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Review: Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro Is A Time Machine You Can Buy Today


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If Marty McFly ever gets stuck in 2015 again, he should forget about finding the DeLorean and get himself a Toyota 4Runner.

Revised 2016 Toyota Avensis Is The Ideal Car For Mr. Dull Borington


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If all you want from a car is to move you and your family around, then the revised Toyota Avensis should be a prime choice.

It’s not designed to appeal to enthusiasts, quite the contrary, so it’s very popular with people who don’t really value driving pleasure or sporty aesthetics.

Toyota Land Cruiser J40 Excellently Recreated Out Of LEGO


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The shape of the Land Cruiser J40 is so familiar in many parts of the world that even when you make it out of LEGO blocks, it’s still instantly recognizable, despite the obvious loss of some detail.

Toyota FT-1 Concept Virtually Toned Down To Look Like A Production Supra


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I’m sure you haven’t forgotten about Toyota’s striking FT-1 Concept unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. A year and a half has passed since then and we still haven’t got a new Toyota Supra.

Toyota's Facelifted 2016 RAV4 And New RAV4 Hybrid Snagged Out In The Open


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Our friend Anthony came across a convoy of 2016 Toyota RAV4s, including the new hybrid model and the facelifted gas version in SE grade, in Los Angeles, and shared these photos with us.

Meet The Tartan Prancer, The "Honda Of Albania" Minivan From The Vacation Movie [w/Videos]


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What car has a ridiculous name like the Tartan Prancer? A ridiculous car, obviously.

The Tartan Prancer is a one-off MPV built specifically for the new Vacation movie. While the original National Lampoon’s Vacation comedy movie introduced us to the Wagon Queen Family Truckster station wagon, the follow-up film features a custom-made minivan that has all sorts of crazy features.

VW Takes The Lead From Toyota In Global Auto Deliveries After First Half Of 2015


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Volkswagen AG has overtaken Toyota as the largest automaker by deliveries in the first half of this year. While Toyota sold 5.02 million vehicles through June, VW has reported 5.04 million sales, putting it on track to gain the worldwide sales crown three years ahead of its target.

2016 Toyota Hilux & Fortuner End Up Wearing Each Other's Face


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Since we now know how both the 2016 Toyota Hilux as well as the 2016 Fortuner are going to look, how about playing a little game called "Face/Off"?

Toyota Celebrates 50th Ann. In The UK With Cool Heritage Fleet


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50 years ago Toyota introduced itself to the UK audience and today the Japanese company has not only sold over three million vehicles in Britain but also builds some of them there as well.

New Toyota Fortuner Transformed Into A BMW X6-Like Coupe SUV


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Why don't non-premium car manufacturers build mid to full-size Coupe-ish SUVs? People obviously appreciate their looks (generally speaking), whereas those that don't, are free to keep buying VW Golfs.

Future Success Of 2016 Toyota Tacoma May Depend On Standard GoPro Dashcam


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The 2016 Toyota Tacoma is walking into a suddenly competitive field of small(er) trucks, so its maker has resorted to a gimmick that might actually resonate with buyers.

Toyota WRC Boss Tommi Mäkinen Filmed Testing GT86 4x4 Rally Car, But Why?


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Earlier this month Toyota announced that rally legend Tommi Mäkinen will lead its WRC team as it returns to the top class of rallying starting from 2017.

Toyota Prices 2016 Corolla And Camry Special Editions In The US


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Toyota has announced pricing for the 2016 Corolla and Camry Special Edition models that debuted earlier this year at the Chicago Auto Show.

Austrian Taxi Driver Covers 1 Million Kilometers In Toyota Prius Without Replacing The Batteries


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If you want to know how reliable a car model is, go ask a taxi driver who uses it to cover greater distances in much harsher conditions than the average private passenger car.

Toyota’s Human Support Robot Is Designed To Take Care Of The Elderly Or Disabled [w/Videos]


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The sad reality is that the world’s population is quickly aging. By 2050, the World Health Organization predicts 22 percent of the global population will be over 60 years old. The situation is even more dramatic in Japan, where the government estimates that by 2060, nearly 40 percent of the country’s population will be aged 65 or over.

Nissan Says It Is Now Europe’s Best-Selling Asian Brand


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Nissan says it sold more cars than Toyota and Hyundai in the first half of this year in Europe, becoming the best-selling Asian brand on the continent. The Japanese automaker sold 384,726 vehicles sold in the first six months of 2015, up 4.3 percent compared to the first half of 2014.

2016 Toyota Fortuner: This Is Finally It [w/Video]


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Following countless spy shots, Toyota has finally decided to unveil the 2016 Fortuner seven-seat SUV simultaneously in Australia and Thailand.

Japan Gets This Cool Toyota 86 Yellow Limited Edition


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Toyota has announced the “Yellow Limited” special package for the 86 sports car, but unfortunately it is only available in Japan.

Giving A Toyota Prius Super-Stiff Suspension Is A Bad Idea


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You don’t really see many mildly modified Toyota Prius hybrids, because their standard drivetrain is very tricky to work on.

There is the option to throw it all away and just use conventional power, but can you go faster without doing that?

D'oh! Woman In BMW X3 Humps Toyota Prius


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You could say it was "hump day" for the unfortunate driver of this BMW X3 at a Market Basket parking lot in Middleton, Massachusetts, on Saturday.