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Toyota: Supra "not just about sales"

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Toyota: Supra "not just about sales"

Toyota Australia says that the upcoming Supra sports car’s role is far more significant than just sales, rather helping further raise brand perception and lead the way for a potential range of sportier variants across the brand’s other models...

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Toyota Corolla: ‘Gazoo Racing’ hot hatch on the cards
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Toyota Corolla: ‘Gazoo Racing’ hot hatch on the cards

Featuring a sporty look and improved dynamic capabilities in base form, it appears a more powerful version of the new-generation Toyota Corolla could be on the cards. The Corolla now offers a multi-link rear suspension and a 60 percent more rigid chassis than the car it replaces, thanks largely to the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), which is also the foundation of the Prius, Camry and C-HR...


Toyota Prius ‘could play a very different role’ for brand
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Toyota Prius ‘could play a very different role’ for brand

The Prius is likely to be heavily revitalised in the coming years, as Toyota seeks to refocus the car as a technology leader having set the agenda for hybrid cars with the first-generation model...


Toyota Australia had significant voice in new Corolla development
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Toyota Australia had significant voice in new Corolla development

Toyota Australia claims it had a significant voice in the engineering and product planning for the new Corolla, thanks largely to its popularity Down Under. The Corolla remains the world’s best-selling car, with about 45 million sales to date. Of that figure, Australia has accounted for 1.4 million – around one of every five Toyotas sold locally...


2019 Toyota Corolla chasing segment-leading safety
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2019 Toyota Corolla chasing segment-leading safety

The upcoming Toyota Corolla will help redefine the small-car segment in terms of active and passive safety, bringing a host of driver aids to put even some Lexus models to shame. The 12th-generation Corolla, which launches in August, will come standard with Toyota Safety Sense 2, encompassing a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection and autonomous-emergency braking...


2018 Aston Martin Vantage review
Rating: 8.410 /10
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2018 Aston Martin Vantage review

Better than a Porsche 911? We think so.

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Subaru EyeSight likely to become standard across range
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Subaru EyeSight likely to become standard across range

EyeSight is close to becoming standard kit across the entire Subaru range, as the brand moves to further establish its safety credentials in the competitive Australian market. EyeSight is Subaru’s suite of active safety technologies, and includes autonomous-emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist and sway warning and pre-collision braking...


Subaru Forester and XV hybrid destined for Australia
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Subaru Forester and XV hybrid destined for Australia

Subaru will bring the upcoming XV and Forester hybrid to the Australian market to meet the growing – yet still small - demand for alternative powertrains, as it begins the necessary steps to its electric future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the New York motor show, local Subaru boss, Colin Christie, said hybrids remain a small portion of the Australian market, but demand is growing and Subaru needs to address that...


Subaru considering longer warranty, expects consistent growth
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Subaru considering longer warranty, expects consistent growth

Subaru Australia says it is considering extending its warranty period, as it seeks to continue growing its market share in what the company believes will be a slightly flat market over the coming years. Subaru’s local performance is first rate, to the point where Australia commands the largest market share of any global market for the brand...


Toyota 86 Racing Series extended until 2020
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Toyota 86 Racing Series extended until 2020

The popular Toyota 86 Racing Series has seen its original three-year commitment extended by two years, as it grows in popularity and becomes a more established stepping stone for aspiring drivers. Minor changes (like tyres) have been made to 2018 series cars, which held its official launch at Sydney Motorsport Park today, showcasing a larger prize pool of $150,000 (+$20,000) and a new six round, 18 race format...


Subaru: Others ‘rushing’ autonomous systems to market
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Subaru: Others ‘rushing’ autonomous systems to market

Subaru says it will play the autonomous driving game the smart way and wait for the technology to mature further before it applies it to its own vehicles – unlike other manufacturers that may be too hasty with their approach, at the cost of customer safety...


2019 Subaru Forester revealed
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2019 Subaru Forester revealed

The 2019 Subaru Forester has been unveiled today at the New York motor show, ahead of its Australian debut in September this year. The new model will be powered by a single engine with the turbocharged XT and all manual variants dropped. The fifth-generation Subaru Forester is based on the Japanese company’s new ‘Subaru Global Platform’ (SGP), which also underpins the Impreza and XV...


The Bugatti Veyron experience, a decade on
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The Bugatti Veyron experience, a decade on

It was just over 10 years ago this month that Anthony Crawford, Paul Maric and I (plus Karl Peskett, our then videographer and now occasional contributor) paid our own way to visit Bugatti’s factory in Molsheim, France, and spent two days with the Veyron. Then, the world’s fastest and most expensive car...


Aston Martin: Vantage exhaust not ‘as crazy as AMG’
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Aston Martin: Vantage exhaust not ‘as crazy as AMG’

The new Aston Martin Vantage might use an AMG 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8, but the brand’s chief engineer says – despite being able to match AMG for engine and exhaust drama – the company chose to produce a different type of sound, minus some of the pops and bangs. Click to listen to the new Vantage exhaust note on our facebook page...


Peugeot 3008 GT-Line long-term review, report three: farewell
Rating: 8.810 /10
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Peugeot 3008 GT-Line long-term review, report three: farewell

As we bid farewell to our long-term Peugeot 3008 we can't help but think it's arguably the best Peugeot ever made. It also happens to be one of the best cars in its class.