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The Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition Has Some Serious Bespoke Performance Add-Ons

The Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition Has Some Serious Bespoke Performance Add-Ons

They include more power, more grip, and no back seats.

Toyota made waves in September 2020 when the GR Yaris went into production. It was the first true homologation hot hatch we had seen in decades, but Americans thought there was just one problem with it-we weren’t getting it. So, to appease us and make even more money, Toyota crammed the four-wheel-drive, the gearbox, engine, brakes, and everything else they could take from a GR Yaris into a Corolla Hatchback.

As a result, the GR Corolla now exists, and while it only matters to those in the U.S., it is doubtlessly a good car nonetheless. Now though, Toyota is making the GR Corolla even more extreme with the MORIZO edition. Only 200 examples will be produced, and all of them have real performance-enhancing modifications installed and are for the 2023 model year.

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Toyota Is All Set To A Have A Blockbuster Year, And This Leaked 'Road Map' Says It All!

Toyota Is All Set To A Have A Blockbuster Year, And This Leaked ’Road Map’ Says It All!

Toyota’s 2022 "road map" was leaked by a Toyota dealership, and it shows new important models are making it to the U.S., including a flagship sedan

Toyota has made a return to enthusiast’s radar and the automaker is working on some very interesting projects. Between unveiling the biggest concept car collection, creating a hydrogen-powered GR Yaris, co-developing a hydrogen-powered V-8 with Yamaha, and working on a manual transmission for EVs, Toyota is evolving from one of the most boring to one of the most exciting carmakers of late. Recently, another document got leaked from a dealer that reveals some interesting news about upcoming models in 2022.

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A Manual Toyota GR Supra May Be Around The Corner, But There's a Catch

A Manual Toyota GR Supra May Be Around The Corner, But There’s a Catch

Toyota may finally be listening to reason; a dealers’ notice suggests that a manual gearbox could be available on the GR Supra for the 2023 model year

We have Gazoo Racing – Toyota’s motorsports outfit - to thank for spicing up Toyota’s lineup. The range-topper, of course, is the GR Supra, and exciting new information on that front has just come up. According to Creative 311, a notice has been sent to Toyota dealers in Japan, suggesting that a manual version of the GR Supra will be arriving on the local market by October, as the 2023 model year.

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BMW Is Faced With a Hard Decision As the Z4 Nears the End of its Life Cycle

BMW Is Faced With a Hard Decision As the Z4 Nears the End of its Life Cycle

It’s been said that the BMW Z4 isn’t living up to sales expectations, and 2025 could be the end of the line

BMW launched the new Z4, twinned with the Toyota Supra, in 2018 as a 2019 model, and since then its sales haven’t been spectacular – especially in the United States. After three years on the market, the Z4 has been good for sales figures that total 7,717 examples in the U.S., or an average of 2,572 examples sold per year. The best year was, of course, 2019 when sales hit 2,941. In Europe, on the other hand, the Z4 has been much more successful with sales of 9,681 examples in 2019 and 8,314 in 2020. Are these sales figures good enough to keep the Z4 on the market through the decade and, perhaps, enough for a new generation? Apparently not, as a new report claims that BMW is set to kill off the Z4 roadster in 2025.

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Toyota Has Taken #SaveTheManual Quite Seriously; To Introduce Manual Gearbox For EVs

Toyota Has Taken #SaveTheManual Quite Seriously; To Introduce Manual Gearbox For EVs

Toyota is thinking about driving enthusiasts in the age of electrification by working on a manual transmission for EVs

With EVs becoming ever more prevalent, it seems, the opposite is happening to the manual gearbox. The sad truth is, more and more carmakers are ditching the three pedals and the stick from their lineups, in favor of fast-shifting automatics. However, Toyota’s recently filed patents suggest that Toyota is planning to introduce a manual gearbox for fully electric vehicles.

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Nearly 9 Out Of 10 Cars Sold In This Country Were EVs

Nearly 9 Out Of 10 Cars Sold In This Country Were EVs

This nation has embraced EVs much more than everyone else

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in the United States still represent a drop in the bucket. Based on the data released by Cox Automotive, 487,460 EVs were sold in 2021. While that only accounts for 9.7-percent of all the vehicles sold last year, that still represents a 79.9-percent increase compared to 2020. The situation for EVs is vastly different in Norway, however, where nearly nine out of 10 new cars sold last month were EVs.

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Toyota Officially Confirms: Land Cruiser Now Has A 4-Year Wait List

Toyota Officially Confirms: Land Cruiser Now Has A 4-Year Wait List

Will this affect the Lexus LX 600?

It’s no secret that the Land Cruiser 300 has been a homerun success for Toyota. It even went to a point that in Japan, customers are reportedly asked to sign a contractual agreement preventing buyers to resell their Land Cruiser for profit, especially since the waitlist has grown to one year.

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Toyota Elevates The Tundra Pickup Truck With A New Flagship Trim Called The ‘Capstone'

Toyota Elevates The Tundra Pickup Truck With A New Flagship Trim Called The ‘Capstone’

The Tundra Capstone will come with the hybrid engine and in the CrewMax body style as standard

The 2022 Toyota Tundra came out a few months ago with an insane amount of changes. The Japanese truck is known for its tough build and reliability, and those were a couple of reasons why the automaker was able to milk it for 14 long years without any major change. But, the company brought in the new Tundra for the 2022 model year with a lot of changes on the outside, inside, and under the hood. Just when it looked like the hype behind the truck had gone down, Toyota decided to do something about it.

The automaker revealed a new flagship trim in the already crowded lineup called the ‘Capstone’. It will be the apex trim in Tundra’s portfolio and is expected to start at over $60,000. The top-grade will arrive in Spring this year.

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Toyota Ends GM's 90-Year Sales Dominance In The United States

Toyota Ends GM’s 90-Year Sales Dominance In The United States

America’s best-selling automaker is not anymore a domestic brand

For the past 90 years, General Motors has been the country’s best-selling automaker as a whole, but this was brought to an abrupt end not by another domestic automaker, but by a foreign brand. Who else could achieve that feat? That would be none other than Toyota.

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This Lexus Electric Supercar Will Carry Forward The LFA's Legacy

This Lexus Electric Supercar Will Carry Forward The LFA’s Legacy

Lexus unveiled a performance EV concept and confirmed it will be LFA’s spiritual successor

Toyota recently announced an $18-billion investment towards electrification that showed the automaker’s commitment to the future. This even includes Lexus, which will be completely electrified by the end of this decade. A myriad of Toyota and Lexus concepts were also revealed – 16 to be precise – but there was one that caught our attention the most. This was the ‘Lexus Electrified Sport’, an electric supercar that could carry forward the legacy of the iconic LFA.

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Toyota is Betting Big On EV's; Shows off 16 New EV Concepts

Toyota is Betting Big On EV’s; Shows off 16 New EV Concepts

The Japanese auto giant is investing $18B towards battery technology and manufacturing. Lexus To Go All-Electric by the end of the decade

Toyota has ambitious goals for an all-electric future. The Japanese automaker plans to considerably expand its electric vehicle lineup over the coming years.

Akio Toyoda, the brand’s President & CEO himself was at hand to give us a glimpse into what Toyota has in store for their next decade, which is set to be dominated by EVs. In a mega unveil for the brand’s future EV strategy, he gives us a first look at 16 distinctive concept vehicles that the brand has been working on.

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The 2022 Toyota 86 Is Still One of the Most Affordable Sports Cars With a Manual Transmission

The 2022 Toyota 86 Is Still One of the Most Affordable Sports Cars With a Manual Transmission

A manual sports car for under 28K, yes please!

The small cheap fun car is not dead yet. There are several options to be had with a good amount of horsepower and a manual gearbox. However, the amount of brand new, rear-wheel-drive sports cars with a manual gearbox for sale under $30,000 is dwindling.

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Toyota Updates the Highlander for 2022, But Is It Enough?

Toyota Updates the Highlander for 2022, But Is It Enough?

Is this just a bunch of additions to make it look better on a spreadsheet, or real improvements?

The Toyota Highlander has been a titan of sales to soccer moms and families for years. Now, there is a new version of the Highlander, the Bronze Edition, starting at $43,880.

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This Striking Yellow 1:1 Lego Scale Model of a Toyota GR Supra Can Hit 17 mph

This Striking Yellow 1:1 Lego Scale Model of a Toyota GR Supra Can Hit 17 mph

Lego, along with Gazoo Racing, created a life-size version of the iconic Japanese sports car to commemorate its 35th anniversary using almost 500,000 bricks!

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Toyota Supra, Lego has produced a working 1:1 size replica of the iconic Japanese Sportscar.

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Believe It or Not, Toyota Won't Let You Resell Your 2022 Land Cruiser 300!

Believe It or Not, Toyota Won’t Let You Resell Your 2022 Land Cruiser 300!

The company makes you sign an agreement when purchasing the Land Cruiser, and if you break it, you won’t be allowed to buy another Toyota

Toyota launched the 13th-gen Land Cruiser a couple of months back. Moniker’d the Land Cruiser 300, this new generation succeeds the Land Cruiser 200 that was in production for 14 years. It is, however, forbidden fruit in the U.S. as the company has pulled the plug on it here. Just as the hype of the new SUV was dying down, a report by Creative311 has brought it back to the headlines.

According to the publication, Toyota is asking the owners not to sell their SUV within 12 months of purchase, citing global security. In fact, the company is even making the owners sign the dotted line and make it a contractual agreement. How about that!

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Toyota Is Killing Off the Land Cruiser After 2021

Toyota Is Killing Off the Land Cruiser After 2021

The iconic Toyota Land Cruiser is being axed in the U.S., but it may return as a more modern and luxurious SUV

Toyota will discontinue the big Land Cruiser SUV in the United States after 2021. That’s the word from Road&Track, the outlet that received confirmation from Toyota that 2021 will be last year for its range-topping hauler in North America. The Japanese automaker will reportedly return with an all-new Land Cruiser that’s more modern and luxurious, but there’s no specific timeline for that.

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Toyota Chief Akio Toyoda Thinks Mass Transition to EVs Could Be a Very Bad Thing

Toyota Chief Akio Toyoda Thinks Mass Transition to EVs Could Be a Very Bad Thing

A lot of countries don’t have the infrastructure to support EVs, but that doesn’t justify Toyota’s lethargy

A complete transition to EVs is inevitable whether we like it or not. When enthusiasts complain about moving to electric vehicles, it’s one thing; but when an automaker says the same, it isn’t exactly the right thing.

Toyota’s CEO, Akio Toyoda, recently said that electric vehicles are overhyped and could cost hundreds of billions of dollars to make the switch. This, coming from the CEO of a company that hasn’t been at the forefront of electrification sounds like a case of sour grapes, doesn’t it?

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The Four-Cylinder 2021 Toyota Supra Is As good As Expected

The Four-Cylinder 2021 Toyota Supra Is As good As Expected

New Testing Shows Just How Dynamic the Four-Cylinder Toyota Supra Is

Back in January, we told you that thefour-cylinder Toyota Supra was coming for 2021, and it’s definitely the car you want. While the four-cylinder Supra will offer significantly less power – 255 horsepower vs. 382 horsepower – it will have better weight distribution (50-50), less weight (about 170 pounds less), and will have a more affordable price. In short, it’s good on its own or a perfect base for those that start to wrench and modify the second a new sports car is delivered. We haven’t had the chance to get our hands on a new four-cylinder Supra, but our friends over at Car & Driver did. As it turns out, we were definitely right – the 2020 Toyota Supra is as impressive as expected and maybe even better than expected.

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Privacy Alert: Toyota Wants to Double Down on Data Tracking and Retention From New Cars

Privacy Alert: Toyota Wants to Double Down on Data Tracking and Retention From New Cars

It’s being pushed as a potential way to lower insurance costs, among other things.

For a while now, Toyota has been collecting some data via its “Mobility Services Platform” which the company claims helps it develop and deploy future data-driven mobility services in regard to safety, security, comfort, and convenience. This happens through the Data Communication Module on newer cars, and Toyota has now announced that it’s looking to expand that even more thanks to an increased collaboration with Amazon Web Services. There sounds like there could be some added benefits here, but it also immediately raises the privacy flag. Let me explain…

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Skip the 2021 Toyota Supra Because A Manual Transmission Might Be Available in 2022

Skip the 2021 Toyota Supra Because A Manual Transmission Might Be Available in 2022

The 2022 Toyota Supra Could Be Available With a Manual Transmission!

By the time February 2020 came around, we learned that the 2021 Toyota Supra would end up being better than the 2020, giving some buyers the shaft. Shortly after that news came about, Toyota tried to justify this move and explained how it was looking to improve the Supra year after year. Whether or not current owners feel shafted or not, the 2021 Supra is better, but there’s still one big thing it’s lacking – a manual transmission. That singular problem, however, may be solved in the very near future if a new report from Japan’s Mag X turns out to be legitimate.

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