2018 Toyota 86 GT Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

A Go-Kart for the Road: 2018 Toyota 86 GT Test Drive Review

We have a soft spot for tiny affordable sports cars with a substantial amount of horsepower and a manual gearbox. Every time we test something like the Mazda MX-5 Miata or the Volkswagen Golf GTI, we are pretty excited to see how far we can push them. We recently test drove the 2018 Toyota 86 GT and while there is a new 2019 model year, all the mechanicals are essentially the same. In a world obsessed with crossovers and taking Ubers, the Toyota 86 is a refreshing sports car that…

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2019 Toyota Avalon Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

Vanilla No More: 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Test Drive

The automotive world is a lot like high school, it’s never easy to change a reputation. But Toyota is quickly changing its reputation by ditching safe, “vanilla” vehicle designs with bolder, more polarizing new models. This trend started with the current Camry, Prius and Corolla Hatchback, and it has been joined by the all-new 2019 Toyota Avalon. Since it was first introduced in 1994, the Avalon has always been a middle child between the Camry and Lexus ES, and it was perhaps overshadowed by both with a higher price than…

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Manual Supra Automotive News Featured Toyota 

Toyota Developing Manual Supra, But There’s a Catch…

Since we’re unapologetic devotees of the manual transmission, we’re been following reports about whether there will be a manual Supra with interest. And honestly? It’s been kind of like been watching a tennis match, as stories saying one thing or the other have seemed to flip back and forth with a frustrating regularity. That said, we think this might be the one that breaks the heart of America Supra fans. Because while a manual gearbox has been designed for the latest incarnation of the Japanese GT, there’s a catch, in…

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New Supra Automotive News Featured Toyota 

Toyota Exploring Track-Focused Version of the Supra

While we still haven’t seen a version of the Toyota Supra without its camouflage, that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing more news about its plans for the next generation of the sporty coupe — and it’s just the kind of stuff enthusiasts love to hear. In a recent interview with our friends at Top Gear, chief engineer Tetsuya Tada said he’s interested in building a track-focused version, though at this point, details are still few and far between. That said, it doesn’t sound like more power is on the table. Instead,…

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2018 Toyota Sienna Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

Safe, Fun and Efficient: 2018 Toyota Sienna AWD Test Drive

Aside from sliding side doors, there aren’t a ton of differences between today’s minivans and the more popular three-row crossovers.  The biggest one is that  crossovers offer more SUV-like driving dynamics, thanks to the availability of all-wheel drive. So if you like the idea of easy-access minivan doors, but can’t go without all-weather driving capabilities, then you should look at the 2018 Toyota Sienna AWD — because the Sienna is the only model to offer all-wheel drive. The current Sienna was introduced in 2011, but Toyota has kept its minivan…

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