9 Jan
0-62 mph in 4.5 seconds & predicted 186 mph top speed

Just ahead of the Detroit Auto Show (NAIAS), images have leaked of Lexus‘s much rumored BMW M4-battling coupe. The RC-F will be the Japanese luxury brand’s most powerful V8-powered vehicle ever, and is the latest from Lexus burgeoning F-Line of performance vehicles. Although the RC-F was not slated to be revealed until next Tuesday, January […]


Last night the 2012 FIA Formula 1 Championship Series came to an official close with the FIA Prize-Giving Gala in Istanbul, where the F1 Champions were presented their hard-earned trophies. While much of the world watched enthralled as the season’s drama played out, America was only rekindling its love affair with the second most popular […]


14 Jun
Unveiled at Tokyo Toy Show, a car for kids

Toyota revealed their new Camette concept model at this years Tokyo Toy Show, which makes sense since the car is built for kids. My seven year-old self is filled with joy. The Camette has triangular seating where the driver sits front and center with two passengers behind on either side. The pedals are adjustable so […]


19 Jan
Fully functional concept electric sports car with 164 horsepower

This year’s Tokyo Auto Salon saw the unveiling of an all electric sports car from the folks at the Toyota Engineering Society. The coupe, dubbed the TES-ERA EV, is powered by a 5.7 kWh lithium ion battery pack that supplies electricity to a 4JM electric motor developing 164 horsepower and a 248 lb-foot (335 Nm) of […]


30 Aug
America's smallest four-seater feels like anything but

Although the first all new Scion to hit the US market since the tC way back in 2004, the iQ is hardly new. In fact, it’s been zipping through crowded cityscapes in Europe and Japan since 2008, the year it won Car Of the Year in the land of the rising sun. But it is […]


22 Mar
European rallycross racing aims for American hearts

Overpriced and corporatized racing in Fontucky isn’t your only option in SoCal this weekend if you’re a dedicated gearhead or profess to be a race fan. This weekend the dirty Global RallyCar Championship comes to the Toyota Speedway in Irwindale for two days of racing, both Friday and Saturday. Big names from the US and […]


4 Jan
Controversial Yaris Ad gets Toyota apologizing

This Yaris spot won an Australian short film competition to become an actual commercial. The only problem was that after it was shown women’s groups instantly condemned it as sexist, and Toyota had to apologize and cease showing it. People are so damn sensitive. It doesn’t seem sexist to me — just seems pretty honest. […]


4 Dec
Design Los Angeles selects the Nissan V2G as the winner of this year's Design Challenge

Entering its fifth year, Design Los Angeles’ Design Challenge has evolved into one of the more interesting aspects of the annual Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS). Every year they challenge design studios to create a vehicle for a specific market – past Challenges have included predicting what Motor Sports would look like in 2025, or […]

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