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Toyota HiLux, Landcruiser Prado gain diesel particulate filter regeneration switch - UPDATE

UPDATE: The Toyota Fortuner will also get the DPF regeneration switch as part of the August tech change. Toyota will shortly announce the addition of a diesel particular filter (DPF) regeneration switch for the Landcruiser Prado and HiLux, as part of a rolling technical change on both models...

Toyota Prado VX, GXL, Kakadu gain new, no-cost tailgate option

Toyota is about to announce the addition of a split tailgate with top-hinged glass as a no-cost option for the updated Landcruiser Prado, CarAdvice can exclusively reveal. Unlike previous Prado generations where the flat, split tailgate has been limited to top-spec Altitude models, the model-year update will make it available on the GXL, VX and Kakadu...

2019 Toyota 86 TRD Special Edition revealed for the US

Toyota USA has detailed the 2019 86 line-up, headlined by a new TRD Special Edition that brings a unique look and model-specific upgrades to the company's little sports car. Dubbed the "ultimate performance" 86, the TRD Special Edition gets numerous cosmetic and mechanical upgrades, including Brembo brakes, a TRD exhaust system, Sachs dampers, and Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tyres...

2019 Toyota Supra is as rigid as an LFA - Tetsuya Tada

Toyota's chief engineer, Tetsuya Tada, has touted the capabilities of the upcoming Supra sports car, six years after he started the project. During a company-produced interview for Toyota's UK blog, Tada reiterated how big of a deal the new 'A90' Supra is for the Japanese brand, while also hinting at what to expect...

CarAdvice podcast 112: How vibrations can make a driver drowsy

Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and Kez Casey join you this week. In car news, Holden has announced Dave Buttner as managing director, the 2019 Toyota Supra and BMW Z4 are getting a four-cylinder engine, and the Volkswagen Caddy Beach Camper is coming to Australia. Also, studies have found half of new car buyers don't prioritise safety, and the majority of buyers are keen on hybrids...

Toyota Supra: Five generations gather in the UK - video

Family reunions aren't always the most looked-forward to events on the calendar, but for owners of previous iterations of the Toyota Supra, the opportunity to bring five generations of the nameplate together would be irresistible. Toyota UK published a short video this week, briefly documenting the special event it held to present the new 'A90' Supra prototype to Supra owners and enthusiasts...

Drift Cadet: Learning how to drift... Without ruining your car

Drifting is a stack of fun, but it increases wear and tear on your engine, your tyres and the gearbox. But, there's now an answer to the age-old problem of learning how to drift without gradually destroying your car, and that answer is to do it in somebody else's car...

2019 Toyota Supra, BMW Z4 to offer four-cylinder engine

It's official: the new fifth-generation Toyota Supra and third-generation BMW Z4 will be powered by both four- and six-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines. Road & Track has uncovered documentation from transmission maker ZF detailing the drivetrain choices of both the new Supra and its twin-under-the-skin BMW Z4...

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...