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Modified Toyota Supra hits 240mph in quarter mile

Modified Toyota Supra hits 240mph in quarter mile

Drag racing is a sport that people all around the world participate in. The sport has one or two cars line up and then blast off down the track to see who can go the fastest in the quarter mile length of the track. In the drag racing world, a streetcar that can run the quarter mile in the 11-second range is pretty fast. A heavily modified Toyota Supra recently set a drag racing record.

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Toyota C-HR Concept crossover could come to market

Toyota C-HR Concept crossover could come to market

Toyota has been making some very cool concept cars over the last few years. With the coolest of the concepts, auto enthusiasts always hope that the cars will eventually come to market. Toyota has unveiled its latest concept car at the 2014 Paris motor show and that concept is called the C-HR Concept.

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Happy Hydrogen: Up close with Toyota’s 2015 FCV

Happy Hydrogen: Up close with Toyota’s 2015 FCV

Toyota isn't quite full of hot air with its latest car, but it's not far off. The Toyota FCV relies on hydrogen - a gas, but not gasoline - for its get-up-and-go, and though the commercial release isn't expected until next year, that hasn't stopped the new sedan from starting a quiet tour in eco-conscious California. It brought along some old friends, too, including one of the SUVs Toyota first used to prove the fuel-cell technology would work.

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2015 Toyota Camry priced up for fall launch

2015 Toyota Camry priced up for fall launch

Toyota has priced up its new 2015 Camry and Camry Hybrid, and the sedan that has proved America's best-selling car over the past twelve years straight will kick off from just shy of $23k. Price changes among the entry-level trims are almost unchanged over last year's car, Toyota claims, and there's a new XSE version with sportier looks for those who might consider the Camry a little too mainstream for their driveway.

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Nexus 7 is at the heart of Toyota’s new infotainment system

Nexus 7 is at the heart of Toyota’s new infotainment system

When it comes to the average driver, one's car infotainment center might be of more importance than the engine under the hood. Given that technology is ever-changing and one is far more likely to update to new tech hardware long before investing in a new car, it only makes sense that an infotainment system should facilitate that reality.

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Toyota’s second FT-1 concept goes jaw-droppingly “upscale”

Toyota’s second FT-1 concept goes jaw-droppingly “upscale”

We're no strangers to Toyota's stunning FT-1, but the bright red concept we got up close with back in April has been joined by a second version the company describes as more "upscale" than the first. Widely expected to be the basis of the new Supra, the FT-1 now gets a graphite exterior and a new leather interior, in what's become a more mature version of the concept.

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Toyota Mirai name tipped for fuel-cell car launch

Toyota Mirai name tipped for fuel-cell car launch

Toyota's fuel-cell car will launch as the Toyota Mirai, insiders claim, naming the hydrogen-powered vehicle after the Japanese word for "future". The car, expected to go on sale sometime before April 2015, has so far only been known as the Toyota FCV (or "Fuel-Cell Vehicle"), polarizing trade show visitors with its distinctive looks.

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Toyota and BMW sports car collaboration detailed in new leak

Toyota and BMW sports car collaboration detailed in new leak

In late 2013, Toyota and BMW teamed up to create a joint sports car platform, something that was later tipped to kick off with a BMW Z4 replacement and so-called Supra spiritual successor. A source said to be "close to Toyota" has surfaced dropping details about the platform, and what to expect from the upcoming cars.

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2015 Toyota Sienna includes “megaphone” feature: shouting no longer necessary

2015 Toyota Sienna includes “megaphone” feature: shouting no longer necessary

The longer one's vehicle is (and, perhaps, the more kids it is filled with), the louder the driver has to shout to get a message to those in the back. Toyota has targeted this issue with its 2015 Sienna, including a megaphone-like feature that lets the driver talk to those in the rear, no bellowing necessary.

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Next-gen Prius: Toyota contemplating AWD option

Next-gen Prius: Toyota contemplating AWD option

Toyota is fleshing out its next-generation Prius, and in doing so is considering offering an all-wheel-drive option, according to the maker's Senior Managing Officer in charge of the powertrain development Koei Saga. In addition, the fourth-generation model will be offered with two different battery options.

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Toyota FCV Sedan gets a photo op, launch date and price

Toyota FCV Sedan gets a photo op, launch date and price

Last year, we came across Toyota's "eco-friendly" car, a hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle (FCV) that was set to launch 2014. It's 2014 now, and the car maker is unveiling this FCV's shiny exterior to the public and announcing how much it will cost Japanese buyers to get one when it does really launch next year.

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Toyota rehab robots boost bionic leg and balance game

Toyota rehab robots boost bionic leg and balance game

Toyota is rolling out new versions of its assist robotics, updating its "bionic leg" and balance-gamification system for rehabilitation and testing them out in Japanese hospitals. The Walk Training Assist and Balance Training Assist hardware aim to help paralyzed or recovering patients to regain their mobility skills, and are now more responsive to different degrees of rehab.

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