No matter how much we want them, we can’t have any of them. Anyone can drive to a dealership and buy a car off the lot, but it takes a lot more effort to build a custom car that is one of a kind. 2016 was a good year for custom cars, including not one, but two one-off Ferraris. The other cars on this … read more
These days, Toyota’s motorsport efforts are focused primarily on Formula One and Le Mans-style prototypes, but that wasn’t always the case. You see, back in the ‘80s and ‘90s, Toyota played a major role in the crossed-up, dirt spraying, high-flying insanity that is the World Rally Championship, … read more
Organizers of the World Rally Championship have implemented numerous rule changes to ensure there’s plenty of action throughout the 2017 season, and a video out showing Toyota’s new Yaris WRC rally car testing is proof of the awesomeness that is to come. The video comes to us from YouTube user … read more
Toyota doesn’t enter into too many technology sharing arrangements but that may soon change with the Japanese giant telling reporters last week that some of its powertrain modules – including engines and transmissions – could be offered for sale to rival brands.
Timing of the announcement is in tune … read more
To coincide with its return to the World Rally Championship in 2017, Toyota will launch a high-performance version of its Yaris subcompact hatchback inspired by the recently revealed rally version (shown below).
Crucially, the launch of the hot Yaris might also see the introduction of the Gazoo name … read more
To tackle tightening global fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions standards and continue its ‘fun to drive’ aspirations, Toyota has embarked on a massive revamp of its powertrain range with plans for 60 percent of its lineup to be replaced by the end of 2021.
According to Automotive News North America, … read more
It’s official, boys and girls: Toyota is rejoining the rally stage next season for the first time this millennium, and this is it’s new challenger. Competing in the 2017 World Rally Championship will be the new Toyota Yaris revealed today. But as you can plainly see from all those wings, this is no … read more
Toyota is an absolutely mammoth automaker, rivaling even Volkswagen in terms of total units sold annually. And that means any time Toyota makes a big company-wide move, the industry pays close attention. You may have heard about Toyota’s intention to move towards widespread use of the Toyota New Global … read more
The combined jury of European journalists have nominated their candidates for Car of the Year, and it looks to be a tight battle this year.
After all 58 jury members cast their first votes, the list of seven nominees comes down to the Alfa Romeo Giulia, Citroën C3, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Nissan Micra, … read more