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Fast & Furious Toyota Supra movie car sets auction record

The 1994 Toyota Supra from the original Fast & Furious movie has sold at auction for US$550,000 – or AU$733,000 – and is believed to be the second most expensive Supra ever sold. First appearing in The Fast & The Furious and driven by the late Paul Walker, the 'A80' Supra was the hero car of the film, famously being built into a "10-second car" by the protagonists and showing an arrogant Ferrari driver why Japanese performance cars should never be underestimated...

Toyota Gazoo Racing club opens to owners

Toyota Australia has opened its Gazoo Racing (GR) club to all GR Supra and GR Yaris owners. The brand claims its GR club was created to build a community around Toyota's resurgence in the performance motoring space. Current owners will receive 12 months of membership for free...

Autonomous Toyota GR Supra learns to drift

A 2021 Toyota GR Supra has reportedly been taught to autonomously drift, as part of a collaborative project between Stanford University’s Dynamic Design Lab (DDL) and the Toyota Research Institute (TRI). According to a joint mission statement, the research ultimately aims to improve the evasive capabilities of autonomous driving technology in road vehicles...

Toyota GR Supra Sport Top concept revealed

Toyota has unveiled the GR Supra Sport Top concept. Developed for the SEMA360 Showcase online presentation in November 2020 – the virtual 'substitute' for the annual SEMA Show in Las Vegas, typically a showcase of the best of the automotive aftermarket industry, but cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 – the GR Supra Sport Top pays tribute to targa-top, 1990s-era Toyota Supras of generations past...

Top 20: Your most-read reviews in 2020

Yesterday we took a look at the vehicle models which garnered the most review-reads in 2020, but what happens when we break it down further and look at the individual reviews you read most? There were some big launches across a lot of key segments in a year where traditional launch programs and motor shows were all but non-existent...

2021 Toyota GR Supra price and specs: More power, bigger price tag

2021 Toyota GR Supra gets 35kW power boost Prices have increased by $2590 over outgoing 2020 model Right on time, the upgraded 2021 Toyota GR Supra has arrived in Australia, bringing more power and a toughened chassis. You'll pay for the privilege, however, with a $2590 price increase over the outgoing 2020 model-year $84,536 GT and $94,536 GTS...

Toyota Australia launches Gazoo Racing Club

Toyota Australia plans to unite like-minded enthusiasts with its newly formed Gazoo Racing (GR) Club. Those who join will receive exclusive invites to customer drive days, special offers and discounts, as well as access to member-only areas at motorsport events which Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia is involved with...

Looking for a Christmas treat? Here are five performance vehicles on sale now

Australia loves a performance car, no questions there. Whether that stems from the tyranny of distance, or our cultural upbringing on Bathurst and V8s, who knows. What we do know is that we still continue to buy the hotted-up versions of regular cars, alongside a healthy amount of two-door sports cars, too...

If I ran Toyota Gazoo Racing... I'd be phoning Alpine

"If I ran the company..." The CarAdvice team play 'fantasy football' with the automotive industry and take turns in the top seat of the big brands. What would we do if we ran the show? This time, Justin takes over the performance arm of Toyota, Gazoo Racing. I was going to start this piece by saying first, I'd change the name of my newly inherited business – but let's park that...

Toyota price rises across the range

Pricing across the Toyota range has undergone a major shakeup, with the RAV4, LandCruiser, Corolla, Prius Hybrid, Camry, 86, Granvia, C-HR, and HiAce models all receiving price increases. The HiLux is also expected to increase in cost when the 2021 model is launched later this month, as previously reported by CarAdvice...

BMW M-powered Toyota Supra GRMN in line for manual gearbox option – report

A high-performance version of the Toyota Supra could eventually become available with the option of a manual transmission, according to respected Japanese publication Mag X. The Toyota Supra GRMN is expected to be powered by the 3.0-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder engine from the upcoming BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which is said to be available with a high-performance eight-speed auto, or a six-speed manual gearbox...