It’s about time! Toyota will be adding the sporty SE trim to their popular hybrid model. The Camry SE trim has been by far the most popular trim on the 7th generation Camry. The SE trim first appeared on Camry during the 3rd Generation (SXV10/VCV10/MCV10) when it followed the Taurus-sized sedan fray. This is a […]
TMC has just announced their plans for motorsports in 2014 for Toyota Racing, Lexus Racing and Gazoo Racing. There is going to be a big push for motorsports this year as Toyota continues to reinvigorate passion into the brand. This is a great step in the right direction as motorsports serves as a development test […]
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For years Toyota Racing Development has enhanced Toyota products from an aesthetic and performance standpoint. On February 6, Toyota is going to introduce a new “TRD Pro” line of vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show. A video has recently been posted up showing three different Toyota models trailblazing through the desert. In the video, quick […]
A piece of Toyota Motorsports (now Toyota Racing) history is currently for sale in NorCal at San Francisco Toyota. It’s a 2007 Toyota Tundra 4WD Double Cab Standard Bed SR5 which was previously owned by Toyota Motorsports. This Tundra “Pace Truck” was used in various Toyota motorsports activities at track venues all over the United […]
In the digital age we are immersed in, it’s inevitable that leaks will occur thanks to the power of the internet. I give Toyota a lot of credit for not allowing any leaks to happen especially with the convenience of smart phones and social media. Toyota UK had posted a teaser photo last month on […]
Toyota has sparked the excitement of enthusiasts with the creation of the FT-1. The Calty-designed sports car concept which was revealed only a week ago in Detroit has been the top of car enthusiast discussions all over the world. There have been several drawings and renderings of FT-1 in all kinds of colors and designs […]
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With the Toyota FT-1 being the buzz of this year’s NAIAS in Detroit, Scion quietly revealed two new limited edition models at their display. This is big news for Scion enthusiasts as premium features once reserved for overseas models are now available in the limited production Monogram Series. Instead of being limited to just one […]
Toyota has shocked Detroit as they surprised the media yesterday morning with a car most people didn’t expect. No it wasn’t another hybrid or alternative fuel vehicle, it was a red hot two door rear wheel drive sports coupé called the FT-1. It was designed exclusively by Toyota’s Calty Design Research team to help kick […]
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 […]
Back in 1992, Kazunori Yamauchi, along with a group of 7 other individuals, set out to develop the original Gran Turismo racing video game for the Polyphony Digital subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment. Five years later, the initial game, for the original PlayStation game console finally went on sale to favorable reviews and an adoring […]
Japanese carmakers will reveal their latest cars-to-come at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show which will open to the media on November 20, and which will stay open to the public through December 1. Here is what you will see at Toyota’s booth in Tokyo – unless you prefer to go to the LA Autoshow, that […]
Unless a disaster happens, the year 2013 will end unchanged as far as the world’s largest automakers are concerned. Meaning: #1 Toyota, #2 GM, #3 VW. World’s largest automakers Jan-Sept 2013, full year forecast 9M’13 9M’12 YoY Proj ’13 Toyota 7,536,260 7,681,891 -1.9% 10,048,000 GM 7,250,848 6,942,917 4.4% 9,668,000 Volkswagen 7,030,000 6,710,000 4.8% 9,373,000 Production: […]
When I worked for the Dark Side, doing propaganda for Volkswagen, I drove a few pre-production models for familiarization purposes. Never was I invited to drive the prototype of a car that would need another two years to go into production. Today, it happened. It wasn’t just any car. I drove a car that could […]
It’s not a big secret that I doubt the success of the electric car, or of any vehicle that will require me to find a motel every 100 miles, where I wait half a day until my car is fueled up – if I can park it in front of my window, and if they […]
Taking an econobox 3 or 5 door hatchback, popping in a high output motor mated to a manual transmission and a taut tuned suspension was a recipe for fun. It’s been many years since the Toyota built great hot hatches like the Corolla FX-16 and the Corolla RunX. With Toyota’s rich motorsports heritage, it is possible […]