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Fourth generation Toyota Prius officially unveiled

Toyota has unveiled the all-new Prius, the world’s best selling hybrid vehicle, ahead of its official premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show next week and an Australian launch early in 2016. The fourth generation Toyota Prius exterior has completely evolved. The futuristic design features a dramatic low-slung silhouette that is …

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Toyota LandCruiser gains new petrol and diesel engines

Toyota has introduced a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new six-speed automatic transmission to its LandCruiser Prado range. The all-new high-torque 2.8-litre four-cylinder engine is 227cm3 smaller than the engine it replaces, yet it boosts output with up to 450Nm of torque while reducing fuel use and emissions. Prado’s …

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Toyota is the most trusted car brand for the tenth consecutive year

Toyota has completed an uninterrupted 10-year stretch as the most trusted car brand in Australia, according to the results of a new survey. The accolade coincides with the company’s strong sales in 2015 putting it on track for its 13th straight year as Australia’s best-selling automotive brand. The coveted “most …

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Toyota LandCruiser updated for 2016

Toyota’s LandCruiser 200 Series is set to gain styling, performance and safety advances when an updated range arrives in Australia during the second half of October. The announcements for Toyota’s “king off the road” are the latest in a series of comprehensive renewals within the company’s 4WD range with an …

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2015 Toyota Corolla Hatch Review

Toyota’s most popular car, and Australia’s number one selling vehicle – the Toyota Corolla hatch – has been given a nip-tuck for 2015. The mid life update not only brings revised styling but also a two-tiered model strategy to cater for all tastes. The entry-level Ascent and Ascent Sport variants …

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Toyota details Fortuner interior refinement

Toyota’s newest SUV, the seven-seat Fortuner, will offer the kind of interior refinement that belies its off-road ability when it arrives Down Under this October. According to the world’s largest car maker, every Fortuner will come with upmarket features including touch-screen display audio systems with Toyota Link connected mobility in …

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Toyota Fortuner officially unveiled. On sale in October

After a series of teasers, Toyota has finally revealed its new seven-seat SUV – the Fortuner. Set to hit Australian showrooms towards the end of October, the new model is expected to go head-to-head with Ford’s Everest. The Fortuner will be available locally in three grades – GX, GXL and …

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Toyota details new HiLux interior

Toyota has released in-depth details of the new HiLux’s interior. According to the auto giant, the next-generation Toyota HiLux features an interior that is tough and functional for the daily grind as well as offering advanced features demanded by workers, recreational users and their families. The SUV-like cabin will provide a …

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Toyota LandCruiser Prado gains improved diesel engine

  Toyota has unveiled a newly-developed turbo-diesel engine for the LandCruiser Prado. The 2.8-litre Global Diesel (GD) four-cylinder engine has been developed from the ground up to provide “confidence-inspiring reliability, robust operation and smooth driving, even when carrying a full load or towing”. It delivers more power and torque – up …

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Revised 2015 Toyota Corolla hatch bows in below $20k

Toyota has announced pricing for its rejuvenated Corolla hatch. On sale now in dealerships across Australia, pricing for the new 2015 Corolla hatch starts from a sharp $19,790 excluding on-roads for the Corolla Ascent six-speed manual. An automatic transmission option adds $2,000 to the sticker. The C-segment’s top selling model comes in two …

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2016 Toyota Hilux officially unveiled

Australia’s favourite ute Toyota HiLux is set to take its ‘unbreakable’ DNA to new heights with the world premiere of an even tougher next-generation model. The global unveiling, staged simultaneously in Australia and Thailand, has taken the wraps off the eighth generation of the segment’s best seller. The new Hilux …

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Toyota developing sub-86 entry-level RWD sports car

Toyota has reportedly started development of a small entry-level RWD sports car to sit below the Toyota 86. It will form a three-prong sports car attack from the Japanese giant, with the upcoming Supra sitting at the top, followed by the next-generation 86 and said entry-level sports car. “We have …

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