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Restored WRC Toyota Corolla tackles Sydney road rally - video
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16th Mar 2019
1 min read

Restored WRC Toyota Corolla tackles Sydney road rally - video

Remember the WRC Toyota Corolla from the late 1990s? Well,rallyfans and the like can watch the old race car compete once more. At a recent round of the Whiteline Tarmac Rally Series in New South Wales, a special example of the old rally car hit Western Sydney Dragway, Eastern Creek, to compete. This particular vehicle was built and restored by Daryl Bush, technical director for Neal Bates Motorsport. Watch the WRC Corolla in action in the video below:
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James Wong
Toyota Yaris GRMN successor to be mass-production model
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26th Oct 2017
2 min read

Toyota Yaris GRMN successor to be mass-production model

Toyota and Gazoo Racing are already planning a successor to the Yaris GRMN hot hatch, which will be a mass-production model and serve as a homologation base for the next WRC rally car. Speaking with the UK's AutoExpress, Shigeki Tomoyama, senior manager for Gazoo Racing, said: "We know our current situation and we believe that we need to change the platform for the rally car to be even more competitive".
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James Wong
CarAdvice podcast 71: Tony Crawford reviews the Stinger!
Kia Stinger 2017, Subaru WRX 2017 sti spec r, Volkswagen Golf 2017 r
podcast
22nd Sep 2017

CarAdvice podcast 71: Tony Crawford reviews the Stinger!

In the studio this week is Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Dave Zalstein. Paul has his say on Victoria Police's choice on its next patrol car being a BMW 530d. Also in car news, Ford Fiesta has been axed in the US, and Australian prospects are still unclear. Plus, the 2018 BMW X3 pricing and specs have been revealed, Hyundai ute is confirmed for after 2020, Mazda confirms a new rotary concept for the 2017 Tokyo motor show, and Ford and Mahindra are to team up in developing markets.
Toyota Yaris hot hatch confirmed, 'no plans' for Australia - UPDATE
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14th Dec 2016
2 min read

Toyota Yaris hot hatch confirmed, 'no plans' for Australia - UPDATE

If you had your hopes up, Toyota's here to let them down: Confirmation today of an upcoming Toyota Yaris hot hatch has been followed by word that it is no sure thing for an Australian launch. Although not an outright write-off for our market, a Toyota spokesperson has confirmed there are currently no plans to bring the souped-up Yaris here.
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Derek Fung
CarAdvice podcast 31: 2018 Mustang leaked, Kodiaq review, WRC and LA report, and LHD conversions!
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podcast
25th Nov 2016

CarAdvice podcast 31: 2018 Mustang leaked, Kodiaq review, WRC and LA report, and LHD conversions!

Paul returns from the LA Motor Show and gives us his hits and misses, and Dave is fresh (and dusty) from the WRC. In car news this week, we feature the 2018 Ford Mustang details being leaked, 2017 Suzuki S-Cross and Holden Barina pricing and specs, Dodge Charger and Challenger being investigated for a RHD conversion, 2018 LDV T60 ute is revealed and the Honda Jazz infotainment unit gets an update, but it's missing something very important!