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Toyota GT86 Wins "Best Coupe" in Scottish Car of the Year Awards

Toyota GT86 Wins "Best Coupe" in Scottish Car of the Year Awards

Love them or hate them, the Toyoscibaru triplets are a relative success and the Scottish Car of the Year award brass have confirmed its UK dominance by gracing it with the “Best Coupe” award. While the GT86 may not be a powerhouse, pumping 200 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque from its 2.0-liter Subaru-built flat-4 engine, its lightweight body and low stance make it a true “driver’s car.”

Ultimately, its “driver’s car” feel combined with its 164 g/km of CO2 emissions and 39.8 mpg was what convinced the voting members of the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers to give the Toyota the award. There is no mention of what other cars contended the GT86 for the title, but the press release alludes to the fact that the Toyota GT86 was a come-from-behind winner this year.

Congrats to Toyota on its latest achievement. This only leads us to wonder what else Toyota has in store for us, especially considering the fact that Toyota recently confirmed that the GT86 is just the first of a series of sports cars that the automaker will release. We all anticipate the other two being a return of the Celica and a redo of the MR2 that would hopefully put to bed the underachieving MR-2 Spyder that we saw in the mid-2000s.

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2008 Toyota Tundra - Motor Trend Truck of the Year

2008 Toyota Tundra - Motor Trend Truck of the Year

The 2008 Toyota Tundra was named Motor’s Trend Truck of the year winning in front if cars like Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado or Dodge RAM. After days of testing, Motor Trend comes to a conclusion: "The new Toyota Tundra is now ready to take on any American-made pickup truck — on all levels."

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Toyota Camry Hybrid - 2007 Green Car of the Year

Toyota Camry Hybrid - 2007 Green Car of the Year

Toyota Camry Hybrid was named 2007 Green Car of the Year and Toyota dedicated the award to Dave Hermance, the company’s lead engineer on hybrid projects who died in a private airplane crash less than a week ago.
The Camry Hybrid beat out four other finalists that included the Honda Civic GX, Lexus LS450H, Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec and Saturn Vue Green Line.
The Camry hybrid has fuel economy ratings of 43 mpg city/37 mpg highway. The car is powered by a 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder, aluminum (...)

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Triple Win for Toyota in Canada!

Triple Win for Toyota in Canada!

Canada win for Toyota.

Toyota win three in Canada

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Toyota Camry - 2007 Car of the Year

Toyota Camry - 2007 Car of the Year

The all-new 2007 Toyota Camry has been named Motor Trend’s 2007 "Car of the Year." Launched in spring 2006, the new Camry offers a major redesign for the 2007 model year and an available Camry Hybrid option equipped with Toyota’s industry-leading Hybrid Synergy Drive.
Long-favored by passenger-car buyers, the Camry remains America’s best-selling passenger car eight of the last nine years. Currently in its sixth generation, the all-new Camry offers more interior space, an athletic (...)

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