The second-generation Toyota Celica was launched in 1977. The new Toyota Celica was designed in the United States, and was aimed clearly for the American market. The new Celica was noticeable longer and wider than the first-generation model.
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Toyota unveiled the Toyota Celica at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1970. Toyota Celica was a two-door sports car designed to offer styling and driving enjoyment. The car had a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. Celica shared its platform with Toyota Carina. Offered first only as a 2-door coupe, a Liftback model arrived in 1973.
The first generation Toyota Camry was introduced in Japan in 1982. The new flagship model arrived to Europe and North America a year later. In United States, Toyota Camry was introduced as a front-wheel drive vehicle available in either four-door sedan or five-door hatchback configuration.
About 115 individual fish swim in the 800-gallon custom tank designed by Animal Planet’s “Tanked” co-stars Wayde King and Brett Raymer in partnership with Toyota and Nickelodeon’s “SpongeBob SquarePants.
Toyota unveiled the 2014 FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Edition at a SEMA Show. The 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Trail Teams Ultimate Edition is a commemorative final special edition of the FJ Cruiser. It is the toughest and most capable FJ ever and pays tribute to the iconic vehicle that will end its production run at the conclusion of the 2014 model year.
Toyota Hilux line-up is being extended to include a new, top-of-the-range, Invincible grade. It is available in a choice of Extra Cab or Double Cab body styles and Active or Sport versions. The Hilux Invincible Active features a silver front underguard, chrome air-intake, fog lamp and rear lamp bezels, and Invincible door badging. The new all black interior features matching black fabric seats , a soft padded armrest, a leather handbrake, a light grey roof lining and Invincible scuff plates. The Hilux Invincible Sport adds chrome hi-bars, and the optional availability of a new hard-top, chrome side bars, new 17” dual-tone alloy wheels and black, full leather seats.
Toyota will present a new Yaris Hybrid-R concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Based on the Toyota Yaris 3-door version, the Yaris Hybrid R concept hybrid powertrain configuration combines the powerful 1.6l petrol Global Race Engine with two powerful electric motors to provide an intelligent electric four-wheel drive capability. The front wheels are driven by a 300hp 4-cylinder 1.6 turbo engine with direct injection specifically developed by Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) according to the rules of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) for a Global Race Engine to be utilised in various motorsport disciplines. At the rear, each wheel is individually powered by a 60hp electric motor, the same as those used in the standard Toyota Yaris Hybrid. The hybrid powertrain system develops a total system output of up to 420 hp.
The 2014 Toyota Tundra marks the first appearance of an improved and updated next generation of Entune multimedia and telematics system. This updated Entune system offers a streamlined hardware strategy with four audio head units packing enhanced features and capability to offer improved user interface, enhanced voice recognition, improved navigation, and easier upgradability.
Several enhancements have been implemented on the 2014 Tundra to improve performance. Steering feel and straight-line stability have been enriched due to steering-system-enhancements. Shock-absorber valving has been re-tuned to improve ride quality over harsh surfaces. Spring rates are tuned to provide a flat vehicle stance when fully loaded. The double A-arm front suspension uses coil-over spring shock units. The rear suspension uses staggered shocks mounted outboard of the springs to improve the shocks’ dampening efficiency.
The redesigned 2014 Toyota 4Runner receives a rugged new exterior design and interior refinements. The Toyota 4Runner combines rugged body-on-frame construction with comprehensive suspension technology that yields optimal off-road capability with a smooth ride and comfort more often associated with crossovers. The 2014 4Runner is available in the unioted States with three grades, a well-equipped SR5, top-of-the-line Limited, and a Trail grade for those who want maximum off-road capability.