12 Apr 2021

Toyota Landcruiser to get 227kW/687Nm V6, leaked drawings

Toyota Landcruiser 300 Series reported to come with a new powerful V6 diesel turbo and Gazoo Racing off-road version. Toyota’s new 300 Series Landcruiser is not far from being unveiled and the Japanese website Creative Trend has listed plenty of details and patent drawings on the model, claiming new engines

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08 Apr 2021

V8 Toyota Landcruiser sales surge before production ends

Last chance to get a V8 Landcruiser before they all run out… Toyota dominated Vfacts reporting for Australian car sales in March 2021 with four of the top ten selling models all belonging to the Japanese brand. While it is no surprise that the omnipresent Hilux ute took out number

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06 Apr 2021

New Toyota GR86 fully revealed

Toyota reveals second-gen rear-wheel-drive sports car due to launch later this year. Following on from the popular GT86, the GR86 is the new version of a two-door sports car produced in partnership with Subaru and its new BRZ which was revealed last year. Both share the same underpinnings and driveline.

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05 Feb 2021

First solid spy pics of new LandCruiser 300 Series?

Like blurry photos of UFOs, another set of images surface purporting to be the upcoming Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series. Are these the first real spy pics of the new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series? According to Russia’s autospot car blog, Toyota shipped the yet-to-be-revealed four-wheel drive to Russia, and some sneaky

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25 Jan 2021

The difference when choosing an SUV vs 4WD

Sports Utility Vehicle or 4WD? SUVs are so popular it seems like you’re not doing family right unless you sell the old wagon/sedan and ‘upgrade’. Sure, some SUVs are bigger than sedans and some wagons, but then again, many SUVs are more like crossovers and make sacrifices compared to a

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15 Jan 2021

Is this UDO the new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series?

More secret than Area 51, is this camo-clad test car Toyota’s next-gen four-wheel drive? An unidentified driving object has been spied testing in Japan, and punters are suggesting it is the first sighting of the upcoming 300 Series Toyota LandCruiser. Given the blurry nature of this image shared to the

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06 Dec 2020

2020 Toyota GR Yaris review

It has been a year full of unlikely and hugely unwelcome events. Into all of this has been thrust a few shining lights – a hilarious US election, the new iPhone, and a rally car for the road from Toyota. Wait, what? Yep. Toyota’s all-new, excellent-but-expensive Yaris has an evil twin,

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27 Nov 2020

Hot Toyota GR Yaris Rallye launches

Pricing and availability for the Toyota GR Yaris Rallye has been announced. Toyota’s hottest GR Yaris, the Rallye, has been detailed for Australia, with availability and pricing all confirmed. The model, which brings myriad features like lighter rims and two LSDs, will begin deliveries from March 2021 and is priced

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17 Nov 2020

Toyota Mirai hydrogen car confirmed for Australia

Clean hydrogen-powered cars begin to hit Australian roads. Toyota Australia will introduce a small batch of 20 Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to be sold to businesses and government departments.  It is the second-generation of the Mirai, a car that has been sold in other markets previously in its first

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26 Oct 2020

Testing Bluesteele’s 1000Nm Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series

Bluesteele’s 70 Series isn’t any ordinary LandCruiser wagon, it packs over 1000Nm underneath the bonnet and houses one of the best aftermarket clutch kits available for heavy-duty on and off-road performance. Produced with Bluesteele Clutch Hugely popular and a survivor against contemporary counterparts, Toyota’s LandCruiser 70 Series is a classic

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05 Oct 2020

Should the Toyota Rav4 go rugged?

Toyota Japan has revealed a toughened-up Rav4 Hybrid, but is it worth upgrading on Australia’s favourite SUV? What does it take to make the Rav4 an adventurous off-roader? Apparently 10mm higher suspension, some black alloys and all-terrain tyres. That’s the essence of the new Rav4 Adventure Off-Road model unveiled by

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30 Sep 2020

Toyota reveals Hilux Mako as a Raptor rival

Forget dinosaurs, the Toyota Hilux Mako is the Japanese brand’s shark-named answer to the Ford Ranger Raptor. Toyota has shown off a lifted and unique Hilux model in New Zealand named after one of the world’s most vicious sharks, the Mako. This is the Hilux many have been waiting for.

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22 Sep 2020

Toyota LandCruiser 300 rumours…again

LandCruiser bingo continues as a new engine rumour (about the fifteenth on our count) enters the arena. It wouldn’t be another month without a murmur somewhere in the globe on what engine/spec/ability the new LandCruiser ‘300 Series’ has. In fact, there should not be any rumours left, as Toyota was

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21 Sep 2020

Toyota’s new dynamic GR white goods

Forget everything you thought about Toyota because the Japanese brand has re-discovered its motorsport heritage in showroom style. While we’re only just getting ready for the all-new Yaris GR to be upon us November this year, Toyota is now beginning to bring its all-new supercar (yes, a Ferrari-beating weapon) to

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16 Sep 2020

Yaris GR priced at $50k in Australia, promo pricing at launch

Toyota has announced pricing for its hot little Yaris GR, which will hit Aussie roads in November. In one week, Toyota will open up order books for the Yaris GR hot hatch, which is priced at a recommended retail price of $49,500 though introduced at a more palatable $39,950 driveaway

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