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Toyota, Subaru joining forces for new BRZ/86 - report
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Toyota, Subaru joining forces for new BRZ/86 - report

Fans of rear-drive sports cars rejoice... maybe. If reports out of Japan are to be believed, a new Subaru BRZ and Toyota 86 pair is on the way with more power, more technology and sharper handling. A report quoting unnamed sources in the Japan Times says the second-generation sports car collaboration is set for a 2021 debut...


2019 Toyota RAV4 revealed for Europe
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2019 Toyota RAV4 revealed for Europe

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has been revealed in European-market guise following its global debut at last week's New York motor show. Compared to the US version, the Euro-spec RAV4 features subtle design changes like revised headlights with integrated LED daytime-running lights, likely previewing what to expect for the Australian model when it arrives sometime next year...


Poll: 2019 Toyota Corolla helps brand find its mojo
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Poll: 2019 Toyota Corolla helps brand find its mojo

Toyota has shaken off generations of dull design with the new Corolla, giving it a sharp new face to match its more dynamic TNGA underpinnings – and the new look is a winner, according to our latest poll. Revealed at the Geneva motor show, and displayed again last week in New York, the new Corolla represents a radical departure from its predecessor...


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...


Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know
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Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 100 million vehicles and nearly 20 automotive brands around the world. Among those are some four million vehicles in Australia. Globally, there have been 20 deaths linked to the scandal, and 230 serious injuries...


Toyota talks Australian vehicle development, new HiLux editions
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Toyota talks Australian vehicle development, new HiLux editions

How much do you know about Toyota Motor Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne? Apparently the answer for most of us is ‘not enough’. Which goes a long way to explaining why Australia’s dominant vehicle brand opened its doors a little wider than usual, and showed a number of media outlets around on the proviso it put stickers over our smartphone lenses...


2019 Toyota RAV4 revealed
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2019 Toyota RAV4 revealed

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has been unveiled in New York, wearing a rough-and-tough new look inspired by the FT-AC Concept. Now in its fifth-generation, the RAV4 is the first mid-size crossover to be revealed in New York – getting the jump on the Subaru Forester and Hyundai Tucson – and is arguably the most interesting...


2019 Toyota RAV4 teased again
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2019 Toyota RAV4 teased again

The next-generation Toyota RAV4 has been previewed again, ahead of a full reveal at the New York motor show this week. A short video clip posted on the company's Twitter profile shows part of the new model's front grille and headlight design, which is no doubt heavily based on the design of the FT-AC concept revealed at the Los Angeles motor show last December...


2019 Toyota Corolla detailed, Australian launch due August
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2019 Toyota Corolla detailed, Australian launch due August

A raft of details and images for the upcoming 2019 Toyota Corolla have been handed down today, in advance of the new hatchback's August launch for the Australian market. The new hatch was first unveiled at the Geneva motor show earlier this month, in the form of the European-market Auris – specifically in hybrid guise - but it's next week's New York motor show that will stand out as the bigger event for Toyota's now iconic small car...


2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu towing review

2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu towing review

In 2017, the Toyota Prado was the biggest-selling large SUV in Australia, with nearly 16,000 finding new homes. Its off-roading abilities are legendary. The Prado sits comfortably in the LandCruiser family, and that badge alone leaves 4WD tracks in a quivering mess. However, most are bought simply as a vehicle to drop off or pick up the kids at school...

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Toyota unveils flex-fuel hybrid Prius
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Toyota unveils flex-fuel hybrid Prius

Toyota has turned to flex-fuel technology in an attempt to make hybrids like the Prius more popular in Brazil. The Hybrid FFV Prius was unveiled in Sao Paulo, Brazil, earlier this week at an event attended by local government, universities and members of the sugarcane industry...


Toyota suspends autonomous testing after Uber accident - report
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Toyota suspends autonomous testing after Uber accident - report

Toyota has pressed pause on its self-driving vehicle development, after an Arizona woman was killed yesterday by an autonomous Uber test vehicle. According to a report published in Bloomberg, the Toyota Research Institute fears the incident could impact test drivers in its 'Chauffeur' program...


Toyota Corolla, Rukus recalled over Takata airbag replacement foul-up
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Toyota Corolla, Rukus recalled over Takata airbag replacement foul-up

Toyota Australia has issued a follow-up recall for "approximately 48,000" Corolla and Rukus models built between 2007 and 2012 over concerns replacement airbags fitted as part of the Takata campaign may have been installed incorrectly...


2019 Toyota RAV4 previewed, due in Australia next year
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2019 Toyota RAV4 previewed, due in Australia next year

The Japanese giant is on a new-model kick this month, with confirmation the 2019 Toyota RAV4 will be unveiled at the New York motor show. The news follows the recent debut in Geneva of the new-generation Corolla hatch, along with confirmation and a first look at the reborn Supra...


Toyota 86: Turbocharging would require new platform
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Toyota 86: Turbocharging would require new platform

Turbocharging the Toyota 86 would require a great deal of work, making it incredibly unlikely to happen in the current generation. Speaking to CarAdvice in Geneva, Tetsuya Tada, chief engineer for the 86 and Supra, explained why the current 86 won't see a forced-induction powertrain...


2019 Toyota Supra: The inside story
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2019 Toyota Supra: The inside story

There are lots of questions around the whys and wherefores of developing any new car, let alone an icon like the Toyota Supra. Why did it take so long? Why was it co-developed with BMW? Why Toyota has chosen now as the time to bring the name back? We sat down with Tetsuya Tada, the man behind the Supra and Toyota 86, to get some answers...


Toyota Supra hybrid on the cards
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Toyota Supra hybrid on the cards

Toyota is still studying powertrain options for the upcoming Supra, with a hybrid and more ‘evolved’ internal-combustion engine well and truly on the cards. The Supra, co-developed with the new BMW Z4, will almost certainly make use of BMW powertrain and transmission technology when it launches mid- to late-next year, but may come with specific Toyota powertrains in future...


Toyota has no plans to extend warranty beyond three years
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Toyota has no plans to extend warranty beyond three years

Toyota Australia says it currently has no plans to change its warranty period from the current three-year product to match competitors that are offering five or seven in the ever competitive market. With the likes of Hyundai, Kia, Honda, Peugeot and plenty of others offering five or seven-year warranties, the question has come up as to why Toyota, Mazda and others have so far stayed stagnant in their approach to consumer warranties...


Supra to ‘make Toyota exciting again’
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Supra to ‘make Toyota exciting again’

The new Supra is set to ‘make Toyota exciting again’, and the brand is keen to market its highly-desirable new performance car locally as a showcase for its sporty revival. Speaking to Australian media at the Geneva motor show today, vice-president for sales and marketing at Toyota Australia, Sean Hanley, said the Supra hasn’t been completely confirmed for our market, but the strength of its badge cannot be underestimated – and that the local arm will be doing all it can to bring the car here...


2019 Toyota Supra confirmed with Gazoo concept
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2019 Toyota Supra confirmed with Gazoo concept

After years of spy pictures, concepts and teasers, Toyota has confirmed the return of the Supra nameplate with the unveiling of its new racing concept at the Geneva motor show. The new, fifth-generation Supra revives the legendary after a 16-year hiatus, marking another move from Toyota into the world of sports cars...