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Toyota 86 now available with optional performance package

Driving enthusiasts can enhance the dynamic capabilities of Toyota’s cult 86 sports car by choosing a new performance kit available on all four variants. The optional kit comprises larger Brembo performance brakes for improved stopping power, specially tuned Sachs performance dampers to boost handling, plus anthracite-coloured 10-spoke 17-inch alloy wheels. This combination …

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Toyota FT-AC previews next step in adventure vehicles

Toyota has taken its series of adventure concept vehicles to the next level with the global premiere of its brash and versatile Future Toyota Adventure Concept, or FT-AC. Debuting at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the FT-AC all-wheel-drive petrol or hybrid-powered vehicle previews what is to come of the Japanese …

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2018 Toyota Camry pairs sharp design with new powertrains

Toyota’s all-new Camry sedan, launched today, has undergone a dramatic redesign from bumper to bumper that results in the sportiest and most aggressive looking Camry in its history. The latest 2018 Camry, claimed to be the most premium, technology and performance focused, is built on a new platform that underpins …

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Refreshed 2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado pricing and specification

Toyota has upgraded its top-selling LandCruiser Prado range, refreshing the styling while adding advanced active-safety technology to entry-level GX and mid-spec GXL automatic models, and increasing value for money across the board. Australian retail price has been reduced by up to $1200 across the four-tier Prado line-up, while new 5 …

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Toyota unveils EVs with AI that understand humans

Toyota has unveiled a family of three concept cars as its vision for a future where cars and humans will work together as partners to deliver the freedom and pleasure of mobility to as many people as possible. Using artificial intelligence (AI), the cars are said to recognise emotions and …

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More kit and price slash for 2018 Toyota Fortuner

Toyota has embarked on an early Christmas for buyers of its seven-seat Fortuner range by adding features while cutting prices by a minimum of $5,000. Prices for the range in Australia now start at $42,590 – a reduction of $5,400 or 11.25 per cent – and all but the top-of-the-line …

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Targa top Toyota 86-based concept lined up for Tokyo reveal

Toyota is set to unveil a dramatic open-top sports car concept inspired by the company’s involvement in endurance racing and its legendary Supra and Toyota Sports 800. The world premiere of the Toyota 86-based matte-black GR HV Sports Concept will be a highlight of the Toyota stand at the 45th …

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Toyota previews next-generation Crown ahead of Tokyo Motor Show

Toyota has given us an early preview of its Crown Concept ahead of the car’s debut at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. One of the brand’s most important domestic models, the current 14th generation Crown has been around since 2012 (slightly refreshed in 2015) and is in desperate need of …

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Toyota Australia ends 54 years of local manufacturing operations

Toyota has officially ended more than half a century of manufacturing vehicles in Australia. Approximately 3,000 people attended a ceremony today at the company’s Altona plant including current and former employees, suppliers, affiliate companies and officials from Toyota Motor Corporation in Japan. Fifty-four years since the first Toyota vehicle was …

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Toyota C-HR dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

Chassis specialist H&R is introducing a sport springs and spacer package for the Toyota C-HR, sharpening the compact sports crossover’s already impressive handling even further. Compatible with the standard dampers, the H&R springs lower the Toyota C-HR by 30 mm at the front and up to 45 mm at the rear, lowering its center gravity which in …

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Toyota revamps HiLux range with ten new variants

Toyota is set to expand the appeal of HiLux for families, tradespeople and fleet buyers by adding eight new automatic variants in a comprehensive revamp of Australia’s best-selling vehicle range. In the first significant revitalisation of the HiLux range since the launch of the current generation, the wide-ranging update also …

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Toyota gets sporty – launches GR brand in Japan

Toyota has been gradually transforming itself over the past few years with more driver-focused models, including the highly acclaimed 86 coupe. Now the brand is taking it one step further with the launch of its sports oriented brand called GR in Japan. Named after the Toyota Gazoo Racing division, the …

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Toyota LandCruiser Prado updated for 2018

Toyota has unveiled the updated 2018 LandCruiser Prado that brings an improved interior and expands on advanced safety features across the range. Introduced at the Frankfurt motor show and due in Australia in November, the updated Prado is distinguished by more modern and robust exterior styling and a higher quality interior …

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