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Toyota 86 Initial D concept unveiled

Given that the modern-day 86 is inspired by the AE86 Corolla of the early-to-mid 1980s, it's surprising that this is the first Toyota 86 Initial D concept to be officially commissioned by Toyota...

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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series: Australian updates confirmed for fourth-quarter launch - UPDATE
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series: Australian updates confirmed for fourth-quarter launch - UPDATE

UPDATE, June 29: The 70 Series update was originally listed with trailer sway control. This has been confirmed as incorrect: the function will not be offered with the 70 Series in any market. See bottom of article for more.  The workhorse 2017 Toyota Landcruiser 70 Series will come packing some much-needed safety equipment fitted as standard, the company has confirmed today, while also benefiting from extensive local testing...


2017 Toyota C-HR interior uncovered, new Australian details revealed
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2017 Toyota C-HR interior uncovered, new Australian details revealed

A first official view of the upcoming 2017 Toyota C-HR's interior has been revealed this week, along with confirmation of new details ahead of its Australian launch early next year. Set to take on the likes of the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 when it goes on sale in 2017, the C-HR promises to blaze a new path toward a more sporting look for the Toyota brand - thanks, in large part, to the emotion-driven direction of its president, Akio Toyoda...


2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate 4x2 Single-Cab Review
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2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate 4x2 Single-Cab Review

You can't ignore the value on offer in the 2016 Toyota HiLux Workmate base model, but it misses the mark in other ways...


2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review
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2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review

The big-selling Toyota Corolla hatchback now has a petrol-electric variant...


2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest
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2016 Le Mans 24 Hour race report: The greatest motorsport show on Earth can also be the cruelest

To an outsider, the class formulas and regulations applied to the World Endurance Championship (WEC) can seem both baffling and impenetrable. It’s believed that Stephen Hawking once sat down with the rule book that governs the top-tier LMP1 class at Le Mans, only to shake his head in defeat and go back to something far more simple like quantum physics...


Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid gets solar roof option for Europe, Japan
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Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid gets solar roof option for Europe, Japan

The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of the new Toyota Prius has been launched in Japan with the option of a solar roof which charges the batteries when the car is parked. Dubbed the Prius PHV in its home market and the Prius Prime in the US, Toyota's plug-in hybrid won’t be made available in Australia, with the company's local arm having ruled out PHEVs for the foreseeable future...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17

  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...


2016 Toyota Camry RZ: $28,490 special returns
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2016 Toyota Camry RZ: $28,490 special returns

A new 2016 Toyota Camry RZ special edition has been announced this week, reviving a name last seen on the company's mid-sized sedan almost exactly two years ago. Based on the entry-level petrol Altise model, the 2016 Camry RZ starts at $28,490 plus on-road costs. That represents a $2000 premium over the Altise, but Toyota says the RZ boasts $4000 in added value...


2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series: more power and torque, extra features
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2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series: more power and torque, extra features

The 2017 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series is set to benefit from a sizeable upgrade from August production, according to a source close to Toyota. The updated LandCruiser 70 Series will go on sale from the fourth quarter of this year, and will come with more power and torque thanks to new injectors and engine changes...


2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid pricing and specifications

The new 2016 Toyota Corolla Hybrid has launched in Australia with a starting price of $26,990 plus on-road costs, the car maker has announced today. The news follows confirmation here at CarAdvice last week of the new green hatch's starting price. And although a full equipment list had not yet surfaced, it was also revealed that the Hybrid would draw features from the SX and ZR models...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 10

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...


2016 Toyota HiLux SR 4x4 Dual Cab: Week with Review
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2016 Toyota HiLux SR 4x4 Dual Cab: Week with Review

The Toyota HiLux is one of Australia’s best-selling cars, let alone utes. But is the latest iteration of the iconic ute as ‘unbreakable’ as ever? Mandy spends a week with one to find out…...


Toyota retains brand value crown, Tesla enters top 10, Volkswagen drops out
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Toyota retains brand value crown, Tesla enters top 10, Volkswagen drops out

Toyota is still on top, BMW is still second and Mercedes-Benz is still third in the latest top-10 list for brand value in the global automotive market as calculated annually by research group Millward Brown. Each year, the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands study lists values for the world’s biggest companies...


Toyota Supra trademark expands to Europe and beyond
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Toyota Supra trademark expands to Europe and beyond

Japanese car maker Toyota has given fans of its iconic Supra sports car new cause for excitement this week, after it applied to trademark the car’s name in a number of countries. The manufacturer has applied for the rights to the name ‘Toyota Supra’ in Europe, along with the rights to ‘Supra’ in New Zealand and the Philippines...


Toyota Corolla Hybrid to be priced at $26,990
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Toyota Corolla Hybrid to be priced at $26,990

The first-ever Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback is expected to be priced at $26,990 plus on-road costs. CarAdvice has learned that the all-new petrol-electric Corolla model will sit between the budget-friendly Prius C small hatch (priced from $22,990 plus costs) and the larger new Prius model (from $34,990), and it won't even be the most expensive Corolla hatchback model on sale...


2016 Toyota Aurion pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota Aurion pricing and specifications

Pricing and specifications for the refreshed 2016 Toyota Aurion range have been released, marking possibly the final update before Australian production ceases early next year. The 2016 range is headlined by the addition of standard satellite navigation with traffic updates, 10-speaker JBL sound, DAB+ digital radio and rear-windscreen power sunshade for the mid-spec Sportivo variant, with the same equipment now available as a $1750 option package on the base AT-X...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 3

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...


2016 Toyota Prius Review: Long-term report one
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2016 Toyota Prius Review: Long-term report one

We've taken on a long-term loan of the new-generation 2016 Toyota Prius. Here's what we thought after the first month.


Counterfeit Toyota parts destined for Australia seized in Chinese raid
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Counterfeit Toyota parts destined for Australia seized in Chinese raid

Chinese police have seized more than $1 million worth of counterfeit Toyota car parts, many of which were destined for Australia. The stock was uncovered during a police raid in Guangzhou, south-east China. The raid was based on information provided by Toyota Australia...