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Toyota’s got a new turbo motor for the JDM Auris

Toyota, like Honda, is introducing their first new line of turbocharged motors since, decades ago and recently, they just revealed an all-new 1.2L turbocharged four-banger, complete with direct-injection, a water-cooled exhaust-manifold, and a single-scroll turbocharger. The result is the little turbo motor that could, providing better engine response and torque delivery, while improving thermal and […]

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2015 New York: Top Five Reveals and Flops of the show this year, part one

The 2015 New York Auto Show is happening now for the public and like every other auto show, it wasn’t without its own big list of reveals, ranging from a couple new concepts to the revealing of some all-new models. And like every other auto show, some of the reveals were great and some were […]

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Video: Watch the most insane footage of some Toyotas splashing through stuff

Ok, get this. You take a $50,000 Aerigon drone system, hack it to run at 40% more capacity to handle a fully-rigged $100,000 Phantom Flex4K Ultra-HD camera (about 30lbs worth), then mount said Phantom to the drone. And this is what happens when two Toyota trucks splashing through stuff looks like with said rig in […]

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Report: More info about the Toyota-BMW potential Supra successor

CARandDRIVER claims to have received more information regarding the highly-anticipated Toyota-BMW midsize sports car collaboration that has everyone excited about a possible and rumored Supra revival. The new Supra will appear as a 2018 model and will not only rebirth the famed sports car from the 1980s and 1990s, it’ll also give birth to the […]

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Video: Toyota puts together a tribute video for Jeremy Clarkson

The era of Top Gear as we know it may be over because of Jeremy Clarkson’s termination. It’s a sad day really for the automotive world. And to reflect on some of the ways Clarkson has influenced all of us car lovers, Toyota decided to put a little video homage together paying tribute to the […]

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Report: Toyota’s new sports car collab with BMW to sit above GT 86

AutoCar reports that Toyota’s long-awaited midsize sports car collaboration with BMW will sit above the GT 86. Great, tell us something that we don’t know… Toyota Europe’s vice president and product planning head, Karl Schlicht, told the outlet of this somewhat new, but unsurprising development. So far, the midsize sports car in question was teased […]

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Scion sedan and hatch teased ahead of NY auto show

Whatever you do, don’t call it an Auris. It’s no secret that Scion plans to revitalize its lineup over the next few months with a new sedan and hatchback, and that we’ll see the fruits of this labor early next month in New York. It’s also no secret that the hatch, called the iM, will […]

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Report: BMW wants a Z4 successor to come before 2020

Rumors a plenty have been floating about regarding a new Z4 roadster to replace the current and aging model. However, plans for the new Z4 replacement have been up in the air and at this point, nobody has the slightest clue as to when a Z4 replacement will happen and what will come of it. […]

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Report: Toyota Tacoma’s chief engineer downplays diesel version

With General Motors leading the revival of the midsize pickup truck segment, pressure against other competitors of this segment has grown significantly. Perpetuating the pressure against these competitors, such as the Toyota Tacoma and the Nissan Frontier, is the fact that GM is offering a new 2.8L Duramax turbodiesel four. And a diesel engine is […]

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Toyota goes special with the Camry and Corolla Special Editions for Chicago

Toyota recently decided to give a special treatment to the Corolla and Camry to make them more…uhm…special…and guess what, they’re called the Special Editions. Mmm…how special… So what special kind of goodies do these Corollas and Camrys offer? For starters, the list begins with a wide array of visual and aesthetic upgrades and more standard […]

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