The best tweets from the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show
Tokyo’s Motor Show is upon us again!
Japan’s premier biennial showcase for all things motoring always throws up some interesting offerings. Whether it’s giving us crazy concept cars, wacky new technologies or some of Asia’s best upcoming machines, it’s definitely one to keep an eye out for.
Press days for this year’s show are now under way, and we’ve rounded up some of our favourite tweets so far.
The Talking Toyota
Here it is talking to you. pic.twitter.com/dEle1AS0OH
— Rebecca Chaplin (@believebecca) October 25, 2017
Our Becca is in Tokyo and witnessed first-hand the Toyota Concept-i’s incredible communication functions. Luckily, she got it on video!
Yamaha’s Gorilla bike?
— Nikhil Bhatia (@bhatius) October 25, 2017
Motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha took the opportunity to unveil its strange three-wheel production bike, and it’s reminded some of a particular animal…
Champagne, caviar and, er, cramped cabs?
Filing copy in the back of a doily clad Toyota Tokyo cab on the way to the motor show using a 4G mobile wifi dongle. My job is weird. pic.twitter.com/OGelpC7J2d
— James Baggott (@CarDealerEd) October 25, 2017
Our boss proves that the life of a motoring journalist isn’t always glamorous.
Let’s have a go!
— Tom Lynch (@ItsTomLynch) October 21, 2017
When in the homeland of Mario, it’d be rude not to take part in his favourite motorsport…
Sometimes, the best cars are outside
— Dave Humphreys (@LordHumphreys) October 25, 2017
While all the fancy new machinery at the Tokyo Motor Show may be inside the halls, some of the cooler stuff lurks outside. Take this stunning (and rather red) Isuzu Gemini for example.
The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show opens to the public on Saturday and runs until November 5.
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