Toyota

Toyota Motor Corporation as we know it today is headquartered in Aichi, Japan. The world’s sixth-largest company in the world by revenue as of September 2018, Toyota is also the largest carmaker in the world. The company was founded back in 1937 by Kiichiro Toyoda as a car-flavoured business derived from his father’s company, called Toyota Industries. Today, Toyota has factories in most parts of the world from Japan to Australia to Bangladesh and Mexico, just to name a few. Some of Toyota’s most lucrative markets are the United States, followed by Japan, Europe, and Asia. With a hefty motorsport legacy behind, Toyota is also a spearheading company when it comes to alternative ways of propulsion, after launching the Prius in 2012 and continuing to refine the recipe to this day. Besides plug-in hybrids, Toyota, pretty much like most carmakers these days, is looking at ways to deploy the power of electricity in its lineup of vehicles. In this regard, the company experimented heavily with the RAV4 EV and the iQ EV, while also spreading its tentacles towards the hydrogen fuel-cell technology with a road-going sedan called Mirai (mirai means future in Japanese). The carmaker even released 5,600 patents for free use until 2020 in an attempt to bump up the development of hydrogen fuel-cell tech on a global scale.

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Old-School vs Modern: Watch a Stock Nissan R35 GT-R Nismo Try To Show The Highly Customized R34 GT-R and Toyota Supra Who's The Boss!

Old-School vs Modern: Watch a Stock Nissan R35 GT-R Nismo Try To Show The Highly Customized R34 GT-R and Toyota Supra Who’s The Boss!

This battle will serve as the ultimate ego boost for the cars as they try to take down their Japanese counterparts

‘Officially Gassed – OG’ came up with an interesting series of races that involved three enthusiast cars – the Nissan R34 GT-R, the Toyota Supra, and the Nissan R35 GT-R Nismo. The R34 and the Supra are highly customized and make a lot more power than the stock output, but the R35 – the most modern of the lot – is bone stock and makes the least power. Which car do you think is going to come out of this with the bragging rights?

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The New Land Cruiser 300 Might Be A Forbidden Fruit In The U.S., But Its Upscale Lexus Version Is Not!

The New Land Cruiser 300 Might Be A Forbidden Fruit In The U.S., But Its Upscale Lexus Version Is Not!

The Lexus LX600 will debut on October 14 and is coming to the U.S.

It took a lot of us by surprise when Land Cruiser decided not to bring the new Land Cruiser 300 to the U.S. The beast wasn’t moving in numbers that would justify it being alive here. However, Toyota Group has decided to replace it with the new Lexus LX600 instead. The company released a teaser that mentioned that the upscale Land Cruiser will debut on October 13 at 12:30 p.m ET. And, for what it’s worth, it is confirmed for the U.S. market as well.

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Rocket Bunny's New Body Kit Makes The Toyota 86 Look Very Angry

Rocket Bunny’s New Body Kit Makes The Toyota 86 Look Very Angry

If you think the Toyota GR86 looks docile, wait until you see the latest Rocket Bunny wide-body kit

If you follow the tuner scene, you are, most likely, familiar with the Rocket Bunny body kits. Originating from Japan, the Rocket Bunny body kits are as striking and as aggressive as possible for a road-going car. Kei Miura’s wide-body designs can make even the most docile-looking car look like a road-going predator. As soon as we learned of the new Toyota GR 86, we knew it was a matter of time before a dedicated Rocket Bunny kit was in the making. Now, we finally have images of the Rocket Bunny 86, and we like what we see.

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This Custom-Built Toyota Supra Is A Tribute To Paul Walker

This Custom-Built Toyota Supra Is A Tribute To Paul Walker

This Toyota GR Supra is a Tribute to Paul Walker, but is It worth the Price?

When we hear Toyota Supra, we often think of Paul Walker, as he drove an orange A80 Supra in the 2001 “The Fast and Furious.” Paul loved the Supra so much he bought one himself – a 1995 white A80 Supra. Paul’s personal Mk IV Supra was used for the final scene of the 2015 “Furious 7”, where a CGI version of the late actor drove into the distance. Now, TOM’s Racing and the Japanese magazine, Safari have teamed up in order to make a spiritual successor to the white Supra, based on the new A90 GR Supra.

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This is Probably The Strangest Toyota MR2 You've Ever Seen

This is Probably The Strangest Toyota MR2 You’ve Ever Seen

Is this rare, mid-engine, Japanese sports car worth the asking price?

There aren’t many cars that offer a mid-engine layout at an affordable price. The Toyota MR2 is one of the last to do so, despite the last generation (1999-2007) lacking the previous one’s Ferrari-inspired design language. Motor1 recently covered a VM180 Zagato – one of only 100 made – that was auctioned off in Japan. No, we are acquainting you with another rare version – the MR2 Caserta by Modellista – of which 150 were made, and now, one is listed for sale at Eclection Specialty Auto Sales.

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Composite Beds On Pickup Trucks - Boon or Bane?

Composite Beds On Pickup Trucks - Boon or Bane?

Toyota Tundra comes with a composite bed unlike the aluminum and steel ones from the big three, but are composite beds the future?

The 2022 Toyota Tundra came out with all guns blazing. It doesn’t offer a plethora of engine options like its American rivals, but it still has a strong and loyal fan base who swear by its reliability. No wonder the Tundra and the Tacoma have a high demand even in the pre-worshipped market. While the 2022 model’s highlight was the new hybrid engine, there’s one other thing that deserves attention – its composite bed. It is said to be more abuse-friendly, but is that true?

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Can The Toyota GR Supra Shame The Mercedes-AMG C63 S In A Drag Race?

Can The Toyota GR Supra Shame The Mercedes-AMG C63 S In A Drag Race?

The Toyota GR Supra is known to punch above its weight, but the Mercedes AMG C63 S packs a lot of grunt - will it prove too much for the Supra?

Lately, it seems like it’s Toyota GR Supra against the world, as the car is constantly being pitted against other, more powerful vehicles. What’s impressive is that the Supra tends to come out on top, even when pitted against V-8-powered vehicles. Speaking of V-8s, YouTube channel Sam CarLegion has managed to secure a Mercedes AMG C63 S Coupe in order to go up against the GR Supra. Will it win or will it become part of the statistics?

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The New 2022 Toyota Tundra Breaks Cover With A New Hybrid V-6 And A Whole Lot Of Major Upgrades

The New 2022 Toyota Tundra Breaks Cover With A New Hybrid V-6 And A Whole Lot Of Major Upgrades

A new V-6 engine in two configurations, new suspension setup, and interior and exterior updates are some of the accolades

Toyota sold the second-gen Tundra for 14 years with a few nips and tucks in that period to keep it fresh. Despite the fairly strong sales, those were not enough and the truck was clearly outdated when compared to its American rivals, the Ford F-150, the Chevy Silverado 1500, and the Ram 1500. So, for 2022, the automaker decided to bring in the third-gen Tundra.

The company has ditched the V-8 in favor of a V-6 that’s offered in two configurations, equipped a new suspension system, underpinned it on a new chassis, and a whole lot of other major upgrades. It sure looks and feels in line with the other players in the segment now.

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2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure

2022 Toyota RAV4 Adventure

A new, meaner look for the most adventurous Toyota fans out there

If you look at sales figures for the Toyota RAV4 in both Europe and the U.S. you will see that it is a very successful model. Back in 2020 the RAV4 was the best sold SUV in the States for the fourth year in a row, while in Europe it is in the top 3 best sold Toyota models.

So, it was to be expected to see that Toyota is doing its best to further improve the model and come with more ways to attract more customers. Its latest attempt is called "RAV4 Adventure" and, according to Toyota, it "reinforces the model’s “go anywhere” spirit with stand-out rugged styling that’s ready for life in the great outdoors."

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Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race

Battle Of The Midsize Pickup Trucks: Toyota Hilux Takes On the VW Amarok In a Drag Race

Carwow pits the Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen Amarok against each other in a drag race, and the result will probably surprise you.

A drag race between two stock midsize pickup trucks is about as scientific as a drift competition with shopping carts. Pickup truck buyers are rarely interested in the performance aspect of these vehicles, but Carwow still gives us the answer to a question we never thought of asking – which is the quicker pickup truck. This time it’s the Toyota Hilux and Volkswagen Amarok that line up for a quarter-mile drag and despite the two vehicles being very similar on paper, the outcome is quite decisive.

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Brace Yourselves, The New Toyota Tundra Is Coming On September 19!

Brace Yourselves, The New Toyota Tundra Is Coming On September 19!

Toyota has revealed that the highly-anticipated all-new Tundra will debut on September 19

The all-new Tundra was rumored, leaked, and teased – in that order – but it’s finally here… Well, almost here. Toyota released a three-second teaser on its Facebook page that says that the truck is arriving on 19 September 2021. The time has finally come!

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The Toyota GR Corolla Will Happen, But You Will Have To Wait A Bit More

The Toyota GR Corolla Will Happen, But You Will Have To Wait A Bit More

Unforeseen circumstances have forced Toyota to delay the GR Corolla

There’s no denying that we are spoiled for choice when it comes to hot hatchbacks. The Honda Civic Type-R, Hyundai Veloster N, and VW Golf GTIare currently some of the most popular global models out there, but now there’s another one on the way. It seems Toyota Gazoo Racing is not done with launching hot versions of boring cars and a GR Corolla is on the way. However, it’s not going to arrive when initially expected.

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2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross

The third iteration of the Corolla family will go on sale in October, 2021

Until recently the name "Corolla" made you think about Toyota’s compact sedan that is giving the Honda Civic a lot of headaches. Well, as of June, 2021 Toyota added a new version to the Corolla lineup: a compact crossover that will go after cars like Kia Seltos or Subaru Crosstrek.

The 2022 Corolla Cross will go on sale in October, 2021 and prices will range from $22,195 to $27,625, depending on the trim level and driveline.

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What is the Cheapest Toyota?

The cheapest Toyota is the 2019 Yaris, with a starting price of $15,600. But that’s in the US. Europe’s cheapest Toyota is the Aygo supermini, priced from €10,190 in Germany.

What is the Sportiest Toyota?

The sportiest Toyota is the Supra, developed in partnership with BMW. The Supra relies on a six-cylinder turbocharged engine making 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque. However, its sporty nature is not dictated by just the powerplant. Toyota and BMW were able to infuse a lot of composure into the Supra, making it a compliant sports car that handles sharply and is capable of putting down power efficiently thanks to a crisp eight-speed automatic transmission. The cabin is also very driver-centric, a quintessential trait of a proper sporty vehicle.

What is the Most Popular Toyota?

The most popular Toyota right now is without any doubt the RAV4, if we are to look at it from the recent sales standpoint. All in all, from January 2019 to March 2019, Toyota pushed 83,820 RAV4 units in the US alone. Moreover, March sales amassed an impressive 33,166 RAV4 models that reached their new owners. Nevertheless and also sales-wise, it is worth mentioning the die-hard Toyota Corolla, which sold in excess of 44 million units from 1966 to this day. On the other hand, sales aside, one can see the Supra as the most popular and loved Toyota, and we’re not necessarily talking about the new generation.

What is the Most Expensive Toyota?

The most expensive Toyota is the 2019 Land Cruiser, which in the US wears a starting price tag of $85,165. Things are different in Europe, where the most expensive Toyota is the Supra, priced at €62,900 in Germany.

What is the Fastest Toyota?

The fastest Toyota is the Supra. Powered by a BMW-sourced twin-scroll inline-six engine packing 335 horsepower and 365 pound-feet of torque twinned to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The resulting figures involve a 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) sprint time of just 4.1 seconds and a top speed of 155 mph.

Are Toyota Cars Reliable?

Yes, Toyotas are still pretty reliable cars. In a survey by The Telegraph, Toyota took the 9th spot when it comes to dependability, with an average of 96 problem per 100 vehicles. Back in 2017, Toyota and Lexus managed a one-two positioning in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings - making it five years in a row for Toyota as occupant of the first position. Moreover, ReliabilityIndex places Toyota in 4th place on its scale thanks to an index of 59. To put things into perspective, the industry’s average reliability index is 118.