Now that Lexus has unveiled the 2015 Lexus NX crossover, Lexus now has its first turbocharged engine in the form of a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder. The 2.0L engine is expected to be offered in other models, including the Lexus IS.
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The 2015 Lexus NX crossover officially debuted at the Beijing Motor Show last weekend and now we have more information about the new crossover.
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Toyota is giving the 2015 Toyota Camry an extensive midlife redesign that Toyota says is "more expressive and athletic." Responding to criticism that the current Camry is bland and boring, Toyota gave its best selling sedan a completely new look with almost 2,000 new parts.
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The wait is over! Lexus has taken the wraps off the 2015 Lexus NX compact crossover ahead of its debut on April 20 at the Beijing Motor Show.
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Toyota has announced that it will soon release a new generation of gasoline engines that will be at least 10 percent more fuel efficient than today's engines. The new engines leverage combustion and loss-reduction technologies from Toyota's hybrid engines.
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Scion has unveiled the latest limited-edition xB, the 2014 xB Release Series 10.0, which is going to debut next week at the New York Auto Show. Scion says that the xB Release Series 10.0 brings "together the inspiration and functionality of modern technology."
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A few photos of the 2015 Lexus NX crossover have surfaced online ahead of its debut at the Beijing Motor Show on April 20. From these grainy photos we can see that 2015 NX is toned way down from the LF-NX concept, but it's still a bit more aggressive than the current RX.
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After giving the world a preview of a new compact crossover last year with the LF-NX concept, Lexus is set to debut the 2015 Lexus NX this month at the Beijing Auto Show. The 2015 Lexus NX crossover is based on the Toyota RAV4, but gets aggressive styling that should help it stand out in a crowded segment.
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Toyota has revealed that in just a few weeks it's going to unveil a significantly updated 2015 Camry at the New York Auto Show. Toyota did not reveal any details about the updated 2015 Camry, but it's being reported that it will get styling updates that will be inspired by the Scion FR-S sports car.
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Following several rumors about the 2015 Camry, Toyota has confirmed that a refreshed 2015 Toyota Camry will debut next month at the New York Auto Show. The current Camry was released for the 2012 model year, but due to increased competition, Toyota is planning a bigger than normal mid-cycle refresh for the best-selling car.
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Toyota has announced that the replacement for the Yaris subcompact will be powered by the same Skyactiv four-cylinder engine as the upcoming Mazda2. The replacement for the lackluster Yaris will actually be built on the same platform as the next Mazda2, but will have unique sheet metal.
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Rather than unveil the 2015 Lexus NX crossover at today's Geneva Motor Show, Lexus has decided to wait until next month's Beijing Motor Show to debut the small crossover.
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Lexus has unveiled the final version of the 2015 RC Coupe, the RC 350 F Sport. The RC 350 F Sport joins the RC 350 and RC F models and is basically a combination of the two, with the performance of the RC 350, but with the more aggressive styling that is a little less aggressive than the RC F.
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Ever since the Scion FR-S/ Toyota GT 86 hit the market we've been hoping that a high-performance version of the rear-wheel-drive coupe was in the works. With only 200 horsepower under the hood, the rear-wheel-drive coupe is definitely under powered and sadly that may be one of the reasons why it's failed to meet sales expectations.
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Toyota has reportedly filled an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to trademark the Supra name, which provides more proof that the Supra is set for a come back. It may seem odd that Toyota is reapplying to trademark the Supra name, but the original application from 1979 expired in 2006.
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Today's clunky and annoying charging cables that are needed to recharge electric vehicles may soon become extinct. Toyota has announced that it is the latest automaker to begin testing new a wireless battery charging system for plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.
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Lexus has announced that it is bringing two new versions of the 2015 RC Coupe to the Geneva Motor Show next month. Following the debut of the 2015 RC 350 F in Detroit, Geneva will see the debut of the 2015 Lexus RC F Sport and RC F GT3 Racing Concept.
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It's being reported that the 2016 Toyota Tundra is going to get a version of the same 5.0L Cummins diesel that will be offered in the next Nissan Titan pickup.
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Last month Toyota unveiled the FT-1 Concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which Toyota said was a preview of future sports car styling for the automaker. Of course it was widely rumored that it was a preview of the successor to the Supra and now that rumor has been confirmed.
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Off-Road enthusiasts now have a new reason to choose walk into a Toyota showroom, since Toyota just debuted its new TRD Pro Series. The 2015 Toyota Tacoma, Tundra and 4Runner can now be made even more capable with the new factory installed TRD Pro Series off-rad package.
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Toyota has unveiled a new version of the Camry Hybrid, the 2014.5 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE Limited Edition. As the name states, the limited edition Camry Hybrid SE gets many of the same features as the standard Camry SE and builds upon the Camry XLE Hybrid.
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Lexus has yet to show us the production version of the LF-NX compact crossover, but it looks like a presentation is giving us our first look. The production version is expected to be dubbed the NX and was previewed in a presentation during the 26th Annual Society of Automotive Analysts' Automotive Outlook Conference that took place right before the Detroit Auto Show.
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Toyota has released a new video that teases upcoming TRD Pro versions of the Tundra, Tacoma and 4Runner models. The video doesn't reveal a lot, but we can see that the TRD Pro package does add a blacked out grille, black wheels and TRD Pro badges.
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We're still about a year away from the release of the fourth-generation Toyota Prius, but more details about the next Prius have been released. Some of Toyota's execs have released a few more details about the next Prius, which will get a revolutionary design, a new gasoline engine and more powerful lithium-ion batteries.
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Now that Lexus has officially unveiled the 2015 RC F coupe, what does that mean for the fate of the IS F sedan? Past reports have claimed that it is going to be canceled, but now there is a new report that Lexus is working on a new IS F that will debut sometime next year.
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The 2015 Lexus RC F officially dropped this morning at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show with a new 5.0L V8 with more than 450 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. torque. The BMW M4 fighter is based on the new 2015 RC coupe, but gets several and performance enhancements to battle BMW's coupe.
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As predicted Toyota has unveiled a new sports car concept at the Detroit Auto Show, the FT-1 concept, which may be a preview of a successor to the much loved Supra. FT-1, which stands for "Future Toyota" draws inspiration from Toyota's sports cars from the past and also looks to the future with styling cues from the latest Toyota concept cars.
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Although Scion isn't bringing anything entirely new to the Detroit Auto Show next week, Scion has announced the limited edition Monogram Series versions of the FR-S and tC will be at the show.
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Well all the leaked photos can stop, since the 2015 Lexus RC F is officially here! Lexus has unveiled the 460-hp 2015 RC F coupe which is powered by the most powerful V8 Lexus has ever produced.
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The first photos of the 2015 Lexus RC-F coupe have leaked online ahead of its debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Lexus has stayed pretty quiet about the 2015 RC-F, but we do know that it will be powered by a 460 horsepower V8, that is likely the same 5.0L V8 that powers the IS-F.
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Toyota is giving the world a closer look at its upcoming fuel cell electric vehicle at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. In addition to showing the FCV concept, Toyota is also unveiling a camouflage-taped prototype that has been used for on-road testing in North America for more than a year.
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BMW and Toyota have officially agreed to jointly develop a new sports car, according to BMW's development chief Herbert Diess. Back in June 2012, the two automakers signed a partnership to co-develop a fuel cell system and lightweight technologies. A sports car was a possibility, but now it is a done deal.
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Lexus is going to officially unveil the 2015 RC-F coupe at the Detroit Auto Show, next month, but up until now we've only seen teaser photos. We now have our first unofficial look at the 2015 RC-F, which has appeared in a magazine article.
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Lexus is going to unveil the 2015 Lexus RC and RC-F Coupe at the Detroit Auto Show next month and although we've seen the RC Coupe, we have yet to see the high-performance RC-F. Lexus has continued to tease the RC-F, but now an invitation to the show confirms that it will be powered by a 460-hp V8.
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The midsize SUV segment is one of the hottest segments with many buyers ditching their midsize sedans and boring minivans for the added versatility that an SUV provides. Toyota knows this and has just introduced its all-new 2014 Toyota Highlander SUV, which marks the introduction of the third-generation of the popular SUV. Buyers have several choices in this segment from the Ford Explorer, to the Nissan Pathfinder and Honda Pilot, so Toyota has pulled out all the stops to make sure the Highlander stays at the top of the segment.
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Lexus has released a second teaser photo of its new F model that will debut at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Lexus hasn't released its name, nor has it confirmed which F model it will actually be, but it's pretty certain that it's the RC-F.
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Toyota has high hopes for its upcoming fuel cell vehicle and is previewing it with a new FCV concept that is going to have its U.S. debut next month at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. In addition to showing off the FCV concept, Toyota will also reveal its fuel cell "test mule", which logged thousands of miles during rigorous quality and durability testing on U.S. roadways.
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Back in 2007 Toyota unveiled the FT-HS hybrid sports car, which previewed a successor to the much loved Toyota Supra. Almost seven years later a successor the Supra never happened, but now Toyota may be set to preview a new Supra at the Detroit Auto Show next month.
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Lexus has announced plans to bring a new F model to the Detroit Auto Show next month. It's not known yet if the new F model is a replacement for the current IS F or if its an F version of the new RC Coupe or maybe even an F version of the GS sedan.
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It's being reported that the production version of the Lexus LF-NX crossover concept is going to debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. According to Auto Express, the production version will retain many of the aggressive styling cues from the concept.
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