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What you're looking at above just might be the long-awaited Supra successor, and it's called the Toyota FT-1. Auto Guide says that "this is an aggressive, track-focused sports car," complete with a front engine and rear-wheel drive, but more on the powertrain in a minute. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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All current automobile suspensions are reactive, which means when when a vehicle's wheel rolls over a bump or dip in the pavement, the change in wheel position causes the suspension to compress or extend in response. Bose's Active Suspension technology basically has a computer that tells a powerful actuator at each wheel exactly when, which way, how far, and how fast to move. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Young auto enthusiasts rejoice! The Toyota Camatte is an electric concept car unveiled at the June 2012 Tokyo Toy Show that's designed specifically for kids. The name 'Camatte' comes from the Japanese word 'kamau', meaning 'care'. Its outer panels are removable, allowing the user to customised the body work. Two sets of panels have been shown - the Camatte Sora has an aqua and white, rounded design with cycle guards over the front wheels and the Camatte Daichi has a sandy brown, angular design with integrated front wheel guards. Continue reading for three videos and more information.

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At just 1653-pounds, the futuristic Toyota MW.WE boasts a tubular aluminum structure, recyclable polypropylene body panels, and a high-tech driver's seat with a digital screen for reading vehicle speed, battery charge, journey information and navigation instructions. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Introducing the Toyota i-ROAD, an electric-powered, three-wheeled vehicle that can seat up to two passengers. It's powered by two 2 kW (about 3 hp) motors that drive the front wheels, enabling a top speed of 28 mph, while a lithium-ion battery allows the driver to motor on for 30 miles and charge up on a standard power outlet in three hours. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Here's a first look at the Toyota FT-86 Open Concept, or in other words, a convertible version of the popular sports couple. It boasts a 2+2 layout, complete with two-tone leather trim and a iPod/iPhone mount. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Developed in the collaboration between Toyota and the Italian design company Italdesign Giugiaro, the Alessandro VOLTA gives us a glimpse at what a next-generation Supra could've looked like, hybrid power train and all. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and more information.

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This Lexus LF-LC in electric blue is the company's most powerful hybrid yet, sporting an Advanced Lexus Hybrid Drive that's rated at 500 horsepower. Plus, it boasts an advanced smart battery pack and lots of carbon fiber. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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For those who aren't familiar with the Toyota MR2, it's essentially a mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive roadster manufactured by Central Motors, a division of Toyota, from 1984 until 2007 when the company ceased production. These five bizarre supercar knockoffs are mainly based on the second generation (1990-1999) model. Continue reading to see them all.

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Toyota's next-generation Supra might just look like the concept above, sans the roadster design. According to insider sources, "Toyota's looking to take the FT-HS Concept's styling and drop it atop the GRMN Sports Hybrid Concept II [above] - the all-wheel drive hybrid sports car built, basically, on the MR2 roadster." Continue reading for our full overview, complete with pictures and a video.

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