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    Geneva: Toyota Auris Touring Sports is a handsome Prius V alternative [w/videos]

    The Toyota Prius V has a lot to recommend it, but adventurous and sporty styling is not in its repertoire. That's why this new Auris Touring Sports has our attention. Claimed to be the "first full hybrid estate car" in the compact class, this two-box Auris has genuine visual panache to go with ...

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    Official: Toyota Auris gets new Touring Sports variant

    Toyota showed off the Touring Sports version of the Auris next to the newly introduced Auris Hybrid at last year's Paris Motor Show, but didn't say much about it. Six months later, just ahead of the Geneva Motor Show, the company is crowing about that wagon going on sale with the Hybrid Synergy ...

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    Video: This cat thinks the Toyota Corolla is to die for

    Cats generally don't like car rides. Cats universally detest veterinarians. Yet to showcase the die-for-it allure of the Toyota Corolla in New Zealand (which isn't our Corolla but the European Auris), ad house Saatchi and Saatchi asked, "What lengths would a cat go to for a ride if they loved ...

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    Paris: 2013 Toyota Auris Hybrid is sharper and sleeker in new form [w/video]

    Toyota may have given us the full spec-sheet on its revised Auris before the car made its official Parisian debut, but our first live look at the next-generation wagon nevertheless proves compelling. The longer, lower five-door looks the part of a better-handling hatchback – just the role ...

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    Report: Toyota says Auris isn't the next Matrix

    A replacement for the Toyota Matrix is indeed long overdue, but according to Automotive News, a successor to the Japanese automaker's tall hatchback won't be found in the new 2013 Auris hatchback. Hiroya Fujita, chief engineer of the Matrix and the Japanese-spec Corolla, says that Toyota has no ...

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    Video: Toyota Auris goes further off the rails with 'Spanking Orchestra'

    How do you follow up androgyny? With a Spanking Orchestra, obviously. Proving that the 2013 Toyota Auris has depths we haven't begun to comprehend, Toyota's Japanese ad agency has followed up the head-turning spot with Stav Strashko by kitting an Auris out with "spanking machines" and putting it ...

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    Video: Toyota shocks ad world with topless androgynous model

    This one will take some puzzling. Toyota has released an ad for the company's brand-new 2013 Auris hatchback, complete with a topless model. It's not what you think, however. The agency behind the spot contracted Stav Strashko, a 19-year-old male model born in the Ukraine and raised in Israel for ...

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    Official: New Toyota Auris revealed ahead of Paris Motor Show

    The Toyota Auris has been comprehensively reworked, now only awaiting its Paris Motor Show debut. It's still a small package, but it's got a big burden: Toyota says it represents a "determination to engineer cars that are more appealing and dynamically engaging to drive while building on its ...

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    Toyota and Lexus show off at Tokyo Auto Salon

    Lexus F-Sport CT200h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You've seen the Toyota GRMN iQ Racing Concept (lucky you!), and now it's time to divert your attention towards the rest of the Japanese automaker's wares being shown off at the Tokyo Auto Salon. First up is the Toyota Prius G ...

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    Toyota idles production in France, UK and U.S. to cope with weak demand

    Toyota Yaris 5-Door Liftback (UK market) – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    Toyota manufacturing plants are beginning to feel the backlash from the company's wave after wave of recent global recalls. The company just announced it will stop production at its European facilities for a ...

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    Geneva Preview: Toyota pulls the sheet on retouched Auris

    2010 Toyota Auris - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota isn't saying much about the refreshed 2010 Auris right now, waiting for the Geneva unboxing, but here are a couple of photos to get you excited. It looks like there will be little nips and tucks all around, such as new fog light ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept needs a shorter name

    Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    And now for your viewing pleasure, we bring you these live shots of the Toyota Auris HSD Full Hybrid Concept (seriously, could Toyota have come up with a longer name?). Technically, the vehicle shown in our image ...

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    Euro-only Toyota Auris gains sporty SR180 model

    click above for high resolution gallery of the Toyota Auris SR180The bucket of parts that makes up the Toyota Corolla also gives life to several other vehicles worldwide. In the UK and other parts of the world, they get the Auris, a three- or five-door hatch-type-thing. While Toyotas in the United ...

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    New Matrix coming Spring '08

    Toyota will be updating the Matrix in Spring 2008 and the automaker is using the Mazda3 as its design inspiration (good choice) for the hatchback. The Corolla-based vehicle is already sold in Europe as the Auris and in Japan as the Blade. The US-based Matrix will have different sheet metal than ...

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    Toyota officially launches the Blade

    As we reported yesterday, Toyota announced today the availability of a new premium compact hatchback called the Blade. Based on the Auris, the Blade gets a sharper edge of style with a sculpted front end that's more aggressive than the bloated face of the Auris. Unlike what we told you yesterday, ...

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    Toyota about to brandish the Blade, upscale Auris with 280-hp V6

    Nihon Car & Bike is reporting that Toyota will announce an upscale version of the Auris in Japan called the Blade. The vehicle will reportedly have multiple trims, including one with a 280-hp V6 (!). The website happened to run across a parking lot full of Blades while test driving the Auris ...

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    Europeans gets first look at Toyota Auris

    click on image to enlargeIf you're a European who wasn't a fan of the Toyota Corolla, take heart knowing Toyota's best seller is technically gone and being replaced by this car, the Auris, which was unveiled as a concept not three weeks ago at the Paris Motor Show. Today Toyota has taken the wraps ...

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    Toyota releases new Corolla in Japan

    Toyota will begin selling their newest iteration of the Corolla in Japan later this month and the image above is a stark departure from the recently debuted Auris concept in Paris. The new JDM Corolla is a subtle redesign and will not form the basis for future sedans sold stateside, which will draw ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Toyota Auris space concept

    This interesting concept car from Toyota is making its world debut in Paris, with a new interpretation of Toyota's "VIbrant Clarity" design theme. The Auris emphasizes interior comfort, style and convenience, wrapped in a cab-forward architecture with short front and rear overhangs.The C-segment ...

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    Toyota names Corolla-based hatch the "Auris"

    Hatchback, Toyota hath named thee, and thy name is Auris. Based on the Corolla sedan and placed up-market from the sprightly Yaris, the Auris five-door hatch features design elements similar to its kid brother, particularly around the front end with its the bulbous hood, oversized headlamps and ...


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