The 2009 Toyota Venza is a crossover sedan that will go on sale later this year. The Venza debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, MI. This is a vehicle for those who are looking for one package with the value and reliability of the Camry, the luxury of the Avalon, and the SUV-ness of the Highlander.
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The all-new 2009 Toyota Venza was unveiled at the 2008 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. The Venza is an all-new crossover sedan that was designed to shift away from the more traditional SUV styling themes that tend to dominate the segment. This is a vehicle for those who are looking for one package with the value and reliability of the Camry, the luxury of the Avalon… Continue reading
The Toyota A-BAT concept debuted at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, returning Toyota to its compact pickup truck roots. The environmentally advanced A-BAT provides modern versatility, roominess, and style in a compact pickup.
For earth-friendly considerations, the A-BAT concept is powered by Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive technology to deliver excellent fuel economy. The bed of the truck is perfect for work and play thanks to features… Continue reading
With the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) quickly approaching, we thought we would give you a quick preview of a few vehicles that will be making debuts.
Chrysler will have a trio of eco-friendly debuts: The Jeep Renegade which is a small two-seater that runs on electricity stored in a lithium-ion battery that is supplemented by a small diesel engine, the Dodge ZEO… Continue reading
We take a closer look at some of the strengths of the all new 2007 Toyota Tundra. We get into the wheel well and inspect the new huge brakes with their four piston calipers. We examine the suspension, the chassis and more.
Toyota raised the bar with their all new, full-size, made in America, pickup truck… the 2007 Toyota Tundra Double Cab.
The following is an excerpt from my truck review…
Despite all this rugged functionality, the Tundra’s cabin is actually a pretty fine place to be. Standard on our Limited were leather seats, with power adjustability and heating functions for the front. Our tester had the “Double Cab” option… Continue reading
Toyota’s Hybrid Sports Car Concept, the FT-HS, debuted at the 2007 North American International Auto Show.
The FT-HS is a 2+2 concept with a hybrid-electric front engine and rear wheel drive. Projected 0-60 times are in the 4-second range. Toyota would likely market the car in the mid-price range which would price the car as an “attainable exotic.”
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Toyota unveiled the all new 2007 Toyota Tundra at the Detroit Auto Show. Toyota offers three Tundra models. First, the base Regular Cab model with an 8.1-feet long cargo bed. Second, the Double Cab with either a 6.5-feet (standard) or 8.1-feet (optional) long cargo bed. Finally, Toyota goes above and beyond with the new CrewMax model, a true half-ton, four-door pickup. The rear doors are wide and with their 80-degree… Continue reading
The FT-HS concept was a joint undertaking of Calty, Toyota’s North American-based, research and design center located in Newport Beach, Calif., and Toyota’s California-based Advanced Product Strategy Group. The design team was assigned the task of creating a mid-priced sports car that integrates ecology and emotion in a concept that addresses the question “What is a suitable sports car for the 21st Century?”
The FT-HS pairs a potent hybrid… Continue reading
Toyota staged the world premiere of the all-new 2007 Tundra CrewMax full-size pickup at NAIAS 2007. The four-door CrewMax will offer the most room, versatility and storage in the Tundra lineup.
Larger in every dimension than the model it replaces, the 2007 Tundra is available in 31 model configurations, with a choice between 4X2 and 4X4 drivetrains, and towing capacity of more than 10,000 pounds. This second-generation Tundra offers… Continue reading