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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

BMW And Toyota Confirm Green Tech And Joint Sports Car Project

bmw and toyota will strengthen ties in 2013, expanding their existing shared engine arrangement to include partnering on new technologies and a new sports-car platform. the partnership, finalised...

POSTED FRI, 25 JAN, 2013

Gazoo Racing Reveals Toyota 86 GRMN Sports FR Concept Platinum

toyota and racing partner gazoo have revealed their new grmn sports fr concept platinum coupe (fellas, really, could you have given it a longer name? - ed) at this week's tokyo auto salon. bas...

POSTED FRI, 11 JAN, 2013

Toyota Teases Furia Concept For Detroit

toyota has released a new teaser image for its upcoming furia sports sedan concept - but it's nothing you haven't already seen. teasing a section of the concept's tail-light design, th...

POSTED FRI, 11 JAN, 2013

New Toyota Supra Confirmed, MR2 On The Cards: Report

toyota, it would appear, has found renewed interest within its boardrooms for genuine sports models in its vehicle line-up, an enthusiasm surely fanned by the success of the new 86 coup...

POSTED THU, 15 NOV, 2012

Scion FR-S SEMA Concepts Revealed

toyota has teamed with three tuning outfits to develop a trio of concepts based on its 86 sports coupe, sold in the us as the scion fr-s. the concepts include a pair of moderately re-styled beige...

POSTED MON, 29 OCT, 2012

2012 Toyota 86 GTS Auto

2012 toyota 86 gts review vehicle style: two-door sports coupe price: $37,990  (plus on-roads) fuel economy claimed: 7.8 l/100km | tested: 10.1 l/100km overview yes, you can...

POSTED SAT, 15 SEP, 2012

2012 Toyota 86 GT Manual

2012 toyota 86 review vehicle style: two-door sports car price: $29,990  (plus on-roads) fuel economy (claimed): 7.8 l/100km  fuel economy (tested): 9.2 l/100km overview th...

POSTED FRI, 3 AUG, 2012

PSA to Supply Toyota With Commercial Vehicles In Europe

peugeot and citroen parent company psa has confirmed it will supply light commercial vehicles to toyota for the european market. toyota discontinued the hiace van in europe last year, and psa now...

POSTED TUE, 24 JUL, 2012

Aston Martin Powered By Toyota: Report

future aston martin models could use toyota engines, according to a recent report. dutch paper de telegraaf suggest that the british marque is looking to toyota for future high-performance engines...

POSTED FRI, 20 JUL, 2012