By Toyota’s own admission, it no longer wants to be associated with building boring cars and its current design language is a reflection of that.
However, the firm’s range continues to be predominantly made up of vehicles that sell in high numbers and are a reflection of what regular consumers demand, not what car enthusiasts desire. The all-new Supra is set to play a role in solving this issue but is there anything else Toyota could do? Perhaps launch a new sports car even smaller than the 86?
The Nintendo Switch has a fair number of games at the moment, and so far it seems like Nintendo has managed to land themselves some pretty decent titles as well, but of course having big publishers and developers create game for the Switch is always a welcome prospect, and that could soon be the case with EA.
In a recent interview with EDGE, EA"s executive vice president Patrick Soderlund suggested that the publisher could be thinking of bringing more games from EA's catalogue onto the Switch, although it seems that this will largely hinge on how well FIFA 18 does on the platform, which is expected to be released towards the end of next month.
The mystery sedan spotted on the Nürburgring last week has been identified by Best Car as the next-generation Toyota Crown, a Japan-only rear wheel drive sedan that shares a platform with the Lexus GS:
The new Toyota Crown is expected to be on a rear-wheel drive TGNA platform modified from the Lexus LC & Lexus LS, which begs the question — if Toyota is building a mid-size sedan exclusively for Japan, wouldn't it make sense to share development costs with a next-generation GS? Could the rumors of the GS's demise be premature?