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New report claims Toyota LandCruiser V8 will be axed, mystery surrounds what will replace it

The Toyota LandCruiser V8 diesel’s days appear to be numbered – which is likely to spark a stampede on the current runout model over the next 12 months – if the latest report from Japan’s biggest car magazine is a guide. It is the second time serious questions have been raised over the future of the Toyota LandCruiser V8 – and what will power the next generation 300 Series – after CarAdvice reported in June 2019 the V8 will be axed...

2020 Toyota Prado Kakadu Horizon edition pricing and specs

The Toyota LandCruiser Prado has reached new heights with a new top-of-the-range model that sits above the current flagship Kakadu edition. Pricing begins at $89,590 before on-road costs, with the Horizon edition set to receive additional features compared to the standard Kakadu priced from $84,590 plus on-road costs...

Study finds Toyota LandCruiser most likely car to reach 300,000kms

A study released this week conducted by iSeeCars.com, a US car search engine website, found the Toyota LandCruiser was the most likely vehicle to reach over 300,000 kilometres on its odometer. Over 15.8 million cars that were sold in 2019 were analysed to determine which had the highest percentage reaching 300,000kms, and the LandCruiser came out on top with 15...

Toyota LandCruiser 200 Sahara Horizon limited edition reaches new heights on price

Toyota has released a limited edition of its LandCruiser 200 Series that will make it the most expensive model to date. The Toyota LandCruiser 200 Sahara Horizon sits on top of the existing range with a price of $129,090 plus on-road costs, which is dearer than the Sahara ($123,590), VX ($102,590), GXL ($91,890) and GX trade pack model ($80,190)...

Toyota Australia talks 300 Series LandCruiser

Toyota Australia is not ready to talk much about the next-generation ‘300 Series’ LandCruiser, which it says is still “some way away”, but insists none of the updates including the speculated-upon addition of hybrid power will make it any less capable off-road or towing than the current one...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Our hits and misses of 2019!

Join Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey on the final podcast for 2019. Mike chats about his time behind the wheel of the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce. Scott Collie joins in to discuss the top five most clicked news stories of 2019, and we talk about our favourite and most disappointing cars for the year. Lastly, Kez reviews the 2020 Toyota Supra GTS...

Toyota says rural buyers keen on HiLux, LandCruiser hybrids

Research done by Toyota Australia is showing its army of regional and rural owners are “very enthusiastic” for hybrid versions of the next HiLux and LandCruiser — provided they’re capable enough to do the work required. The company, which aims for about 20 per cent of its sales in Australia to be hybrid cars next year (equal to about 40,000 cars), has already said we can expect ‘electrified’ derivatives offered across its total range by around 2025...

2019 Toyota Prado, HiAce recalled

Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 2714 vehicles across the 2019 model-year LandCruiser Prado, HiAce and HiAce Commuter model lines, over concerns of a fuel leak. The Japanese manufacturer reports a production fault may cause the fuel inlet pipe that connects the diesel fuel injector common rail may not be secured with a "lower than specified tightening torque", which "may allow fuel leakage"...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Take a ride in the Supra!

Join Mandy Turner, Josh Dowling, and Mike Costello live from Wakefield Raceway. Josh chats about the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan battling it out at the Nurburgring, the Toyota LandCruiser celebrating its 10-millionth worldwide sale, and the update coming for the Nissan Patrol. Mike reviews the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e PHEV, and Paul Maric takes the 2020 Toyota Supra around Wakefield Park Raceway...

Toyota LandCruiser hits 10 million global sales, passes 1 million in Australia

The Toyota LandCruiser has clocked up an epic 10 million sales worldwide – including more than 1.065 million in Australia – as the latest figures show more have been sold here over the past 65 years than any other place on earth. The tally includes all three versions of the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series, Prado, 70 Series and their predecessors dating back to 1954...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...