2013 Toyota Avalon: Is That A Harelip?

For enthusiasts of the cars-you-kind-of-forgot-about segment, today's a big day. It's the day Toyota unveils the 2013 Toyota Avalon, and its all-new design. From the side, it's clean, sleek, and reasonably handsome, though in almost the exact same ways every new mid-size sedan is clean, sleek, and handsome. Right down… » 4/05/12 12:30pm 4/05/12 12:30pm

Toyota Cancels 2011 Lexus SC, Considers Ditching 2011 Avalon Too

It looks like consumer demand for more fuel-efficient models is affecting the super number one greenest manufacturer from the land of the rising sun, too. According to the folks with the corporate Inside Line, the 2011 Lexus LF-A-based 2011 Lexus SC has been canned. Additionally, it looks like the 2011 Toyota Avalon… » 7/14/08 1:20pm 7/14/08 1:20pm

Insurance Institute Hits Them From the Side; Resulting Headlines Top…


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety apparently likes it like we do — releasing the results over the weekend of the 2006 side impact crashworthiness (we didn't even make that word up!) tests, and now we're treated to 75 articles in papers across the country all saying "Study: Side Air Bags Improve Safety." Well… » 6/19/06 12:37pm 6/19/06 12:37pm