Tag Archives: Toyota

Toyota Innova Crysta modified into a Lexus is pure SWAG

Lexus is Toyota’s premium brand, and cars with a Lexus badge sell for a massive premium over those with Toyota badges. However, many Lexus cars do share parts with much cheaper Toyotas. While there’s no MPV that Lexus sells, a modifier in Thailand has given a Lexus-style treatment to a Toyota Innova Crysta MPV. The Innova Crysta with the Lexus ... Read More »

Some used car dealers ‘ordered’ thieves to STEAL Toyota Fortuners: Cops

The Delhi police recently shot dead a car thief near Vivek Vihar in East Delhi. The cops also managed to nab an accomplice of the dead thief. Investigations into the theft of cars by this gang have revealed some startling details! The accused used to take ‘orders’ from used car dealers and plan their course of action accordingly. The probe reveals that ... Read More »

Toyota 86: A fun-to-drive, affordable coupe

WASHINGTON — Looking at rear-wheel drive coupes under $30,000 doesn’t take very long; there aren’t many. But Toyota with the help of Subaru has such a ride. Toyota and Subaru went in together a few years back making that rare, fun-to-drive, economical-to-operate coupe.  We’ll look at the Subaru version next time. The Toyota 86 has been around a few years as ... Read More »

Toyota Reveals Its 4 Steps for an Electrified Future

Toyota Mirai Cars.com photo by Brian Wong CARS.COM — Toyota announced today that it is committing to increasing both sales and availability of electrified vehicles as it plans for the future. Related: VW Powers Up Electrify America Initiative The Japanese manufacturer set four goals for the coming years: 1. Increase sales of electrified vehicles to 5.5 million cars by around 2030, with the ... Read More »

80: Toyota GT86 – following the finest traditions for blue collar sports cars

The GT86 is not just another addition to the burgeoning Toyota fleet. This has been a messenger, a motoring signal to the masses: Toyota is back in the sports car market and it means business. After mistakenly abandoning this segment with the death of the MR2, in 2012 the GT86 announced a reversal of strategy at the brand, courtesy of a partnership ... Read More »

Car Review: 2017 Toyota Camry adds some sport to midsize sedan

The Toyota Camry’s XSE trim level offers a more sport-tuned suspension than other Camrys, and buying this model might save you some money. WTOP car guy Mike Parris says Toyota has added a touch of sport-tuned suspension to the reliable Camry model for this year’s midsize sedan. (WTOP/Mike Parris) This $35,113 Camry comes with the optional V-6 engine. With nearly ... Read More »

Detroit-based auto show talent agency follows Toyota to Plano

Plano residents may not have heard of Productions Plus, but if they’ve been to the State Fair of Texas, they’ve likely seen the talent agency’s spokespeople working the auto show. This year, an estimated 150 brand ambassadors will interact with fairgoers as they represent automotive brands such as Toyota, Lexus, Nissan and Volkswagen, among others. The staffing agency, which specializes in supplying ... Read More »

Detroit-based auto show talent agency follows Toyota to Plano

Plano residents may not have heard of Productions Plus, but if they’ve been to the State Fair of Texas, they’ve likely seen the talent agency’s spokespeople working the auto show. This year, an estimated 150 brand ambassadors will interact with fairgoers as they represent automotive brands such as Toyota, Lexus, Nissan and Volkswagen, among others. The staffing agency, which specializes in supplying ... Read More »

Toyota Auris Hybrid Touring Sports (2017) review

Is this the most boring car in the world you can buy right now? Quite possibly. Say the words ‘Toyota’, ‘Auris’, ‘Hybrid’ and ‘estate’ in a row and you’ll have to be admitted to hospital for sudden-onset narcolepsy. It’ll make you so devoid of excitement that it should come with a warning for you not to operate heavy machinery after ... Read More »

Toyota rolls into its new hometown via the DFW Auto Show

When automaker Toyota shows off its new 2018 Camry at the DFW Auto Show this week, it will debut as a member of the home team. Toyota, which is in the final phases of constructing a mammoth campus in Plano for its North American headquarters, already has about 1,600 workers in North Texas, just under half of the estimated 2017 year-end ... Read More »