Why The Hell Is There A Nurburgring Edition Toyota Corolla?

Alright that’s it, shut the doors and lock this shit up because Special Editions are over. As evidence I submit the Toyota Corolla Altis ESport Nurburgring Edition; a red-seat-piping package commemorating a 7th place finish in a Nurburgring race, apparently. » 3/23/15 5:35pm 3/23/15 5:35pm

Video: This Homebuilt 1975 Corolla is as Fast as a C7 Z51 Corvette!

Mark Still is a professional fabricator for the movie industry, but didn't know what a sorted sports car should feel like. So when he finished his 400 HP, Supercharged 1UZ Corolla, he rang up The Smoking Tire and asked for some feedback. How could we say no? » 7/29/14 6:17pm 7/29/14 6:17pm

'The 2005 Toyota Corolla XRS Is A Pocket Rocket For The Youth Market'

If you have ever wanted to hear John Davis say the words "turbo, dubs, and bling" in succession, then have I got a video for you! » 2/04/13 6:00pm 2/04/13 6:00pm

The Toyota Furia Concept Asks: Why Are You Still Buying Corollas,…

Do not buy a Toyota Corolla. Do not let your loved ones buy a Toyota Corolla. I know you can't stop them. Something about a jelly bean with mediocre performance, outdated design, and crappy features is just too damn appealing to them but you must prevent it. Get them to buy a Mazda3 or a Ford Focus or a Hyundai… » 1/14/13 5:00pm 1/14/13 5:00pm

Watch The Simpsons Shill For The Toyota Corolla

If you're of a certain age, you might remember a time when The Simpsons was one of the funniest and most-watched shows on TV. At its peak strength in the early-to-late 90s, the cartoon was packed with witty dialogue, scathing social satire and brilliant sight gags. Then it fell into decline, but for reasons I failed… » 9/08/12 10:30am 9/08/12 10:30am

You Don’t Need Buckets Of Cash For An All-Out Hoonmobile

Most people would see a dirt cheap KE70 Corolla and think it's just a heap waiting out its last days before it's turned into scrap to be formed into a Chinese apartment building. A grandma car, a beater. A gearhead sees its potential. » 8/22/12 1:00pm 8/22/12 1:00pm

Leave It To The Australians To Make Us Want A 1982 Toyota Corolla

If this vintage commercial is to be believed while Americans were using the 1982 Toyota Corolla to commute to work our friends down under were using the compact cars to hoon and party in the outback. » 6/02/12 4:00pm 6/02/12 4:00pm

Drunk Man Crashes Vintage Toyota Into Swimming Pool

A Washington man is being charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after flying over a fence in his vintage Toyota Corolla and landing in a covered swimming pool 25 feet below. » 3/25/12 9:00am 3/25/12 9:00am

Convert Doubters Into Believers With The 1985 Toyota Corolla AE86

Toyota's "Doubting Thomas's" were back to their weird murmuring ways for 1985. This time however they traded their trench coats in for sport wear and Toyota had traded in the mundane 1984 Corolla for a vehicle that was actually capable of changing some minds. » 3/17/12 4:00pm 3/17/12 4:00pm

Change everyone's mind in the 1984 Toyota Corolla

Behold the "Doubting Thomases", they line the street wearing trench coats murmuring no in a creepy manner. If that wasn't bad enough, they don't believe anything you tell them about cars. » 1/29/12 4:00pm 1/29/12 4:00pm

Naked man stands on record player on highway after car crash

A man driving along Interstate 78 in eastern Pennsylvania early last week lost control of his 2005 Toyota Corolla, hit the concrete barrier in the median, bumped another car and a semi before finally stopping. Then he stripped off his clothes and stood on a record player. » 12/09/11 3:30pm 12/09/11 3:30pm

The 2012 Toyota Corolla is as Italian as an Olive Garden

What the 2012 Corolla lacks in substantial changes to its beige exterior and likely uninspired driving experience, it attempts to make up for with a new emphasis on la dolce vita. » 11/08/11 2:30pm 11/08/11 2:30pm

Do you need a reliable and sexy vehicle to get you to the Renaissance…

Are you a recent college graduate? Are you underemployed? Do you need a reliable and sexy vehicle to get you to the Renaissance Fair? How about the 2000 Toyota Corolla in grandmother white? » 10/30/11 1:30pm 10/30/11 1:30pm

This is what a "brand new" 25 year old AE86 Toyota Corolla looks like

Larry Chen at Speedhunters recently uncovered the unbelievable "brand new" 25 year old AE86 Toyota Corolla seen here on a trip to Belgium. If you've ever wondered what a perfectly optioned AE86 would have looked like fresh from the dealer's lot, wonder no more. » 8/06/11 4:00pm 8/06/11 4:00pm

How Toyota tried to bar a blog from mentioning them ever again

Toyota has sparked a controversy in Brazil for attempting to legally bar a media outlet that dared publish spy shots of a new Corolla from ever mentioning the Toyota brand name again. Jalopnik Brazil editor Leo Nishihata explains. — Ed. » 5/02/11 3:00pm 5/02/11 3:00pm

Watch a Toyota drag race a Ferrari... backwards

Even with the language barrier and cultural challenges, it's easy to understand what's happening here: a Ferrari F430 is racing a Japanese-market Toyota Corolla, both in reverse. It's the winner that needs some explanation. » 4/15/11 9:30am 4/15/11 9:30am

V8 Toyota Corolla on Ebay

If you have a death wish or just a love for bizarre engine swaps take a look at this 1980 Toyota Corolla. Somehow, where a 75 horsepower inline four engine once sat is now a big block 454 V-8. » 1/30/11 4:00pm 1/30/11 4:00pm

Seattle Learns How Not To Drive In Snow

Go slow, steer into skids, pump your brakes — just a few of the snow driving tips those of us in winter states know too well. Seattle drivers got a pop quiz on them from Mother Nature Monday. They failed. » 11/24/10 12:00pm 11/24/10 12:00pm

Toyota Uses Death To Pitch Cars At Chinese Customers

To Americans, Toyota offers "peace of mind." In China, Toyota offers a similar theme, except with cartoon versions of the Grim Reaper looming over its vehicles. It's OK, because sudden acceleration only happened in America. » 11/01/10 3:00pm 11/01/10 3:00pm

Toyota Bought Back Cars That Accelerated Unintentionally

Toyota bought back at least two cars in 2009 after dealer technicians reported unintended acceleration that couldn't be diagnosed, according to new filings in a class-action lawsuit. » 10/29/10 9:30am 10/29/10 9:30am