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Highway 1 To Hell - Fastest lap around Australia's Highway 1

Do you want to beat a world record? That was the thought that embedded itself in Jay Gordon’s psyche and formed the basic outline of his pitch to potential drivers when he recruited friends and family to attempt something pretty absurd: Four guys trapped in a modified Land Cruiser for over 6 days, blazing around Australia on Highway 1, stopping only for fuel, food, and urgent toilet breaks...

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2017 Toyota Camry review and farewell
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Toyota Camry review and farewell

Sex sells, they say. But so does the Toyota Camry, which still flies the flag for safe and smart choices. Here we say farewell to the Australian-made version in the shadow of an all-new model.

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2018 Toyota Prado facelift leaked - UPDATE
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2018 Toyota Prado facelift leaked - UPDATE

UPDATE, June 24: A series of clear new images have made their way online, again courtesy of Instagram user hamad1two3. We have added those images to throughout the body of this article, and you can find more in the gallery here. As before, it remains to be seen if these images are authentic, although the level of detail and the number of angles suggests they are genuine Toyota brochure or promotional images...


2017 Toyota Fortuner Crusade review
Rating: 6.510 /10
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2017 Toyota Fortuner Crusade review

You have plenty of options in the seven-seat SUV space if you're in the market for a Toyota - but there could well be smarter options than this top-spec Fortuner Crusade.

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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 23, 2017

  Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Importing Camry rather than producing locally won't dent image, company suggests
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Importing Camry rather than producing locally won't dent image, company suggests

The fact that the new 2018 Toyota Camry will be imported from Japan rather than built in Australia like the outgoing model should not have a great impact on sales, which nevertheless are expected to decline in response to the car’s push upmarket. The 2018 Toyota Camry - generation number eight - is a new-from-the-ground-up model with different architecture and fully revised designs outside and in...


2018 Toyota Camry: What's changed
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2018 Toyota Camry: What's changed

The phrase 'new Toyota Camry' wouldn't typically elicit much enthusiasm, but the company has pulled out a lot of stops to make the eighth-generation model a big step forward. The corporation's head Akio Toyoda has demanded that all  Toyota product moving forwards has at least a hint of driving dynamism, and here it's coupled to a more upmarket cabin and a comparatively daring exterior...


Toyota Camry sales to plummet, hybrid targets lion's share
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Toyota Camry sales to plummet, hybrid targets lion's share

The new-generation Toyota Camry is billed as a significant step away from tradition, designed to be sold on looks, tech and dynamics as much as comfort, reliability and value. This shift — along with the possible subtext of higher pricing, and the continued decline in mid-sized car sales across the board in favour of SUVs — means Toyota Australia expects a “dramatic” sales reduction, albeit one that should keep it market leader...


2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid review

Can a Toyota Camry really be a premium and dynamic car? The maker of the world's most popular mid-sized sedan reckons the new 2018 model is exactly that. We have a go Stateside ahead of its November Australian launch to investigate the impossible.


Toyota Prius C gets crossover update in Japan - UPDATE
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Toyota Prius C gets crossover update in Japan - UPDATE

Update - Toyota's local arm has given details of an upcoming update to the Prius C range in Australia. See bottom of article for details The Toyota Prius C has been given another makeover in its home market of Japan, including the more significant addition of a crossover-style variant...


Around Australia speed record broken
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Around Australia speed record broken

For those that may have been following our Highway One to Hell’s group progress as they traversed the great Australian outback, we can announce that not only did they make it back Sunday morning safely and without incident, but they also set a new world record for a complete lap of Australia - at 5 days, 13 hours and 43 minutes...


Toyota Australia profit slashed due to end-of-manufacturing costs
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Toyota Australia profit slashed due to end-of-manufacturing costs

Toyota Australia has posted an after tax profit of $99 million during the 2016/2017 Japanese financial year, with the company taking a big hit due to restructuring costs. The local arm's after tax profit is down from $236 million in the previous financial year...


2017 Toyota 86 limited edition arrives in Australia from $41,490
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2017 Toyota 86 limited edition arrives in Australia from $41,490

The 2017 Toyota 86 limited edition has been revealed, bringing a bright new orange exterior paint, upgraded mechanicals and new interior trims. Limited to just 60 units in Australia, the special 86 is based on the top spec GTS manual - yes, it's manual only - and is priced from $41,490 before on-road costs, representing an increase of $4550 over the base car...


Highway 1 to Hell: A mid-trip update, hauling around Australia
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Highway 1 to Hell: A mid-trip update, hauling around Australia

Hauling our way across Australia, here we have an update delivered between interrupted sleeps and stints behind the wheel, as we make our attempt at setting a new record for circumnavigating Australia's big island by car. Marlow, the narrator and main character in Joseph Conrad's heart of darkness describes traversing a serpentine Congolese jungle river as traveling back in time the deeper into the unknown you go...


2017 Toyota Kluger GX FWD v Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD
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2017 Toyota Kluger GX FWD v Mazda CX-9 Sport FWD

So, you need a seven-seat SUV, but you don’t care if it’s FWD rather than AWD, and you don’t have access to a bottomless pit of money? Don't worry about the budget though, you're in the same boat as nearly every family buyer in 2017. We’ve assembled perhaps the two most obvious – and most budget conscious – choices here for your perusal then: the 2017 Mazda CX-9 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


The Shortlist: Petrol seven-seat SUV under $50,000
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The Shortlist: Petrol seven-seat SUV under $50,000

Doing what we do, CarAdvice writers are often asked by friends and family, and through our contact page: which car is best for me? Most buyers can identify the top three non-negotiable factors that will guide their purchase decision. But… where to from there? In this series, we look at these cases and single out three cars that fit the brief...


Toyota 'brand value' unstoppable, Mercedes and Tesla climbing: survey
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Toyota 'brand value' unstoppable, Mercedes and Tesla climbing: survey

Toyota has defended its place atop the annual BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study, maintained by research group Millward Brown - with Tesla improving on its 2016 position of 10th place. Each year, the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study lists values for the world’s biggest companies...


Toyota Yaris v Mazda2 comparison
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Toyota Yaris v Mazda2 comparison

See the full article here. Light cars are a strange category in Australia. While sales are on the nose, buyers still flock to this segment in the hunt for a first, or last car. With both models recently benefitting from an update, we lined up two favourites to see which is most worthy of your hard-earned dollar...


2018 Toyota Camry to feature Linux-based infotainment system in the US
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2018 Toyota Camry to feature Linux-based infotainment system in the US

The next-generation Toyota Camry will be the first car, at least in the US, to feature an infotainment system based on the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) operating system. In a statement, Keiji Yamamoto, head of Toyota's Connected Company, said: "The flexibility of the AGL platform allows us to quickly roll out Toyota's infotainment system across our vehicle line-up, providing customers with greater connectivity and new functionalities at a pace that is more consistent with consumer technology...