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Toyota to launch 5 new hybrid models by 2020

Toyota Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to adding five new hybrid models to its range over the next two and a half years as it ramps up its plans to deliver the petrol-electric technology to a broader base of customers. The company’s decision to expand the availability of hybrid models …

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Report: Toyota may revive the Celica or MR-2

The new Supra may not be the last stop in Toyota’s quest to get back into the minds of enthusiasts, as a recent interview with Masayuki Kai, Assistant Chief Engineer on the Supra project revealed that the automotive giant is looking at reviving one of two iconic Toyota nameplates: Celica …

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2019 Toyota Supra rendered based on leaked parts guide

We have seen the camouflaged prototypes. We have seen the spy photos. But the next-generation 2019 Toyota Supra won’t be unwrapped until early 2019. Fortunately, this rendering offers the closest look yet at the production car. Using the illustration in the leaked Toyota Supra’s parts guide, a user of the Supra MKV …

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Toyota CEO shows off his one-off, hotted-up Century GRMN

Toyota’s CEO, Akio Toyoda has been snapped in his new one-of-a-kind company car, a Toyota Century GRMN. Produced strictly for the Japanese domestic market, the Century is the flagship in Toyota’s local line up and this hotted-up version includes a custom bodykit with black trimming from Toyota’s go-fast division GRMN. …

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2019 Toyota Supra: more details emerge, future plans revealed

More details regarding the 2019 Toyota Supra – one of the most hotly anticipated cars of the coming year – have been revealed, including what’s on the cards for Australian-delivered models, and Toyota has also hinted at some of its future plans for its upcoming flagship sports car.  Known as …

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2018 Toyota Hilux Rogue Review

Making sense of the Toyota Hilux range used to be as simple as getting wet at the beach. You had the affordable and frugal Workmate, the mid range SR and the top of the line SR5. However now there’s twice as many to choose from with three additional grades fleshing …

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Toyota Corolla Touring Sports unveiled

Toyota has released the first official photos of its new Corolla Touring Sports, the Corolla hatchback’s wagon cousin. Created and developed in Europe for the European market, the Touring Sport will debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Sitting on Toyota’s new TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) GA-C platform, the …

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Updated Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 models get Rogue front fascia

Toyota has updated selected HiLux SR and SR5 models with the same bold new front fascia as the one found on the top-spec HiLux Rogue. Styled by Toyota’s Melbourne-based development team, the redesigned front end features a stronger, more vertical profile with its large trapezoidal grille, honeycomb insert and outboard …

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Toyota 86 Racing Series debuts in South Australia at The Bend

Toyota’s one-make 86 Racing Series will be making its debut at The Bend Motorsport Park in South Australia on 24-26 August with a line up of 36 cars on the grid. The race will act as a support category to the Supercars SuperSprint event at the new 4.95km purpose-built racing …

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Toyota offers LandCruiser Prado with spare wheel-free tailgate

Toyota is giving customers the option of a LandCruiser Prado with a tyre-free tailgate, thanks to popular demand. For 22 years since the first Prado arrived in Australia, Toyota has sold the large SUV with the covered spare proudly mounted on the tailgate – and it continues to offer this …

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch pricing and specification

Toyota has announced the pricing and specification of its all-new 2019 Corolla hatch, promising dynamic performance, premium ride comfort and advanced safety and driver support systems from $22,870. Sitting on Toyota’s new TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) platform, the popular hatch features bold exterior styling, an upscale interior, plus advanced …

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2018 Toyota HiLux Rugged X Review

Same but different – that’s the best way of describing the Toyota HiLux Rugged X, one of the three new variants of the country’s best-selling vehicle. Rather than giving the HiLux a traditional facelift or an unimaginative ‘special edition’ sticker pack, especially as lower grades go unchanged for 2018, the three …

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New Toyota Corolla to pack class-leading safety features

Active cruise control, pre-collision safety system, seven airbags and reversing camera will all come as standard across the three-model 2018 Toyota Corolla range when it arrives in showrooms next month. Toyota Australia vice-president sales and marketing Sean Hanley said the new generation model offers outstanding driver assistance technologies that significantly …

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