​The Scion iQ Will Die In The U.S. This Year

Scion is pulling the plug on the iQ in the U.S. after the Smart competitor racked up a measly 2,040 sales – down 50 percent from the previous year. » 1/16/15 9:45pm 1/16/15 9:45pm

Itty-bitty Scion iQ gets not-so-small $15,995 price

The Scion iQ, the minicar Toyota plans to launch Scion's long-delayed rebirth with, will arrive late this year with a sticker price that starts at $15,995. » 7/13/11 1:45pm 7/13/11 1:45pm

Over The River And Through The Woods: Top Ten Christmas Sleds

Globally, Christmas weather is everything from tropical rainforest or frozen snow-piled wasteland. Although everyone wants to get over the river and through the woods to grandmother's house, these are the ten best vehicles for the job with presents in tow. » 12/24/09 12:15pm 12/24/09 12:15pm

Aston Martin Cygnet: "No Mr. Bond, I Expect You To Die Of Embarrassment"

In June, Aston Martin released a photo of its Cygnet concept, a Toyota IQ-based city car with a Vantage grin. Today Aston's dropped images of a seemingly production-ready Cygnet with an expected $32,000 price tag. » 12/16/09 8:00am 12/16/09 8:00am

Scion iQ Concept: Three-Seat Smart Fighter

Based on the Toyota iQ, the creatively named Scion iQ Concept is over two-feet shorter than a typical subcompact. Scion calls it "Fierce." You tell 'em Tyra. » 4/08/09 12:22pm 4/08/09 12:22pm

Toyota FT-EV Concept: Roller Skate-Sized Electric Sneaks Onto Detroit…

The FT-EV Concept, Toyota's tiny little electric car for the masses, has managed to sneak onto the Detroit Auto Show floor ahead of the official reveal later this morning. » 1/12/09 9:35am 1/12/09 9:35am

Toyota FT-EV Concept: An Electric Car For The Tiny Masses

Toyota will show off it's Toyota iQ-based FT-EV electric car at the Detroit Auto Show this week as part of a push towards a larger, greener fleet. » 1/10/09 11:30pm 1/10/09 11:30pm

Toyota To Unveil Small Electric Car Concept At Detroit

According to the WSJ, Toyota plans to unveil a "small battery electric-car concept" at next month's Detroit Auto Show alongside the new Prius. Is this a GEM or GEM Peapod competitor or something more? » 12/22/08 12:15pm 12/22/08 12:15pm

Modelista Tunes The Toyota iQ

The Toyota iQ » 10/23/08 1:30pm 10/23/08 1:30pm is the latest tiny car from the number one super best automaker from the land of the rising sun, and it's got a sharp, Japanese-interpreted Smart ForTwo look. Enter Modelista, a tuner who tends to modify cars for show more than go. The company has "upgraded" the iQ with yellow highlights, slightly…

Toyota To Reveal New Avensis, Production iQ And AWD Urban Cruiser At…

Toyota's just dropped what we should expect to see from them at next month's 2008 Paris Motor Show » 9/02/08 9:20am 9/02/08 9:20am. We're told the super number one best awesome automaker from the land of the rising sun plans to reveal the new third-generation of the Toyota Avensis (the car's platform is the same as that of the Scion tC), the…

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

Frankfurt Auto Show: Toyota IQ Concept

Designed in France, the ultra-compact Toyota IQ Concept aims to challenge conventional thinking about what the press release refers to as automotive hierarchies. The vaguely cephalopod-like maritime shape suggests the car may harbor a 40-shrimp team hybrid synergy powerplant. Actual press release after the jump. » 9/12/07 2:30pm 9/12/07 2:30pm