2020 Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium Test Drive

“2020 Mark V Toyota GR Supra 3.0 Premium” Fifth Generation Supra Now a True Sport Coupe   OVERVIEW Up until now, BMW has claimed the title of “The Ultimate Driving Machine”. The could be about to change, as this fifth generation 2020 Toyota GR Supra has a lot of parts from the BMW bin. What…

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2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition

“2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition” A New Model Sport Coupe Emerges OVERVIEW The 2013 model year marked the culmination of the joint forces of two Japanese auto manufacturers in the development of a formidable, yet affordable 2+2 sports coupe under the guise of two distinctive marques. The vehicles were the Scion FR-S and the Subaru…

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2019 Toyota Camry XSE V-6 Test Drive

2019 Toyota Camry XSE V6 Emotionally Charged Design A Big Plus The Toyota Camry sedan was all-new for the 2018 model year, finally raising the bar from ?Ho-Hum? to ?Wow? with its emotionally charged design and improved driving dynamics. The Camry has been the best selling car in America for the past 16 years. The…

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2018 Toyota 86 GT Test Drive

?2018 Toyota 86 GT 2-door Coupe? Scion FRS 86?d by Toyota The Scion brand name has disappeared, now bears the Toyota moniker. The model designation also disappeared, and what was the FR-S is now labeled the 86. We?ll deal here with the 2018 Toyota 86, which was originally the fifth model to join the old…

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Toyota Highlander Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer If we were to refer to the Toyota Highlander as the Camry of crossover SUV?s that would probably make sense to most people. The Camry has a reputation of being one of America?s best, most dependable family sedans, it?s a good value and the design is quite conservative ? at…

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2018 Toyota Tacoma Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Pickup trucks have never been more popular, and the Toyota Tacoma is one we think is a nice right-size alternative to the full-size variety. Of course, if your truck is used for pulling or hauling, you?ll need the big one. For all others with new truck aspirations, the 2018 Toyota…

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2018 NWAPA Drive Revolution – Part 2

AFFORDABLE HYBRIDS By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Each year members of the Northwest Automotive Press Association meet to evaluate some of the latest and greatest environmentally friendly vehicles available to U.S. consumers. This year the competition was held at the Pearson Air Museum located on the grounds of the Fort Vancouver Historic Reserve in Vancouver,…

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2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Test Drive

?2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Limited Platinum AWDi? Three-row Hybrid Serves as Ideal Family Transport Toyota?s Highlander was a pioneer in the midsize crossover SUV category 17 years ago becoming the class benchmark. The third-generation model entered its fourth last year, seating up to eight, with a choice of three powertrains and four model grades, all…

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