Toyota Enthusiast News and Reviews
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 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 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
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
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
The twincharged Toyota 86 Sports FR concept, developed by the carmaker's motorsport partner Gazoo Racing, is bound for Britain. The company has confirmed today that it is taking its supercharg...
POSTED THU, 28 JUN, 2012
Toyota Australia has released a new styling and aerodynamics kit for its all-new 86 coupe, available for the top-shelf GTS specification. Brandishing a tall rear-wing as its standout feature, the...
POSTED MON, 18 JUN, 2012
TOYOTA 86 TRACK TEST REVIEW Overview The Toyota 86 has a lot to live up to. Conceived to inject some excitement into Toyota’s line-up, the Japanese auto giant hopes the 86 will cap...
POSTED FRI, 15 JUN, 2012
2012 TOYOTA 86 REVIEW OVERVIEW After what seems an eternity, Toyota’s much-hyped 86 is finally here. We’ve driven it, we’ve drifted it and we declare it to be good - very...
POSTED TUE, 5 JUN, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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
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