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  • 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

  • Toyota 86: Gazoo Sports FR Concept To Climb Goodwood

    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 86 GTS Picks Up Aero Kit Option For Australia

    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

  • 2012 Toyota 86 Track Test

    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 First Drive

    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 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 Nürburgring 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 Nürburgring 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

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