Toyota

This Corolla has a Mullet!

This Corolla has a Mullet!

The little Corolla looks normal from the front. Sure there’s a front lip and side skirts, but its pretty clean. Then you walk around to the back and mother of god, there’s party going on! Louvers, a wing, and a bumper so large you could sit on it! I’m surprised…
Hilux Expedition V1: The Ultimate Camper Truck

Hilux Expedition V1: The Ultimate Camper Truck

I love expedition vehicles. I don’t really care about a house. I love cars. Unless the house is strapped to the back of a truck! So when I’m bored I spend my time digging through the Expedition Portal or searching for 4×4 Fuso’s like Earthcruiser uses for their vehicles. Then…
Toyota Engineers Enter Ojibwe Rally!

Toyota Engineers Enter Ojibwe Rally!

The relatively stock car held together at Ojibwe and they finished 3rd in class, 13th overall in the one regional and 6th in class, 18th in the other. (Regional events are simply the National two day rally broken into a separate event for each day.) The team is made up entire…
Toyota Returns to Desert Racing with BJ Baldwin!

Toyota Returns to Desert Racing with BJ Baldwin!

Toyota recently announced that they will be returning to desert racing! If you don’t know why this is such a big deal, do you remember Ivan, Ironman, Stewart? Maybe you remember his video game Super Off-Road? You have to remember this truck? Toyota signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with two-time Baja 1000 champion…

For Sale: Turbo Toyota Prerunner Truck

I randomly found this on Craigs List so Im not saying this is a good truck or a good price, but it is kind of cool. Turbo charged, King shocks, and a wide body kit. All for $5k!  I’m not sure how reliable this turbo setup is, but Toyota motors…
Toyota Trucks Preferred By ISIS

Toyota Trucks Preferred By ISIS

We all know the Hilux is pretty awesome and apparently the guys of Isis have figured this out as well. Almost every truck in their promo/propaganda video is a Toyota. Sure there are a few Land Rover’s in there but now the US Government wants to know where all the…
FOTS: Toyota Land Cruiser

FOTS: Toyota Land Cruiser

I found this other day in Cardiff, CA and even though is rusting its still looks awesome. It’s from an earlier part of Toyota’s history when Land Cruisers were Land Cruisers. They started building them in 1951 and the Land Cruiser is Toyota’s longest running model. It’s changed a lot over…
A Yaris to run in World Rally Championship?

A Yaris to run in World Rally Championship?

Yep, that’s what Toyota Motorsport has planned for 2017 as the company makes its return to the FIA World Rally Championship with a car developed and built entirely at its technical centre in Cologne. Over the next two years Toyota will continue its test programme with the Yaris WRC in preparation for…
For Sale: 1987 Toyota Pre-Runner

For Sale: 1987 Toyota Pre-Runner

You need this. Not for Baja but to go to work in. Like a boss. Like Ivan Stewart! But read below. You need to know what you are buying like “rear diff is locked and geared for 33 and desert life. Do you know what desert life is? No? Buy…
Canguro Racing: Baja 1000 in a Toyota Land Cruiser

Canguro Racing: Baja 1000 in a Toyota Land Cruiser

What do you get when you cross 8 friends, a Toyota Land Cruiser, a race in Mexico and a marsupial? A fun evening in Tijuana? A hallucinogenic dream brought on my a scorpion attack? Well, while you might end up with both of those, I can confirm you will get…
CALTY: HOME OF THE TOYOTA FT-1

CALTY: HOME OF THE TOYOTA FT-1

Toyota’s FT-1 coupe concept was a show-stealing success when it broke cover in Detroit in January. Much credit for the car’s huge impact is due to the work of Calty, the West Coast studio that’s been spearheading Toyota’s new design thinking for more than 40 years. The team’s success is…
TOYOTA RACING HEADS TO TEXAS WITH BRITISH DRIVING DUO

TOYOTA RACING HEADS TO TEXAS WITH BRITISH DRIVING DUO

Toyota Racing will feature a British driver in both its cars for the first time this weekend as it returns after a three-month break to renew its 2014 World Endurance Championship challenge at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Team regular Anthony Davidson, currently leading the drivers’ championship…
MIKE CONWAY JOINS DRAGON RACING FOR FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP

MIKE CONWAY JOINS DRAGON RACING FOR FIA FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP

Dragon Racing, the Los Angeles-based motorsports team, owned by media and publishing entrepreneur Jay Penske, today announced Mike Conway as a driver in the inaugural all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. Mike Conway is an experienced street racer and multi-race winner in the IndyCar Series, and in 2014 is also driving…
STAR BTCC ROOKIE TO TACKLE BRITAIN’S LONGEST HILLCLIMB

STAR BTCC ROOKIE TO TACKLE BRITAIN’S LONGEST HILLCLIMB

Leading Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship rookie Tom Ingram is set to take on a challenge with a difference at the beginning of the series’ summer break – piloting his Speedworks Motorsport Toyota Avensis up Harewood Hillclimb. The longest hillclimb in mainland UK at 1,440m, Harewood will stage the…
TOYOTA RACING OUT OF LUCK AT LE MANS

TOYOTA RACING OUT OF LUCK AT LE MANS

Toyota Racing battled to a podium finish at the Le Mans 24 Hours at the weekend, but left the Circuit de la Sarthe reflecting on a frustrating race that saw hopes of victory dashed. The No8 Toyota Hybrid TS040 of Anthony Davidson, Nicolas Lapierre and Sébastien Buemi finished third to…
TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

TRIUMPH AT LE MANS: AUDI DEFEATS PORSCHE AND TOYOTA

In front of nearly 300,000 spectators, Audi continued its unique string of victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours. In the 82nd running of the world’s most important endurance race, Marcel Fässler/André Lotterer/Benoît Tréluyer (CH/D/F) and Lucas di Grassi/Marc Gené/Tom Kristensen (BR/E/DK) made for a one-two Audi victory. It marked the…
NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

NIGHT SHIFT FOR AUDI AT LE MANS

 Numerous incidents and red flags marked the first qualifying day for the Le Mans 24 Hours. After a shortened first qualifying session, Audi Sport Team Joest temporarily maintains grid positions five and six. The third Audi R18 e-tron quattro, following an accident in free practice, was not able to participate…
TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

TOYOTA RACING POST FASTEST TIMES IN OFFICIAL LE MANS TESTING

Toyota Racing’s build-up to this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours took another positive step on Sunday (1 June) with the two Toyota TS040 Hybrid setting the fastest lap times during official testing. More importantly, both cars completed a trouble-free and productive test, completing 88 laps and a distance of 1,200km.…
Strakka Dome Continues Test Program at Spa

Strakka Dome Continues Test Program at Spa

Strakka Racing continued its test program for the new Strakka-Dome S103 Nissan this week at Spa, with the new LMP2 contender turning laps alongside the pair of factory Toyota TS040 Hybrids at the Belgian circuit. Jonny Kane, Danny Watts and Nick Leventis were all present Tuesday, with additional testing on tap for…
1986 Toyota Celica IMSA GTO

1986 Toyota Celica IMSA GTO

Automobile racing, like all other endeavors in the pursuit of speed, is a display of tension between the immovable forces of nature, human determination, and the framework by which opponents compete. It is the ever-changing tensions between those forces that produce in many the insatiable desire to race. Two men…
2014 WEC 6 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

2014 WEC 6 HOURS OF SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS

Today, Saturday, the entrants in the FIA World Endurance Championship met up in Belgium on their way to the Le Mans 24 Hours. Toyota carried on where it had left off at Silverstone two weeks earlier by scoring another victory thanks to Davidson-Lapierre-Buemi, while Morgan racked up win no. 2…
Formula DRIFT kicks of the 2014 season in Long Beach

Formula DRIFT kicks of the 2014 season in Long Beach

Formula Drift takes to the streets of Long Beach this Friday for the start of its 11th season. With race organizers committed to returning the sport to its showy roots and a host of top talent in the offing, the 2014 season promises another year of exciting sideways competition. The…
NEW ERA FOR TOYOTA RACING WITH TS040 HYBRID

NEW ERA FOR TOYOTA RACING WITH TS040 HYBRID

TOYOTA Racing has today revealed the TS040 HYBRID car and revised driver line-up which will take it into the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship – and into a new era of hybrid motorsport. With 480PS of four-wheel-drive hybrid boost in addition to the 520PS 3.7litre petrol engine, the TS040 HYBRID,…