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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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Toyota 86-based Lexus UC sports compact coming?

BMW has the 2 Series Coupe, Mercedes-Benz has the CLA coupe and Audi has the S3 sedan. They are all sports compact designed for fun. And it seems Lexus is done watching the Germans dominate this end of the market space. Words on the streets have it that the Japanese …

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Toyota GR Corolla boasts vents and fat fenders

It’s no secret that Toyota is cooking up a hot Corolla to rival the likes Volkswagen Golf R, Honda Civic Type R and Subaru WRX STI. The first ever high-performance Corolla is slated to arrive in mid-2022, and while the final design is still under wraps, BestCarWeb is giving us …

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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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