The Tokyo Auto Salon is a haven for modified metal. Here are our highlights of the best – and worst – cars on display
15 January 2015

If you find standard cars fresh from the production line a trifle tame, the Tokyo Auto Salon should rouse your interest.

The show was held last weekend at the Makuhari Messe convention centre, on the outskirts of Tokyo.

It’s the biggest show on the Japanese tuning scene and features a brace of modified vehicles, including some striking creations that have never been seen before.

Here is a selection of some of the fantastic designs that were on display. Let us know your favourites in the comments section below.

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13 January 2015
I love a bit of Japanese vintage. Like the look of the AE86 but I had a softer spot poor the 80's Nissan Silvia. Nearly convinced my dad to get one in 1986 but he went for a Mazda 626 GT 4WS instead. As a teenager I had a 72 Datsun 180B SSS Coupe for the final 9 months of it's life before it rusted away to such an extent that the petrol would gush out of the tank as fast as I could pump it in. Was lucky to get it to the breakers on fumes and sheer will...

13 January 2015
Quite like the look of the Ducks-Garden 356 Speedster aside from the lack of a Coupe body, hard to believe that it is based on the Daihatsu Copen.

16 January 2015
You have to admire the Japanese,when they do wacky,they do wacky!

Peter Cavellini.

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