

Full details to follow - but Daihatsu never misses out on its home show 

Following in the footsteps of sister brands from the PSA umbrella, DS will be there 

Honda Sports EV Concept: another Tokyo motor show 2017 star

Sports EV Concept (above)  Follow-up to the hugely popular Urban EV Concept at Frankfurt - with a sportier bent 

Toyota's upmarket premium division has a stand at the Tokyo show. Cars rumoured to include LWB seven-seater RX

Confirmed attendance at the 2017 Tokyo motor show; expect to see an updated RX-Vision concept

Confirmed stand presence for Merc, AMG and Maybach; watch this space to see what they end up showing 

e-Evolution Concept  
Latest look at the future of Mitsu-kind

Latest version of the Nissan Z sports car expected at the Tokyo motor show
Leaf (below)
First motor show appearance for the Mk2 Leaf electric car
Nismo Leaf  Japanese giant confirms go-faster Leaf EV for Tokyo show 

Nissan Leaf: Tokyo motor show 2017

Big French stand at the Tokyo motor show 2017

Sports car brand will be bringing its latest wares to Japan this autumn

Confirmed Renault presence at the Tokyo motor show 2017 

More small-car news from little Smart at the big Tokyo show. There's a Brabus stand, too 

Viziv Performance Concept (below)  
A hint of sleeker Scoobies to come 

Subaru Viziv at the Tokyo motor show 2017

Compact SUV with electric powertrain, all-wheel drive - a modern-day X-90
XBee  The Cross-Bee is another compact crossover concept - with youth and older versions on show
Jimny  We've already scooped it - Tokyo expected to showcase the new junior SUV 

Century limo
 Old-school executive transport, Japanese style
GR HV Sports Concept  The GT86 coupe gains hybrid power for concept show-off

VW Group will be at the show. Details imminent for what will be shown 

Swedish car maker will be at the Tokyo motor show. But will it be ready to show off any Polestar goodness? 

This list will swell considerably in the weeks ahead - we'll be adding new cars to our Tokyo motor show guide regularly, so come back for more updates soon.

The Tokyo motor show always throws up plenty of surprises

Practical information about the Tokyo motor show 2017

Where is the Tokyo auto show held?  Tokyo Big Sight International Exhibition Centre, 3 Chome-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135 0063, Japan
When is the Tokyo motor show?  27 October 2017 (preview day), 28 October - 5 November 2017 (public days)
Opening times: 10.00am-8.00pm every day
How much are Tokyo motor show 2017 tickets?  Adults from 1600 yen (advance tickets), concessions from 400 yen
Tokyo auto show official website: http://www.tokyo-motorshow.com/en/

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