2013 Tokyo Auto Salon is to be held at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex in Chiba from January 11-13, 2013. Honda will be displaying its latest Kei car model – N-One which receives Modulo styling treatment both where external features and internal updates are concerned.
Mugen, another after market specialist which has been closely associated with Honda over the years will be displaying several of their tuned up vehicles. The first will be Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ which receives some sporty styling. The hybrid hatchback also receives a supercharger which delivers 174 bhp power with a supplemental 20 bhp from its electric motor. This vehicle is seen with adjustable suspension, 17” forged wheels and enhanced front braking system. The tuning company will be offering Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ in Azure Blue Metallic and will be limited in production to just 300 units being produced.
Mugen will also display Honda N-One in red and white body colors though the vehicle only received exterior styling and interior badging, but no engine modifications. Honda will also be putting up their HSV-010GT and Mugen CRZ-GT, two cars from the Super GT racing series, along with the CR-V Mugen. For more information, scroll down.
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Overview of Honda Exhibit at TOKYO AUTO SALON 2013 with NAPAC
TOKYO, Japan, December 26, 2012 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it will participate in TOKYO AUTO SALON 2013 with NAPAC*1, which will be held from Friday, January 11 to Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Featuring production and exhibition models of automobiles, motorcycles presenting a variety of exciting approaches to customization, power products and racing vehicles will also be presented at the Honda exhibit.
Featured automobiles will include models based on the all-new N-ONE mini-vehicle, such as the N-ONE Modulo*2 Style with its sophisticated atmosphere, the MUGEN Racing N-ONE Concept model manufactured by MUGEN*3, and a model created in collaboration with the Japan Nailist Association (JNA), showing off its custom body colors and adorned in rhinestone. Also on display will be 10 mini-vehicles full of fun and variety, including show models of the VAMOS and the ACTY TRUCK.
Honda’s automobile exhibit will also show the S2000 Modulo Climax (exhibition model), an S2000-based concept model featuring cutting-edge aeroform design and a chic interior coordinated in black and burgundy. Models on exhibit will include the MUGEN CR-V Design Study, a CR-V-based concept model presenting a new design, and the CR-Z MUGEN RZ, a MUGEN vehicle sold commercially as a complete car limited to 300 vehicles.
Honda’s motorcycle exhibit will present the GOLDWING F6B unveiled at EICMA 2012 (70th International Motorcycle Exhibition) in Italy in November and planned for commercial production. Customized vehicles derived from such models as the CB1300 SUPER FOURSpecial Edition and the NC700X will also be on display featuring aftermarket parts and accessories.
Honda’s racing vehicle exhibit will present the RC213V motorcycle, an essential contributor to Honda’s team and constructors’ championships in the 2012 MotoGP, the highest class in the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix. Two cars from the SUPER GT Series, the HSV-010 GT and the MUGEN CR-Z GT, will also be appearing as well as the DOCOMO TEAM DANDELION RACING machine that won the 2012 Formula NIPPON team championship.
Organized by the TOKYO AUTO SALON ASSOSIATION (TASA) with the cooperation of the Nippon Auto Parts Aftermarket Committee (NAPAC)
Modulo: Brand name for customized products made by Honda Access Corporation, the manufacturer of genuine Honda aftermarket parts and accessories
MUGEN: Brand name used by M-TEC Co., Ltd., which conducts motor sports activities and develops, manufactures and sells tuned parts for Honda vehicles and complete cars