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Toyota considered an 86 Shooting Brake variant

During the presentation of the Toyota FT-86 Concept Open at the Geneva Motor Show recently, the 86’s Chief Engineer, Tetsuya Tada, admitted that Toyota has considered a Shooting Brake (wagon) proposal for the sports car. Being a dog lover himself (he has five dogs), Tetsuya said he would have preferred …

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Toyota 86 by customised by TF-Works

The most talked about car in 2012, the Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S continues to be the darling of the tuning industry. The latest example comes from US-based TF-Works. While the project isn’t quite finished yet, the aftermarket tuner has released a couple of pictures and pricing for the styling kit. …

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Toyota 86 Convertible images leaked

The highly popular Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ/Scion FR-S will soon go topless and here are the first leaked images to prove it. Set to debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show next week, the huge gallery of images shows an almost production ready 86/BRZ/FR-S Convertible concept, including a luscious two-tone leather …

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2013 Toyota RAV4 launched in Australia

The all-new 2013 Toyota RAV4 has hit Australian showrooms with price reductions on all but two models, and for the first time, a diesel variant have been added to the range. As the popular RAV4 enters its 20th year on the local market, it has been given a thorough facelift …

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Toyota Corolla/Auris Sports Touring revealed

Toyota’s European division has released images of the wagon variant of the company’s popular Toyota Auris hatch (Corolla in Australia). The 2013 Toyota Auris Touring Sports shares the same 2,600mm wheelbase with the hatch, but is 285mm longer overall. The additional length is a direct result of the enlarged boot, …

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New Toyota Supra could get a turbocharged-four

According to American magazine, Motor Trend, Toyota’s soon to be resurrected Supra will be powered by a 2.5-litre four-cylinder engine paired with a hybrid system. Although a far cry from the original Supra’s 3.0-litre straight-six, the new engine is said to produce more than 298kW (400bhp). There is also speculation …

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2014 Toyota Corolla images leaked online

These leaked pictures posted on the Subdriven forum are purportedly of the upcoming 2014 Toyota Corolla. Looking more chiselled than the current model, its front facia shares styling element with its hatch sibling, as well as the recently unveiled Toyota Furia concept. The slim-line grille on the new car integrates …

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Toyota 86 Roadster heading to Geneva Motor Show

Toyota has given us a sneak preview of the open-top version of the popular Toyota 86, ahead of its official debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The FT-86 Open concept comes more than three years after Toyota showed its first concept for the FT-86 rear-wheel drive sports car at the …

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BMW and Toyota to develop lightweight mid-size sports car together

Two of the world’s most well-known automotive brands are deepening their collaboration by signing binding agreements. BMW Group and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have today signed a binding agreement that will see them co-developing a mid-size sports car that is likely to feature fuel-cell and hybrid technologies, in combination with …

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