Dave Leggett | 22 October 2003
Maybe I can start saving up now and contrive to somehow get out there for the next one; I'd like to go one day. Tokyo always strikes me as especially absorbing - the Japanese makers' young car designers cutting their teeth on some jaw-dropping concepts. I haven't seen too much yet in the show media, but the Mitsubishi Se-ro caught my eye. Mitsubishi likens the 660cc midget vehicle to an airship with an interior that combines a front cockpit and a rear living room. In a vehicle that size? Audacious or what? Check the picture in the link. That Se-ro name? Stands for 'secret room'. So Tokyo!
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