New intelligent high-beam LED Array Adaptive High Beam System

November 29, 2014 at 11:58 pm

Experts of Toyota developed a system of intelligent high-beam LED Array Adaptive High Beam System, which adapts to the mode of driving a car, does not blind oncoming cars and pedestrians on the roadside lights. The first models with new headlights will appear in 2015. In light headlamps there are LEDs, which mounted in several rows. The “brain” of the new system is the Toyota electronic control unit, which works in conjunction with the established in the top of the windscreen camera and steering. If necessary, the electronics can change the direction of the luminous flux of certain diodes to illuminate a turn or avoid blinding oncoming traffic.

New intelligent high-beam LED Array Adaptive High Beam System pics

New intelligent high-beam LED Array Adaptive High Beam System picture


Toyota will use more aluminum in future models

November 28, 2014 at 12:15 am

In the fight to reduce vehicle weight and fuel consumption, Toyota Motor Corp. plans to increase the number of aluminum components in the construction of their future models. The first production model with extensive use of lightweight metal will be crossover Lexus RX 350 the next generation, which should be on sale at the end of 2015. The novelty will receive the aluminum bonnet and fifth door. According to the sources of the American edition, another model with a lightweight hood and trunk lid must be updated Toyota Camry, which is expected to debut in late 2018. Toyota has not yet commented on the information about the use of aluminum in specific models, but confirmed that the company really will boost the use of this metal.

Toyota Camry image

Toyota Camry pics

Spy photos of the new Toyota Auris

November 26, 2014 at 1:14 am

Recently, photo spies managed to shoot the new “face lifted” Toyota Auris during the road test. According to preliminary data, the next update of the model will be held approximately next year. Though, need to say, that the vehicle must receive minor changes exterior and interior. Auris, filmed during a test run, is carefully hidden under the camouflage. Journalists of western media reported that according to their data, the five-door hatchback will get updated bumper and headlights.

Toyota Auris 2015  image

Toyota Auris 2015 spy picture

850-hp dragster with a body of Camry

November 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm

Toyota has introduced the dragster with a body from a sedan Camry at the SEMA tuning show in Las Vegas. The car was named Sleeper Camry – word Sleeper, literally translated to English means “sleeping” in the United States is commonly called extremely powerful machines with inconspicuous appearance. Especially for Sleeper Camry was created tubular frame to which are attached units. Rear axle, gearbox and engine dragster inherited from pickup Toyota Tundra. Authors of the project returned 381-hp V8 volume of 5.7 liters and supplied the engine with a mechanical supercharger and nitrous oxide delivery system. An estimated capacity is 850 hp. A distance of a quarter mile (402 meters) car overcomes in 9.8 seconds.

850-hp dragster with a body of Camry picture

850-hp dragster with a body of Camry pics

Racing pickup truck Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax

November 21, 2014 at 8:56 pm

Toyota has presented a detailed picture of a racing pickup truck that was created on the basis of the production model Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax. The car has received a number of improvements, including enhanced suspension with shock absorbers Bilstein, better brakes, and 17-inch forged alloy wheels with 37-inch tires BF Goodrich Baja T / A KR. In addition, the pickup is equipped with safety frame of chrome-molybdenum alloy, additional lighting, navigation, radio communication and racing seats Mastercraft. Under the hood is a racing Tundra 5.7-liter V8, equipped with a cold air intake system and the release of the “cut-back.” Manufacturer did not specify whether the output is different from the modified engine serial version of the unit, which develops 381 hp and 543 Nm.

Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax pics

Tundra TRD Pro CrewMax picture

Toyota presented a new mini van Esquire

November 19, 2014 at 6:07 pm

There are many cars of familiar brands on the Japanese market, which are sold only to the local population and one of these – a minivan Toyota Esquire. It is curious that there is only one Toyota’s emblem on the trunk lid, and a huge T-shaped “grill” of the grille surrounded by an unfamiliar symbol of ancient Japanese ship – is the hallmark of the luxury car brand in the islands.
Toyota Esquire looks massive, but the dimensions are impressive only in height (1825 mm and 1865 mm for all-wheel drive version), a decent place and head over to the saloon (1400 mm).

new mini van Esquire pics

new mini van Esquire picture

Toyota FCV hydrogen mobile Mirai

November 18, 2014 at 12:28 am

The serial version of Toyota FCV hydrogen mobile is called Mirai, which translates from Japanese like “future. Toyota Mirai will be available in the spring of 2015, first in Japan and then in the United States.
Specifications of environmentally friendly car on hydrogen is not yet known, we recall only one of the performance characteristics of intermediate stages: about 155 horse powers, refueling after 500 km, three minutes to refill a hydrogen fuel cartridge. In Japan, the car will cost 7 million yen, which is equivalent to 69 thousand dollars.

Toyota FCV hydrogen mobile Mirai pics

Toyota FCV hydrogen mobile Mirai picture