The Toyota Crown Comfort is possibly the most conservative, staid car ever made. And that’s why it’s hilarious that Toyota built a limited-edition supercharged model. It might just be the most ridiculous factory performance edition ever.
You might remember the Lexus LFA in Japan that was rescued from a flood and given a Toyota NASCAR V8 heart transplant. Here it is tandem drifting through the forest.
WHAT IS THIS BULLSHIT?
The Toyota Crown is Japan's evergreen domestic luxury car and it has been as boring and conservative as you'd expect. It's like the Japanese Cadillac XTS. Now, though, there's something about the new generation car that tickles my enthusiast ball sack, and I think I know what it is.
Toyota plans to recall approximately 270,000 Lexus and Toyota models over engines that could stall due to defective valve springs. Soon-to-be recalled models include the Lexus GS and LS, and Toyota Crown. [WSJ]
After we had Engine Of The Day Overload last weekend, I got the usual flurry of emails pointing out the really important stuff I'd overlooked. One engine kept coming up, though: the mighty Toyota JZ!
Toyota's top-of-the-line Japanese model since the 1950s is the Crown, a JDM-only sedan. The Toyota Crown Majesta trim has been announced for Japanese execs with a nationalistic bent and a need for exclusiveness
It would appear that our readers are Lamborghini purists, given the 82/18 shellacking the V12-powered Espada issued to the Chevy-powered Espada in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. Either way, who would have imagined owning a genuine, almost-running Lamborghini for the price of a new base Camry? Project Car Hell…