Top Viral News Stories of the Week: March 29 – April 5, 2014

Top Viral News Stories of the Week: March 29 – April 5, 2014
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Each day we strive to report the latest automotive news but not all stories are created equal. Some just have a life of our own, especially on social media. Shared heavily on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, here are our most viral news stories from the past seven days. Continue Reading...

Toyota Supra Successor Coming as Soon as Possible: President

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Toyota Supra Successor Coming as Soon as Possible: President
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Back in December, we reported that Toyota was considering two more sports cars to go along with its hugely successful GT 86 (Scion FR-S), and now we can confirm that the Japanese automaker will be creating a successor to the Supra as quickly as it can. Continue Reading...

Toyota GRMN Sport Hybrid Specs Revealed

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Toyota GRMN Sport Hybrid Specs Revealed
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Less than a day after releasing their GRMN Sport Hybrid Concept, Toyota has announced specs for their sporty new concept, the first vehicle we’ve seen from the brand since the MR2 sports car bowed out earlier in the decade. Using a 3.5-liter Type 2GR-FXE V6 engine that produces 249 horsepower, the front-mounted electric motor adds another… Continue Reading...

Audi’s E-Tron Moniker Is A S***y Name For French Speaking Markets

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Audi’s E-Tron Moniker Is A S***y Name For French Speaking Markets
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A couple decades ago, Toyota decided to launch their upcoming MR2 sports car in Europe. The MR2 was a good car on its own, but Toyota had a bit of a marketing blunder on its hands when they discovered that MR2 was pronounced “mere-deux” in French, which is similar to merde a not so nice… Continue Reading...

Toyota to Revive MR2 as Hybrid Model

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Toyota to Revive MR2 as Hybrid Model
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Photos: Beyond-Form.com Toyota is planning to bring back the MR2 – this according to AutoExpress. Toyota VP Masatami Takimoto told staff at the U.K. magazine that, “We are aware of the fondness with which the MR2 is held in the UK and Europe, and are developing a small hybrid sportscar.” “We have set a tough… Continue Reading...