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2022 Toyota RAV4 Edge Hybrid v Hyundai Tucson Highlander Diesel Review

Half of all new cars sold in Australia these days are mid-size SUVs. The segment is now literally where young families, couples and empty nesters shop for their main personal transportation. We line up two of the most popular models in this highly competitive segment to help you decide which …

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Updated Toyota HiLux Rogue gets tough new widebody look

Toyota’s updated HiLux Rogue flagship pick-up is set to arrive in local showrooms in October, sporting significant mechanical upgrades that include wider track and increased ride height. The upgraded HiLux Rogue will be priced from $70,200 plus on-road costs, meaning the upgraded suspension, brakes and body enhancements will be offered …

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2023 Toyota Yaris Cross GR Sport confirmed for Australia

Toyota has announced it’s adding the “dynamically focused” GR Sport variant to its Yaris Cross light SUV line-up in Australia. Set to arrive in showrooms in December, the 2023 Toyota Yaris Cross GR Sport will be available exclusively in 2WD Hybrid guise. It comes with retuned suspension that is said …

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Toyota to develop right-hand-drive Tundra for Australia

Toyota has confirmed an extensive development program in Australia for the Tundra full size pick-up, hinting at its intention to re-engineer the American-built Tundra in right-hand-drive (RHD) format and evaluate the vehicle against Australia’s unique local conditions and tough customer use. Toyota has partnered with Melbourne-based Walkinshaw Automotive Group, for …

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Toyota GR86 specification levels confirmed

Toyota Australia will expand its Gazoo Racing family of performance vehicles when the new-generation GR86 sports coupe launches locally in September. Replacing the outgoing Toyota 86 which has been on the market for nearly a decade, the new GR86 brings improved performance from its larger 2.4-litre engine, sharper handling and …

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2022 Toyota Kluger Hybrid vs Hyundai Palisade Diesel Review

Let’s admit it, other than a limo the most stylish way to carry many people is still by using a seven-seater SUV. It’s become an essential part of life for many Australian families. From school runs and drive-throughs to road trips and bush trekking, the large SUV cannot be done …

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Toyota GR Supra: how did it get its six-speed manual?

Three years after the initial launch of the GR Supra with an automatic transmission, Toyota has finally heeded the cries of purist for a six-speed manual version of the cult sports car. The GR Supra six-speed manual is heading Down Under for its scheduled launch in the final quarter of …

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2023 Toyota GR Corolla will be in short supply

That’s right. The new Toyota GR Corolla hot hatch will be in short supply in its first year of production, with 6600 of the more than 8500 produced destined for the USA. The remaining 2000 will be shared by the rest of the globe, including Australia. It’s all part of …

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2023 Toyota GR Supra to score a six-speed manual gearbox?

The Toyota GR Supra is highly capable sports car but its lack of a manual gearbox option has many purists crying out for one to be made available. It seems their cries have been heard and the wait is over. According to a report by BestCarWeb, Toyota is close to …

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2021 Nissan Juke vs Toyota Yaris Cross Comparison Review

The young and active are flocking to small city crossovers for multiple reasons. The so called ‘jacked up hatchback’ is perceived to be more fun and less domesticated than the traditional city car, the higher ride height also affords a more commanding view, and certain models have all-wheel drive which …

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Liberty Walk/Sphere Light wide bodykit for Toyota Land Cruiser 300

Better known for their wild body kits on the exotic Lamborghini Aventador and Huracan, Liberty Walk has now turned their attention to the latest Toyota Land Cruiser 300 series. Created in conjunction with Sphere Light and available from 2022, the Liberty Walk and Sphere Light body kit brings a front …

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2021 Toyota Fortuner Crusade Review

With the popularity of utes as lifestyle vehicles, the ute-based SUV segment serves to build on that appeal with greater comfort and practicality. While Toyota’s HiLux ute has long been the undisputed best-seller in Australia, its SUV cousin, the Toyota Fortuner, hasn’t been as quite a hit. Returning to Australian …

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Toyota and Lego build life size Lego GR Supra

Toyota is no stranger to collaborations, having partnered with numerous other car makers including Subaru, Mazda and BMW. However, the latest company the auto giant is partnering with is not one of the usual suspects. Working with Lego this time around, Toyota built this life size GR Supra for display …

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