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2019 Toyota Avalon revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE: Toyota Australia has confirmed Apple CarPlay is under consideration for our market, and we've added some new images to the gallery. See bottom of article for more details Toyota has pulled back the covers on the 2019 Avalon, debuting a sharp new styling direction and a more luxurious, tech-focused interior...

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Toyota reveals 735kW GR Super Sports hypercar concept
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Toyota reveals 735kW GR Super Sports hypercar concept

If there were ever a car that embodies Toyota boss Akio Toyoda's passion for sports cars, this is surely it. Say hello to the GR Super Sports Concept, a powerhouse hypercar developed by Toyota's motorsport arm Gazoo Racing (hence the 'GR' in its name). Looking every bit the Le Mans 24 Hour entrant, the GR Super Sport is driven by a 2...


Toyota e-Palette Concept can be programmed by its owner
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Toyota e-Palette Concept can be programmed by its owner

The scalable and programmable Toyota e-Palette Concept has made its debut at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The e-Palette is an electric vehicle capable of fully autonomous driving, and is designed to be part of the company's Mobility Services Platform, a cloud-like service that can handle vehicle tracking, management, diagnostics, routing, and software updates...


2018 Toyota Camry SL review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2018 Toyota Camry SL review

The 2018 Toyota Camry range is a huge step up, and while the SL flagship may not be the one we'd buy, commendations are due regardless.

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Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged, Rugged X announced for Australia
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Toyota HiLux Rogue, Rugged, Rugged X announced for Australia

The Toyota HiLux range will be bolstered by a trio of new variants in the second quarter of 2018, in the form of the Rogue, Rugged and Rugged X. Pitched as three different flagship models, each new variant has a different flavour, though all sport features that increase the Japanese ute's off-road protection, recovery and functionality...


Toyota reveals new autonomous prototype for CES
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Toyota reveals new autonomous prototype for CES

The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has revealed its new-generation autonomous prototype for this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), dubbed Platform 3.0. Based on the previous-generation Lexus LS600h L, the new driverless vehicle platform features a better integration of autonomous driving systems into the car's design, along with greater capabilities over previous prototypes...


Toyota FT-AC Concept heading for production
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Toyota FT-AC Concept heading for production

The rugged Toyota FT-AC Concept seems set for production, albeit at an unconfirmed date. Recently, AutoGuide asked Jack Hollis, general manager of Toyota in North America, about whether the FT-AC Concept would make its way to production. Hollis brought up the FJ Cruiser in response, a car which debuted as a concept at the 2005 Detroit motor show...


Toyota LandCruiser gets Vilner makeover
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Toyota LandCruiser gets Vilner makeover

The Toyota LandCruiser has been given a plush makeover by aftermarket trim specialists, Vilner. Based on a V8 turbo-diesel LandCruiser, the black-on-red SUV definitely has an imposing presence, but we'll let you decide whether it's a good look or not. Most of the changes have been made on the inside, including Bordeaux-coloured leather and Alcantara upholstery, front seats from an 'E60' BMW 5 Series, and a re-trimmed steering wheel...


Toyota aggressively ramps up electrification plans
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Toyota aggressively ramps up electrification plans

Toyota wants to have electrified powertrains available across its entire range by 2025, and plans to sell more than 5.5 million electrified vehicles annually by 2030. Of those 5.5 million global sales, the company wants 1 million to be zero-emissions vehicles. Should the goal be met, more than 50 per cent of all Toyota and Lexus vehicles sold would feature some form of electrification...


Toyota HiLux SR5 Cruiser bound for NZ, no word on Australia
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Toyota HiLux SR5 Cruiser bound for NZ, no word on Australia

Toyota New Zealand will be offering a tougher-looking HiLux SR5 Cruiser, but there's no indication the special model will be coming to Australia. The new SR5 Cruiser, which looks very similar to the Thailand-bound HiLux Rocco, runs with a new grille and front bumper, complete with a neatly-integrated skid-plate at the front...


Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar
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Toyota Gazoo teases LMP1-inspired hypercar

Toyota Gazoo Racing will use the Tokyo Auto Salon to launch the GR Super Sport Concept. The concept has been inspired by the World Endurance Championship efforts of Toyota Gazoo Racing, which suggests a hybrid powertrain and aggressive aerodynamics will both feature...


Toyota, Honda, Nissan team up on hydrogen network in Japan
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Toyota, Honda, Nissan team up on hydrogen network in Japan

Eleven Japanese companies, including Toyota, Honda and Nissan, will work together to create a network of hydrogen refuelling stations across Japan. Joining the three automakers are six energy and infrastructure companies (JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy, Idemitsu Kosan, Iwatani, Tokyo Gas, Toho Gas, and Air Liquide), as well as two financial firms (Toyota Tsusho, and the Development Bank of Japan)...


Toyota labelled 'world's greenest automotive company'
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Toyota labelled 'world's greenest automotive company'

Toyota has been rated the 'world's greenest carmaker' in a global study from Newsweek.  Having topped the automotive rankings, the company ranked 16th among the 500 largest publicly traded companies in the world. L'Oreal topped the global charts, while Cisco Wireless was the 'greenest' company in the USA...


2018 Toyota Camry Ascent Hybrid review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Toyota Camry Ascent Hybrid review

In the ultimate ride-share specification – white, base-model hybrid – does the all-new Toyota Camry Ascent represent good value for a sub-$30K large car?


2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut
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2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut

The new-generation 2019 Toyota Avalon has been teased this week, ahead of its global unveiling at the 2018 Detroit motor show in January. Just a single image showing part of the large sedan's front end has been released so far, highlighted by the new model's LED daytime-running light signature...


Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report
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Toyota Supra won't be shown in Detroit - report

Toyota says the Supra isn't ready to go yet, meaning the hotly-anticipated sports-car collaboration with BMW won't be on show in Detroit. Rumours suggested the 2018 Detroit motor show could be where the Japanese manufacturer would finally unveil a production-ready version of the FT-1 concept, initially shown in 2014...


2018 Toyota 86 pricing and specs
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2018 Toyota 86 pricing and specs

Toyota has announced a handful of updates for its 86 sports car, including the availability of a new 'performance kit' package. The entire 86 range will now include satellite navigation as standard, with all models picking up an updated app-connected infotainment system...


Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled
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Toyota FT-AC concept unveiled

The Toyota FT-AC has been unveiled at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, providing a glimpse at some of the design cues set to show up on future Toyota off-roaders. Short for 'Future Toyota Adventure Concept', the FT-AC is the second Toyota crossover concept to be given an American debut this year...


We're racing an F1 car against a Toyota 86 in a roll race at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Who will win?
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We're racing an F1 car against a Toyota 86 in a roll race at the Adelaide Motorsport Festival. Who will win?

It’s an unlikely battle, but one that will surely generate a lot of interest and debate: what happens when a Formula One car and a 2012 Toyota 86 go head-to-head? The answer should be straightforward, but... the Toyota is far from stock. Yes, it’s the StreetFX insane widebody WTF86, fitted with a 4...


Toyota research claims Australians aren't ready for PHEVs
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Toyota research claims Australians aren't ready for PHEVs

Toyota Australia is sticking firm on its call to not sell the Prius Prime plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in Australia, preferring to focus on the 'regular' Prius and Corolla hybrids with comparatively old-hat but more affordable technology. As such, it's allowing fellow mass-market brands Mitsubishi and Hyundai to establish an early ascendancy in a fledgling market with the well-established Outlander PHEV crossover and the imminent Ioniq PHEV model, respectively...