The 16th Tokyo Motor Show was held at Harumi. Also the Tomei Expressway opened in March this year and the demand for high-speed driving was growing rapidly in Japan. Significant progress was seen in the performance of Japanese vehicles. The 16th Tokyo Motor Show was highlighted by an array of sports cars and vehicles for motor sports. At the same time, many show models were displayed in the futuristic “dream cars” and commuter model categories, which were developed under the key concepts of high-speed and safety. Nissan used the 1969 Tokyo Motorshow to introduce the Nissan Fairlady Z, the Fairlady Z432 and the Datsun 240Z.