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2017 Toyota Tacoma Review

Christian Wardlaw jdpower.com Introduction Toyota dominates midsize pickup truck sales. During the first quarter of 2017, the automaker sold almost twice as many Tacoma pickups as Chevrolet did Colorados. However, this sales performance does not align with the Tacoma’s performance in the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.SM Despite a…

Toyota’s Making a High-Performance Yaris

With the Yaris competing in rally racing, a fast production version is a deliciously logical progression. Chris Perkins roadandtrack.com Toyota will soon build a hot hatch to join the fun alongside the rear-drive 86 and the new LC 500 coupe. Yep, the automaker’s newest World Rally Championship (WRC) car will influence a production version of…

Toyota’s New Rally Car Could Spawn a Yaris Hot Hatch

A rally-bred competitor for the Ford Fiesta ST? Yes, please. Collin Woodard roadandtrack.com It’s been a while since we reviewed the Toyota Yaris, but our pals at Car and Driver recently tested a 2016 version, and they were not impressed. The Yaris may be reliable, but it also feels dated and slow. But if the…

2016 Nissan 370Z Review

2016 Nissan 370Z

Jodi Lai autoguide.com The 2016 Nissan 370Z is a really special car with a crazy loyal following and the coupe has pretty much been cemented in the history books as an automotive icon. FAST FACTS Engine: 3.7-liter V6 Power: 332 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque Transmission: 6-speed manual EPA Fuel Economy (MPG): 18 city,…

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Will Hit 60 MPH in 1st Gear

Will Sabel Courtney thedrive.com The jointly-developed Ford/GM 10-speed automatic may be getting most of the attention when it comes to muscle car transmissions these days, but the stick shift hasn’t outlived its usefulness yet. As it turns out, the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 can hit 60 miles per hour in first gear when equipped with…