07 Sep 2020

Ineos Grenadier debuts alongside original Land Rover, G Wagen, Toyota FJ

First public looks at the new Ineos Grenadier, a tough four-wheel drive destined for Australia. The rugged new Ineos Grenadier 4×4 has made its first public debut, set alongside an original Mercedes G-Wagen, Land Series I, Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40, and Willys Jeep at London’s Concours of Elegance. All are

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04 Sep 2020

2020 Toyota Yaris review

Our independent 2020 Toyota Yaris review in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. Let’s not muck around. The new Yaris is expensive. Not “not cheap” – expensive. Starting at $22,130 for the SX manual, Toyota has tossed a hand grenade at Yaris fans who are

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27 Aug 2020

Toyota upgrades DPF system, no change on dust issue

Toyota addresses some DPF issues in the latest engine revision but says dust particle issue a non-issue. Toyota says that it has made both software and hardware upgrades to the diesel particulate filter system for the updated Hilux and Fortuner MY20 model range. Speaking with media yesterday during a presentation

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18 Aug 2020

New Toyota Yaris price jumps beyond $20k for entry level

Toyota has revealed pricing and specifications for its new Yaris, and the model is now much more expensive than the cheap and cheerful little hatch it was before. Toyota has considerably increased the price of its new Yaris for the third-generation, announcing today that its most affordable and smallest car

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06 Aug 2020

Toyota RAV4 sales: Oh what a July

Toyota Rav4 climbs to the top of the sales chart for the first month since going on sale in Australia. But sales across the board continue to sink. Toyota’s Rav4 topped the sales chart last month, the first time the SUV has ever taken the number one spot in Australia

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16 Jul 2020

Toyota Camry facelift and hybrid upgrade confirmed for Australia

Toyota is putting a more efficient battery into its Camry and bringing a facelifted model to Australia next year. Toyota has updated its stalwart family sedan with a facelift and better technology. The improved Camry is also confirmed to reach Australia, arriving here in the second half of 2021. It

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04 Jun 2020

New Toyota Hilux unveiled, improves towing

Toyota’s 2020 Hilux update gets more power, more torque, more towing capacity, and nicer technology. Toyota has unveiled its facelifted Hilux with “significant improvements to performance, fuel economy, ride comfort, towing and equipment levels.” Chief among enhancements is an upgrade to the 2.8-litre diesel turbo engine, which now produces 150kW

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02 Jun 2020

More powerful Toyota Hilux could boost towing capacity

New Toyota Hilux to land in Australia this year with more power, upgraded suspension.  Toyota has teased us with a glimpse of its upcoming facelift to the current-generation Hilux ute. Behind the wheel is ex-F1 racing star Fernando Alonso, who also recently raced a Toyota Hilux (albeit highly modified) in

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12 May 2020

Toyota confirms hybrid Kluger for 2021

Toyota will expand its hybrid lineup, introducing the new-generation Kluger hybrid next year. Toyota Australia has confirmed it will sell the next-generation Kluger hybrid alongside a new V6 petrol model next year. The new hybrid model will also be offered in Europe for the first time and will be the

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24 Apr 2020

What! New 2021 Toyota Hilux images leak overseas

An image and specs ‘leak’ shows what we can expect from the upcoming 2021 Toyota Hilux facelift this year. RENDERED IMAGES of the 2021 Toyota HiLux facelift have leaked online thanks to a global Toyota exporting business which has shown renderings based on internal documents.   The leak was broken

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2020 Toyota SUpra Australia 84%
22 Apr 2020

2020 Toyota GR Supra GTS quick spin review

Review of the 2020 Toyota Supra GTS in Australia, including price, specs, interior, ride and handling, safety and score. THE SUPRA has been Toyota’s performance flagship since the 1978 A40 with a 92kW engine, originally based on the Celica coupe but lengthened to accept a 6-cylinder engine instead of a

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01 Apr 2020

Toyota confirms Corolla GR, Australia in sight

A new hot hatch rival to the Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N and Renault Megane RS looks set to join the Yaris GR in Toyota’s lively hot hatch lineup. TOYOTA HAS confirmed the Corolla GR hot hatch name, registering the badge around the world including in Australia. Previous reports suggest

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Toyota LandCruiser hybrid for Australia 300 Series
26 Mar 2020

Toyota: LandCruiser hybrid “an education thing” for Aussies

You don’t need to be worried about towing, driving long distances and offroad ability when it comes to a hybrid LandCruiser. QUELLING ANY thoughts that a hybrid Toyota LandCruiser could be too soft for the land down under, Toyota Australia says that it has ‘considerable input’ on what the new

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25 Mar 2020

New Toyota GR 86 confirmed for mid-2021

According to leaked images from a Toyota event, we now have timing on when the new 86 will arrive. THE NEXT-GENERATION Toyota 86 coupe will land in the US mid-2021, and likely in Australia not long after. Revealed in a secret Toyota dealer presentation in the US, a leaked image

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24 Mar 2020

Report: Diesel four-pot for new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series

Vale the Toyota LandCruiser’s thumping diesel V8, for the new model will apparently shrink the current diesel engine in half. THE NEXT-GENERATION Toyota LandCruiser is reported to eschew the current 4.5-litre diesel V8 turbo for a smaller 2.8-litre four-cylidner turbo oiler. Originating from reports in Japan, bestcarweb claims that sources

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