Toyota Enthusiast News and Reviews
A new image purporting to be the official 'logo' for Toyota's upcoming rear-wheel-drive sports car has appeared online this week, suggesting the Japanese carmaker may have settled on eithe...
POSTED WED, 29 DEC, 2010
2010 Toyota Landcruiser 76 Series GXL Wagon Road Test and Review FOR AS LONG as Toyota has been in Australia, the indomitable LandCruiser has been its ultimate 'tough as nails' workhorse.
POSTED MON, 18 JAN, 2010
Funny thing about blood in water. Turns sharks into a frenzy. Get a sniff of blood and sharks start thrashing around and chomping on each other's arses. Remarkably, they lose track of the differen...
POSTED SUN, 7 DEC, 2008
Toyota has announced the expansion of its super popular HiLux range, for the first time offering the entry-level WorkMate with an automatic transmission. The introduction of the new WorkMate Single Ca...
POSTED THU, 16 OCT, 2008
Toyota's Hilux has been freshened up for 2009, with minor styling changes and a number of mechanical revisions being made to the European version of the ever-popular work ute. A new grille, a redesig...
POSTED FRI, 5 SEP, 2008
Hyundai has revealed its newest i-series compact car, the i20, which will make its global debut next month at the Paris Motor Show and go on sale in the European market either later this year, or earl...
POSTED THU, 4 SEP, 2008
Last week I was overjoyed to hear that my 63-year-old mother was finally in the market for a new car. It would her very first, and my secret master plan was to pick out a future classic for her so tha...
POSTED THU, 7 AUG, 2008
For some reason, much of the Western media has been feverishly following the Subaru Exiga as if it were the second coming of Elvis or something. Well, their prayers have been answered, because the new...
POSTED WED, 18 JUN, 2008
Digital dashes hold a special place in the collective memory of all those who lived through the 80s and early 90s, with more than a few manufacturers trying their hands at futurising the cockpit of yo...
POSTED SAT, 31 MAY, 2008
Don't get me started on Toyota. The manufacturer that once churned out exciting cars like the budget mid-engined exotic MR2, rally-minded Toyota Celica GT-Four, horsepower-mad Supra Turbo and drift-re...
POSTED WED, 28 MAY, 2008
Earlier this week, Toyota launched the next generation of its flagship JDM luxo-van. Unlike the rest of the civilized world, in Japanland a minivan can actually serve as luxury vehicle. It makes sense...
POSTED WED, 14 MAY, 2008
When your art gets to a point where people like myself start wishing that maybe they'd like life a little more if our cars looked as exotically surreal as they do when you draw them, you know you're d...
POSTED TUE, 15 APR, 2008
According to NRMA Insurance, the Toyota Corolla costs less to repair after a low-speed crash than its main small car rivals. The NRMA used the ‘bumper test’ to make the collision cost assessment.
POSTED THU, 7 FEB, 2008
You may remember our speculation concerning a possible Holden Crewman concept making a splash at this year’s Melbourne Motor Show, part of Holden’s plan to steal the thunder from Ford’s Falcon O...
POSTED WED, 6 FEB, 2008
Mitsubishi will be officially unveiling their refreshed 2009 Galant sedan at the Chicago Auto Show next week. Following the now requisite image leak, Mitsubishi have released the official images and p...
POSTED SUN, 3 FEB, 2008
Just yesterday, Toyota’s CEO Katsuaki Watanabe gave us an indication as to the future green initiative underway at Toyota and it includes the ongoing development of lithium-ion hybrids with plug-in...
POSTED TUE, 15 JAN, 2008
The most important Australian new car release in 2008 will be the Ford Falcon, codenamed Orion. With sales of the current model Falcon on the slide in the face of stiff competition from a brace of nex...
POSTED SAT, 15 DEC, 2007
The open speed limits on Germany’s Autobahns have been under attack in recent times with the latest claim being that the introduction of a maximum speed limit (130kmh) would reduce emissions, slow g...
POSTED WED, 21 NOV, 2007
Toyota has today announced the launch of the Aurion Touring Special Edition. Keen to build on the already impressive sales of its 'Big Six', Toyota has packed the Aurion with more kit and called it a...
POSTED MON, 8 OCT, 2007
In recognition of the role that Australia has played in the development of the Landcruiser over the last five decades, Toyota have chosen to debut their new 200 series Landcruiser to the world at the...
POSTED WED, 19 SEP, 2007
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