Pass The Billabong And Stare At The Venza's Headliner

Designed for Billabong, this Toyota Venza by Street Image has the requisite body kits, wheels and paint for a SEMA vehicle. It even has a winch to pull boarders. But it's the surfgasmic headliner grabbing all the attention. » 11/05/09 10:00am 11/05/09 10:00am

2009 Toyota Venza: Part Three

Buying a Toyota used to be the frugal and responsible automotive choice. The 2009 Toyota Venza shakes off that notion with big styling, big wheels and little fuel economy. Anything going for it? » 7/17/09 4:30pm 7/17/09 4:30pm

2009 Toyota Venza: Part Two

Yesterday we talked about the 2009 Toyota Venza, the seventh crossover or SUV to join the Toyota lineup. It's big, expensive and not particularly fuel-efficient versus other crossovers, so how about everything else? » 7/16/09 4:00pm 7/16/09 4:00pm

2009 Toyota Venza: Part One

The 2009 Toyota Venza has the unique ability to elicit both howls of displeasure and interjections of apathy, but considering what's popular with the masses, that doesn't matter. The question really appears to be: "Is it a good Toyota?" » 7/15/09 4:30pm 7/15/09 4:30pm

2010 Toyota Prius, Venza Spotted On 405

Intrepid reader and impromptu spy photographer Brian sent us these images of a camo-covered 2010 Toyota Prius » 10/27/08 3:20pm 10/27/08 3:20pm hamming it up with a on California's 405 freeway outside of Long Beach. This tag team of dynamic excitement is pounding the pavement of the 90801 ahead of the premier of the Prius. Keep in mind, we've…

Live Images Of SEMA-Bound Toyota Venza Sportlux By Street Image

Not content to let the Venza AS V » 10/17/08 12:40pm 10/17/08 12:40pm do the talking, we've got another -bound modified not-Camry-wagon in the Toyota Venza SportLux by Street Image. The car picks up where the AS V left off, hitting all the "factory tuned" street performance styling cues like giant wheels, two-tone paint, a body kit including a hood…

Live Shots Of Toyota Venza AS V By Five Axis Coming To SEMA

At the nearly-here SEMA » 10/17/08 11:20am 10/17/08 11:20am show this year, the number one super-best automaker from the land of the rising sun will be showing the AS V by Five Axis as part of to convince us the car isn't a funny-looking Camry wagon. The Venza AS V is one of those active lifestyle concepts with extreme sports equipment carriers, big…

Toyota Reveals Venza Project Car For SEMA

We're not going to pretend to be excited about the new Toyota Venza » 10/01/08 9:30am 10/01/08 9:30am crossover, but Toyota's trying to get someone under 40 interested by bringing a pair of restyled Venzas to the show in Vegas later this month. Tuners and Street Image have been tapped to make the mods, and it's interesting to see the different…

2009 Toyota Venza Spotted Cruising West Hollywood

Autofiends » 9/15/08 3:40pm 9/15/08 3:40pm stumbled upon this in West Hollywood. Yep, it's still ugly and worthless, but you know Toyota is gonna sell boatloads of them, so we suppose they do have a legitimate reason for testing it. Why couldn't they have just made a normal Camry wagon like they used to? Enough with the crossovers. []

2009 Toyota Venza Website Goes Live With A Wide Stance

We heard last night Toyota began the opening salvo of the marketing campaign on the all new Camry wagon 2009 Toyota Venza with an elaborate flash-based website. The first phrase that pops up? "We gave it an extra wide stance." Hmm, wethinks perhaps given the mass media's reporting of certain alleged attempted… » 6/06/08 10:20am 6/06/08 10:20am

2009 Toyota Venza Marketing Spins Like Propeller

We all knew it from the moment the 2009 Toyota Venza made its beige debut on stage, the moniker of "crossover sedan" was marketing doublespeak. Reader Clark got a bit worked up over some of the marketeers abusing the nonsensical term in this MSNBC press release copy/paste story. Look we all know it's a station wagon,… » 1/31/08 10:15am 1/31/08 10:15am

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Toyota Venza Crossover Sedan Live Reveal Video

The 2009 Toyota Venza Crossover Sedan was revealed live only moments ago and through the power of digital media, you can watch how it happened. It's a small wonder we got out of there alive since moments after the end of this video, the throngs of rabid Japanese photographers and journalists mobbed the stage for a… » 1/14/08 12:04pm 1/14/08 12:04pm

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Toyota Venza Crossover Sedan

Update: We've got the live reveal video posted HERE
Toyota told us about the 2009 Toyota Venza Crossover Sedan last year, but it's been bone-dry for teaser shots. But the seal is now broken! Here are the first live photos of the sorta sporty, sorta utilitarian, sorta... vehicle has an intriguing squashed-Ford… » 1/14/08 11:09am 1/14/08 11:09am

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 Toyota Venza Crossover Sedan To Bow In Detroit

Toyota announced today that they will be debuting a new crossover sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. We guess they're hoping to expand their narrow offerings and fill that huge hole between the RAV-4, Matrix and Highlander. The new vehicle will be "a unique blend of sedan and sport utility vehicle." Unique? The new… » 12/19/07 4:30pm 12/19/07 4:30pm