Gazoo Racing GT86 Concept Teased Ahead of Tokyo Auto Salon

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Gazoo Racing has posted a teaser image on its Facebook page of what it’ll be showing off at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon. Continue Reading...

Watch the Gazoo Racing Lexus LFA Lap Nurburgring and be Amazed

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At the 24 Hours of Nurburgring this year, Gazoo Racing’s Lexus LFA finished 37th overall and second in the SP8 class as tough weather conditions prevented the team from climbing further up the grid through the race. Continue Reading...

Gazoo Racing Subaru BRZ Race is Subtle, Track Ready: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

Gazoo Racing Subaru BRZ Race is Subtle, Track Ready: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Though not as exciting as some of the other wild GT 86 and BRZ concepts that debuted today at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon, the Gazoo Racing Subaru BRZ Race concept does feature a track-ready motif for the everyday consumer. Continue Reading...

Toyota Yaris Turbo Concept Revealed: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

Toyota Yaris Turbo Concept Revealed: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon
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It certainly won’t be grabbing headlines like the twincharged GT 86, but a turbocharged Yaris unveiled today at the Tokyo Auto Salon is a more realistic look at future product. Continue Reading...

Gazoo Racing Unveils Nurburgring-Bound Lexus LFA, Toyota GT 86: 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon

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Undoubtedly Toyota and its partners stole the show at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Salon, with several vehicles built by Gazoo Racing garnering the the lion’s share of the attention. Continue Reading...

2013 Mark X Revealed as Newest Rear-Drive Toyota

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2013 Mark X Revealed as Newest Rear-Drive Toyota
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In Japan, Toyota offers the Mark X model that is built off of the Lexus GS platform as a sportier sedan option for its home market. And similar to how the GS was refreshed for the 2013 model, the Japanese automaker has updated its Mark X sedan in Japan. Continue Reading...

320-HP Twincharged Toyota GT 86 Concept Heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed

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320-HP Twincharged Toyota GT 86 Concept Heading to Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Whether you call it the Toyota GT 86, the Scion FR-S or the Subaru BRZ, as perfect as this new compact sports car is, if there’s one common request to make it even better, it’s that it could use a little more power. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA Finish First in Class at Nurburgring 24 Hour Race

Toyota GT 86, Lexus LFA Finish First in Class at Nurburgring 24 Hour Race
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With the launch of the Lexus LFA and Toyota GT 86, Toyota seems to be back in the sports car game. And now the Japanese auto giant is proving its cars are more than just fun-to-drive and shiny sheetmetal, with each car winning its respective class at this weekend’s Nurburgring 24 Hour Race. Continue Reading...

Toyota will Field Four GT 86 Race Cars, One LFA at 24 Hours of Nürburgring

Toyota will Field Four GT 86 Race Cars, One LFA at 24 Hours of Nürburgring
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We were well aware that Gazoo Racing was working on a pair of Toyota GT 86 race cars and a Lexus LFA for the upcoming Nürburgring 24 Hours race, and now Toyota Swiss Racing Team will be joining it with another pair. Continue Reading...

Toyota GT 86 Gets Unique 320-HP Twincharger System from Gazoo Racing

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Toyota GT 86 Gets Unique 320-HP Twincharger System from Gazoo Racing
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Ever since the Toyota GT 86 became official, sports car enthusiasts worldwide have been anxiously awaiting the announcement of either a turbocharged or supercharged variant. And for now, Toyota won’t be offering a supercharged or turbocharged variants of its greatest new sports car, but Gazoo Racing has decided to build its own GT 86 using… Continue Reading...

Two Car Toyota GT 86 Team to Race in Nürburgring 24 Hours – Video

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Toyota is extremely proud of its new GT 86, and out in Japan, its motorsports partner Gazoo Racing has built a pair of GT 86s to compete in the famous Nürburgring 24 Hours race. The race will take place from May 17th to the 20th and Gazoo Racing will also be fielding a Lexus LFA… Continue Reading...

Toyota GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II is Super-a: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

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Toyota GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II is Super-a: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Ever wonder what the next Toyota Supra will be like? So do we. Could it be some sort of high-tech hybrid, using all-wheel drive with an electric motor for the front wheels and a gasoline or gas-electric hybrid drive for the rear? We suppose so. You know… something like the GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II… Continue Reading...

Toyota GT 86 by Gazoo Racing on Display: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon

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Toyota GT 86 by Gazoo Racing on Display: 2012 Tokyo Auto Salon
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Before the Toyota GT 86 was even officially revealed, the new sports car was out on the track competing. This particular car, on display for the first time at the Tokyo Auto Salon, was raced at the grueling Nurburgring 24 Hour Race in the Fall. A mildly modified version of the factory car, it sports… Continue Reading...

2011 Tokyo Auto Salon: Prius G Sports Concept Tells CR-Z it isn’t The Only Fun One

2011 Tokyo Auto Salon: Prius G Sports Concept Tells CR-Z it isn’t The Only Fun One
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Hybrids are increasingly becoming the car of choice in Japan and as a result the country that’s responsible for popularizing electrified motoring is also the Mecca for hybrid tuning. Yes, some performance shops are working on adding more power to hybrid systems, but as with the rest of the auto industry, the majority of tuning… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Auto Salon 2011: G Sports Concept Vitz Shows How Good the 2012 Yaris Can Look

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Tokyo Auto Salon 2011: G Sports Concept Vitz Shows How Good the 2012 Yaris Can Look
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It’s not even for sale in North America yet, but over in Japan they’re already hard at work modifying the all-new Toyota Vitz – sold here as the Yaris. A marked improvement on the current model in the style department, the G Sports team at Gazoo Racing have customized this little hatch with a selection… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Auto Salon 2011: GRMN iQ Racing Concept by Gazoo Racing

Tokyo Auto Salon 2011: GRMN iQ Racing Concept by Gazoo Racing
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Over a year ago, Toyota introduced a limited edition iQ GRMN in Japan, with a supercharger strapped to the tiny car’s 1.3-liter 4-cylinder to produce 116-hp. Now GRMN (a special line of cars produced by Gazoo Racing) has released a Racing Concept based on that model. The vehicle has just been put on display at… Continue Reading...

G Sports’ Toyota Mark X Sports Concept Is Looking Mighty Attractive

G Sports’ Toyota Mark X Sports Concept Is Looking Mighty Attractive
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We were huge fans of G Sports’ Mark X Sports Concept back at Tokyo Auto Salon and are glad that those lucky photographers and writers out in Japan got a chance to see it up close and personal. Dino Dalle Carbonare is no stranger to AutoGuide, having worked with us back in the Modified Mag… Continue Reading...

Lexus LFA Takes Class Win at the Nurburgring 24 Hours

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Lexus LFA Takes Class Win at the Nurburgring 24 Hours
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Having failed to complete the grueling Nürburgring 24 Hour endurance race last year, Gazoo Racing took home the SP8 class victory (18th overall) at this year’s around-the-clock race at the 12.9-mile Nordschleife in the #50 Lexus LFA. In a field of over 200 cars including privateers and full-on factory efforts and with some very stiff… Continue Reading...

Gazoo Racing Lexus LFAs Dominate Respective Class at 24 Hours of Nurburgring Qualifying

Gazoo Racing Lexus LFAs Dominate Respective Class at 24 Hours of Nurburgring Qualifying
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Gazoo Racing is fielding a pair of Lexus LFAs this weekend at the famed 24 Hours of Nürburgring race. These V10 racecars are out to prove a point; the Lexus LFA is a true contender on and off the track and a genuine entry in the supercar world. Despite unsuccessful entries in the past with… Continue Reading...

Report: Toyota to Launch G’s High-Performance Division

Report: Toyota to Launch G’s High-Performance Division
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Easily the most talked about vehicle at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon was the G Sports FT-86 Concept. With the FT-86 already garnering its fair share of attention, the G-Sports model is a high-performance version of the concept, from a new performance division. The G Sports or G’s division will essentially take parts from the… Continue Reading...

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: Gazoo Racing and G Sports Show Off Concepts in Tokyo

Tokyo Auto Salon 2010: Gazoo Racing and G Sports Show Off Concepts in Tokyo
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How much could possibly be reported out of Toyota’s Tokyo Auto Salon booth? With G Sports and Gazoo Racing sharing the real estate it’s no surprise there’s plenty to see. Along with the FT-86 G-Sports Concept, Toyota displayed a pair of Gazoo Racing cars: the iQ-based FR Hot Hatch with a widebody and stylish flat… Continue Reading...

Lexus Releases Pics of Two LF-A Racers

Lexus Releases Pics of Two LF-A Racers
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Ahead of the world famous Nürburgring 24 Hour race this weekend, Lexus has released a set of photos of not one, but two LF-A models that will compete for the title. Last year Lexus brought an LF-A test mule out to the race but announced that it wasn’t technically competing, which is a good thing… Continue Reading...

Lexus to Race LF-A in Nürburgring 24-hour Race… Again

Lexus to Race LF-A in Nürburgring 24-hour Race… Again
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After an embarrassingly dismal experience at last year’s Nürburgring 24 Hour race, Lexus is once again set to take on one of the world’s most challenging endurance races with it’s LF-A sports car. The car will run in the Division 2 SP8 class, meaning that the race car will be close to the production car… Continue Reading...