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735kW/1,152Nm rear-drive Toyota Corolla Hatch, anyone?

This is possibly the craziest and most desirable Toyota Corolla. Ever! What you’re looking at is Papadakis Racing’s 735kW/1,152Nm nitrous-boosted Corolla for the upcoming Formula Drift season. Yes, it isn’t a typo. This is a drifting Corolla Hatch! Officially known as the Rockstar Energy Drink/Nexen Tire Toyota Corolla iM, the …

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2017 Toyota C-HR launched from $26,990

Toyota has launched the C-HR compact crossover in Australia. The C-HR, which stands for Coupe High Rider, joins the fast-growing compact SUV segment rivalling the likes of Mazda CX-3, Honda HR-V and Nissan Juke. On sale now, the C-HR range utilises a simple pricing structure that starts at $26,990 plus on-road costs …

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Pricier 2017 Toyota Kluger steps up in power and features

The facelifted 2017 Toyota Kluger has arrived in showrooms across Australia copping a slight price increase which Toyota says is outweighed by the combined value of the more powerful engine, new transmission, better fuel economy and improved standard equipment levels. The three-tier range opens with the $43,550 plus on-road costs GX, a hike …

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Toyota to race three cars at Le Mans 24-hour race

Toyota has announced it will add a third car to the grid for the famous Le Mans 24-hour race in June in a bid to accelerate its World Endurance Championship (WEC) campaign. The move underlines Toyota’s determination to win the French endurance classic for the first time after it was denied victory …

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Final new-age Toyota Supra concept rumoured headed for Tokyo

Toyota is rumoured to be preparing the final iteration of its new-age Supra sports car concept for October’s Tokyo Motor Show before the production model’s debut in 2018. According to Japanese publication, Best Car, the latest concept will be the last evolution of the FT-1 Concept which was presented in …

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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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