Tokyo Auto Salon 2015: Behind the Scenes

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Forgiato Chevrolet Corvette C7
Thursday is set-up day so it's strictly no public allowed. But we have our charms to get in and see what goes on backstage! Here's the Forgiato C7 Vette getting a final rub down.

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan DAD Mercedes Benz
TAS is always an interesting and intense experience but some things never change. I remember seeing these D.A.D Mercs 10 years ago!

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Subaru WRX STI Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrap PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Subaru WRX STI Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrap Fender
Like all final prep, these guys over at the Subaru booth were putting the final wrap on their racehorse. Look at all that carbon! This is stuff you would never normally see on a public attendance day...

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Tuning Legends
This year they had a "Tuning Legends" hall and in there you could find all the biggest names of the AutoSalon world. No doubt you instantly recognise that Supra...

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan NATS Suzuki Mighty Boy BMW E30
NATS, the Japanese tuning car college that teaches kids how to build, engineer, tune and modify, always turn out crazy machines. Don't ask... all I know is it's a Suzuki Mighty Boy with some German E30 touches!

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Kuhl Racing GTR Front PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Kuhl Racing GTR Rear
And then things get serious with Kuhl Racing showing off their incredible paint approach on this R35. Yes - the entire car is PAINTED. Not wrapped.

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Toyota Prius V8 Drag Car
And then there is the ridiculous. An American V8 powered, tubbed and slicked Prius drag car! Oh TAS.. you never fail to raise an eyebrow...

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Varis Booth

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Scion FRS

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan 1988 Ayrton Senna 12 McLaren MP4 Formula 1 F1 Marlboro Honda Shell PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Acura NSX Rocket Bunny PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan AIMGAIN Scion FRS Nitto Buddy Club Front

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan AIMGAIN Scion FRS Nitto Buddy Club Side PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Coverage 19 PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Coverage 27

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Coverage 34 PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Coverage 35 PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Endless Brakes

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Ferrari Rear PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Forgiato LB Works Performance Lamborghini Adventador PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan HKS Booth

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan HKS Option Yokohama PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Honda S660 Concept Roadster PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Nissan 240sx S14 Silvia Rear

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Nissan Datsun PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Pink Lamborghini PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Pirelli

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Rays Wheels PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan RE Amemiya Overdrive PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Rocky Auto Skyline

PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Stardast Nissan 350Z PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Toyota Chaser JZX100 PASMAG Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 Japan Toyota Honda Nissan

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