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Toyota GR Supra gets AC Schnitzer treatment

BMW tuning specialist AC Schnitzer has only ever played with, well, BMW and MINI cars. Until now. The German tuner has just revealed their latest project and it’s a Toyota Supra! It’s not all that surprising, though, as the new GR Supra is based on the BMW Z4. This allowed …

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Updated 2020 Toyota Fortuner boosts power, style and features

Toyota has unveiled a mid-life upgrade for its seven-seat Fortuner SUV, elevating its visual appeal while assembling multiple improvements to engine, driving and towing performance. Due in Australia in late August, Fortuner’s bold exterior styling is refreshed with a more premium look, reflecting the vehicle’s dual role as a spacious …

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Updated 2020 Toyota Hilux unveiled – gets big power boost

Toyota has unveiled its bolder and tougher-looking 2020 Hilux with a significant hike in power, retuned suspension, upgraded towing capacity and multimedia. Set to arrive in Australian showrooms from late August, the 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine found in the best-selling model has been beefed up to deliver 150kW (up from 130kW) …

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Is this the Toyota LQ compact EV production model?

Toyota’s electric future was showcased last year when the auto giant unveiled the LQ compact electric car at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. It was a futuristic concept that seemed a little too far fetched. But not this one that we’re looking at right here. It may be nothing more …

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City-friendly Toyota Hilux junior anyone?

Think the Toyota HiLux is too big? Fancy a smaller version of the workhorse? Here it is. A shrunk HiLux that would probably fit inside the tub of the HiLux itself. Almost. Before you rejoice however, this isn’t a reality, for now at least. Rendered by automotive designer Kleber Silva, the …

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2020 Toyota GR Supra GTS Review

I grew up with cars in the 90’s, an era widely regarded as the golden era of fun cars. Think BMW E36 M3, Ford Sierra RS Cosworth, Alfa Romeo GTV, Dodge Viper, Mitsubishi Lancer Evo… the list is endless. That era was particularly interesting in Japan, for it’s the decade …

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Scoop! Is this the 2021 Toyota Hilux?

A series of rendered images, which appears to be the 2021 Toyota Hilux, have appeared online overnight. Posted on Milele Motors website, the unofficial images suggest the updated Hilux will feature a bolder front fascia and revised taillights. The renderings are believed to be inspired by confidential internal illustration of …

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Toyota Yaris Cross SUV bows in

Toyota was meant to introduce the new Yaris based crossover at the Geneva Motor Show last month before the event was cancelled due to the Corona Virus pandemic. Now there’s a report from AutoNoción claiming the Japanese brand will debut the new model tomorrow, although the publication did not cite …

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Manhart adds 100 ponies to Toyota GR Supra

BMW tuning specialist Manhart is expert in making cars like the Z4 and M3 go faster, but it has never touched a Supra, until now. The current generation Z4 has a twin from Japan and it’s the Toyota GR Supra. Both cars not only share the same chassis but also …

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Toyota trademarks GR Corolla name, production all but confirmed

Here is the biggest proof yet that Toyota is cooking up a hot Corolla. The company was found to have filed a trademark registration application for the GR Corolla name in Australia on March 17. The GR name is given to Toyota’s performance line-up and is the acronym for Gazoo Racing, …

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Wild as Wald: Toyota Hilux Black Bison Edition

Japanese tuner Wald International has brought out what is most likely the wildest Toyota HiLux we have ever seen. Appropriately named the Toyota HiLux Black Bison Edition, the world’s best-selling utility vehicle has been dressed up with carbon fibre wheel fender extensions, bonnet air scoop and bug guard, rear roof …

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Toyota, Lexus product roadmap leaked – hot cars coming

A significant portion of Toyota and Lexus future product plans have been leaked online by All Car News. Reportedly taken at a recent dealer conference, the snapshot of a presentation slide shows, amongst others, the 86 sports coupe which will be renamed GR86 for its next iteration. It will pack …

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2020 Toyota Granvia VX Review – the 8-seater Luxury Bus

While seven-seater SUVs are great for hauling the family plus the neighbour’s kids around town, for the ultimate people transport, nothing beats the minivan, or people mover as it’s most appropriately known. There are a few options available in Australia, with varying sizes to suit families’ needs. But if you …

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Toyota 86 Black Limited pays homage to original AE86 Black

Toyota released the original AE86 Black Limited back in 1986 as the final edition model for the cult sports car. Based on the GT-Apex trim, the AE86 Black Limited came exclusively with a black exterior with matching bronze alloy wheels and bronze pinstripe. For 2020 Toyota is once again celebrating …

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