Toyota Enthusiast News and Reviews
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
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
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'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 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
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
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 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 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
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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