Embarque, the new executive minicab service operating inLondonand all the major airports will be transforming its vehicle fleet by adding 22 seven-seat Prius+ models through January and February.
Toyota shows there are no barriers when it comes to customisation with a no-holds-barred sporting display at this year’s Tokyo Auto Salon that ranges from Yaris to the Lexus LFA. Its impressive line-up of 10 cars includes new concepts from GRMN and G Sports, plus four different custom versions of GT86.
Toyota is proud of the fact it created the compact SUV market with the launch of the original RAV4 back in 1994.
That pioneering three-door model – its name standing for Recreational Active Vehicle 4-wheel drive – was quite different from traditional 4x4s, being conceived as an “urban” all-wheel drive vehicle with a monocoque chassis rather than body-on-frame construction, and independent suspension. Power came from a relatively small 2.0-litre, transverse mounted petrol engine.