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Toyota Rumored to Be Eyeing a New Supra That May Be Electric

Toyota Rumored to Be Eyeing a New Supra That May Be Electric

Nov 14 2012, 1:42pm CST | by

Rumor claims it could be five years before the Supra returns

Let's be honest, any Toyota Supra successor needs to have a six-cylinder engine and two turbochargers under the hood. Toyota has been rumored to be eyeing a new Supra for a while and a new rumor has...

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Toyota Rumored to Be Eyeing a New Supra That May Be Electric

Nov 14 2012, 1:42pm CST | by

Rumor claims it could be five years before the Supra returns

Let's be honest, any Toyota Supra successor needs to have a six-cylinder engine and two turbochargers under the hood. Toyota has been rumored to be eyeing a new Supra for a while and a new rumor has surfaced hinting that the car could be electrically powered.

According to the rumor, Toyota might even be turning to Tesla to help develop a battery drive train. I wonder if we could be looking at something along the lines of the coupe version of the Tesla roadster or maybe a two door version of the Model S.

Sadly, the sources of the rumor from within Toyota say that there is no timetable and it could be as long as five years before the Supra comes back. There aren't also rumors the continuous world that the 2-seat Toyota MR-2 is coming back as well. It's been a long time since Toyota had an exciting car under its own brand, either one of these would be quite nice.

 
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Is Driving a Certain Car Your Ticket to Traffic Court?

Sep 30 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Look, just because you drive a Subaru WRX doesn't mean you're more likely to be the type of person who exceeds the speed limit or breaks other traffic laws. OK, it actually does mean that, but we're not the ones saying it, Insurance.com is. The auto-insurance rate-comparison website analyzed online quote info from more than half a million drivers and more than 500 car models between January 2013 and July 2014, and identifi ...
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Nissan Altima - Driven

Sep 30 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Altima is a hot item for Nissan, giving it competition in the midsize rink with The Camry and Accord for best-selling bragging rights. The stakes are high in this sedan segment, with average sales figures topping 350,000 units a year. None of the three automakers can afford a mistake here.Nissan upped the ante for 2013 with its fifth generation Altima, a sedan that took on a more sculpted look, a refined interior, and two eng ...
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2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Flaw That Could Cause Fuel Leak Or Damage Brakes

Sep 30 2014 9:25am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Toyota is recalling its Tacoma pickup from model years 2005 to 2011. According to the New York Times, the recall stems from a potential flaw in the truck's suspension, which could cause a leak in the fuel tank or damage the brake line. The problem is a leaf spring located toward ...
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Toyota could be facing backlash over Tacoma, Corolla issues

Sep 30 2014 9:16am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Toyota may face dual setbacks as a U.S. regulator renews its scrutiny of claims involving unintended acceleration and the company begins to recall 690,000 pickup trucks. As many as 1.69 million Toyota Corollas with model years from 2006 to 2010 could be subject to investigation after owners said they experienced unintended “low-speed surging,” according to a notice yesterday from the U.S. National Highwa ...
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Car Review Roundup: How the mid-sized family sedans stack up

Sep 30 2014 7:38am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The time of year is coming where we’ve driven nearly all 2014 model year cars and all cars that have been updated for 2015, so we are pretty equipped to tell you which cars are worthy of your attention. The mid-sized family sedan segment used to be dull and lacking spirit, but these days, you can get a luxurious and sporty sedan without breaking your budget. Here is our verdict on a few of the best budget family sedans we’ve driven this year (starting with the most afford ...
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Lincoln Confirms Next MKX And MKS Replacement Plus Two New Cars

Sep 30 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has taken a page out of the Volkswagen playbook by making public its aggressive new growth targets, which will see the Blue Oval contend not only with VW but also General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] and Toyota for top automaker status. Under its new ‘Vision 2020’ strategy announced overnight, Ford hopes to... ...
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2015 Honda CR-V First Look (34 Photos, Full Details)

Sep 29 2014 8:28pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Competes with: Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape, Mazda CX-5 Looks like: New Accord-inspired front end, with the same only-a-mother-could-love looks Drivetrain: 185-hp, 2.4-liter four-cylinder; CVT; front- or all-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Oct. 1 Honda's CR-V is a perennial favorite around the Cars.com offices for its comfy ride, spacious interior and generous standard features list. For 2015, Honda twe ...
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What you missed on 9.29.14

Sep 29 2014 6:42pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Paris Motor Show, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, Lamborghini, Design/Style, Electric, Luxury Driving and debating the pricey Cadillac ELR See that pretty, black coupe over to the right? That's the 2014 Cadillac ELR, and we think it's perhaps the best-looking Cadillac currently on the market. Problem is, it's also one of the most expensive, and we're not so so it's worth it's shocking ...
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Toyota Tacoma Suspension Prone To Fracturing: 690,000 Recalls

Sep 29 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The mighty Toyota Tacoma has been taken down a peg by a nasty little issue with the leaf spring suspension. Apparently it's liable to "fracture due to stress and corrosion," which can mean a pointy piece of metal will repeatedly ram into your truck's gas tank and spill its contents all over the roa ...
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Toyota Distributor and Bass Pro Shops Team Up for Special-Edition 2015 Tundra

Sep 29 2014 5:09pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

Gulf States Toyota unveiled the 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition September 25 at the State Fair of Texas.Gulf States Toyota unveiled the 2015 Toyota Tundra Bass Pro Shops Off-Road Edition September 25 at the State Fair of Texas. Based on the Tundra 4x4 CrewMax SR5, the Bass Pro Shops rig adds 20-inch wheels and special tires, side steps, a spray-on bedliner, fender flares, a stainless steel exhaust tip, and special Bass Pro Shops branding for the floor mats and ...
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