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2022 Toyota Land Cruiser Series 300 rendered

There is certainly a lot of hype going around about the next-generation Toyota Land Cruiser Series 300. Originally slated for release later this year, the 2022 Land Cruiser Series 300 launch has now been pushed back to 2022 due to the global supply shortage of semiconductor as a result of …

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2022 Toyota GR Corolla hot hatch coming mid-2022 with 1.6L turbo-3 & AWD

With the Toyota GR Yaris a huge success, Toyota is now turning its attention to the Yaris’ bigger brother, the Toyota GR Corolla. Set to hit global markets in mid-2022, the GR Corolla will call the Volkswagen Golf GTI and R, Hyundai i30N, Ford Focus ST, Renault Megane RS and …

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Toyota bZ4X Concept previews a family of EVs

Toyota has revealed the bZ4X Concept vehicle, the company’s first full electric crossover. The concept model is the first featured as part of a global electrification strategy, with plans to expand the range in the future. Toyota has stated that there will be seven ‘bZ’ models to be launched globally …

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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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All-new 2022 Toyota GR 86 unveiled. Australian launch confirmed

Five months after the second-generation BRZ made its debut, it’s now Toyota’s turn with its GR 86, the third model in its GAZOO Racing series of sports cars after the GR Supra and GR Yaris. Unless you’ve been living on Mars, like the first-gen model, the new GR 86 is …

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Toyota Supra GRMN to share 353kW / 550Nm BMW M4 engine

The Toyota GR Supra received a power upgrade late last year, with its BMW-sourced 3.0-litre turbo in-line six engine retuned to produce a maximum power of 285kW between 5800rpm and 6500rpm. Peak torque remains the same at 500Nm but is delivered over a broader rev range between 1800rpm and 5000rpm. …

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Toyota Gazoo Racing introduces GR010 Hybrid WEC racer

Toyota Gazoo Racing is aiming to continue its winning streak in endurance racing with the launch of its all-new GR010 Hybrid Le Mans hypercar, which will compete in the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC). The reigning world champions and three-time Le Mans winners will defend their titles against new …

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This Toyota GR Yaris is more powerful than an A35 AMG

The Toyota GR Yaris epitomises pocket rocket like no other in recent memory, pushing out a mighty 200kW/370Nm from its diminutive turbocharged three-cylinder engine that puts some bigger hot hatches to shame. But like most stock engines, there are plenty of horses still lurking under its bonnet to be unleashed …

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Toyota converts LandCruiser 70 Series into an electric ute

Toyota Australia today announced an electric-vehicle pilot trial with Australia’s leading resources company, BHP. The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne. The converted vehicle – equipped for underground …

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Toyota GR Supra Sport Top is a nod to targa top Supra of the past

Toyota has unveiled the 2021 GR Supra Sport Top, an open top version of the GR Supra that harks back to the targa top Supra’s of the 80s and 90s. Created for the SEMA360 Showcase and revealed online, the GR Supra Sport Top is a one-off concept that features a …

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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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Manhart adds glitz and power to Toyota GR Supra

The new Toyota GR Supra’s BMW-sourced powertrain might be somewhat contentious for Toyota purists but it’s not without some benefits. In production since 2015, tuning companies are well acquainted with the B58 inline-six. As such, there is no shortage of choices when it comes to tuning the Supra. The latest …

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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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Upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra with 285kW checks in

The upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra has arrived in Australian showrooms with a power boost of 35kW. The power boost comes as part of an upgrade aimed at further improving the already potent performance of the iconic sports car, including the addition of under-bonnet strut braces to improve rigidity and …

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