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ICON FJ44 The Petersen Special

ICON FJ44 The Petersen Special

After selling its 100th FJ, Icon came up with a proof of concept for future FJ models, with new parts such as a supercharged 540hp V8, custom Brembo brakes and custom Fox shocks. The vehicle will be displayed at the Petersen Automotive Museum.

Tamiya RC Toyota Land Cruiser

Tamiya RC Toyota Land Cruiser
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One of the most awesome looking RC cars we’ve ever laid eyes on, Tamiya’s replica of the classic Land Cruiser features a fully-articulated suspension, 4WD, and fat tires. It’s a complex kit, and you’ll need to BYO controller, radios, speed controller and battery pack.

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1967 Toyota 2000GT

1967 Toyota 2000GT

Toyota and Yamaha’s revolutionary collaboration let the rest of the world know that Japan could make great sports cars too. This particular unit is in original condition save for its aftermarket AC unit. It will be auctioned off on 1/28/16 by RM Sotheby’s.

Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro

The most badass production 4Runner ever, the TRD Pro is the truck we’d want in a zombie apocalypse. Its TRD Bilstein shocks and multi-terrain systems will conquer any surface you can throw at them, and Crawl Control and Hill Start assist make quick work of tough terrain.

Toyota Camry: Everyday Hero

Toyota Camry: Everyday Hero

A hilarious and explosive Australian commercial by 8Com director Josh Frizzell for the Toyota Camry highlighting the everyday battles and insanity of raising a family. Seriously, they don’t need to spend any money on a Super Bowl commercial in February, and just run this.

Doc, Marty & Toyota

Doc, Marty & Toyota

“Hydrogen? Are you telling me this sucker’s nuclear?” Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox hang out with scientist Mischa Pollack to find out about a real life Mr. Fusion – the Toyota Mirai’s hydrogen fuel cell. We still prefer the looks of Marty’s Tacoma though.

The Back to the Future Tacoma

The Back to the Future Tacoma

Toyota did their part for Back to the Future Day by giving Marty the truck he always dreamed of – though the HiLux of the past has been transformed into the awesome new 2016 Tacoma, complete with KC fog lights. Check it out in person in NYC, Dallas or LA on 10/21.

The Rally RAV4

The Rally RAV4

Pro rally driver Ryan Millen proves that the Toyota RAV4 is way more capable than its grocery getter image. We watched him drive his largely stock RAV4 to 1st place in his class and 3rd place overall in the 2015 Mt. Hood Rally. Read more about our adventure on 95octane.

Toyota Barista

Toyota Barista

Toyota’s Gazoo Racing shows the amount of energy can be captured from regenerative braking as it connected its 1000hp TS040 hybrid race car to a roomful of appliances to cook breakfast for 171 people by driving the equivalent of a single LeMans lap. More here.

LEGO Toyota Land Cruiser Concept

LEGO Toyota Land Cruiser Concept

LEGO Ideas member Matthew Inman honors his first car, the BJ42 Land Cruiser, by proposing a LEGO set based on the off-roader. His prototype’s windshield frame is a tad too thick on the sides, but otherwise it’s a great build.

Toyota’s Ultimate Utility Vehicle

Toyota’s Ultimate Utility Vehicle

Toyota proves that not every minivan is lame with their UUV, a customized Sienna that’s been put onto the rugged 4×4 chassis of a Tacoma, with flared fenders, chunky lug tires, and ready to take on its upcoming 16,500 mile road trip.

Devolro Motors Tundra

Devolro Motors Tundra

Devolro Motors specializes in modifying the Toyota Tundra for off-road, security and other high performance purposes. Options include 6″ suspension lifts, 37″ all-terrain tires, fiberglass bed topper and even bulletproof armor.

Toyota FT-1 Concept

Toyota FT-1 Concept

Designed initially as a vehicle for Gran Turismo, the FT-1 has been brought to life as a full-scale concept car. It offers a dramatic, aircraft-inspired design, and pays homage to classics like the Toyota 2000GT, Supra and Celica.

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Toyota FCV Concept

Toyota FCV Concept

The Toyota FCV Concept uses hydrogen fuel cells to drive its electric motors, emitting only water as its waste material. Its two hydrogen tanks are good for more than 300mi and can be refilled in just three minutes. Available in 2015.

2014 Toyota Corolla S

2014 Toyota Corolla S

Starting at just $19K, the sporty Corolla S has bold new lines, a more spacious cabin, and a neat trick up its sleeve: its continuously-variable transmission simulates the shift points of traditional gearbox. 6-speed manual also avail.

2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum

2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum

Thanks to its 5.7L V8, it can haul up to 1,500 lbs. and tow up to 10,000, but this burly beast is outfitted like a luxury car inside, with Lexus-grade leather, a premium JBL sound system, next-gen Entune, sat nav, and a huge cabin.

Spirit of LeMons

Spirit of LeMons

From Jeff “Speedycop” Block and The Gang of Outlaws, comes the unholy offspring of a 1956 Cessna 310 airplane and a Toyota minivan. All told, it only cost $2600 to build. Watch it drag race here. Just don’t expect it to fly.

2014 Toyota 4Runner

2014 Toyota 4Runner

The trusty off-roader gets a new look with a manly new front end, a more upscale, but still pragmatic interior, LED tail lamps, an Entune multimedia system with upgraded 8-speaker audio, SiriusXM, USB and Bluetooth.

Lexus LS TMG Sports 650

Lexus LS TMG Sports 650

Toyota Motorsport GmbH took a stock Lexus LS and beefed it up with a turbocharged 5.0L V8 to help this luxury beast punch out 641hp, 524 pound-feet of torque and a top speed of 199mph.

White Trash Beauty

White Trash Beauty

An awesome – if a bit dramatic – commercial for the Toyota GT 86. Advertising agency Happiness Brussels captures the desire of every man to satisfy his inner child. The song is Heavy Pop by WU LYF.

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Tekked-Out Prius

Tekked-Out Prius

For a recent charity event, NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer and RKM Performance Center took a stock Prius and pimped it out with high-tech displays, video camera mirrors, and a TRON-like paintjob.

Xplore Adventure Series

Xplore Adventure Series
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Based on the Toyota FJ Cruiser, Xplore Vehicles’ Adventure Series are designed for the great outdoors. Bundles even include a free 1-year pass to all US National Parks and Monuments.

Toyota GT-86

Toyota GT-86

The Toyota version of the Scion FR-S, the European GT 86 is the world’s most compact 4-seater. The rear-wheel drive GT 86 has a Subaru flat-four Boxer engine and a highly aerodynamic body.

Kenneth Moen Hillclimb Drift

Kenneth Moen Hillclimb Drift

Scandinavian drifter Kenneth “Fastkenny” Moen turned the LysgÃ¥rdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena from a hill to a smoking volcano burning an insane amount of rubber going up its winding roads.

201x Supra Concept

201x Supra Concept

Toyota hasn’t made a new Supra in almost a decade, but rumors pop up from time-to-time, and designer Andreas Fougner hopes this is what the next Supra will look like. We have to agree.

Toyota FT-86 II

Toyota FT-86 II

Toyota has been working on their aggressive rear-wheel-drive sports concept for several years now, but these studio pics look like the real deal. Expect the FT-86 II to go into production in 2012.

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