Japanese automakers are making a strong showing in the compact car segment of the 12th Auto Expo 2014, currently underway in New Dehli. India's premier auto show is actualy Asia's largest, and the second largest in the world, and it was there that Honda released their vision of the compact segment’s future.
Essentially, it’s Japan’s SEMA show (Specialty Equipment Market Association). Tuning companies and parts manufacturers show off their new products, tuning houses show off their latest builds, and automakers show off their future enthusiast and competition models and concepts.
Nissan announced that they are going to release a special premium model of their JUKE - Premium Personalized Package - on December 17. Only 300 cars will be available.
The special model is based on "16GT FOUR Type V", "16GT Type V", and 15RX Type V, and it features a color called Midnight Purple IV, which changes its own color to violet-blue, violet-red, red and orange depending on your viewing angle, for its exterior.
TMS 2013: Wonderful, Amazing, and Almost Entirely In-the-Box A bit of a surprise, we felt; not a whole lotta design risks being taken at this year's show. The dominant themes were connectivity amongst a range of eco/green vehicles, and correspondingly, most of the cars seemed a version of a semi-morphed, slightly squeezed or widened Prius; or too close to a racecar to be practical; or very small with questionable utility.