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BMW And Toyota Sports Car Details Surface Online: Report

plans for a jointly developed bmw and toyota sports platform were first revealed early last year, but further details have been thin on the ground. in december, the pair confirmed that an agreement...

POSTED TUE, 11 MAR, 2014

New Toyota Corolla Sprinter In The Works? No Comment, But We Think So

2016 toyota corolla sprinter “we do not comment on future model plans.” that’s the pat answer manufacturers give when asked any speculative question about what might be on company...

POSTED SUN, 2 MAR, 2014

Toyota Supra Name Back On The Table, US Patent Application Filed

toyota supra returning toyota has submitted an application to the us patent and trademark office to once again secure the rights to the name “supra”. fans of the cult sports car will...

POSTED MON, 17 FEB, 2014

Toyota FT-1 Coupe: Is This The Fabled New Supra?

'the big t' is back. toyota dealers are selling 86 coupes faster than they can build them, and the carmaker has confirmed it will develop a new sports platform with german giant bmw. ...

POSTED TUE, 14 JAN, 2014

Gazoo Teases Toyota 86 Concept Ahead Of Tokyo Auto Salon

toyota partner gazoo racing looks set to unveil another 86 coupe-based concept at next week's tokyo auto salon, a year since the reveal of its grmn sports fr concept platinum. for now, the comp...

POSTED THU, 2 JAN, 2014

New Toyota Supra Teased For Gran Turismo Vision Debut?

toyota has sparked yet more supra speculation this week, releasing a shadowy teaser of a new coupe concept it has designed for sony entertainment's popular gran turismo 6.  the concept wil...

POSTED THU, 12 DEC, 2013

Toyota Supra Successor Coupe Bound For Detroit: Report

new supra bound for detroit? a tokyo motor show unveiling for toyota's expected supra successor never eventuated, but we needn't worry, because the rumour mill has now moved onto a detroit...

POSTED TUE, 10 DEC, 2013

2013 SEMA Show: Five Of The Best

it’s that time of the year again, when the us-based specialty equipment marketing association (sema) show rolls into las vegas. showcasing the best the automotive aftermarket has to offer,&nb...

POSTED THU, 7 NOV, 2013

2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser Picks Up New Colour, New Wheels

toyota's retro-styled fj cruiser has been given a light update for the 2014 model year, (re)gaining an iconic colour option and adding a new wheel design to the mix. joining the fj's 2014 p...

POSTED TUE, 8 OCT, 2013

Toyota 86 Coupe Tweaked For 2014: Australian Price And Features

2014 toyota 86 australia toyota australia has rolled out a couple of minor tweaks to its 86 coupe for the 2014 model year, focused on style and handling.  headlining the update is the addit...

POSTED THU, 26 SEP, 2013

Toyota Planning New TMG Performance Range: Report

toyota is preparing to introduce a new performance oriented sub-brand, according to reports out of europe this week. local enthusiasts will be familiar with the trd (toyota racing development) bad...

POSTED FRI, 13 SEP, 2013

Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept Revealed, Hints At Turbo-Electric Future

toyota yaris hybrid-r revealed let's just run through the facts quickly, shall we? turbo petrol engine pumping out 224kw [✓], three electric motors producing 45kw each [✓], all-wheel-d...

POSTED WED, 4 SEP, 2013

Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept Revealed Further In New Artwork

toyota has released a revealing new 'teaser' image for its upcoming hybrid r concept, revealing the showcar's yaris hybrid hatch origins.  for now, toyota has confirmed only the c...

POSTED MON, 19 AUG, 2013

Toyota Teases Yaris-based Hybrid R Sports Concept

toyota has released a second teaser for its upcoming hybrid r concept, just weeks out from its frankfurt motor show unveiling.  the new shot, more revealing than before, offers a first look a...

POSTED WED, 14 AUG, 2013

Fiat-Chrysler Steering Clear Of EV And Hybrid Models For Now: Report

fiat-chrysler will not invest in electric vehicle (ev) or hybrid technology in the short term, according to reports out of the us. the global car-making group reportedly believe that the public is...

POSTED THU, 8 AUG, 2013

Toyota 'Hybrid R' Concept Bound For Frankfurt Motor Show

toyota hybrid r concept announced just what are you planning, toyota? in a short media release issued today, toyota has confirmed it will unveil a new hybrid-powered sports concept at next month&#...

POSTED WED, 7 AUG, 2013

Toyota's Next Chairman Wants A New Supra Hero Model: Report

the push for a successor to toyota's long-gone supra coupe may have gained another supporter, according to reports out of japan this week.  it's no secret that toyota boss akio toyoda...

POSTED THU, 13 JUN, 2013

BMW-Toyota Sports Concept Bound For Tokyo Motor Show: Report

bmw and toyota may be fighting for recognition as the world's most valuable auto brand, but the two carmakers are perfectly chummy behind the scenes. earlier this year, the companies announced...

POSTED TUE, 21 MAY, 2013

The Week That Was: HSV Gen-F Announced, Roads Campaign Launches

hsv gen-f announced, may debut confirmed australian motoring clubs launch 'demand better roads' campaign audi australia puts rival prestige marques on notice ford escort conc...

POSTED SAT, 27 APR, 2013

2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Adds CRAWL System And Greater Range For Australia

toyota has updated its retro-styled fj cruiser for 2013, adding a larger fuel sub-tank for greater driving range, along with the crawl off-road cruise control system. joining the existing 72 litre...

POSTED MON, 11 MAR, 2013