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  • January 20, 2016
    This is the world's flashiest Toyota Prius, modified and tuned by the "yes you can too polish a turd" folks at Tokyo-based Kuhl Racing. It kind of reminds me of the iridescent sheen you sometimes see on roast beef. The modifications include "an original front diffuser, side s... / Continue →
  • July 15, 2015
    This is Toyota's Ultimate Utility Vehicle. It's a modified Sierra minivan on top of a Tacoma pickup frame. Would you drive it? I would drive it. INTO A RIVER. Just kidding, I would drive it to the grocery store. And all the other soccer dads will acknowledge my dominance ... / Continue →
  • November 21, 2014
    To promote the upcoming 2015 release of the SpongeBob movie, Nickelodeon and Toyota teamed up to build this SpongeBob themed Toyota Sienna. The minivan is currently on display at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, which I will be attending dressed as a mysterious man with beard a... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2013
    RETROACTIVE WARNING: Spider in car picture. In news that almost makes me glad to have a ten-year old car that's ready to explode any minute, Toyota has recalled 870,000 Camrys, Venzas and Avalons built in 2012 and 2013 because spider webs can cause a blockage that makes the dr... / Continue →
  • June 18, 2012
    This is a series of Pokemon character cars created by Toyota and Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy as some kind of weird-ass cross promotion. And speaking of cross promotions: hot sauce and extra-absorbent toilet paper. It just makes sense. Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy is run... / Continue →
  • August 12, 2011
    You're riding it wrong. Toyota teamed up with bicycle-maker Parlee to develop a bike with gears you change with your mind. The future is now! Jk jk, if the future were now our transportation wouldn't even have wheels. Before riding while using its mind-reading capabilities,... / Continue →
  • July 19, 2011
    This is a 3-minute video mock-up of Toyota's futuristic 'Window to the World' concept. Basically it's a "smart" car window that allows a passenger to draw on it, display information (name, distance, etc.) about objects you're passing, and even zoom in on them. Admittedly, it ... / Continue →
  • August 3, 2009
    Nice one, Toyota -- a running humanoid robot. Because that's just what we need. Please God tell me that's actually a person in a robot costume. [The video] from Toyota demonstrates the running capabilities of the new humanoid robot. The robot takes a step every 340ms and has... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2009
    Toyota, in a ploy to sell more Priuses (Priusi?), is installing these solar-powered, gadget charging Wi-Fi stations in a select few U.S. cities (Boston, New York, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles). Unfortunately, I don't live in any of those cities so I'm going... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2008
    This is allegedly a television ad for the new Toyota Corolla. It has a bunch of weird ninja cats in it and doesn't make an ATM lick of sense. And then, to make matters worse, one of the ninja cats steals a car at the end. Now what is this teaching the nation's cat population... / Continue →