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Driven: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

Driven: 2022 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition

The Tundra 1794 Edition is one of the most luxurious versions of Toyota’s full-size pickup. We spent a week with this tricked-out truck, enjoying its muscular looks, capable drivetrain, and upscale interior. Toyota did an excellent job modernizing this workhorse, and this model is a treat for buyers with deep pockets.

Land Cruiser Armor Testing

Land Cruiser Armor Testing

Toyota vehicles are known for their durability and reliability. But even a Land Cruiser can’t stand up to explosions without the help of some armor. Vehicle security company Inkas shows how their armor systems can help protect occupants of the SUV by hitting it with ammunition, grenades, land mines, and dynamite.

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Driven: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

Driven: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

The 2023 Sequoia has a muscular new look, drawing directly from its pickup truck brother, the Toyota Tundra. It has a powerful new hybrid drivetrain, excellent towing capacity, and offers a smooth and comfortable ride. Read on for our thoughts on this handsome full-size SUV from our first drive on the streets of Texas.

Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition

Toyota GR Corolla MORIZO Edition

This special matte grey edition of the Toyota GR Corolla has seen its torque increased to 295 lb-ft., a close gear-ratio manual gearbox, shorter differential gears, 18″ forged wheels, brake vents, mono-tube shock absorbers, a stiffened chassis, a forged carbon fiber roof, and weighs about 100 lb. less than the Circuit Edition.

2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition

2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate 40 years of 4Runner, Toyota will produce 4040 of this special SUV with retro 1980s graphics in yellow, orange, and red. It rolls on 17″ bronze finish wheels and has a body-color grille with matching stripes. Inside, you’ll find bronze stitching and 40th Anniversary logos on the headrests, dashboard, and floormats.

2023 Toyota GR Supra Manual

2023 Toyota GR Supra Manual

The new Supra finally gets the manual transmission we’ve been hoping for. A 6-speed manual is now available on the GR Supra 3.0, 3.0 Premium, and limited A91-MT models, plus all 3.0 models get new steering and suspension tuning, a “Hairpin+” function for tight, uphill corners, and a new 12-speaker JBL Audio system.

2023 Toyota GR Corolla

2023 Toyota GR Corolla

The Corolla hot hatch has a 1.6L, 3-cylinder turbo engine that makes 300hp and 273 lb-ft. of torque. It comes ONLY with a 6-speed manual and has adjustable all-wheel drive, an upgraded body, suspension, brakes, and tires. The limited Circuit Edition has a carbon fiber roof, vented bulge hood, suede-trimmed seats, and more.

2023 Toyota Sequoia

2023 Toyota Sequoia

Sharing the same platform as the 2022 Tundra and Lexus LX 600, Toyota’s great-looking, redesigned Sequoia SUV has three rows of seating and comes standard with a powerful i-FORCE MAX hybrid drivetrain that makes 437 hp and 583 lb-ft. of torque. It will come in SR5, Limited, Platinum, TRD Pro, and a luxurious new Capstone trim.

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone

The 2022 Toyota Tundra gets a luxury model, decked out with 22″ chrome wheels, chrome mirror caps, semi-aniline leather seats, power running boards, a 14″ touchscreen, a 10″ heads-up display, ambient lighting, and more. It comes with Toyota’s i-Force MAX powertrain, which makes 437 hp and 583 lb-ft. of torque.

2023 Toyota bZ4X

2023 Toyota bZ4X

The production version of Toyota’s battery-electric crossover is coming to the U.S. It offers a front-wheel or all-wheel drivetrain and up to 250 miles driving range per charge. Known for their reliability, Toyota is touting a long-lasting battery pack that’s expected to deliver 90% of capacity after ten years of use.

Driven: 2022 Toyota Tundra

Driven: 2022 Toyota Tundra

Toyota’s full-size pickup has received the top-to-bottom redesign we’ve been waiting for, and we spent a day putting the new Tundra through its paces in and around its hometown of San Antonio, Texas. Highlights include two powerful new engines, a smooth new suspension, and a bold new interior with a new multimedia interface.

2022 Toyota Tundra

2022 Toyota Tundra

Toyota’s big pickup has bold new looks and two new engines: a twin-turbo V6 with 389hp and 479 lb-ft. of torque or the motor-enhanced i-FORCE MAX with 437 hp and 583 lb-ft. of torque. Also new is a multi-link rear suspension, optional adaptive suspension, trailering cameras, and a new multimedia system with up to a 14″ touchscreen.

My Prius

My Prius

(PG-13: Lyrics) Musicians Tom McGovern and A. Rob present a rap song about living large while watching their carbon footprints and saving gas money so they can spend it on gold chains. My Prius celebrates Toyota’s fuel-sipping hybrid, and extolls the benefits it affords its owners.

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Full-Size LEGO Toyota GR Supra

Full-Size LEGO Toyota GR Supra

Toyota Gazoo Racing teamed up with Legoland Japan to build this 1:1 scale replica of a 2021 GR Supra. Its 477,303 LEGO bricks make for an incredibly accurate model, and it even can drive – though its 4,165 lb. curb weight and modest electric motor offer a top speed of just 17 mph, a far cry from the Supra’s 155 mph limit.

Driven: 2022 Toyota GR 86

Driven: 2022 Toyota GR 86

We headed to Monticello Motor Club in rural New York to drive the new Toyota GR 86. The 2+2 sports coupe shares its powertrain and chassis with the Subaru BRZ, with unique Toyota styling and tuning. The latest version has a larger 2.4-liter Boxer engine that produces 228 hp and offers a much-improved torque curve.

2022 Toyota GR 86

2022 Toyota GR 86

The new GR 86 has a more powerful 2.4L Subaru Boxer engine with 228hp and 186 lb-ft. of torque. The 2+2’s frame is more rigid for greater stability, while upgraded vents and aerodynamics improve handling. The cabin has a new digital display, and deep bucket seats with side bolsters and available leather and Alcantara.

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport

2022 Toyota 4Runner TRD Sport

Toyota is adding a new TRD Sport trim for its rugged and reliable 4Runner. The SUV gets a sport-tuned X-REAS cross-linked suspension, a TRD hood scoop, 20″ wheels, a color-matched grille, door handles front fascia, and nameplate, and black roof rails. Inside, Softex seats provide comfort and durability and are stitched with TRD logos.

Toyota TRD Camry Next Gen NASCAR Race Car

Toyota TRD Camry Next Gen NASCAR Race Car

The 670hp Toyota TRD Camry Next Gen is the coolest Camry ever. It has a new 18″ wheels, a new transaxle, an independent rear suspension, a sealed underbody, and upgraded cooling. Safety upgrades include new roll bars, foam nose and tail inserts, and a more centered driver’s position. Coming to the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series.

Driven: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV

Driven: 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime PHEV

Since its redesign in 2019, the Toyota RAV4 has been one of our favorite family vehicles, combining style, versatility, and dynamic handling in a package that won’t bust your wallet. The new RAV4 Prime is the best of the bunch, with amazing fuel economy, a 302 hp drivetrain, and the ability to drive entirely on electric power.

Arctic Drive (Trailer)

Arctic Drive (Trailer)

Traveler Arkady Fiedler and photographer Kamil Piechowiak present 3-minutes of footage their epic 6000-mile journey from Copenhagen to the Arctic Circle to Finland. From the Aurora Borealis to whiteout snowstorms, the images they captured along the way are spectacular. The full documentary series is due out 9.2020.

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Why We Love the Toyota Supra

Why We Love the Toyota Supra

We’ve driven the 2020 GR Supra a couple of times now, and after spending a full week with the car, we’ve nailed down of our favorite things about driving the 2-seater. From its potent engine, to its agile handling, to its tech, there’s a whole lot to love about this modern sports coupe, born out of a collab between Toyota and BMW.

Carving a Land Cruiser

Carving a Land Cruiser

Vietnam-based Woodworking Art walks us through the process of building an accurate wooden model of a 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser. We particularly love the details in the grille and the tires, though he should have left the windshield and lights exposed as wood.

Majestic All-Wheel Driving with Toyota

Majestic All-Wheel Driving with Toyota

We were fortunate to take an exclusive trip to Park City, Utah, where we indulged in the winter sports lifestyle, and enjoyed a variety of Toyota’s all-wheel drive vehicles in a magnificent mountain setting. Along the way, we learned that these dependable cars, crossovers, and SUVs instill great confidence regardless of the weather.

The Eggvan

The Eggvan

Petrolicious introduces us to filmmaker and racing enthusiast Niki Byrne, whose car of choice is a 1991 Toyota Previa van, known in some circles as the “Eggvan.” Built during a time when wacky ideas could actually make it into production, this quirky little van has a mid-mounted, supercharged engine, and rear-wheel drive.

2021 Toyota GR Supra

2021 Toyota GR Supra

For 2021, the already fun to drive Toyota GR Supra 3.0 gets a power bump to 382hp, shaving 2/10ths off its 0-to-60 time, down to 3.9 sec. A 2.0-liter turbo-4 version is also on tap with 255hp and 295 lb-ft. of torque, as well as an A91 special edition with carbon fiber bits, matte black wheels, and a sweet new Refraction Blue paint color.

Toyota Woven City

Toyota Woven City

Automotive and mobility company Toyota plans on establishing a 175-acre site at the foot of Japan’s Mt. Fuji to build a prototype city of the future. The location, known as “Woven City” will serve as a real world testbed for tech including autonomy, robotics, personal mobility, smart homes, alternative energy, and AI, among others.

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