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2020 Toyota Camry TRD, Avalon TRD unveiled

The new Toyota Camry TRD and Avalon TRD models have been unveiled ahead of their in-the-flesh debut at the 2018 Los Angeles motor show. Both cars are powered by the company's 3.5-litre V6...

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Toyota Avalon, Camry TRD revealed ahead of LA debut
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Toyota Avalon, Camry TRD revealed ahead of LA debut

Toyota USA has given a first look at the new Avalon TRD and Camry TRD on social media, ahead of a full reveal at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. Unveiled as part of a '#TRDtakeover' Facebook video series, the TRD-fettled sedans appear to be more or less styling and suspension packages, including body kits, wings, wheels, and sportier interior trims...


The automotive name of thrones: Cutting room floor
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The automotive name of thrones: Cutting room floor

We’ve had a lot of fun on this journey through the topsy-turvy world of cars and their names, haven’t we? Sadly, all good things must come to an end. Before the automotive name of thrones rolls its closing credits, let’s take a look at the awkward bits and pieces swept off the cutting room floor...


2019 Lexus ES revealed, Australian debut set for fourth quarter
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2019 Lexus ES revealed, Australian debut set for fourth quarter

Lexus has finally given its ES mid-size sedan a full reveal, ahead of a fourth-quarter arrival in Australia this year. Although the car will be offered with a V6 engine in global markets, the brand has made the decision to go hybrid-only when the car lobs Down Under. As previously suggested, the car will be built on a Lexus Global Architecture-K (GA-K) platform, itself derived from TNGA...


2019 Lexus ES revealed
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2019 Lexus ES revealed

Lexus has unveiled its new mid-size ES sedan in a single image, ahead of a full reveal at the 2018 Beijing motor show next week. Described as "more than just a pretty face" in press materials, the ES runs with the Lexus Spindle Grille up front, flanked by headlights similar to those of the bigger LS sedan...


2019 Toyota Avalon revealed - UPDATE
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2019 Toyota Avalon revealed - UPDATE

UPDATE: Toyota Australia has confirmed Apple CarPlay is under consideration for our market, and we've added some new images to the gallery. See bottom of article for more details Toyota has pulled back the covers on the 2019 Avalon, debuting a sharp new styling direction and a more luxurious, tech-focused interior...


2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut
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2019 Toyota Avalon teased ahead of Detroit debut

The new-generation 2019 Toyota Avalon has been teased this week, ahead of its global unveiling at the 2018 Detroit motor show in January. Just a single image showing part of the large sedan's front end has been released so far, highlighted by the new model's LED daytime-running light signature...


Asian brands dominate 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interior awards
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Asian brands dominate 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interior awards

Asian car makers have dominated the 2013 Ward's 10 Best Interiors list, with seven models from Japan and South Korea taking home awards. Famous for its 10 Best Engines awards that are now in their 20th year, WardsAuto applies the same model to select what it believes are the US market’s top 10 vehicle interiors...


Toyota Avalon revealed in New York
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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
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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”...


Toyota US production halted amid recall sales slump
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Toyota US production halted amid recall sales slump

Following Toyota's recent recalls, the manufacturer has today announced that it will be idling two of its US plants to "better align current demand with market supply". The two plants, located in the US states of Texas and Kentucky, has been running on overtime until yesterday, but will be cut back to minimum operation until such time as sales improve...


Toyota suspends sales, production of eight recalled models
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Toyota suspends sales, production of eight recalled models

Toyota US has suspended sales of eight models while it finds a solution to the sticking accelerator problem that last week forced it to recall 2.3 million vehicles. It will also stop production of the vehicles for the week beginning February 1. Toyota Group vice president and Toyota Division general manager, Bob Carter, said the suspensions confirmed how seriously his company was taking the issue...


Reports of sudden unintended acceleration in Toyota Avalon without floor mats
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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...