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  • Toyota 86 Coupe On Sale In Australia, Priced From $29,990

    TOYOTA 86 ON SALE IN AUSTRALIA Update: Read Tony O'Kane's "first drive" review. Click here. Toyota Australia has confirmed that its return to the world of rear-wheel-drive sp...

     

    POSTED MON, 4 JUN, 2012

     
  • 86 and LFA Claim Class Victories At N├╝rburgring 24 Hour

    The Toyota Group has tasted the spoils of endurance racing, claiming three class victories in the weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hour race. TMR reported last week that the Japanese giant was...

     

    POSTED TUE, 22 MAY, 2012

     
  • To You From Gazoo: Here Is Your Boosted Toyota 86

    Enhanced versions of Toyota's new 86 coupe are beginning to pop up wherever the car can be had, but this new concept is a little more... official.  Developed by Toyota motorsport partner...

     

    POSTED FRI, 18 MAY, 2012

     
  • Four 86s And A Lexus LFA: Toyota Powers Up For N├╝rburgring 24 Hour

    This weekend’s Nürburgring 24 Hour race will include five ‘works’ entries from the Toyota Group. A total of four specially prepared 86 coupes and a Lexus LFA will aim to lap...

     

    POSTED THU, 17 MAY, 2012

     
  • Toyota Supra Back In The Spotlight

    Another day, another round of Toyota Supra speculation and rumours. With the success of the Lexus LFA supercar and the unveiling of the new 86 Coupe, fans are trumpeting a return to Toyota's s...

     

    POSTED MON, 7 MAY, 2012

     
  • Scion FR-S Coupe Loses Its Lid

    Toyota’s US sub-brand Scion has commissioned a one-off speedster version of the just-launched FR-S coupe, the US-market version of the upcoming Toyota 86. Built by SEMA regular Cartel Custom...

     

    POSTED WED, 11 APR, 2012

     
  • 2012 Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series On Sale In Australia

    2012 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER Toyota's updated-for-2012 LandCruiser 200 is now on sale in Australia, bringing styling tweaks, new features and a new petrol V8 engine. Revealed in 2009, the LandC...

     

    POSTED FRI, 9 MAR, 2012

     
  • Subaru BRZ, Toyota 86 Stripped In New Purist Form

    Subaru and Toyota know what you're planning for your new 86 or BRZ: drop the stock wheels in favour of something lighter and bigger, swap the bumpers out for a track-focused option, tear out the i...

     

    POSTED FRI, 10 FEB, 2012

     
  • Superbowl Ads: Cadillac, Hyundai, Toyota, Hyundai... And Ferris Bueller?

    The NFL Superbowl is mere days away, but for those that couldn't possibly care less about American football, there's still one good reason to tune in: the halftime run of big-budget advertisem...

     

    POSTED TUE, 31 JAN, 2012

     
  • Toyota TRD 86, 2000GT EV Debut At Tokyo Auto Salon

    It didn't take long, and nobody's surprised: Toyota's new 86 coupe has been given a makeover by the company's TRD racing and tuning arm, debuting at the Tokyo Auto Salon this week.

     

    POSTED MON, 16 JAN, 2012

     
  • Scion FR-S Debuts In 450kW Drift Form, Fans Begin Scheming

    The Detroit Auto Show is a long way from Las Vegas' popular SEMA aftermarket tuning event, but Toyota has chosen Motown to unveil a hardcore new drift racing version of its Scion FR-S coupe. T...

     

    POSTED TUE, 10 JAN, 2012

     
  • Toyota Moving On Supra Project: Report

    Toyota is reportedly closer than ever to bringing the Supra name back to showrooms. This follows news from Honda that a new NSX is in the works. Perhaps the launch of its new 86 coupe has inspired...

     

    POSTED WED, 14 DEC, 2011

     
  • Toyota Prius Heading For SuperGT Racing Debut: Report

    Make sense of this one: Toyota has made a glorious return to the world of rear-wheel-drive sports cars with its new 86 coupe... and new reports out of the homeland suggest the carmaker will soon enter...

     

    POSTED WED, 7 DEC, 2011

     
  • Toyota 86 Getting A Supercharged Superhero Version: Report

    Toyota's new 86 would appear to tick most boxes. Certainly most of the important ones: it's a two-door coupe, it's rear-wheel-drive, it's got one of the lowest centres of gravity aroun...

     

    POSTED MON, 5 DEC, 2011

     
  • Toyota GT 86: FT-86 Unveiled At Last

    TOYOTA GT 86 Toyota's hotly anticipated rear-wheel-drive sports car is here at last, revealed today in the form of the GT 86. The car's unveiling follows nearly three years of "w...

     

    POSTED SUN, 27 NOV, 2011

     
  • Toyota FT-86 Power Figures Revealed?

    It was bound to happen, sooner or later. Last week, a handful of leaked brochure images gave fans their first look at the upcoming Toyota FT-86 rear-wheel-drive sports car. Little else had made its wa...

     

    POSTED TUE, 1 NOV, 2011

     
  • Toyota FT-86 Revealed In Japan-market Brochure?

    UPDATE: Three new images added to the gallery, this time of a more standard-looking red car. The proverbial cat looks to have leapt well clear of the bag if these images of Toyota's upcoming F...

     

    POSTED FRI, 28 OCT, 2011

     
  • 2012 HiLux Plays Up Unbreakable Image In New TV Campaign

    2012 TOYOTA HILUX Toyota has released three new commercials for the updated-for-2012 HiLux pickup - one for South Africa, one for New Zealand and one for Australia. (Is it an accent thing?) Pl...

     

    POSTED WED, 28 SEP, 2011

     
  • 2012 Toyota HiLux 4x4 Double Cab SR Diesel

    2012 TOYOTA HILUX REVIEW What’s hot: Better looks, better pricing, proven winning package. What’s not: New style not overly obvious; diesel noise when working hard. X-Factor: Unass...

     

    POSTED FRI, 9 SEP, 2011

     
  • Toyota FJ Cruiser Automatic

    Vehicle Style: Four-wheel drive wagon Price: $44,990 Fuel Economy (claimed): 11.4 l/100km Fuel Economy (tested): 12.9 l/100km OVERVIEW The Toyota FJ Cruiser’s buff good looks are...

     

    POSTED MON, 27 JUN, 2011

     
 
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