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Toyota Corolla plug-in hybrid in development – report

Toyota may be developing a plug-in hybrid Corolla, according to a report from Japanese auto website Best Car Web. Unlike Toyota's popular Corolla Hybrid currently available in the line-up, a plug-in hybrid would allow the vehicle to be driven entirely on battery power for a typical commute...

Five reasons the Toyota GR Yaris is the most eagerly awaited sports car of 2020

Here at CarAdvice, we’re all keen to drive Toyota's new performance hero, the GR Yaris. The obvious signs are there: a solid power to weight ratio, all-wheel drive, and unique bodywork. However, there’s more going on under the skin, and at head office in Japan, which are making it worth the wait. 1...

You could win a 2021 Toyota LandCruiser Prado by entering this competition

As Australia heads into the summer holiday season, sales of all-purpose 4x4 vehicles like the Toyota LandCruiser Prado are soaring – and for good reason. But while others are shopping around for the perfect family utility vehicle, you could skip the queue by entering to win a brand new Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu without even setting foot in a dealership...

Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to get GR treatment – report

The next-generation Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series due next year is reportedly going to be joined by a flagship GR version, similar to the Nissan Patrol V8 Warrior being developed in Australia. The unconfirmed report by Japanese website creative311.com sites unnamed sources and other media outlets, who claim Toyota is developing a new top-end model...

Video: Suspected Toyota GRMN Yaris on the Nurburgring

Days after the first images appeared, a video has now emerged of what is suspected to be the new (even more) hardcore 2021 Toyota GRMN Yaris. Sporting an aero package with a large rear wing – reminiscent of its Yaris World Rally Car cousin – as well as vented front guards and more aggressive front spoiler, the prototype was seen testing alongside the recently-unveiled Toyota GR Yaris...

2021 HiLux gets the ARB 4X4 Accessories treatment

The second half of 2020 is proving to be a busy time for Australia's aftermarket 4X4 accessory industry, with an onslaught of new models and facelifts hitting showroom floors. The latest announcement comes from ARB 4X4 Accessories, and their range of gear for the face-lifted 2021 Toyota HiLux...

Toyota GR Yaris prototype hints at hotter-still GRMN version

There’s little question the 2020 Toyota GR Yaris is serious about cementing itself as a dedicated hot-hatch challenger, but does Toyota have even better things up its sleeve? This latest development prototype, spotted testing at the Nurburgring, suggests a flagship GRMN Yaris may be on the way...

Toyota Mirai hydrogen Popemobile gifted to the Vatican

A Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric car has been converted into a Popemobile, and gifted the Vatican. Delivered on behalf of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Japan, the Toyota is 5.1 meters long and 2.7 meters tall at the highest point. However – unlike some previous iterations of the iconic vehicle – this Popemobile is not armoured...

Five fun-size hot hatches in Australia now or coming soon

Hot hatches are enjoying a resurgence as our cities become congested and more buyers are treating themselves to a new car in lieu of an overseas holiday. With most international borders closed for the foreseeable future, dealers are reporting unexpected high demand – in particular for top end cars...

Australians continue to gorge themselves on four-wheel-drive SUVs to holiday at home

Australians are preparing to holiday at home next year, with the latest sales figures showing a continued surge in sales of four-wheel-drive wagons. Demand for iconic four-wheel-drives such as the Toyota LandCruiser and Nissan Patrol remained strong in September, bucking the market trend of a 20.5 per cent decline year-to-date...

2022 Subaru BRZ teased, big reveal due later this year – LEAKED!

UPDATE: A series of new behind-the-scenes photos, sneakily snapped at the invite-only SubieFest event for the new 2022 Subaru BRZ, offer a glimpse of the new coupe's silhouette. These images, posted to enthusiast website GR86.org, offer the best look yet at the 2022 BRZ's overall shape, along with its headlights and front outboard intakes...