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Drive around town in the new 2018 Toyota Camry! With its stunning design and amazing performance, it’s the perfect car for driving around the Emporia, Kansas area.

The 2018 Toyota Camry features a captivating exterior with an aggressive front grille, LED lights, and a muscular shape. Inside, the 2018 Toyota Camry includes sporty features. You can ride in comfort in the available Cockpit Red leather-trimmed interior and enjoy the power/slide moonroof.

The new Toyota Camry comes standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P). This system includes the pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, automatic high beams, and dynamic radar cruise control.

In addition, the 2018 Toyota Camry offers two gasoline engines — the all-new 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and an improved 3.5L V6 engine. According to Toyota, “Both engines utilize the D-4S direct-injection system, which selects the optimal injection method based on driving conditions to pack a powerful punch with enhanced fuel efficiency to boot.”

You can’t go wrong with the 2018 Toyota Camry! Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas for a test drive and check out our current inventory here.

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New Toyota vehicles feature the award-winning Toyota Safety Sense™ (TSS) package for ultimate safety. TSS includes a bundle of innovative safety features designed to protect drivers and passengers. This safety system includes the pre-collision system, lane departure alert, and automatic high beams.

The pre-collision system is designed to alert drivers if it detects a frontal collision with another vehicle. In some cases, it uses an automatic brake assist system for further prevention. This helps minimize the potential for crashing and reduces the severity in the case of a crash.

In addition, lane departure alert activates on vehicles going 32 mph or faster. It’s designed to help drivers stay in their lane and will alert them if they stray from clear road markings. Some Toyota models also feature steering assist to allow the vehicle to automatically make small corrective steering changes.

Finally, Toyota’s automatic high beams are designed to help drivers see more clearly at night without blinding other drivers. They activate when vehicles go above 25 mph and by using an in-vehicle camera to detect the headlights of oncoming vehicles and the taillights of preceding vehicles, automatically toggle between high and low beams.

Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas to test drive our Toyota vehicles and to see these features in person! Check out our current Toyota inventory here.

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The Toyota Concept-i was unveiled in January at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. It showcased artificial intelligence and hinted at the future of self-driving vehicles. Now, Toyota is building on that and designed two new concepts, the Concept-i Ride and Concept-i Walk.

The Toyota Concept-i Ride is designed to make life easier for the handicapped. According to CNET, Toyota Concept-i Ride features “gull-wing doors (to) provide loads of space for easy ingress and egress, and there’s a space behind the single seat for wheelchair storage.” The vehicle is also controlled with joysticks rather than pedals.

In addition, Toyota also created the Concept-i Walk. According to CNET, the Concept-i Walk is a scooter “designed to work on sidewalks, rotating on a dime and occupying a space no larger than a standard human.” It is also controlled by a joystick, allowing users to pilot it.

These two new concepts are expected to be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show on October 25, so look out for more details! In the meantime, read about the original Concept-i here.

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Looking for a stylish, classic new car? The 2018 Toyota Avalon will make you stand out on the road with its sleek design and stunning performance. With an EPA-estimated 31 highway mpg, you’ll fall in love with driving the Avalon around Emporia.

The 2018 Toyota Avalon’s exterior features sculpted lines and a bold grille, dual exhaust, and LED taillights. Inside, the 2018 Avalon is meticulously crafted. It includes ambient lighting, spacious seating, and noise-reducing windows for a quiet ride.

Not only does the Avalon look great, but its performance is second to none. It includes fully independent suspension with a stabilizer bar for a comfortable ride as well as aerodynamic efficiency, enhanced control, and reduced wind noise. Its 268-hp V6 engine is powerful, and the 2018 Toyota Avalon has received Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) certification.

Finally, the 2018 Toyota Avalon includes a number of fantastic safety features. The car has 10 airbags, available Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, the standard Star Safety System™, and much more.

Visit Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas and take a test drive today! You can also view our current 2018 Toyota Avalon inventory here.

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The 2017 Toyota Sienna is perfect for driving your family around the Emporia, Kansas area. With its stylish interior, intelligent technology, and great safety features, you can drive with peace of mind.

The 2017 Toyota Sienna is engineered for fun with a powerful, all-new 3.5-liter V6 engine. It has 296 horsepower, an EPA-estimated 27 highway mpg, and improved acceleration. You’ll fall in love with driving the 2017 Toyota Sienna!

Not only does the 2017 Toyota Sienna drive great, but it looks great, too. The new model includes sportier bumpers, a sport mesh front grille, 19-inch alloy wheels, and updated headlights. Additionally, the 2017 Toyota Sienna features air-fin stabilizers. According to Toyota, these “help smooth out airflow, reducing wind noise and improving efficiency.”

Perhaps best of all, the 2017 Toyota Sienna is extremely versatile. No matter what your family needs in a vehicle, the Toyota Sienna is sure to deliver. It has 150 cubic feet of cargo capacity, flexible seating, an extra storage compartment to keep valuables out of sight, and a power liftgate.

Finally, you can drive around safely with the 2017 Toyota Sienna’s available all-wheel drive system and Safety Connect®. According to Toyota, “Safety Connect® offers Emergency Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Roadside Assistance and Automatic Collision Notification.”

See what the 2017 Toyota Sienna is all about at Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas! Check out our current selection here or visit us for a test drive.

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The all-new 2018 Toyota Yaris is sporty and simple with a fresh and unique look. You’ll fall in love with driving this subcompact car around the Emporia, Kansas area. The 2018 Yaris comes in a variety of models, including 3-door and 5-door options, with incredible style, performance, and safety features.

The 2018 Yaris has a redesigned exterior with a transformed curvy silhouette. In addition, the LED DRL accent light bar and 16-inch machined alloy wheels are available for added style. Inside, the 2018 Yaris has a refreshed, intuitive dashboard and comfortable, fabric-trimmed seats.

Not only does the 2018 Toyota Yaris look great, but it also performs great. It is fuel-friendly with an EPA-estimated 36 highway mpg, so you’ll be able to get more places more efficiently. The 2018 Toyota Yaris also has the Pre-Collision System (PCS). This system uses an integrated camera and radar to detect other vehicles in front of you to help prevent frontal collisions. In addition, the 2018 Yaris includes Lane Departure Alert (LDA) and Automatic High Beams (AHB) for added safety.

Learn more about the 2018 Toyota Yaris here and browse our current Toyota inventory.

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Toyota has begun researching heart-monitoring cars to prevent crashes. Heart attacks and medical emergencies while driving can be devastating and fatal, so Toyota is looking toward incorporating new technology to predict such events and bring the vehicle to a safe stop.

Digital Trends says, “Of course, with self-driving cars expected one day to rule the road, there would be no need for such technology. But with the widespread use of autonomous vehicles still a ways off, Toyota’s plans could prove an effective interim safety measure to prevent injuries (and potentially worse).”

Toyota’s team has been working with Kayvan Najarian, director of data science at the Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care, to develop this system. The system is thought to be algorithm-powered and able to monitor and predict cardiac events.

There are many challenges that the system developers still face; however, the work on this system is a step in a positive direction to help prevent injuries and fatalities from medical emergencies while driving. Learn more about it here.

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Toyota recently revealed that the 2018 Toyota Camry will be the company’s first model to use a new generation infotainment system featuring the Automative Grade Linux (AGL) operating system to operate its in-car apps.

According to Forbes, “AGL is an open source project that is changing the way carmakers build software. Open source, simply put, is computer software with its source code made available to anyone to change or distribute for any purpose.” Open source platforms are currently used in mobile phones for faster development and application times.

The 2018 Toyota Camry is just the beginning, and there are plans for more Toyotas to include this operating system. The AGL system will upgrade infotainment systems and allow more technological developments to take place.

Stay tuned for the 2018 Toyota Camry and browse our current Toyota inventory here.

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If you are searching for a vehicle with smart technology, bold features, and impeccable efficiency, look no further than the 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid. This Camry uses Hybrid Synergy Drive® to combine the output of both the gas and electric motors. You’ll be impressed with its 200 hp, advanced design, and refined aerodynamics.

The 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid goes above and beyond with an EPA-estimated 42 mpg city. The Camry Hybrid’s advanced technology makes your drive as efficient and fun as possible. Also with the Camry Hybrid’s energy monitor, drivers can easily see their gas engine, electric motor generator, and hybrid battery. According to Toyota, “As conditions change, it provides real-time information showing how power is being routed to the drive wheels, or how the battery is being charged.”

In addition, the 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid includes plenty of cargo space, low rolling-resistance tires, and plenty of safety features. Take a test drive today at Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas! You can also view our current inventory here.

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The 2017 Toyota Tacoma is durable and built for tougher roads. With its impeccable off-roading, performance and towing capabilities, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma is ready for anything. It also features a stylish design as well as great technology and safety elements.

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma includes a tough, but refined interior with comfortable seats, a quiet cabin and available moonroof. It also includes a multi-information display for the driver. The exterior is bold and powerful with an aggressive grille, available LED headlights and an embossed tailgate.

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma makes off-roading safe with multi-terrain select. According to Toyota, multi-terrain select “helps improve traction dramatically.” In addition, the Tacoma features Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), which helps drivers climb hills with ease.

If you enjoy adventure, you’ll love the 2017 Toyota Tacoma. It includes a 3.5-liter V6 direct-injection engine and towing capabilities of up to 6,800 pounds. It also has an integrated GoPro® mount on the windshield, Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging and a standard backup camera.

Finally, the 2017 Toyota Tacoma provides you peace of mind with great safety features. It includes a tire pressure monitor system, the Toyota Start Safety System™ and ToyotaCare.

Learn more about the 2017 Toyota Tacoma by visiting Clint Bowyer Autoplex in Emporia, Kansas. You can browse our inventory and schedule a test drive today!