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Next-gen Toyota Crown and Mazda 6 to share chassis and engines

Toyota is no stranger to the joint development of vehicles. First it was the Toyota 86, which was co-developed with Subaru, then it was the GR Supra which was based on the BMW Z4. Joint ventures significantly reduce development costs and it’s no surprise when Toyota announces yet another collaboration, …

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Toyota debuts GR Sport badge with 2021 C-HR

Toyota has introduced its first GR Sport model for Australia with the announcement of the C-HR GR Sport, which is due to go on sale in late November. Offering the sporty styling of full GR models such as the GR Supra and GR Yaris without any boost in performance, the …

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2021 Toyota Crown facelifted – now with giant touchscreen

The 15th-generation Toyota Crown has come in for a facelift in its home market of Japan. What facelift, you might ask? Indeed at first glance, you’ll be hard pressed to spot the difference between the MY2021 and MY2018 original, as the regal look remains unchanged, while under the bonnet, you …

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2022 Toyota LandCruiser Series 300 to spawn hybrid variant

The Toyota LandCruiser Series 200 has been around for 13 years and a new model is way over due. While there has been no solid news from Toyota so far about the next generation model, a new report is speculating that the LandCruiser Series 300 is slated to arrive in …

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Toyota Yaris Cross pricing and specification

Toyota’s all-new Yaris Cross will be priced from $26,990 when it goes on sale in Australia in November. As Toyota’s first entry into the light SUV market, the new Yaris Cross offers both petrol and first-in-class hybrid powertrains, 2WD and electric AWD capability. The Yaris Cross is available in nine …

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2020 Toyota C-HR Hybrid vs Mazda CX-30 G25 Review

The fast-growing compact crossover segment presents buyers with no fewer than 8 options. And if you have reached the point where you are tossing between the Mazda CX-30 and Toyota C-HR, congratulations because this pair plays at the top of the class. Which is best? That’s what we are about …

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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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Toyota MR2 revival possible with Lotus help

Toyota pulled off a smart move – though controversial – by collaborating with BMW on the development of the GR Supra. Not only did that keep development cost down, but it managed to revive one of Toyota’s most iconic nameplates. Admittedly, the GR Supra may not be true to its …

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2020 Toyota Corolla Ascent Sport Sedan Hybrid Review

Twelve months after the arrival of the rejuvenated and much improved new Toyota Corolla Hatch, the larger Toyota Corolla Sedan has joined its sexier sibling in the showrooms, headlined by the availability of a hybrid powertrain for the first time. While many might associate the humble Corolla with words like …

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Toyota GR Super Sport makes dynamic debut at Le Mans

Toyota has snatched victory for the third time in a row at the Le Mans 24 Hours endurance race over the weekend. The hat-trick win came after the road-going version of the Le Mans racer made a public appearance for the first time earlier in the day. Draped in full …

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Toyota GR Yaris pocket rocket launches in Australia from $39,950

The hottest Toyota Yaris model ever produced, the GR Yaris, will hit Australian roads in November, with an introductory launch price of $39,950 driveaway. Limited to the first 1,000 units to roll off the showroom floor, the special pricing represents a $9,550 discount over the recommended retail price of $49,500 …

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Report: 2022 Toyota 86 / Subaru BRZ to get 2.4L boxer-four with 180kW

The Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ twins have been around since 2014. In a car’s life cycle, this means a new model is due. But we have yet to see any prototype, not even a concept. Fortunately, some good news has come from a report by Japanese publication BestCarWeb, which …

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300kW-plus Toyota Supra GRMN could look like this

It’s no secret that Toyota is cooking up a hotter version of the GR Supra. Having confirmed earlier this year that a limited edition model of the GR Supra will launch as the new top dog, Toyota has been so far sticking to its words of keeping the reborn sports …

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