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Toyota Avalon revealed in New York

The wraps have come off the 2013 Toyota Avalon at the New York auto show, revealing an elegant and assertive new look for the US-developed and -designed large sedan. Although many Australians are familiar with the Avalon nameplate (an old version of the car was built at Toyota Australia’s Altona plant between 2000 and 2005), the new model will be produced exclusively in left-hand-drive – primarily for the North American market – and will not be sold locally...

2013 Toyota Avalon teaser

Toyota has released a sneak peek at a vehicle believed to be the upcoming Toyota Avalon ahead of its debut at next week's 2012 New York motor show. The sleek sedan hints at a transition away from the traditional sedan shape in favour of a four-door 'coupe' style, with Toyota saying the new car features “an elegant yet athletic look”...

2004-2005 Toyota Avalon, Camry V6, Kluger, Lexus ES 300, RX 330 recalled in Australia: 24,222 vehicles affected

Toyota and Lexus Australia have recalled 24,222 Toyota and Lexus vehicles over an issue related to the crankshaft pulley of the vehicles’ V6 engines. The local recall of five separate models is part of a larger global recall action affecting 550,000 vehicles, including more than 420,000 in the US...

Reports of sudden unintended acceleration in Toyota Avalon without floor mats

The owner of a US-specification 2007 Toyota Avalon has reportedly experienced sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) in his vehicle which was not fitted with a floor mat. The Safety Report blog reported that on December 29, the New Jersey man’s Toyota accelerated along the highway without his input and could not be stopped by the brakes alone...