How do you make an already sporty car even more entertaining? Aside from adding a double-shot of extra horsepower under the hood you can do some other stuff, like cutting the roof off. Toyota has taken a giant can opener to the top of its iconic GT86 sportscar to create the FT86 Open Concept.
The Japanese car company Toyota is known for being one of the largest car companies in the world. Although here in North America, they’re stereotyped as being boring, family friendly cars. Toyota made a huge splash by bringing the Prius Hybrid vehicle to the consumer market. The Prius has quickly become an instantly recognizable vehicle that reached celebrity status. Toyota now has a few Hybrids available, and seem to be leading the way for alternate, green fuel.
Along with the debut of the 2014 Highlander Hybrid today at the LA Auto Show, Toyota has announced pricing for its new gas-powered Highlander crossover, which now starts at $29,215, marking a $195 increase over last year’s model.
After more than a century the internal-combustion engine still reigns supreme as the world’s go-to powerplant for vehicular propulsion. Of course electrics have started to chip away at that dominance but they really haven’t had all that much success. When it comes to alternative technologies will fuel cells fare any better? Well, maybe if Toyota…
This week’s most watched videos on the AutoGuide YouTube channel include our reviews of the 2014 Mazda3 and Toyota Tundra, while readers were also interested to take a first look at the new 2015 Lincoln MKC. Watch the videos below and subscribe to the AutoGuide YouTube channel here.
Toyota has pledged $500,000 in donations to support relief efforts in the Phillipines.
This is not the first time we have seen the FT-86 Open Concept, but Toyota has given the car a new red paint job and has finally released a photo of the car with the top closed before it debuts at the Tokyo Auto Show.
The half-ton truck industry is booming, reporting sales numbers akin to those seen before the gloom of the 2008 recession set in. That also means that many businesses and handy men who purchased a new truck pre-2008 are about ready to trade in for a new workhorse, and automakers are happy to oblige. In partnership…
The entrants to this year’s LA Design Challenge have been revealed, with all the designs heading to this year’s LA Auto Show for their official unveiling.
For the second straight month, Ford has secured the overall lead in online discussions while both BMW and Toyota surged passed Chevrolet in October.
Toyota has announced that it will debut a Driver Attention Research Vehicle concept at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show.
In North America Toyota is known for a couple signature vehicles. Over the decades they’ve sold legions of Camrys and more Prius hybrids than you might expect. Beyond these core products the company also offers a host of other models, from the full-size Tundra pickup truck to the FJ Cruiser sport utility.
Toyota Motorsport GmbH has revealed its GT86 CS-R3 rally car as part of its customer motorsport program.
The Ram 1500 is the only half-ton pickup truck to offer a diesel option, but that won’t be true for long.
Before trucks and utility vehicles became all the rage, large sedans used to be the heart of the American car market. They dominated thoroughfares and back roads of this country for decades. Big Buicks, mighty Mopars and forceful Fords were a way of life for drivers just half a lifetime ago.
Toyota only recently joined the growing luxury truck segment but it’s off to a strong start with demand for the range-topping Platinum and 1794 edition trucks significantly outpacing expectations.
Toyota now expects to sell 2.63 million vehicles in North America following a strong third quarter of sales where the Japanese automaker outsold Ford Motor Company for the first time in 15 quarters.
The stories about Toyota and BMW’s joint sports car feasibility study have always revolved around the thought that Toyota would release a Supra successor, while BMW would finally replace its Z4 with a new, bigger model.
The time has come for the FJ Cruiser to meet its maker, but before production ends, Toyota is set to build 2,500 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Editions as a final hurrah.
Toyota will be showing off the future of mobility with a collection of concept vehicles at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.
The 2013 SEMA Show hasn’t officially opened its doors yet, but we’ve managed to grab some photos of the Toyota Dream Build Challenge project vehicles including the wild CamRally race car.
Reports of a GT86 sedan debuting at the Dubai Motor Show are “just a rumor” Toyota has confirmed.
Scion’s sales have been sagging but dealers involved with the youth-oriented Toyota brand will have to solider on for a few more years before fresh product arrives.
Topping the list of our most watched videos this week on the AutoGuide YouTube channel include our compact crossover shootout, the Toyota RAV4 being compared to the Mazda CX-5 and a review of the new Mazda3.
While there’s been speculation and rumors of Toyota expanding its GT86 (known as the Scion FR-S in North America) lineup to include a sedan model, there’s reason to believe just such a car will debut soon.