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My Toyota Corolla Is Unique

My Toyota Corolla Is Unique! I think... Young drivers today try their very hardest to differentiate themselves from others, and since changing the face of your mobile phone is getting a little old, Toyota is offering a list of accessories to bling up your new rolla...

Toyota Bigwig Defends Prius

Hybrid cars have been heavily criticised as of late. Yesterday we reported on a current law suit in the US regarding the Honda Civic Hybrid and its misleading mileage claims. GoAuto reports Toyota’s US manager of Advanced Technologies Group, Bill Reinert has defended the Prius after a life cycle investigation conducted by CNW Marketing/Research revealed that the popular hybrid was less environmentally friendly than a Hummer H2...

Porsche set to rival, Toyota?

The rivalry to speak of is not on the track, it seems the LF-A has not made so much as a blip on the Porsche radar, however the iconic manufacturer has a much more ambitious rivalry in mind. Porsche have recently proposed plans to combine its subsidiary company Volkswagen and truck manufacturers MAN and Scania to produce a new holding company to rival that of industry leader Toyota...

Subaru Rebadged As Toyota

For all those that claimed the new Impreza looked remarkably like a Toyota Camry, there may have been more to the story than we thought. It seems Subaru and Toyota are becoming new best friends, much to the despise of many Subaru enthusiasts. Reports from Japan indicate that Subaru are now rebadging their SUV, the Tribeca (the facelifted version arriving soon is pictures below), as a Scion, a Toyota owned U...

Toyota Kluger wants Territory

We previously mentioned the Next-generation Kluger, the new front-wheel drive - four-wheel-drive Kluger has just gone on sale in the United States. In the States, the Kluger is referred to as the Highlander. Toyota Australia expects the new car in August...

Toyota Cares

Toyota have announced they will introduce a second brand dedicated to producing hybrid vehicles by 2009. The car maker has big hopes for hybrid technology - and rightly so - expecting to reach 100,000 sales per year, with a further one million units per year when the hybrid brand is in full swing by 2010...

Toyota Aurion TRD Breaks Cover

It seems that with all the Falcon Orion hype, Toyota is taking any chance it can to push its new TRD Aurion. Hidden in the back of a recent press release is Toyota's new TRD Aurion. Click for larger version As you can see in a closeup of the shot, the black TRD Aurion is visible in the background...

Toyota TRD Aurion Engine Better Than Expected

Toyota Racing and Development chief engineer Stephen Castles today confirmed the upcoming supercharged Aurion, will perform better than previously expected. The 3.5-litre dual VVT-i V6 engine which is found in the base model Aurion is supercharged for the TRD range. Although no exact power figures were given, Mr Castles said the TRD Aurion will have at the very least 235kW...

New 2007 Toyota Kluger AWD & 2WD

Toyota Australia originally introduced the Kluger model in 2003, with a minor face lift in late 2005. The Four-wheel-drive medium SUV capitalized on the continuing consumer demand for larger cars. Toyota plans to launch the next-generation Kluger in August this year. The major change to the lineup will be the introduction of a new two-wheel-drive variant...

Toyota Supra Update

We previously talked about the new Toyota Supra and begged Toyota to go ahead with production plans. We've gone on and one about how Toyota is lacking a sports car, the TRD Aurion will only go so far to help Toyota's credibility, what they really need is this. Winding Road reports Toyota have given the green light to make the new Supra in two versions...

Toyota TRD Corolla

With the New Corolla out and about, it was time to add some racing credibility to the new range. The TRD Corolla isn't your everyday Corolla, with its 2.0-liter, 190kW naturally-aspirated four-cylinder engine (redlines at 8,500 rpm), the rally car only weighs 1200kg - this is one serious racing machine...