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… » 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