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Toyota Supra tackles the Goodwood hillclimb - video

The Supra may still be under wraps – well, mostly – but that hasn't stopped Toyota from previewing its upcoming sports flagship at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this week. Earlier this week, the company's European arm said it "expects" the new-generation Supra to go on sale globally in the first half of 2019, and feature a front-mounted in-line six-cylinder engine sending drive to the rear wheels – keeping it "faithful" to the nameplate's "distinguished heritage as a pure, sports car thoroughbred"...

CarAdvice podcast 111: Riding in the tiny turbocharged Honda S660

You're joined by Paul Maric, Mike Stevens, and Scott Collie this week. Discussing car news, the 2018 BMW 620d GT goes on sale from $99,900, pricing and specs for the 2019 Kia Sportage have been announced, the Toyota Supra has been teased once again, and customers with a Sunset Yellow Kia Stinger will be offered a full respray to replace defective paint...

2019 Toyota Supra teased again, Australian availability yet to be confirmed

The company's European arm has confirmed the fourth-generation Toyota Supra will make its debut in prototype form at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Unfortunately the vehicle will be clad in the black, red and white camouflage seen here, and in an earlier teaser...

Toyota Supra headed for NASCAR

Toyota USA has announced it will be entering the Supra into the 2019 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS), despite the production car still not having been revealed. The new race car will replace the Camry as Toyota's NXS entry, which has been competing in the championship for the past 11 years...

2019 Toyota Supra teased ahead of Goodwood showing

The production Toyota Supra will make a debut of sorts at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Toyota Europe overnight confirmed the vehicle's attendance through its Twitter feed. Unsurprisingly, Toyota Europe's tweet was light on details, although we do know the vehicle will use the 'A90' model code, following on from the fourth-generation 'A80', which ended production in 2002...

2019 Toyota Corolla: Hybrid powertrain detailed

New details about the 2019 Toyota Corolla hybrid have been revealed this week, before the all-new hatchback range goes on sale locally in August. All variants of the new Corolla hatchback will be offered Down Under with the option of hybrid power when the new range arrives next month – a decision driven by the popularity of the Camry hybrid , which accounts for 40 per cent of Camry sales...

Toyota RAV4 hybrid confirmed for Australia

Toyota Australia has confirmed the new-generation RAV4 hybrid will be headed Down Under – marking the first time the popular SUV has been available locally with petrol-electric power. The Japanese automotive giant quietly made the announcement in a press release detailing the hybrid powertrain in the all-new Corolla...

Toyota Australia posts $137 million profit

Toyota Australia posted a $137 million after-tax profit for the 2017-18 Japanese financial year, ending March 31, despite wearing $147m in “restructuring costs” from the closure of its Altona factory last October. The tidy sum is up on the $99 million profit the company posted last financial year, a sum watered down by $131m in incurred restructuring costs depreciated over a four-year period...

Toyota GR Super Sports Concept headed for production

Toyota has used the 24 Hours of Le Mans to announce the GR Super Sports Concept, initially revealed at Tokyo Auto Salon in January, will be put into production – well, sort of. The car will form the base of a racer, set to compete in the just-announced 'hypercar' class of the FIA World Endurance Championship when new regulations take force in 2020...

Toyota ranked most valuable automotive brand, again

Toyota has been named the most valuable automotive brand in the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands chart, with an estimated worth of US$29,987 million ($39,400 million). Placing 36th on the countdown, the Japanese brand beat fellow automotive manufacturers Mercedes-Benz (46th) and BMW (47th) in the top 50, with Ford (96th) and Honda (97th) just slipping in the top 100...

Toyota 86: Charting its sales from 0-20,000

Toyota Australia has officially sold 20,000 examples of the 86 since its launch in 2012, making it the first Toyota sports car to top 20,000 sales since the Celica in 1975. That's right, believe it or not it's been more than four decades since an exciting Toyota sold in such significant numbers...