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2019 Toyota Avalon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Toyota Avalon spy shots

Toyota’s big sedan, the Avalon, will soon receive a redesign. The current model was introduced for 2013 and we’re expecting this new one for 2019. That means we’re likely to see a reveal early next year. The current Avalon was a bit of a breakthrough in terms of design for the... read more

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2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota offloaded Tesla shares in 2016

Toyota on Saturday revealed that it sold its remaining shares in Tesla at the end of 2016. The Japanese automaker previously sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
1998 and 2015 Toyota Corolla crash test

1998 vs 2015 Toyota Corolla crash test is a testament to modern car safety

Vehicle safety is arguably one of the lesser points looked at when shopping for a car. Consumers simply expect vehicles to be safe and protect occupants at all costs. No one... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Toyota Cartivator SkyDrive flying car rendering

Toyota enters the race to build a flying car

The idea of flying cars has likely been around since first vehicles began putting the world on wheels. However, despite leaps and bounds in technology, the flying car is... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Watch a 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 blast its way around Spa

If you ever wanted a feel for what it’s like lapping Belgium’s Spa in a top-level endurance racer, then sit down and watch this video in its entirety. It’s... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
Carl Edwards drives the Toyota Land Speed Cruiser to 230.02 mph in Mojave, California

Wild Toyota Land Cruiser hits 230.02 mph

Toyota’s Land Cruiser is one of the most capable vehicles for going off-road. Toyota, however, has built one that’s right at home on a race track. Called the Land... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota Project Portal imagines a fuel cell-powered semi truck future

Tesla may have garnered buzz surrounding the announcement it will reveal a semi truck in September, but Toyota this week showed how it imagines revolutionizing the trucking... read more April 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro first drive review: the everyman's Raptor

The Toyota Tacoma's "just right" recipe has long made it a leader among smaller (but still rather large) pickups, and this year the most capable out-of-the-box Taco TRD Pro... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
Toyota FT-4X concept, 2017 New York Auto Show

Toyota FT-4X concept is an FJ Cruiser for the urban jungle

Toyota’s FT-4X concept made its debut on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show, and the vehicle isn’t quite the rugged off-roader we were hoping for. It... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
KK Performance Toyota 86 with a quad-turbocharged V-12

Did you know a V-12 fits under the Toyota 86's hood?

In stock form, the Toyota 86 is a fun machine. Sure there are a number of folks who cry out that the sporty coupe needs more power, but it's pretty darn enjoyable as it comes... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
Toyota Hilux Tonka concept

Toyota Hilux Tonka concept is for the inner child in all of us

North Americans may not be well acquainted with the Toyota Hilux, but elsewhere in the world it’s been a pickup truck staple since its inception decades ago. And Toyota... read more April 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota TS050 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Toyota reveals 2017 TS050 Hybrid LMP1 endurance racer

A new season of the World Endurance Championship is nearly upon us and Toyota will be back to chase the title. The automaker will do so with the 2017 TS050 Hybrid revealed... read more March 31, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Toyota FT-4X concept debuting at 2017 New York auto show

Rugged Toyota FT-4X concept rocking up to 2017 New York auto show

Toyota has released a teaser shot for a concept called the FT-4X that we’ll see for the first time at next month’s 2017 New York auto show. The “FT”... read more March 29, 2017 by


 
Tamiya R/C trucks pull Toyota Hilux

Can 15 R/C pickups pull a life-size Toyota Hilux?

In the 1980s, Tamiya wanted to prove to the world its remote controlled, 1:10 scale Toyota Hilux Bruiser 4x4 truck was the toughest thing aside from a life-size Hilux. So... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota 86 - 860 Special Edition

Toyota introduces 860 Special Edition of the 86, but no forced induction

Spoiler alert: It's not the one you're hoping they'd make. What we have instead is the Toyota 86 860 Special Edition, which is a limited-run package that focuses on some... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Toyota is building a ranch retreat with a race track in Texas

Toyota going big in Texas with ranch and private race track

Toyota is in the midst of moving its North American headquarters from California to Texas. The new facilities should prove to be a state of the art example of what you can... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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