The mention of Toyota and “luxury,” Lexus will probably come to mind. However, that wasn’t the case in Japan prior to 2005. Previously, Lexus was an overseas-only marque while back in its home country, Century was the go-to automobile if one wanted a chauffeur-driven car. The history of Toyota Century dates back as far back as 1967 when the first model came into existence as the sedan of choice for businessmen looking for a chauffeur-driven car. Continue reading A Look At Century, Toyota’s Handcrafted, Chauffeur Car
Clearly, not all fans of Toyota Supra were thrilled by the design of the fifth-generation Toyota Supra announced earlier this year. While some people continually bombard the design, some people decided to do something about. One of these “some people” was Taiwan-based automotive CGI rendering artist Flat Hat 3D Studio. The Taiwanese artist gave the J29 (A90) Supra lets us in on what a Targa top version (which the A80 had) would look like. Continue reading How Do You Like Your A90 Toyota Supra? Wide body Or Massive Wings?
After all these years of dabbling in hybrid electric vehicle, Toyota is finally stepping into the electric vehicle market. The Japanese automaker had, in April, revealed two electric vehicles: C-HR and IZOA, calling them Battery Electric Vehicles, or BEVs. Fancy branding aside, they are still EVs, btw. And IZOA is essentially the C-HR, but locally made in China. Beyond the fact that the duo will be launched in China in 2020, next to nothing is known about these two electric models. Continue reading Toyota Finally Enters The EV Market With Its First EV, C-HR and IZOA BEV
Don’t like the new Z4-ish, fifth-generation Toyota Supra? Awww. You don’t say. But perhaps, this souped up, racing iteration may change you mind. Maybe? Anyways, Toyota will be debuting the Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show which will happen between March 7 and 17, 2019, in Geneva, Switzerland. Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept was developed as a racing study model based on the GR Supra unveiled in January. Continue reading Toyota Is Heading To Geneva With This Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept
If you are into Japanese imports, chances are, you will know the animated series Initial D. And if you are fan (of Initial D), I bet you will appreciate this LEGO Ideas submission, LEGO MOC Toyota AE86, by LEGO Ideas member kosenLEGOmaker. For those who do not know, the entire series revolves around downhill drifting, a underground street racing phenomena in Japan, and the main character is Takumi Fujiwara who perfected his downhill drifting through delivering delicate home-made tofu in his father’s Toyota AE86 Sprinter Trueno GT Apex. Continue reading Folks, Lets Make This Awesome LEGO MOC Toyota AE86 Happen!
When Toyota took the wrap of the much anticipated rebirth of the Toyota Supra at NAIAS last week, it also revealed that the first 2020 Toyota Supra GR off the production line will go under the hammer at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, and went on the block it did. Not only did the first production 2020 Toyota Supra GR, dubbed “Global #1”, was auctioned, but it was successfully claimed for a cool US$2.1 million by an unnamed bidder. Continue reading First Production 2020 Toyota Supra Sold For A cool $2.1M In An Auction
Well, folks, this is it. The much anticipated 2020 Toyota Supra is finally official! Not only this fifth-generation Supra marks the return of the legend, but this handsome sports coupe also marks the first new Supra to hit the U.S. markets in over two decades. The 2020 Toyota GR Supra is the first Global GR Model Developed by Toyota GAZOO Racing, hence the ‘GR’ in the namesake. Unlike Nissan deadpan move, Toyota continues the Supra tradition by lending this sexy beast Supra-traditional in-line, six-cylinder engine: a 3.0L straight-six twin-scroll turbocharged motor. Continue reading This Is It, The 2020 Toyota Supra Is Official And It Has A Price Too
Here’s the first look of the 2020 Toyota Supra you shouldn’t be seeing and we have Toyota Mexico to thank that we are seeing it ahead of its global reveal. Apparently, last week (January 11), Toyota Mexico accidentally tweeted a video of the supercar which was supposed to make its debut at the North America International Auto Show (NAIAS, AKA Detroit Motor Show) later today (January 14, 2019) when we should have the official words on the powertrain and other details, possibly including the availability and pricing. But for now, here are some glorious views of the much anticipated Japanese supercar screen grabbed from the now-removed Twitter video. Continue reading Here’s The First Look Of The 2020 Toyota Supra That Shouldn’t Be Seeing
Disguising prototype cars has come a long way. It has evolved from draping the car with black cover to now what is known as “camo wrap” – all in the name of preventing the car from being immediately recognizable before its big reveal. You know, for the sake keeping competitions’ nose out and also for keeping the vehicle in suspense and thus, “maintaining the freshness,” so to speak. Speaking of camo wraps, automotive enthusiasts have to agree that the colorful geometric pattern camo wrap used on the upcoming Toyota Supra is one of the most unusual and striking pattern. Continue reading Toyota Is Selling Toyota Supra-inspired Camo Wrap Wrapping Paper
Toyota Prius is never associated with being fast, or even look fast or mean (except for THIS and THIS). Unbeknownst to us though, there is actually a Prius that actually looks fast, goes fast, and sound really, really mean. We are talking about the Toyota Prius GT300 Race Car, specifically the one destined for Super GT series 2019 season. As far as looks and sounds goes, it will wiped everything you know about this hybrid vehicle from Toyota. This is not the tame, family ride you last saw park outside the car park outside Walmart last Saturday. Continue reading This V8-Powered Super GT Prius Has Sweet Growl And Looks Fabulous