2012 Toyota Prius Hybrid

  • 2012 Toyota Prius

    Think of the high-gas mileage Toyota Prius, and you’re unlikely to make the jump to the high-octane, big-buck world of NASCAR racing. But thanks to the $50,000 charity Toyota Racing Dream Build Challenge event being sponsored by Toyota ahead of the 2012 SEMA show, the two worlds will collide. Four racing stars, NASCAR’s Kyle Busch and Clint Bowyer, and NHRA’s Antron Brown and Alexis DeJoria, will compete to turn a stock Toyota vehicle into a dream custom car. Busch, Brown, and DeJoria will customize a Camry sedan, Sequoia SUV and Tundra pickup respectively, but Bowyer, with...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, production version road test, San Diego, CA, Jan 2012
    Toyota Prius Popularity Continues To Soar, Boosting Hybrid Sales

    At the end of every month, major automakers participate in the age-old tradition of reporting their sales figures for the previous month. Frankly, those figures aren’t normally that exciting, but this month’s sales returns from Toyota caught our attention for one simple reason. During...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius V hybrid wagon, test drive in Catskill Mountains, Jan 2012
    Toyota Prius Hybrid Demand Rises As Gas Heads Toward $5/Gallon

    As gas prices across the U.S. continue an upward march towards $5 per gallon, demand for Toyota Hybrids is now the highest it has been for nearly four years. On Thursday last week, Toyota reported that sales of all Prius brand hybrids -- including the new 2012 Toyota Prius V wagon -- were up 52...

  • 2012 Toyota Prius C launch, Detroit Auto Show
    2012 Toyota Prius C Manual Leaked: Here’s What It Tells Us

    You’d think after scans of the complete Japanese-specification 2012 Toyota Prius C brochure leaked onto the Internet, Toyota would be a little more careful about information surrounding its upcoming subcompact hybrid. But a few days ago popular Prius fansite PriusChat discovered that the...

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