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What Slump? Toyota Ekes out Its Best November to Date

While U.S. auto sales are expected to slump further this year, continuing a trend in the industry, certain products seem impervious to market pressures. Take the Toyota Tacoma, for example. Hardly the

Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic Just Might Pull Off Wins This Year

As selling compact passenger cars to Americans is no longer a responsibility borne by domestic automakers, Japan is left shouldering much of the burden in a segment it’s always excelled in. Western

Preserving An Icon: The R.Y.O. Japan AE86

Some cars have been carefully and brilliantly reimagined, such as the ex-BN Sports PS13. There’s a former D1GP Silvia which is still in action, an ex-Shino Kouba AE86 which is currently living its

What Does The AE86 Mean To Me?

My problem, and it’s not a bad one to have, is that for as long as I can remember I’ve been what most would consider an ’86-head’. Everyone for whom the AE86 has managed to get under the skin of will

Unconventionally Cool: A Beams-Powered Corolla Wagon

Thanks to the proliferation of online ideas and a global economy to pull parts from, it’s never been easier for those who pursue project car perfection to shape and form their wildest dreams. But with

The Ultimate AE86 Festival (That’s Not In Japan)

At a small race circuit in Kildare, Ireland (around 45 minutes from Dublin’s city centre) 210 AE86s gathered last weekend. It’s a significant number, as it’s almost certainly the largest gathering of

When Things Go Wrong…

Sometimes you get lucky and it’s only a love tap from another car that came in a bit hot, while other times it can be a little more serious… Unfortunately for Manabu-san and his KE70 Corolla, the

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback XSE Review – Getting Closer

Y’all are probably gonna flay me for what I am about to write. I know, because one of our contributors took it on the chin (no pun intended) earlier this year after writing up the 2020 Corolla sedan.
The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, reviewed

The 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, reviewed

We tried out the three-pedal Corolla Hatchback, and we liked it.

Kyusha Festival’s 1UZ-Powered AE86 Corolla

This Toyota is Marc’s ultimate 86, “basically the build I wish I was able to do years ago,” he says. Everything except the two-tone bodywork was done by Marc himself, the end result of which is clean

Adventures in Marketing: Is the Toyota Corolla Too Sexy?

We know, we know — you’re torn on the answer to this age-old question. Well, Toyota thinks its 2020 Corolla sedan, which adopts the platform and powertrain changes seen on the 2019 hatch, is hot,

20-Valves & An LSD: Does It Get Any Better?

But I have what is perhaps an embarrassing admission to make; I am not much of an Initial D fan. I somehow managed to completely miss the first North American wave of popularity for the series, and

Rotarolla: A Toyota That Braps

Toyota Corollas are known to be some of the most reliable cars on earth, so why the hell would someone put in rotary engine in one? That’s an interesting question indeed. KE70 Corollas in particular

Now That the Car’s Better Than Ever, Corolla Sales Will Likely Fall Nearly 20 Percent Below the Norm

Promises that “This will be the sedan that saves cars” and “The passenger car comeback starts here” are so 2017. 2018 welcomed the arrival of high expectations in the form of an all-new Toyota Camry

2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback SE Review – Hope

Let’s face it. Most Toyotas are boring. Sure, enthusiasts get tossed the occasional bone – the 86 and the upcoming (controversial) Supra – but otherwise, the lineup doesn’t excite. I believe that

Corolla Hunting At Tuner Wars

The humble little Toyota first popped into this world in 1966, and by 1974 it had become the best-selling car on the planet. In the years since, it’s continued to be one of the world’s most popular
Hilarious Ad For Toyota Corolla Is The Most Honest Thing On The Internet

Hilarious Ad For Toyota Corolla Is The Most Honest Thing On The Internet

I am sold on the unapologetic shamelessness of this honest ad alone. It sounds like anyone who's ever owned a Toyota Corolla believes that this ad is ON POINT. Hell, you might even feel like checking

More Than The Sum Of Its Parts

Whether you view them as some old shitbox from the ’80s, or as some machine worth endless praise, they’ve spawned quite the fanbase all the same. If you’ve ever talked to someone who’s into old

2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan & Hybrid – Finally Getting Cheerful

I had a nickname for the Toyota Corolla once. Back in my days as an overly judgmental prepubescent teenage boy, I used to call Toyota’s honest economy car the “Crapolla.” Growing up in an affluent

2019 Toyota Corolla Sedan & Hybrid – Finally Getting Cheerful

I had a nickname for the Toyota Corolla once. Back in my days as an overly judgmental prepubescent teenage boy, I used to call Toyota’s honest economy car the “Crapolla.” Growing up in an affluent