Toyota Yaris Cross Review

It’s the little Yaris for grown ups!

This is the Toyota Yaris Cross, which is more than just a jacked-up Yaris, but less than an actual SUV, more crossover and hence ‘Cross’. It may look very different and certainly feels bigger, but it’s actually built on the same platform as the current Yaris, but then so is the Prius. It doesn’t lack presence, particularly in the Bi-tone brass gold of the test car. The styling is quite angular, with a surprisingly blunt and somewhat aggressive front end. 

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1980’s Top 10 Best Cars Ever

the Most Mega Cars from the Mega Decade

In this video I pick the best car – and some special mentions and shout outs – from each year of the best decade ever – the 1980s. From Ferraris to Hondas and Porsches, plus even a Subaru or two. 10 years of awesomeness and 10 best cars ever. Watch this now. And tell me your favourite cars from the 1980s as well as mentioning which other decade had great cars.

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Toyota GR Supra 3.0-litre Review

Toyota/BMW collaboration means the return of an iconic Japanese sportscar

This is the all-new fifth generation Toyota Supra, reborn after a gap of 17 years, thanks to a little collaboration with BMW – most of its underpinnings and much of its interior is shared with the BMW Z4. But while the Z4 is a roadster, this is firmly a coupe with a fixed roof implying extra rigidity, and hence more sportiness. The cross-continent team-up was because Toyota wanted to adhere to the Supra tradition of a straight six cylinder engine, although there is now a 2.0-litre four cylinder unit (also a BMW motor) also available.

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Electric Cars are Not the Answer

but a Unique Racing Toyota Corolla could be!

Electric cars are not the answer to our future transpor requirements according to the world’s biggest car maker. They have an alternative, in the form of a racing Toyota Corolla with a conventional engine that’s powered by hydrogen. Unlike most manufacturers, Toyota are not jumping on the EV bandwagon. And there’s clear reasoning for it. I look at the evidence and the pros and cons of a future not wholly dependent on electric cars.

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