***UPDATE, looks like the rumor mill became true this time, and fairly accurate with details.*** »
Toyota Barista project: they show that the recovered energy on one lap of Le Mans can cook up breakfast. »
A few months ago I posted to Oppo requesting advice over what car to recommend to a first driver. Well, just recently another one of my friends has announced that her family may be in the market for a new vehicle, although under different circumstances. As long as I have know her their family’s fleet has consisted of… »
Welcome to Ridiculous Rebadges, a series of articles in which I go through and examine the details and circumstances surrounding some of the more infamous and some of the more esoteric vehicular rebadges throughout automotive history.
DTM’s recent struggles in keeping its manufacturers in line have caused sparking frictions among participants and launched the series into - potentially another golden era. What does DTM have up in its sleeves? »
SR5, Longbed, 2wd, DIESEL!!! These are so rare... It’s really in amazing shape for a vehicle that’s clearly been well used.
Featured on most hatchbacks as well as some liftgates and sedans, rear wipers are a handy innovation for the times when it actually rains. (I live in California...) Several automakers have adjusted the humble rear wiper for their own needs, the most prevalent being Toyota. From making it disappear to doubling it,… »
A few months back, I made a post suggesting what Toyota could do to make their Scion division more successful. »
Saw this second generation Toyota MR2 today in a local condo complex today. It looked to be in original condition and well taken care of. The only problem I saw was that the body trim between the taillights looked to be sticking out on the right side. It has a license plate frame from “The World Family of Dealerships”… »
It seems that it was a big weekend for automotive enthusiasts nationwide, with car shows, races, and club gatherings popping up all over the country. I went down to Long Beach to check out the 11th Annual Japanese Classic Car Show for the first time in the 8 years I’ve lived in Los Angeles, and I wasn’t disappointed.… »
Today was the penultimate event of my show season, and I’m exhausted from all the driving and shooting I did today. While I catch some well-needed Zs before a 8 AM lecture, here’s Pat Cyr’s 2JZ swapped FRS doing it’s thing - you can find the rest of the photos here, although it’s a pretty small dump. »
When I first heard that the 2016 Toyota Prius redesign would feature styling elements inspired by the Mirai, I thought to myself, “You know, this could be a good thing.” Because, contrary to most public and press opinion, I actually like how the Mirai looks. »