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Hot hatch Toyota Yaris headed to 2017 Geneva motor show

Toyota are about to spice up the hot hatch scene when the new high performance variation of the Yaris gets unveiled at the Geneva motor show in March. Based on the 3 door Yaris hatch this version comes packing more than 156kW (210hp), most likely from a 2.0 litre turbo …

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All-new 8th-generation 2018 Toyota Camry unveiled

Toyota has unveiled its eight-generation Camry sedan at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new Camry is the first Toyota sedan to be based on the Toyota New Generation Architecture (TNGA) platform, promising improved dynamics, handling and ride comfort, thanks to the platform’s lower centre of gravity, …

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Toyota unveils 2017 Yaris WRC race car

Toyota will return to the 2017 World Rally Championship after a 17 years hiatus with its new generation Yaris WRC race car to be driven by Jari-Matti Latvala and Juho Hänninen. Lead driver Latvala – a three-time runner-up in the WRC alongside co-driver Miikka Anttila – has invaluable experience with …

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Modellista offers sizzling Toyota C-HR body kit

Toyota’s flamboyantly styled C-HR isn’t arriving until February 2017 but aftermarket body kits are already flooding in for the chic crossover. Here’s one from Japanese tuner Modellista. At the front, the Modellista dressed C-HR gains a chrome-accented front grill garnish that connects the headlamps, complemented with a chunky front bumper …

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Toyota announces new engine, transmissions and hybrid systems

Toyota has announced a new engine and a range of advanced transmissions that will be deployed in the company’s broadening model line-up starting in 2017. The new 2.5-litre direct-injection engine is said to boast one of the world’s best thermal efficiencies ―40 percent when used in petrol-powered vehicles and 41 percent …

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Bold-new Toyota C-HR goes on sale next February

Toyota’s flamboyantly styled C-HR will join the fast-growing compact SUV segment when it launches in Australia in February 2017. The company’s executive director of sales and marketing Tony Cramb, announcing the on-sale timing, said the C-HR is designed to stand out within the Toyota line-up and in its segment. “C-HR …

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2018 Toyota Supra spied on film at the Nürburgring

The highly anticipated all-new Toyota Supra has been caught stretching its legs at the Nürburgring. Co-developed with BMW, the Supra is expected to employ a hybrid all-wheel drive powertrain in range-topping guise, with lesser variants featuring inline four- or six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines borrowed from BMW. The S55 twin-turbocharged inline-six …

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2016 Toyota Kluger AWD GXL Review

The current model Toyota Kluger has been a solid performer in the family SUV segment since 2014 but times have changed. Has the Kluger that Australian families fallen in love with stood the test of time? We’ve taken the mid range GXL AWD model through its paces to see just …

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Toyota 86 scores orange paint job and Brembo brakes in Japan

Toyota has released a limited edition 86 sports coupe for the Japanese domestic market. Called the Solar Orange Limited, the special edition Toyota 86 is based on the high-spec GTS variant and boasts a striking metallic orange exterior paint finish, complemented with gloss black door mirror housing and rear spoiler. The bright …

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