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Gazoo Racing presents widebody Toyota 86

The Toyota 86 has always been the darling of the tuning world, and the recently unveiled second-generation model looks set to continue that trend. First to have a play with the rear-wheel drive sports car is none other than Toyota’s in-house tuning arm Gazoo Racing. Collaborating with Toyota’s motorsport arm …

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Hardcore Toyota GR Yaris Rallye launched from sub-$55k

Toyota has launched its track-ready GR Yaris Rallye, taking the super hot hatch to an even higher level of performance. Building on the 200kW GR Yaris three-door performance hatch, the new Rallye edition introduces lightweight components and performance parts, specifically designed for hardcore track driving. Key upgrades include circuit-tuned GR …

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Toyota GR Yaris offered with GR Parts aero and interior upgrades

The Toyota GR Yaris is arguably the hottest hot hatch to launch this year. Available as a single variant, the second member of the Gazoo Racing (GR) family (after the GR Supra) is literally a pocket rocket for the road. Powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre three-cylinder engine that churns out …

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Toyota lifts the lid on GR Yaris AP4 rally weapon

Toyota has unveiled the new generation GR Yaris AP4 rally car that Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia (TGRA) will campaign in the 2021 Australian Rally Championship (ARC). While Toyota has long supported a local factory-backed rally team, this is the first time that the company – through its Product Planning and …

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Spied: Toyota Yaris GRMN unleashed at the Nurburgring

Hot on the heels of the GR Yaris launch last month, Toyota is already cooking up an even hotter version of the pocket rocket. Caught pounding the notorious Nurburgring circuit in Germany, the Toyota Yaris GRMN – short for Gazoo Racing Meister of Nürburgring – builds on the GR Yaris already …

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Will the Toyota GR Corolla sedan look this good?

With the trademark registration application for the GR Corolla name filed by Toyota in Australia earlier this year, a hot Toyota Corolla hatch is all but confirmed. Toyota’s go-fast division, Gazoo Racing, is aggressively transforming the company’s vanilla models into pocket rockets, with the most recent rollout being the ballistic …

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2020 Toyota GR Supra GTS Review

I grew up with cars in the 90’s, an era widely regarded as the golden era of fun cars. Think BMW E36 M3, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth, Alfa Romeo GTV, Dodge Viper, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo… the list is endless. That era was particularly interesting in Japan, for it’s the decade …

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Toyota trademarks GR Corolla name, production all but confirmed

Here is the biggest proof yet that Toyota is cooking up a hot Corolla. The company was found to have filed a trademark registration application for the GR Corolla name in Australia on March 17. The GR name is given to Toyota’s performance line-up and is the acronym for Gazoo Racing, …

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Toyota GR-4 Yaris unveiled – 192kW and all-wheel drive!

“I want to get back a Toyota sports car. I’ve always thought so. 86 is an important companion on both rallies and circuits. Supra was also revived as a car worthy of its name. But I still want a sports car that Toyota makes with my own hands. That thought …

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Toyota GR Supra TRD hots up with mk4 Supra rear wing

Just when we thought the Toyota GR Supra tuned by TRD could not get any hotter, here’s one to prove us wrong from Bahrain-based tuner Kanoo Performance. And all it takes is the big curved wing from the mk4 Supra to spice everything up by a notch. Lifted straight from …

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2019 Toyota Supra: more details emerge, future plans revealed

More details regarding the 2019 Toyota Supra – one of the most hotly anticipated cars of the coming year – have been revealed, including what’s on the cards for Australian-delivered models, and Toyota has also hinted at some of its future plans for its upcoming flagship sports car.  Known as …

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Next-gen Toyota Supra to debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Sports car fans will get a taste of the performance potential of the all-new Toyota Supra when a production prototype makes its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Toyota chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and master driver Herwig Daenens will race the reborn legendary coupe up …

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Toyota Corolla may see a hot version that rivals Golf GTI and Focus ST

Toyota is toying with the idea of a go-fast Corolla that could see it take on hot hatches like the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST.  Speaking with our friends at Motoring, Sean Hanley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Toyota Australia hinted that he liked the idea of …

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Toyota Gazoo Racing fires up for the Nürburgring

Toyota Gazoo Racing is determined to put its heartbreak at the Le Mans behind when it resumes its World Endurance Championship this weekend. At Le Mans last month, misfortune struck just minutes before the chequered flag for Davidson’s #5 car, which he shares with Sébastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima. Second …

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