Will Toyota's 1000 Horsepower LMP1 Hybrid Crush It Again In 2015?

Toyota isn't doing a crazy retro livery for their 2014-winning World Endurance Championship LMP1 car like Porsche, and they aren't going absolutely insane like Nissan. Instead they're back for 2015 with familiar colors. The updates are under the skin, and it still has 1,000 horsepower, so that's good. Will it emerge… » 3/27/15 10:42am Friday 10:42am

The BMW-Toyota Supra Project Could Spawn Different-Sized Sports Cars

Say, what’s going on with that BMW-Toyota joint sports car project that’s been in the works since 2012? It’s apparently chugging along as both companies figure out exactly what they want to get out of it. According to a new report, that could mean different sized sports cars for each brand. » 3/24/15 10:28am Tuesday 10:28am

Let's Take A Video Tour Of Toyota's Secret Race Car Vault

Toyota Motorsport GmbH in Cologne, Germany is one of Toyota's two official racing arms. Whatever Toyota needs for the purpose of going fast — engines, chassis, concept cars, entire race cars — they can build it. So you can imagine they've amassed quite a collection over the years. » 3/19/15 3:15pm 3/19/15 3:15pm

Video: Heaven is an AE86 In the Rain

In New Zealand, motorsport runs as deep through the country as sheep-herding, fishing, and Hobbits. Practically every weekend of the year, you can find a hillclimb, street sprint, or track day somewhere in the country. So we went to the track with the Hutt Valley Motorsport Club, and hopped in president Jared Rush's… » 3/19/15 10:28am 3/19/15 10:28am

This 400-hp Toyota wagon is the scariest thing I've ever driven

This is Kevin Harris' '79 Toyota Corona wagon, packing a full JZA70 swap out of a MKII Mark III Supra. The engine's cranking out around 400 horsepower, and it's wedged down into a car that weighs about as much as an ND Miata. It's fast. It wants to be sideways all the time, in every gear. It also has nothing but the… » 3/18/15 4:04pm 3/18/15 4:04pm

You Can Download And 3D Print A Working Toyota Drivetrain

If you're planning to build a plastic, subscale 80s Toyota Hilux using a 3D printer so you have a sweet ride when you get zapped by a shrink-ray, but have balked at the difficulty of making the drivetrain, boy are you in luck. You can thank Eric Harrell, because he's made a 'working' Toyota 22R-E engine and 4WD… » 3/13/15 8:00pm 3/13/15 8:00pm

These Are The 10 Biggest Automotive Recalls Ever

The number of automotive recalls last year broke records. Every week it seemed like another automaker was pulling back cars by the millions to fix defects ranging from minor to potentially deadly. But while 2014 led to big recalls becoming the new normal, it pales in comparison to some of the biggest recalls in the… » 3/03/15 8:20pm 3/03/15 8:20pm

Dear Car Companies: Fire Everyone And Hire These Amazing Kids Instead 

Bored with your cushy, overpowered luxury sedan? Do modern "dynamic" designs fail to live up to your expectations of dynamism? Have you grown weary of the endless hordes of dull, anonymous, unoriginal cars you see everywhere? That's because the wrong people are running car companies. These kids should be the ones… » 2/24/15 5:02pm 2/24/15 5:02pm