Attempt to transport your pet camel in the 1974 Toyota Truck

The Toyota pickup truck had the longest bed and the biggest engine of all the "little half ton trucks" in 1974. Good news in case you have a pet camel named Marjorie like the casual Toyota spokesperson in this vintage advertisement. » 1/08/12 9:00am 1/08/12 9:00am

LeMons Torture Test Results: Pickup Trucks

We've seen Nissans, Toyotas, and Rangers in LeMons races, and they've (mostly) been pretty lackluster on the race track. The shocking thing is the lack of Toyota truck reliability, but perhaps you really do get what you pay for when you buy a very used-up $500 Toyota truck. » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

Barry Crump Helps Sell Toyota Hiluxes To Fellow New Zealand Hoons

Since New Zealand is the home of the Original Hoon, it made sense for Toyota to show New Zealanders how they could pound the living crap out of the Hilux. That's why they turned to New Zealand legend Barry Crump. » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

What Car Parts Have You Used As Field Expedient Bottle Openers?

I know what you cancer-stick-addicted types are saying: "But you can use a lighter to open a bottle!" Yes, yes, a key works too, but there's something extra satisfying about opening bottles with your car. » 7/25/09 2:00pm 7/25/09 2:00pm

Hey Y'all, Watch This! Adventures In Arboreal Locomotion, Toyota Style

About 15 years ago, I received a little potted Araucaria heterophylla tree as a Christmas gift. Many repottings and several moves later, it now stands about 15 feet tall and has outgrown my tiny house. » 5/10/09 3:00pm 5/10/09 3:00pm

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas Gator-O-Rama Über Gallery: The Japanese

Japanese cars made up nearly half the entries at the Gator-O-Rama, with 44 out of 95 vehicles coming from the Co-Prosperity Sphere. Miatas, Celicas, and RX-7s galore, of course, but that wasn't all. » 3/22/09 9:00pm 3/22/09 9:00pm

The Top 95 Lemons Of The Gator-O-Rama 24 Hours Of LeMons

For the first time ever, Detroit iron dominated a 24 Hours Of LeMons event, with American-built machinery taking four of the top five positions (if you consider a California-built Corolla to be American-built, that is). » 3/04/09 10:30am 3/04/09 10:30am

Toyota May Export Tundra And Sequoia

Toyota appears to have hit upon a novel way of unloading excess US truck and SUV supply: Send the vehicles overseas. While no firm decisions have been made, Steve St. Angelo, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, told a group of industry observers the company's full-size Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVs… » 8/12/08 9:30am 8/12/08 9:30am

1983 Toyota 4x4 Pickup Truck

Our last Japanese representative on DOTS Truck Monday was the '80 Plymouth Arrow, but the last one actually bearing the name of an overseas manufacturer was the '74 Datsun of a couple months ago. That means we're due for another Japanese Truck Monday, so let's take a look at this fine tape-striped Late Malaise Toyota… » 4/14/08 9:00am 4/14/08 9:00am