Never a letdown, the ’13 Tokyo Auto Salon was touted as one of the best and biggest in recent years. With the GT86/BRZ taking front stage, a staggering total of 91 examples lined the showroom floor. That didn’t mean there weren’t plenty of other awesome cars and parts to see. TAS delivered in a big way this year, proving that despite the green/environmental attitude of Japanese auto manufacturers, the aftermarket is still alive and well.
TRD’s GT86 was attracting plenty of attention.
Kansai Service was well represented with these fine examples all dawning white paintjobs.
Tein has introduced a new EDFC Active that adjusts shock valving on the fly depending on speed and G-meter readings. It also introduced a new line of coilovers called Street-Flex that promises great comfort and performance.
A sign of things to come? Check out this turbo offering for the BRZ/GT86 from Blitz.
GReddy’s new FV BOV looks like it has some precision machine work done on it.
S13 180SX fans, this is your bumper of choice for track use. Check out all the vents!
Here’s a full titanium exhaust for the GT86/BRZ courtesy of Blitz.
Nismo’s 370Z had a plethora of go-fast goodies we’d love to see stateside.
Gram Light’s newest ’13 wheels are looking as sharp as ever.
Perhaps we’ll see Nitto’s new NT530 performance tire released in the U.S. shortly.
Carbon and aluminum Zero Sports pieces are always a welcome addition to any Subaru engine bay.
Veilside is still around building its signature-looking Supras. This one has R8 taillights.
This full carbon wing for the GT-R from Varis looks incredibly lightweight.
Wald body kit–clad Project Mu GT86 looks just right with the aggressive livery.
Varis had arguably one of the nicer looking wide-body aero kits for the GT86/BRZ.
What you see here is a JDM-only Toyota Crown, and we don’t know whether we love or hate its front end.
Prodrive is still in the wheel business, and its newest model, a sleek, dual-five-spoke design, is reminiscent of Nissan’s R33 wheels.
Not sure if we like the design on this rear taillight for the GT86/BRZ, but it’s different.
Evo and STI owners now have some serious wide-body aero options courtesy of Varis.
Here’s a different approach to an exhaust system from Fujitsubo. Note the rear lower portion of the BRZ’s bumper.
Who needs an Audi R8 when your GT86/BRZ can look just like it? No thanks.
Look closely and you may see what platform is underneath all the new bodywork.
The BenSopra 380SX with an R35 GTR powerplant was arguably the car of the show.
Recaro Japan has the best seats and color combinations. Please, Recaro USA, bring us these seats!
A V6-swapped GT86?! Tom’s has got the right idea here. We’re not so sure about those exhaust tips, though.
Some new seat offerings from Bride are guaranteed to cause some serious JDM envy on our part.
Perhaps some Lambos would tickle your fancy.
A JDM Honda Odyssey that sees the track. We approve!
Talk about serious LED work on some S14 kouki headlights.
DAMD’s LFA-inspired GT86/BRZ body kit? Don’t fake the funk.
You’re looking at a 100 percent carbon-fiber wheel—no metal used in this at all. This 19-inch version weighs a scant 15 pounds. Whether it can stand up to American roads is the real question.
5Zigen’s GT86/BRZ header looks to be an equal-length piece.
Some serious American muscle making its presence felt at the show.
There’s no one better in the gauge design department. Defi’s latest line of electronic gauges.
Here’s the newest member of the forged BBS family, the FI.
We dig the complete HKS supercharger system for the 370Z.
Top Secret knows how to build them right. This R35 looks so damn mean.
We’re not sure what this Subaru is, but we definitely like the look of it, and the turbocharged powerplant is a welcome sight.
Here’s a great conversion based on a Datsun Sunny pickup truck with a vintage Skyline front end.
This R8’s bumper and exhaust system were works of art.
Volk TE37 classics look mighty proper on the S13 chassis.
By far the coolest minivan we have laid eyes on.
Volk’s newest TE37 iteration, the RT.
How about an Aston Martin-esque BRZ? Or is that bumper more Dodge Viper looking?
This R35 had us double-taking the amount of carbon on it.
One of the finer looking FD RX-7s at the show was wearing some nice Advan wheels.
Truck stacks on an FC RX-7? Only at TAS.
Work wheels newest addition to the CR lineup.
These tow hooks and steering wheel options are just a few of the many parts Cusco offers for the GT86/BRZ
Interesting take on wheel design from WedsSport.
WedsSport’s new SA-50M wheel. Take away the centerlines and we’d rock ’em.
Defi’s new Smart Adapter delivers a plethora of car information to a smartphone.