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  • 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo

    Owning classic cars even from mainstream brands is growing in popularity as values continue to rise and new cars continue to be burdened with technologies that more often than not are unrelated to the art of driving. Fortunately, more and more automakers are catering to owners of older models, the latest being Toyota which will start offering replacement parts for third- and fourth-generation Supras, known to fans as the A70 and A80, respectively. The latest 2020 Supra, the A90, represents the fifth generation of Toyota's popular sports car. Toyota through its GR performance sub-brand is...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    2020 Toyota Supra may make more power than advertised

    It appears the 2020 Toyota Supra isn't making the 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque the brand claims. Dyno results don't lie, and in this case, the sports car might be making closer to 400 hp at the crank. Car and Driver strapped the 2020 Supra to a dynamometer after noting the car's...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra with TRD parts
    TRD rolls out first parts for the 2020 Toyota Supra

    Let's not kid ourselves, the Toyota Supra is one of many poster children for aftermarket modifications. Toyota is very much aware of the car's status among the enthusiast crowd, which is why it already has an assortment of aftermarket parts to launch alongside the reborn 2020 Supra. The first bevy...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    First drive review: 2020 Toyota Supra is fast and frenetic

    It’s late in the day at Summit Point Raceway, the warm sun of a late West Virginia spring is starting to pack it in for the day, and I’m still working on smoothing out my hamfisted ways behind the wheel of the 2020 Toyota Supra in my few remaining laps on the track’s Shenandoah...

  • Fernando Alonso with 2020 Toyota Supra
    What does star driver Fernando Alonso think of the 2020 Toyota Supra?

    Ahead of the 2020 Toyota Supra's launch, Toyota has put a formidable driver behind the wheel to give his take. The Japanese firm invited Fernando Alonso, 2-time Formula 1 world champion, and a recent Le Mans winner together with Toyota, to test the new Supra at Fuji International Speedway. The hot...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    Let's get fast and furious: Toyota's serious about future Supra modifications

    Let's not kid ourselves, the Toyota Supra is one of many poster children for aftermarket modifications. The brand is very much aware of the car's status among tuners and wants to make sure they can get to work on aftermarket parts as quickly as possible. In a video from Toyota published in April...

  • 1997 Toyota Supra Turbo for sale on Bring a Trailer

    We've watched fourth-generation Toyota Supras become cash cows as enthusiasts clamor for low-mileage and preserved examples in the past few years. The latest is this one-owner 1997 Toyota Supra Turbo with only 62,500 miles. Offered for sale on Bring a Trailer, the car wears a lovely Deep Jewel Green Pearl exterior color over ivory leather interior. From the photos, this appears to be a 15th-anniversary edition Supra with special badges. That the Supra's only had one owner, a spotless CarFax report, and low mileage won't necessarily push the car's price into the lower stratosphere—its...

  •  2018 Toyota Century
    Japan's new emperor scores open-top Toyota Century as official car

    A new Emperor of Japan was sworn in on Wednesday, 59-year-old Naruhito, who is expected to continue the legacy of his father by modernizing the imperial family to help maintain its relevance in contemporary Japan. However, he won't be cutting all bonds with tradition, at least when it comes to his...

  • 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition
    2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition dazzles with deep green color

    In February, we pleaded with Toyota to bring the Japan-only "British Green Limited Edition" 86 sports car to America. While we won't take credit, someone inside Toyota heard the pleas. On Tuesday, Toyota revealed the 86 Hakone Edition, which features the same stunning green paintwork and bronze...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    Here's proof the 2020 Toyota Supra turbo-4 might come to the US

    Toyota previously ruled out a turbo-4 powered Supra for its first model year, but curiously, the engine has undergone certification with the California Air Resources Board. The CARB document, which Autoblog first discovered and reported Tuesday, shows the engine was certified for a number of BMW...

  • Toyota Technical Center Shimoyama in Aichi, Japan
    $2.8B Toyota R&D center includes test track that mimics the Nürburgring

    Toyota is constructing an expansive research and development center settled in Aichi, Japan, and included in the sprawling site will be 11 separate test tracks. And one of the tracks already completed mimics tough elements of the famed Nürburgring-Nordschleife. Known as the Toyota Technical...

  • 2017 Toyota 86 limited-edition model for Australia
    Next Toyota 86, Subaru BRZ may move to Toyota platform

    Toyota previously confirmed we'll see a second-generation of the 86 sports car (nee Scion FR-S), but it may not come on a Subaru platform. Both the next-generation 86 and Subaru BRZ may instead switch to Toyota's TNGA architecture, according to a Friday report from the Australian website CarSales...

  • 2019 Kenworth Toyota T680 FCET class 8 semi-trailer truck

    It's been two years since Toyota and truck manufacturer Kenworth showed off a proof of concept for a semi-trailer truck powered purely by hydrogen. On Monday, they showed off the first of 10 planned examples that late this year will start transporting cargo across the Los Angeles basin and to various inland cities, with the only emission being water. In the first phase, the trucks, operated by Toyota, UPS and other transport firms, will haul goods from the L.A. and Long Beach ports throughout the L.A. area, the Inland Empire, the Port of Hueneme, and eventually to Merced. In a second phase...

  • Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco with Volvo Cars
    Toyota, SoftBank buy $1B stake in Uber's self-driving car unit

    Ahead of Uber's historic IPO in the coming weeks, the ride-hail giant's self-driving car division received a $1 billion injection from Toyota, investment firm SoftBank, and automotive supplier Denso. Toyota and Denso will together invest $667 million and SoftBank will invest $333 million, valuing...

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition
    Toyota "committed" to Land Cruiser for U.S.

    The dinosaur of the Toyota lineup won't go extinct anytime soon, one of the automaker's top North American-market executives told Motor Authority Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. "We are fully committed to the Land Cruiser for the foreseeable future," Toyota senior vice...

  • 2020 Toyota Highlander, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Toyota reveals bigger, bolder 2020 Highlander

    Toyota unveiled a bigger and bolder Highlander for 2020 and improved the economy, too, with a more efficient hybrid powertrain. The redesigned fourth-generation Highlander made its debut on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and is due on sale in December as a 2020 model. The...

  • GR Supra GT Cup one-make race series for 2020 Toyota Supra in 'Gran Turismo Sport'
    Toyota launches Supra one-make racing series for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    Avid gamers and Toyota Supra fans should gear up for a new virtual one-make racing series. Toyota and "Gran Turismo Sport" will launch a global one-make racing series for the Playstation and featuring the 2020 Supra this month. The racing series will take place entirely within the digital realm on...

  • Icon 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser
    Icon restomods Joe Rogan's Toyota Land Cruiser

    Icon continues to work its magic with numerous vintage SUVs, and the latest to go under the knife is a 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser. It also happens to be Joe Rogan's personal vehicle, and it's clear the 51-year-old comedian has pretty good taste in modifications. According to a video Icon's Jonathan...

  • 1989 Toyota Land Cruise fire truck on Jay Leno's Garage

    While Americans are used to enormous bus-like emergency vehicles, things are different in other parts of the world. Case in point is this 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser fire truck, which was a real emergency vehicle in Japan. Its owner, Brian Corsetti, recently visited Jay Leno's Garage to talk about the vehicle. Corsetti is somewhat of a Land Cruiser enthusiast and owns a few classic examples of the SUV. As for the fire truck version, Toyota indeed built the SUV to spec with almost everything needed to join an emergency vehicle fleet. A Japanese company called Morita completed the finishing...

  • 2019 Toyota Tacoma
    Next Toyota Tundra and Tacoma to reportedly share a platform

    Future Toyota pickup trucks across the globe may share one common platform, regardless of segment and configuration. Thus, the mid-size Tacoma and full-size Tundra will reportedly ride on shared bones, according to an Automotive News (subscription required) report on Monday. The report cited...

  • Self-driving Ford Fusion Hybrid for Domino's pizza delivery
    Ford, Toyota, GM and SAE collaborate on standards for self-driving cars

    Although numerous automakers and technology companies continue to test and push toward the goal of deploying self-driving cars, safety standards and regulations are nearly inexistent. With a new partnership between Ford, Toyota, General Motors and SAE International, the Automated Vehicle Safety...

  • 2020 Toyota Supra
    2020 Toyota Supra inline-6 fuel economy estimates nearly as thrifty as BMW Z4 turbo-4

    Fuel economy estimates are out for the 2020 Toyota Supra, and even with two additional cylinders, it rivals its turbo-4-powered BMW Z4 cousin. The EPA estimates the new Supra will return 24 mpg city, 31 highway, and 26 combined. That's with the BMW-sourced 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 engine...

  • Daigo Saito's 2JZ-swapped 2020 Toyota Supra for Formula D
    2JZ-powered 2020 Toyota Supra drift car looks awesome, catches fire at first event

    A few weeks ago, professional drifter Daigo Saito announced he was building the first 2JZ-swapped 2020 Toyota Supra to compete in Formula D. Now we can see and hear it in all of its glory, but as cool as it is, things didn't go too well at its first outing. As a quick refresher for anyone who...

  • Toyota e-Palette self-driving electric mobility concept
    Honda and Hino join Toyota's self-driving car company Monet

    Honda and Japanese commercial vehicles brand Hino announced Thursday they are joining the mobility company Monet established by Toyota and Japanese investment firm SoftBank last October. Monet, whose name is a portmanteau of “mobility” and “network,” will initially offer a...

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