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Posted on March 27, 2014 by Kevin BrightThe FIA World Endurance Championship is one of the most thrilling racing series and with less than a month to spare before the new season kicks off, Toyota has take the wraps off its 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship race car. Giving a new direction to its motorsport activities, Toyota has unveiled the new TS040 Hybrid race car that will debut on 20th April at the Six Hours of Silverstone race. To beat competitors like Porsche and Audi one needs power and the TS040 Hybrid is full of it. Powered by an interesting powered, the TS040 Hybrid produces a max of 986 hp or 736 kW.Of the whopping 986 hp, 513 hp is produced from a 3.7 liter V8 petrol unit, while the remaining 473 hp comes as an all-wheel drive hybrid boost. The powertrain has been changed in accordance with the revised WEC technical regulation as per which
Posted on March 27, 2014 by Kevin BrightToyota has unveiled the 2014 Model Year Aygo hatchback which is even more eye-catching and fun to drive than its predecessor. The 2014 model’s design is based on Toyota’s J-Playful language which is about the youth culture in Japan. To enhance the appeal of the new Aygo, Toyota will also be offering a range of customization options to the customers. The design of the 2014 Aygo is new and so are the proportions. At 3455 mm, the new iteration is 25 mm longer and has a reduced overall height (by 5 mm) of 1460 mm.It also offers 7 mm of more headroom, thanks to the changed dimensions. The front features a distinctive X-graphic styling that covers elements like the headlamps, upper and lower grilles, side mirrors and glazing, and foglamps. The overall profile of the Aygo features a lowered roof and readjusted forward. The sides have a sloping beltline
Posted on March 24, 2014 by Kevin BrightElectric vehicles are the need of the hour and car manufacturers around the globe are experimenting with new zero emissions vehicles. Toyota, for instance, has developed a radical-looking yet promising vehicle called Toyota i-ROAD which is a three-wheeled electric powered concept offering an interesting cross of a motorcycle and a car. Toyota refers to this innovative machine as a personal mobility vehicle, thanks to its compact dimensions which stand at 56.9 inches in height, 33.5 inches in width and 92.5 inches in length.The i-ROAD may not be as cool as the three wheeled machines from Morgan but it surely looks potent enough. As per the latest report, Toyota has begun the first public trials of this ultra-compact electric vehicle with 10 single-seater versions. The initial testing is set to run from today and will continue till early June. There will be 20 testers, some of which will be industry
Posted on January 13, 2014 by Kevin BrightJapanese auto major Toyota has revealed its latest creation developed specifically for the 2014 North American International Auto Show. Toyota has taken the wraps off the new FT-1 concept in Detroit today. Dubbed the ultimate sports coupe, the car is a result of Toyota’s Calty design studio’s mission to create something different and fast. The car is designed by Toyota’s California based team and celebrates the 40th anniversary of the same. The design is strikingly modern, yet looks inspired from the 1960s 2000GT.The fluidic design language has apparently become a must-to-follow trend, however Toyota has made the lines even curvier on the FT-1 concept. Some of the exterior highlights of this beauty include an aerodynamic design featuring large air intakes at the front, stylish exhaust ports and a retractable rear wing. The FT-1 equips a powerful engine placed at the front while the power generated by it goes to
Posted on December 20, 2013 by Jeff HarrisThe news of upcoming Verso from Toyota is going rounds as it is coming with a new face of BMW essentials and with a promising performance to rock the roads. This car will be festooned with enhanced BMW 1.6 liter D-4D diesel engine and better NVH performance. Verso will be featuring with four variants such as Active, Icon Trend, Excel and they will be having different features to impress distinct customers. According to the sources it will be a better performer that the previous one with 2.0 liter unit.This car is specially defined for the riders of UK and to provide them the efficient car Toyota has not compromised on the little thing to get all their jobs done accurately. The high tech equipment car is having better technologies in it to provide a lesser fuel consumption as well as lesser emissions. The Verso is having the quality of
Posted on November 28, 2013 by Kevin BrightLexus is not a new name in the world of sophisticated cars but recently the company has introduced the new Lexus CT 200 at the Guangzhou Car show. It is no doubt that the car had already been introduced earlier but this time it has come up with fresh features and more dynamic qualities it is being revamped as a distinctive model. People will indeed have a great experience in driving this car as the car is having the version of ‘spindle grille’ design which is a new form in the car market. The refined look with a sophisticated exterior gives it a fresh look and the F Sport model will dominate the other sports car in the coming year.The outlook of the car is really astonishing as it gives a three dimensional form and has been pushed forward to get the right impact. People who have a fetish
Posted on October 6, 2013 by Kevin BrightAs per the latest word coming out of Toyota’s stables, come December, the automaker will launch the 2014 Land Cruiser in the UK. Considered among the finest SUVs in the global market, the 2014 model of the Land Cruiser will come with a series of changes that include a refreshed exterior design, improved interior, new entertainment features and advanced off-road technologies. Of all the added features the one that is actually making the noise is Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system which is the improved version of the previously introduced Toyota Touch touchscreen multimedia system.Being the second version, the system features improved resolution, smartphone style ‘drag and swipe’ gesture technology, accurate traffic information – thanks to the adoption of Tom Tom Real Time Traffic alerts and Google Street View functionality. Toyota is the first manufacturer in the UK to offer Tom Tom Real Time Traffic alongside Google Street View. Gladly,
Posted on February 7, 2013 by Paul GreenToday on February, 7th 2013, Toyota at the press preview day of 2013 Chicago Auto Show , has premiered the aggressive looks of redesigned 2014 Toyota Tundra full-size pickup truck specially for the market of North America. The top powertrain of 2014 Tundra has the same 5.7 Litre V-8 Engine, and has loading capacity of more than 2000 pounds while towing capacity of 10,000 pounds, and following the new SAE’s standard of towing and meeting the demands of customers from toeing to real time day today fuel economy.Interior, Technology and Equipment : The 2014 Tundra featured with saddle-brown premium leather seating and Ultrasuede accents, bold contrast stitching and an exclusive logo, center stack 2.6 inches closer for easier access, new gauge, cluster with distinctive styling, is easier to view, largest front brakes , standard knee airbags, a new Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert on premium models, class-leading eight standard airbags, exclusive STAR Safety
Posted on January 25, 2013 by Paul GreenOn the prestigious exhibition of one of the oldest and largest Auto Show – the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, the Toyota is all prepared with the international debut of its 2014 Tundra full-size pickup truck. Here the 2014 Toyota Tundra will be showcased at the press conference in the Auto Show. In the segment of full-sized pickup trucks, GMC, Chevrolet, Ford and Ram, are already have a good grip in the market, so to be in the good market position of this segment, Toyota is unveiling the 2014 Tundra to give its best on the category of big-sized pickup truck.The 2013 Chicago Auto Show is the 105th Exhibition, has a long historical significance when it was first staged in 1901 and its a North America largest Auto Show with maximum years of Auto Exhibition on the continent. This year marks the 105th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. It has been produced by CATA
Posted on January 19, 2013 by Paul GreenOn 14th January 2013, at North American International Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013, Toyota has premiered the Corolla Furia Concept with an international celebration in Detroit. The next generation level of Toyota Corolla has stylish expression in its exterior, making the compact sedan more sexier than ever. This form of Furia concept of Corolla will be a milestone for the creative design work in the new future vehicles of Toyota. As per the words said by group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division, Bill Fay – “It blends a heightened emphasis on dramatic design and modern elements of high technology to generate curb appeal that will surprise a lot of people.”.The Furia Concept of Corolla ia a compact luxury sedan, which has 181.9 inches[4620 mm] long, 71 inches[1805 mm] wide and 56.1 inches[1425 mm] high. It is based on a design theme of Iconic Dynamism which attracts and target new generation i.e.
Posted on December 23, 2012 by Paul GreenOn December 20, 2012 in TORRANCE, California, Toyota has informed that they are ready to thrill their fans with the international debut of Toyota Furia Concept at North American International Auto Show 2013 in DETROIT on 2013. The World Premiere of Furia Concept will be a new sedan concept in the Toyota display at Cobo Hall on January 14th, 2013 and it will be broadcast live. From the video teaser, the Furia Concept looks like carbon fiber-clad concept car which has a carbon fiber rear spoiler on its rear and a carbon fiber diffuser with trapezoidal exhaust.This sedan concept has a aggressive and sportier looks with angular chrome exhaust and stylish door handles, side gills, LED tail-lights and the overall refresh exterior design theme. In the new Furia Concept, one can feel the the sports sense of Scion FR-S with the basic approach of Corolla.
Posted on June 26, 2012 by Summer CornetThe 2013 Toyota Avalon will come with two variants one with a power-train V6 gasoline engine and other one is Toyota’s passed engine with Hybrid Synergy Drive. The new premium mid-size sedan with Toyota’s new enhancement in Hybrid Synergy Drive and reducing the car weight and enhancing the aerodynamics, to get best fuel mileage with an EPA-rating on combined(City+Highway), is of 40 miles/gallon. The Avalon full power-split hybrid system have capacity of 2.5-Liter with 4-cylinder engine is capable of generating a horsepower of 200.The hybrid engine has trans-axle with pair of electric motor/generators.The Avalon power with performance comes with 3 driving modes EV, ECO & Sports. The city mileage with EPA-rating 40 mpg and a mileage of 39 miles/gallon on the highway and the combined(City+Highway) EPA rating is 40 miles/gallon. The hybrid sedan engine with Atkinson-cycle has a 244.8V battery pack of nickel-metal hydride. Analyzing the history of Avalon.
Posted on May 10, 2012 by Summer CornetRAV4 Electric Vehicle from Toyota was presented at the 26th Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles. It possesses an electric engine developed by Tesla Motors and will be seen in dealer showrooms from summer of 2012 at a price of $49,800. The electric battery is low mounted at the centre of the vehicle and offers a maximum output of 154 horsepower. Toyota RAV4 Electric SUV Toyota RAV4 electric SUV is offered as a front wheel drive only and drivers can choose from drive modes of Sport and Normal.Sport mode offers acceleration of 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.0 seconds and a maximum speed of 100 miles per hour. Toyota RAV4 Electric SUV While in Normal mode the SUV can sprint form 0 to 60 miles per hour in 8.6 seconds with a maximum speed of 85 miles per hour. Toyota RAV4 EV has a driving range
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Posted on April 24, 2012 by Summer Cornet2012-toyota-camry-se But it’s not just healthy competition that’s enfeebled the Camry, it’s that the Camry itself has grown old and tired. Despite Toyota’s claims that the 2012 model is “all-new,” it’s not so easy to spot what’s different between last year’s Camry and this one, at least from the outside. The styling of the newer car adheres closely enough to both the spirit and letter of its predecessor that this 2012 not only looks like the 2011, they have virtually identical measurements.Sure, there are a few tighter creases on the 2012, particularly in the fascias, but that’s the sort of change that merely betrays Toyota’s adherence to the auto industry’s philosophy of planned obsolescence. That said, it’s not even a particularly good implementation of said concept, as the seventh-generation Camry isn’t appreciably more modern in style than the sixth – or fifth, for that matter. Worse than the side-step