Toyota IQ Is The Smartest Production Car At Geneva

We're not making a statement on the overall intelligence of the latest Toyota microcar, the Toyota IQ, but rather a statement on its similarity to a certain other car. In addition to Toyota design and, hopefully, Toyota value, this smallest of cars has a serious advantage over that other intelligent ride: seating… » 3/05/08 10:00am 3/05/08 10:00am

Toyota iQ To Become Reality, Debut At Geneva Motor Show

Toyota is finally getting smart by getting Smart. The Toyota iQ Concept from Frankfurt will show up at the Geneva Motor Show as a fully capable production vehicle that will be a "break-through in compact urban transportation." And by a break-through they mean a Japanese version of the Smart (see the name). The last… » 2/13/08 10:00am 2/13/08 10:00am

Report: New Toyota Minicar to Get Yamaha Motorcycle Engine

Make way for the anonymous sources bearing gifts. Automotive News reports Toyota will power its IQ microcar with an engine from Yamaha. That from unnamed company executives. Toyota's not volunteering any information on the powertrain selected for a production version of the minicar concept, which showed up in… » 10/16/07 7:13am 10/16/07 7:13am

Report: Toyota to Produce iQ-Based Subcompact

According to Japan's Nikkei, Toyota's planning a new subcompact Smart fighter for Japan based on the iQ minicar concept it revealed at the Frankfurt show earlier this month. The concept is less than three meters long and seats three adults and a child, but the reported production model will seat four adults and two… » 9/25/07 6:59am 9/25/07 6:59am