This Secret Toyota Museum Has Pristine Examples Of Unique Cars

November 27, 2016 0

The collection houses over $12 million worth of cars. You may not know it, but Toyota has its own museum hidden in its US headquarters in Torrance, California. The building itself has no distinct signage, but has been open to the public since 2000. The car collection tells the story of Toyota’s history … read more

1967 Toyota 2000GT

January 22, 2016 0

There have been cars built in Japan for quite a long time, but the Japanese automotive industry as we know it today is a much more recent phenomenon. Prior to WWII, the cars built in Japan were mainly foreign companies setting up local manufacturing operations. Japanese companies really tackled new … read more

The Century, King of the Toyotas

January 8, 2016 0

If you want to import a Century to the USA, you’ll need to wait until 2022 if you insist on the V12 When I went to Japan for the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, I was eager to spot real live examples of the Toyota Century on the street. Sure, the Toyota Crown Comfort is a luxurious workhorse deserving of great … read more

Toyota showing updated JPN Taxi concept for Tokyo

November 1, 2015 0

Just last week the London Taxi Company presented the new TX5, a cab designed specifically for the unique requirements of the English capital city. Now Toyota is bringing its own take on the theme to the Tokyo Motor Show. The JPN Taxi concept is actually a rehashing of the concept of the same name which … read more

Guess Which Cars From Toyota’s Loony Bin Are Coming To SEMA?

November 1, 2015 0

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Toyota is such a tease. Automakers do not hold back a stitch of creativity for the SEMA show. Toyota, which has recently been re-crowned the largest automaker due to VW’s mishaps, is no exception. The Japanese automaker has joined the craze and released sneak peeks … read more

Toyota previews Tokyo-bound JPN Taxi Concept

October 28, 2015 0

Toyota will travel to tomorrow’s Tokyo Motor Show to introduce the JPN Taxi Concept. Designed to replace the 20-year old Toyota Crown Comfort, Japan’s most popular taxi, the show car accurately previews the high-tech, eco-friendly cab that will roam the streets of Tokyo by the end of the decade.
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The Toyota 2000GT Proved Japan Could Build a Sports Car

October 28, 2015 0

Japanese automakers had a reputation for building rather uninspired cars, but the 1967 Toyota 2000GT changed that impression for good. A high-performance car with a gorgeous fastback design, the 2000GT would become Japan’s first supercar.
It was a limited-run, front-engined car with rear-wheel drive … read more

Lexus to debut new concept in Tokyo

October 12, 2015 0

TOKYO — Lexus promises to show a new concept car this month at the Tokyo Motor Show, which it says will show “Lexus’ future vision of progressive luxury.” But the brand is withholding details until the car’s unveiling Oct. 28. One possibility: a preview of a luxury fuel cell car, likely based on the … read more

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