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Armoured Toyota is a pleasure palace in disguise

We've seen our fair share of kitted out armoured vehicles, from bullet-proof BMW models to Land Rover SUVs that can take a land mine. But Lexani Motorcars has recently put its armoured car experience to work on a Toyota Sequoia. Why? The company isn't saying, but we imagine a Toyota is somewhat less conspicuous than a high-dollar German sedan. With sufficient armouring on five sides to protect the machine from 7.62x51 mm rifle rounds and under body plating stout enough to keep the occupants safe from both grenades and land mines. But this isn't some brutal tank. Inside, the Sequoia serv... Read More

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    Video: Armoured Toyota is a pleasure palace in disguise
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    We've seen our fair share of kitted out armoured vehicles, from bullet-proof BMW models to Land Rover SUVs that can take a land mine. But Lexani Motorcars has recently put its armoured car experience to work on a Toyota Sequoia. Why? The company isn't saying, but we imagine a Toyota is somewhat less conspicuous than a high-dollar German sedan. With ...

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    Official: Toyota owes us a 9-second car, presents us with DragQuoia instead
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    For those who love to go as fast as possible in as straight a line as possible, but have a wife, two kids and family pet, Toyota has built the DragQuoia just for you. Well, except for the family pet part. With four seats (plus racing harnesses, naturally), a 650-horsepower TRD supercharged V8 engine and 21.5-inch racing slicks, this drag-racing Sequoia ...

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    Official: Toyota readies "DragQuoia" Sequoia Family Dragster for SEMA
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    Oh, SEMA. There's no other show on the face of the planet that would be so bold as to serve up a creation like the one seen above. This is the questionably named DragQuoia, and it's a slammed Toyota Sequoia with a 650-horsepower TRD supercharged V8 engine shoved under the hood, complete with nitrous. Toyota says the machine can bolt down the quarter mile ...

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    Official: Toyota Sequoia dumps 4.6L V8 for 2013, claims industry-first Blu-Ray player
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    Buyers stepping into a 2013 Toyota Sequoia can expect to do so without the choice of a 4.6-litre V8. The big, body-on-frame SUV will roll into showrooms with big 5.7-litre V8 as standard equipment, as the smaller engine has been discontinued. With 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque, the iForce 5.7 litre gives the Sequoia a tow rating of up to ...

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    Toyota shows next Avalon to dealers, rumours it looks like A7, XJ
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    When we think Toyota Avalon, phrases like 'social security', 'grandparents' and 'early bird special' come to mind. The reason? The majority of Avalons out on the road are driven by old folks and curtain rod salesman, but a report from Automotive News suggests that this could all change in the very near future. In its report, AN claims that the next ...

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    Report: Mercedes-Benz and Toyota plants halted by tornado outage
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    Tornadoes are wreaking havoc in the southern United States, causing Mercedes-Benz and Toyota to put the brakes on production at each of their respective Alabama manufacturing facilities. Mercedes-Benz builds GL-Class, M-Class and R-Class vehicles in Tuscaloosa, while Toyota's Huntsville plant produces V6 and V8 engines for the Tundra and Tacoma pickup ...

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    Toyota leads the way in 2010 Motorist Choice Awards
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    If you thought consumer sentiment for Toyota and Lexus might be wavering, think again. Toyota is top of the class based on results from the 2010 Motorist Choice Awards, a consumer-driven study developed by Intellichoice and AutoPacific. Offerings from Toyota and Lexus were named winners in nine out of the 30 available award categories. The Motorist Choice ...