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Toyota Wins at Le Mans and Commits to Future WEC Seasons

June 18, 2019

Following its dramatic 1-2 win in the iconic Le Mans 24-hour in France over the weekend for the second consecutive year, Toyota has confirmed it will continue to compete in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) beyond 2020 with a race car based on the road-going GR Super Sport currently under development. The two-car Toyota GAZOO Racing team’s victory in the final race of the 2018/19 WEC Super Season at Le Mans came after it dominated...

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Toyota Australia helps raise more than half a million dollars for grassroots cricket clubs across Australia

June 13, 2019

The Toyota Good for Cricket Raffle has wrapped up after another successful year, with $560,110 raised by the 388 grassroots cricket clubs who registered to participate. Toyota Australia has also announced the winner of the raffle prizes – which includes the first prize Toyota Kluger AWD Grande 3.5-litre Petrol Auto Wagon valued at up to $65,109.73. Every State and Territory was represented in the raffle, with the biggest individual ticket selling effort by the Midland...

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Toyota’s 21st entry into Le Mans, the first time as defending champions

June 10, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will bring the curtain down on its record-breaking 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season when it sets out to defend its Le Mans 24 Hours crown next week in the most challenging event of the year. Following its historic first victory last year, in the second race of the 2018-2019 WEC season, the team has dominated, winning six of the seven races so far, and goes into the 87th Le Mans...

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Tips to protect your battery from the cold this winter

June 4, 2019

Do you ever find your car reluctant to start up on a cold morning? Winter is hard for cars because the whole idea of the modern vehicle is to use combustion by igniting and using the fumes to power the vehicle. In the colder months, the battery that starts and powers the electrics of the car has to do so much more work to get an engine firing initially to suck in air and fuel...

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All-New Toyota HiAce delivers the goods

May 29, 2019

Toyota has launched an all-new HiAce range of vans that delivers vast improvements in driver comfort, performance, safety and functionality with the same expansive carrying capacity as its predecessor. As the first new HiAce in 15 years, it has been completely redesigned with a new semi-bonneted configuration to more than meet the needs of commercial, private, corporate and fleet buyers. Sitting on a substantially longer and wider all-new platform, the new HiAce combines efficient new...

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Supra reservations open on 19 June with cars arriving in early September 2019

May 24, 2019

Toyota will launch its hotly anticipated GR Supra sports car priced from $84,9001 when the car arrives in Australia in early September. Powered by a 250kW twin-scroll turbo 3.0-litre straight six, the GR Supra will be offered in two grades – GT and GTS – with the top-of-the-range model priced from $94,9001. Due to unprecedented demand for the reborn Supra and the limited volumes available, Toyota has developed a new online sales process to both ensure...

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All-new RAV4 achieves 5 Star ANCAP rating across the range

May 24, 2019

The all-new Toyota RAV4 has taken out top marks for safety, scoring a 5-star ANCAP rating for all variants. The new generation RAV4 impressed across the ANCAP testing categories, with high scores for adult occupant protection, child occupant protection, vulnerable road user protection and safety assist. As part of its leading Toyota Safety Sense suite of features, every model in the RAV4 line-up includes Active Cruise Control (ACC), Pre-Collision Safety system (PCS) with smart pedestrian...

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Toyota unveils all-new luxury Ganvia

May 24, 2019

Toyota will offer an all-new luxury people mover aimed at high end hospitality, family and corporate buyers when the new Granvia arrives in Australia later this year. Based on the all-new HiAce platform, the Granvia takes the concept of a large luxury wagon to the next level with premium seating for eight, a full suite of Toyota Safety Sense features and four-link coil-sprung rear suspension to deliver superlative ride comfort and stable handling. Toyota Vice...

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All-New RAV4 Raises The Bar For SUV Style and Substance

May 8, 2019

The all-new Toyota RAV4 has raised the bar for SUV performance, safety, technology, style and refinement. Just as the first-generation RAV4 was a breakthrough when it was launched in 1994, the fifth-generation model is a revolutionary vehicle delivering a raft of innovations including being the first Toyota hybrid SUV for the Australian market. With the option of 2WD, or mechanical or electric AWD systems, and a choice of two new petrol engines or the powerful...

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Toyota Surpasses 100,000 Hybrid Sales in Australia

May 7, 2019

Toyota has clocked up another significant milestone in Australia, announcing it has sold more than 100,000 fuel-efficient hybrid electric vehicles since the Prius first went on sale locally in 2001. Toyota Australia reached the milestone towards the end of April, just ahead of the launch this month of its first hybrid SUV, the all-new RAV4. RAV4 Hybrid joins Camry Hybrid, Corolla Hatch Hybrid, Prius, Prius c and Prius v to form the broadest line-up of...

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