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Nate Cook’s 90’s Solo Cup Prius

I don’t know Nate Cook, but between his thick Nixon wristwatch, hot pink bunny suit, and apparent enthusiasm for racing scooters, I’m kind of surprised we haven’t met already (the go-fast scooter scene is a small world, after all). It’s almost better that I don’t know Nate, though- because that made finding this 90’s Solo […]

May 25th

We Need to Talk: 2015 Toyota Prius V

I spent over a week driving in and around heavy Chicago traffic in the 2015 Toyota Prius V. Meanwhile, Volkswagen’s world was exploding into chaos and making diesel seem like a really terrible alternative to EVs and hybrids like this one. How did that impact my views on the Prius V? Let’s find out!   […]

October 1st

2016 Toyota Prius Redesign Leaked (Maybe)

There’s no denying that the Toyota Prius has been at the forefront of the green car revolution for over 15 years now. True, the Tesla Model S is considered by many to be the new face of alternative fuels, but the Prius remains far and away the most popular green car on the road, and […]

2015 Toyota Prius Five (not V)

When Toyota dropped off the Barcelona Red Prius Five, I was a bit confused that I wasn’t going to be driving the Prius V. “I thought you were dropping off the van one,” I said to the driver. “You know which one I’m talking about? The Prius ‘V’?” “That’s what the last guy (who drove […]

December 20th

Toyota Prius Sub21 Is A Participation Award

The Nürburgring has become the defacto testing ground for performance cars from the farthest reaches of the world. Then there are the not-quite-performance cars that go there to put on a good show with a wink and a nod. Then there’s the Toyota Prius Plug-In, which turned in the slowest Nürburgring in the history of […]

August 20th