Unlike some other manufacturers I could mention, Toyota’s concept car team is really bringing it for this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. Yesterday we talked about the S-FR baby sports car, now I find myself really taken by the Kikai, a 3-seat, center-drive, mid-rear little machine that looks like a car-Terminator with its… »
Is Toyota spending so much on R&D that they have no more money to buy rights to letters? If so, that would explain both why their new small sports car concept looks so fantastic, and why they named it by juggling the same letters as in the F-RS. If only having the rights to three letters means more cars like this,… »
Josh Commons likes his Toyota FJ40 for its unapologetically utilitarian nature. Just about every old truck fan can see the beauty in that. But what makes this one even cooler is the fact that it still gets put to work on the trail. »
It appears that the U.S. Treasury is officially asking Toyota why their trucks keep showing up on CNN carrying ISIS radicals and machine guns all over the Middle East. Poor Toyota, all they did was make a great desert utility vehicle and the dang terrorists had to go and make them look like an official sponsor of evil. »
It has been our genuine pleasure here at Jalopnik East to cover the many developments of the Char Anzable Gundam Auris. The vehicle has been popular enough in Japan that seeing one on Japanese roads really isn’t that surprising. Maybe owing to its actual profitability, Toyota has released a new animated commercial for… »
Toyota Gazoo Racing can’t seem to catch a break this year. At today’s 6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas, the number 2 TS 040 LMP1 tried to get around an Aston Martin at Turn 11, but crashed out instead. Here’s how it happened.
After selling more than three and a half million of them, for next year, Toyota felt it’s time to go weird with the Prius. And it works! »
The Toyota Highlander is the Camry of mid-size SUVs, meaning it does everything well enough and with a minimum of fuss. What do you need to know before you buy one? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in our Buyer’s Guide.
In a move that will push America even closer to fully-automated vehicles, ten automakers will make emergency braking standard on their U.S. models, according to Reuters. Experts hope this will reduce the incidence of rear-end collisions, and a recent report indicates it can reduce injury by 35 percent. »
Yup. That’s it. That’s the new Prius. It has.. a design, and a combined power output with the 1.8L four cylinder and hybrid setup of 150 hp, about a 15 hp bump over the outgoing model. Yes, a car. »
Patent number US20150246720 was published yesterday, from Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America. It’s a design for a wing system for a potential flying car. And not just any wing system — it’s a stacking one that looks like an 1898 flying machine contraption. Go home, Toyota, you’re drunk. »
“I’m just kind of the victim of a good deal.” Owning and driving two Toyota AE86’s can be a good deal, indeed. »
Last week for part one of our season finale we took you inside the luxury big rig that carries the entire Tonka truck racing team. But we weren’t about to leave their ranch without playing in the sand box! For that we need this supercharged, ten-inch-lifted, t-shirt cannon-packing pickup truck. »
Toyota has a history of building solidly competent and reliable trucks. What do you need to know before you buy a Toyota Tundra? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you in our Buyer’s Guide. »
Matthew Inman made this vintage Toyota Land Cruiser with a lot dedication, some superhuman sense of detail and 1,700 Lego bricks. It’s simply amazing. It’s got a tiny little transfer case! Leaf Springs! Look at that little bitty fan belt! »