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Toyota FT-HS Concept

The Toyota FT-HS hybrid sports concept is set to make its debut at this month's 2007 North American International Auto Show. Since Toyota has gone mad with Hybrid technology, its no suprise that this concept is a hybrid...

Toyota Aurion crowned best large car in Australia

Whilst the 2006 best car of the year awards held by drive and carsguide gave their top award to the Audi TT and the Holden VE Calais respectively (albeit drive gave the best large car award to Aurion as well), perhaps a more impartial award from Australia's influential auto clubs have crowned Toyota's new Aurion V6 the best large car in Australia...

2007 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Turbo-Diesel GX, GXL, VX and Grande

It seems more obvious that ever now that the battle for fuel efficient engines in in full swing. With diesel variants of cars coming out faster than speeding tickets in Victoria, the Diesel uptake in Australia is on the full offensive. Whilst the Landcruiser Prado has been available with a diesel variant for some time, Toyota has improved the engine as well as upping the specifications for the 2007 model release...

Toyota HiAce Turbo Diesel 2007

Yep, news is a little slow, so I am writing about Vans, more specifically, I am writing about the new 2007 Toyota HiAce Turbo Diesel Van. I guess its not too boring, for anyone interested in buying a new HiAce, you'd be happy to know that Toyota has given teh HiAce a new release on life with a a 3.0-litre intercooler-equipped high-pressure direct-injection engine...

Toyota Aurion Sports Concept

Toyota is really keen on letting everyone know that the upcoming "Commodore Killer" - the Toyota Aurion, isn't just another fridge on wheels. Its hard to get the Toyota Avalon out of my head, and with that mind, I can't think that highly of the Aurion, just yet. Nevertheless, Toyota Australia has unveiled a dramatic red and black sports concept sedan based on its new Aurion large car...

Toyota Aurion V6 Overview

The Release of the Aurion is ever so close, so lets have a look at see what the fuss is all about? Toyota Australia's new flagship sedan - the Aurion V6 has the most advanced and powerful engine ever offered in a Toyota vehicle in Australia - a new 3.5-litre Quad Cam V6. The engine develops 200kW of power at 6200rpm and 336Nm of torque at 4700rpm on regular unleaded petrol...

Toyota Tops Dependability Research

Four Toyota vehicles are rated as the long-term quality leaders in their segments, according to internationally recognised research in the United States. The 2006 Vehicle Dependability Study by JD Power and Associates measures problems experienced by original owners of three-year-old vehicles. Now we all sort of know Japanese cars in general are reliable and dependable...

Toyota Hilux 2006 MY06

Toyota says it has increased the performance and environmental friendliness of HiLux’s 3.0-litre Turbo-diesel engine. Technical changes to HiLux’s common-rail turbocharged and intercooled diesel engine have increased power by 6kW and made the engine compliant to Euro IV emissions standard...

Toyota Prius 500,000 sold worldwide

Toyota announced today that the Toyota Prius, the world's first mass-produced petrol-electric hybrid vehicle, has passed a significant milestone with more than 500,000 sold around the world. Prius was launched in Japan in late 1997 and its sales success encouraged its launch in the US and Europe in 2000 and Australia in 2001...

Toyota Aurion vs Holden VE Commodore Fuel Consumption

In this day and age, its still okay for car companies to be releasing V6s with a fuel economy of around 12/100km. Why is it okay? Mainly because consumers are still game to pay good money for big V6/V8s. Nonetheless, the V6 market is set for a change with Toyota releasingthe all new Toyota Aurion this November...

Toyota Aurion V6 Economy

Toyota Australia today confirmed its new Aurion V6 will have the most power and best fuel economy of the Aussie 'big six' family cars. Toyota has advised the Department of Transport and Regional Services that the Aurion 3.5-litre V6 will deliver 200kW of power on regular unleaded petrol (ULP) and 204kW on premium unleaded petrol (PULP)...