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Next-gen Toyota Corolla hybrid to be the most advanced yet

The all-new 2019 Corolla hatch will debut Toyota’s latest generation hybrid technology that will be available across the range when the new model graces Australian showrooms in August. Promising improved driveability and tractability, the upgraded Hybrid Synergy Drive in the new Corolla is also said offer the optimum balance between …

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Toyota unveils all-new Crown, its first connected car

Toyota has taken the wraps off its all-new Toyota Crown, one of the company’s longest running models and its first connected car. The 15th generation Crown comes with a data communication module as standard, enabling 24/7 connectivity focusing on safety, security, comfort and convenience based real-time driving data. Available in …

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Road-going Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar confirmed

Toyota has confirmed a road-going version of its GR Super Sport Concept – unveiled at the Tokyo Auto Salon in January – is under development. The announcement comes just days after the carmaker’s historic first ever win at the 24 hours of Le Mans World Endurance Championship race in France. …

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Apollo Blue Toyota 86 arrives in the backdrop of sales milestone

Toyota is introducing a new paint hue to the popular 86 coupe in the backdrop of its 20,000 sales in Australia. The striking paint job, called Apollo Blue, is available exclusively on GTS variants fitted with the factory performance kit launched earlier this year. The optional performance kit, available on …

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Toyota explains new era of stylish design

Toyota has embarked an exciting new era of automotive design that is resulting in stronger, more attractive styling for its vehicles, according to one of the company’s Global Design Executives. Kevin Hunter – president of Toyota’s North American design studio, Calty – said Toyota’s global president Akio Toyoda had challenged …

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2019 Toyota Supra spotted up close around Nurburgring [video]

The much anticipated next-generation Toyota Supra has been spotted at the Nurburgring again. Due for launch later this year, the new Supra has been a regular visitor to the Green Hell but this time around it spent considerably longer time at the test track, refuelling a total of 4 times …

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2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review

It’s hard to tell the fourth-generation Toyota LandCruiser Prado has been on sale for eight years. This latest iteration, extensively updated in 2018, still looks as fresh as ever. It is the second major facelift since its launch in 2010 and it is incremental improvements like this that keep sending …

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Event: Winton Raceway 86 Festival

Even 35 years after its initial release, the Toyota AE86 still commands a cult like following to this day. Whether you’re a fan of time attack, drifting, rally or circuit racing, the AE86 has been there and done it all. And on the 15th of April at the Winton 86 …

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2018 Toyota Corolla hatch powertrain detailed

Toyota’s next-generation Corolla hatch will gain a boost to performance with the introduction of a new 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. With a 200cc increase in engine capacity compared to the previous 1.8-litre, the new engine lifts power to 125kW while peak torque has improved to 200Nm. While torque is higher …

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Pricing and Specification: Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X

Toyota’s three new top-end 4×4 HiLux models take Australia’s best-selling vehicle in 2017 to a greater level of strength and style. With the Rugged X and Rugged set to satisfy those who hanker for serious off-road adventure and the Rogue complementing its double-cab practicality with a more refined sense of …

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Toyota Corolla may see a hot version that rivals Golf GTI and Focus ST

Toyota is toying with the idea of a go-fast Corolla that could see it take on hot hatches like the Volkswagen Golf GTI and Ford Focus ST.  Speaking with our friends at Motoring, Sean Hanley, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Toyota Australia hinted that he liked the idea of …

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2nd-generation Toyota 86/Subaru BRZ due in 2021 with bigger donk

While the resurrected Toyota Supra might be all the rage at the moment, Toyota’s six-year-old 86 and its sister model, the Subaru BRZ, are approaching the end of their lives. That means Toyota is now looking at a successor, which will reportedly arrive around 2021. According to JapanTimes, the next-generation …

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2019 Toyota RAV4 to be available in Hybrid variant

Toyota RAV4 will be offered in advanced hybrid as well as petrol power when the all-new fifth-generation model is launched here next year. The 2019 RAV4, making its global debut at the New York international motor show, features a new platform that results in a better driving position and improved …

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2018 Toyota Camry Ascent Review – Boring No More

The eighth-generation Camry represents a new era for Toyota in Australia in more ways than one. For a start, it doesn’t look like your grandmother’s favourite cardigan anymore and is the first fully imported (from Japan) Camry in Australia for nearly 30 years. With the thorough reinvention, the Camry has …

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