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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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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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