Toyota released the charged version of the Camry

December 31, 2014 at 11:17 pm

Japanese giant car manufacturer Toyota has teamed up with the American tuning studio Toyota Racing Development for creating a racing version of the popular sedan Camry. The model will take part in the famous championship NASCAR. This is the first production car, which after restyling fit regulations Gen 6.
In the spring of this year serial sedan Toyota Camry has been updated. The “charged” version has taken in itself all design updates. The model has not only specially racing sports front and rear of the body, but also a little differently lateral glazing.
Japanese experts said nothing about the technical specs. It is only known that the Camry will be released on the racing track in February next year. It will participate on Daytona International Speedway track.

 charged version of the Camry 2015 image

charged version of the Camry 2015 pics


Hydrogen Toyota was sent to the rally

December 29, 2014 at 11:16 pm

Toyota is prepared to participate in one of the stages of the Japanese Rally Championship – in Shinshiro, which will take place on asphalt and gravel roads – Hydrogen Saloon FCV. The car will go as a “zero” crew – it will check the readiness of the track to check-in before entering the start of combat crews.

The company noted that the car have been specially trained to take part in the rally. In this case, the details of changes did not provide the Japanese car. From prototype FCV its rally version differs only visually: stickers on the body, modified front bumper air intakes, wheels and other mudguards.

The production version will go on sale FCV in Japan in April 2015, in Europe and the United States – in the summer of the same year. The sedan will be called Mirai.

Toyota Mirai pics

Toyota Mirai image

Toyota launches a new brand in China

December 27, 2014 at 11:09 pm

Toyota will release a new sub-brand Lingzhi. In 2015, the Chinese market will create a new sub-brand Lingzhi, for which cars will be produced in a joint venture in Guangzhou-Toyota.
The basis of the new brand, which, incidentally, will be developed at the company Guangzhou-Toyota, put electro cars that are sufficiently available in its price policy for Chinese young people.
Subsidiary Toyota production unit will debut, especially in China, where it will be called Lingzhi.
For other markets the name of the new brand will Leahead (from Leap Ahead).
The main buyers, which will be designed a new brand is expected to become the so-called “golden youth” who wants to stand out from the crowd.

Lingzhi  Leahead pics

Lingzhi Leahead image

Spy photos of the new Toyota Alphard

December 25, 2014 at 11:16 pm

Scanned pages of an advertising brochure of the new minivan Toyota Alphard became public through the Internet. According to preliminary data, the premiere of the machine will be held next month.
For registration under the hood of claim 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a CVT and the 3.5-liter V6 coupled with a 6-speed automatic gearbox. It is possible that there will be also a budget version with the 2.0 engine.
While accurate data about the car is not known, we have to rely only on rumors. They say wheelbase of the model will increase to 3 meters (against the previous 2950 millimeters); the overall length will increase by 60 millimeters, width – 20 mm. In this minivan will be 10 millimeters lower than its predecessor.

spy photos of the new Toyota Alphard pics

spy photos of the new Toyota Alphard picture

Toyota introduced the Yaris in 2015 for the US market

December 23, 2014 at 4:06 pm

The North American version of the 2015 Toyota Yaris is virtually identical to the European version. Late model gets – new front cover with a thin grille, massive air intake, revised headlights, improved suspension, interior with a new instrument panel and additional sound insulation.
Cabin has three trim levels. Yaris L, which is considered the base model, has an air conditioning, power locks / windows and infotainment system with Entune 6.1-inch display. Improved new Yaris LE has cruise control, keyless entry, silver / metallic accents and 15-inch alloy wheels. The top Yaris SE the company has prepared stiffer suspension, forced brakes, rear spoiler, leather steering wheel, gloss black, unique fabric, projector headlights, LED DRL, and 16-inch alloy wheels.

2015 Toyota Yaris US-Version pics

2015 Toyota Yaris US-Version image

Serial hydrogen Toyota Mirai went on sale

December 21, 2014 at 3:54 pm

The Japanese automaker plans to the end of the year to invest in the production of the more than $ 160 million and the release of 700 vehicles with fuel cells. 400 vehicles are intended for the Japanese market, 200 pieces – for the US, and the rest – for Europe. In 2016, the number of such vehicles could rise to 2.1 thousand cars. In addition, Japanese automakers expect to significantly increase production of cars with hydrogen fuel cells in the next five years. In particular for the Summer Olympics in 2020, which will be held in Tokyo, the company plans to produce up to 50 000 units per year. By 2030, every tenth car in Japan will run on hydrogen.

Serial hydrogen Toyota Mirai image

Serial hydrogen Toyota Mirai pics

2015 new Toyota Sienna minivan

December 19, 2014 at 3:09 pm

2015 Toyota Sienna minivan received, though not large, but important changes to the exterior. View has become more purposeful and complete. On the front side were redesigned headlamps, LED daytime running lights and are also present. The grille is also changed, it’s became a hexagonal lattice, consisting of two divisions, has become more aggressive and better integrated into the overall look of the car, emphasizing his individuality. Designers have been changed and the landing fog lamps, making them more eye-catching. On each side of the body was more angular and sharp shapes. Toyota clearly wants to show that minivans can also be aggressive and noticeable on the road. Behind the main alteration in the car touched stoplights. And yes, as the front, they also placed LEDs. Inside, the car has received a more upscale interior.

2015 Toyota Sienna minivan pics

2015 Toyota Sienna minivan picture