Toyota officially displayed the new Prius hybrid, a model that gets a series of styling tweaks as well as a more efficient powertrain. In fact, the new Toyota Prius should offer a 10% better consumption, mainly thanks to the tweaks brought to the conventional engine. The Japanese model sits now 20mm closer to the ground, […]
There are a few vehicles out there that just beg to be tuned, both aesthetically and performance wise, vehicles like a BMW M3. Then again, we have machines like the Toyota Prius, which most tuners wouldn’t touch for several reasons. Not only is the hybrid drive-train a pain to work with and improve performance, but […]
With only just a week before the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, some pictures were rendered with the Bentley coming ahead the event riding on a sort of modified Mulsanne being refined in the shape of a Hybrid Concept. Reports stated some time ago that the Hybrid Concept that the Bentley will come with at Beijing […]
As far as tuning goes, hybrid or fully electric vehicles don’t receive quite as much attention as regular gasoline burners. And when an aftermarket specialist actually touches such a car, the improvements are mostly limited to aesthetics. The same can be said for this Toyota Prius kit offered by Tommykaira. Given the original shape and […]
When the Toyota Prius came on the market, it certainly wasn’t the first hybrid built, but it was the first one to actually work for the buyer, and not just as a showpiece. And it quickly proved that by becoming the most popular hybrid on the US market and the most popular car in Japan. […]
If you are a fan of Toyota in general or Toyota Prius in particular, you must already have knowledge about the history of this brand. Back in 1997, we were all anxiously witnessing the debut of Prius, when Toyota was launching on the market the first hybrid passenger vehicle for mass production. The Toyota Prius […]
While most electric cars are presented as clean vehicles, many contest that the statement is not only a lie, but it was also manufactured just to make the buyer feel better about himself. And it does raise a very good point. Much of the electricity today is still produced by burning fossil fuels, and even […]
Wald International gets yet again in our attention with a styling package prepared for the latest generation of the Toyota Prius. Even the Japanese tuning company just released a pack for the Lexus CT 200h, this seemed to be just the warm up for what is coming in the future. The Japanese hybrid model gets […]
Toyota officially announced that a new special edition of the Prius model will enter the US market soon. To be more precise, we talk about the Prius Persona Series edition, a vehicle which is priced from $27,130. According to Toyota, this special edition is based on the Three level and adds larger 17-inch alloy wheels, […]
Toyota announced the official pricing for the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid in the UK, the Japanese model receiving a starting price of £32,895. The fuel-efficient Prius is offered in the UK with a single package which includes satellite navigation, cruise control, rear-view camera, LED daytime running lights, 15-inch alloy wheels and rain-sensing wipers. Inside, you […]
The Japanese car maker decided to release official pricing for the Prius+ in the UK, a seven-seater MPV scheduled to go on sale in July. The new Toyota Prius+ is based on the Prius V available in North America but features a new row of seats and a boot space of 200 liters. You can […]
TRD, the racing division of Toyota decided to unveil today the Sport Package for the Prius C hybrid, a model known and sold in Japan as Aqua hybrid. At the exterior, TRD prepared an aerodynamic package including LED daytime running lights, side skirts, roof spoiler, new front apron with air vents but also a rear […]
The Japanese people from Toyota are about to unveil the plug-in hybrid version of the current Prius, a model which is scheduled to make its first public appearance on September 15, at the Frankfurt AutoShow. The new plug-in hybrid system will increase the all-electric driving range to around 20 km while the vehicle is still […]
Toyota Racing Development (TRD) decided to reveal the new PLUS Performance Package for the current Prius, the best-selling hybrid in America as Toyota claims. The new accessory package dedicated to the American hybrid model has been previewed at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. To begin with, the Japanese manufacturer prepared a styling […]
Most of us barely remember the natural disaster that happened in Japan just two months ago but despite being the nation who experienced it first hand, Japan seems to have put it well behind. Saying things like this may be a bit of an exaggeration but Toyota is just one of the many enterprises that […]
The biggest manufacturer in the world, Toyota, announced that a very important milestone has been reached last month. The Japanese people from Toyota managed to sell more than 3 million hybrid vehicles starting 1997 when the first eco-friendly model from Toyota was introduced. At that time, Toyota introduced Coaster Hybrid together with the better known […]
I guess Toyota really needed something to gloss over the soon to happen recall situation on the Toyota Highlander Hybrid. I guess that after people saw through the whole new plant in Japan plot, Toyota came up with this, they ended the wild goose chase of a Toyota Prius’ plural.
At this point, the beginning of February has barely gotten us used to the idea of 2011. That hasn’t put Toyota off. The Japanese giant is already up to making some predictions in terms of sales of their legendary hybrid Prius.
Ok, go on, have your laugh, I just said there’s a rumor going round that Toyota may want to build a Prius pickup. On a serious note the rumor in regards to the Japanese rumor spreaders may actually have something going on.
Together with the earlier introduced MPV version of the current Toyota Prius hybrid, namely Prius V, the Japanese manufacturer decided to introduce one more hybrid model in the range, but this time in form of a concept. Toyota Prius C aims to be something like the opposite of Prius V. As the MPV version of […]