For an automotive make or model online fan forum to discover a new model trademark filing ahead of the A-list big boys of automotive journalism is hardly new or surprising in this day and age. I’ve been there. So chalk up one more for David, for the little guy when the administrator of the Supra […]
As the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon kicked off today, GAZOO Racing has held a press conference today at their booth expressing their intent to enter in this year’s 24 Hours of Nürburgring endurance race in Germany. The grueling race event starts on June 19 for qualifiying and the race will start on June 21 and […]
Lexus has just announced plans to open a “Lexus Racing” booth at the 2014 Tokyo Auto Salon next week in Japan. Lexus will feature a new vehicle they plan to race in the GT 500 class of the Super GT. It was previously announced that the Lexus LF-CC Super GT Concept Race Car, now the […]
Another day, another set of teaser hints and pronouncements over what new or revised vehicles Toyota, Scion and Lexus will introduce during the 2013 calendar year. First, on 11 September 2012, Toyota Division U.S.A. group vice president and general manager Bill Fay predicted that “seven, exciting all-new or updated Toyota and Scion vehicles (will be […]
The buildup to the launch and reveal of the final production versions of the Toyota/Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ sports coupes (the so-called “Toyobaru twins”) has been one long, drawn-out, sometimes agonizing striptease or string of teasers and concept cars. On the Toyota side alone we had the original FT-86 Concept that debuted at the […]
To date, Lexus has been adamant that they would only build 500 copies of the LFA supercar, split 450 of the “regular” version (insofar as you can consider the LFA a regular car) and 50 equipped with the Nürburgring Package. Yet, Japanese rumormonger Best Car magazine begs to differ, and insists that an extra 100 […]
Following up on our recent article on six of the official Toyota-branded vehicles at the 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon, here are the other six vehicles that complete the “Toyota dozen” at the TAS: Toyota FJ Cruiser JAOS Selected by Modellista (by Modellista) Founded in 1997, Modellista is an in-house Toyota arm whose primary (but by […]
For fans of aftermarket tunes, mods and tweaks, be they mild or wild, to factory-stock vehicles, each major car-producing continent offers an annual blowout show that showcases the newest and, some times, most outrageous offerings by carmakers and aftermarket firms alike. In the Americas, it’s the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Manufacturers’ Associaton) Show held annually in […]
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