New Toyota Supra Tested Here in Australia

December 21, 2018

Toyota’s next-generation Supra sports car has been subjected to testing in Australia to confirm its suspension tuning and dynamics are suitable for the local and world markets. Chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and engineers from Japan have put a Supra prototype through its paces on Australian roads, supported by Toyota Australia’s highly regarded vehicle engineering and development (VED) group. The five-day evaluation and suitability test involved areas where Supra customers are likely to travel, including sweeping...

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2019 Corolla Sedan gets Hybrid Technology

December 5, 2018

Toyota Australia has stepped up the roll-out of hybrid models with confirmation its advanced fuel-efficient technology will be available in the next-generation Corolla sedan. Corolla sedan will be the seventh hybrid model offered by Toyota in Australia, joining its Corolla hatch stablemate, the award-winning Camry sedan, the three-member Prius family and the 2019 RAV4 SUV. Toyota Australia’s vice president sales and marketing Sean Hanley said Toyota is the only automotive company capable of offering such...

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2019 Prius Update Arrives in April

December 4, 2018

Toyota has advanced the styling and technology of its hybrid halo model with the global reveal of an updated Prius at the Los Angeles auto show. The new Prius brings cleaner, more engaging lines with revised front and rear-end treatments, headlamps, tail-lights, wheel designs and colour choices. Inside, the cabin’s sensory quality is even more refined with new upholstery along with revisions to the centre console and some of the controls on the instrument panel....

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Lookout for Counterfeit Parts

December 3, 2018

Consumers are being urged to exercise caution when buying parts and accessories for their cars, with Toyota Australia uncovering hundreds of cases of counterfeit and fake automotive parts being sold to unsuspecting Aussie buyers. Since 2016, Toyota Australia’s Brand Protection team has successfully investigated and stopped more than 100 cases of fake, unsafe parts and accessories from being sold as Genuine Toyota Parts. The fake products range from bogus badges and floor mats, to unsafe...

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Welcome Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia

November 22, 2018

Toyota Australia is significantly boosting its support for local motorsport, announcing the formation of a factory-backed Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia rally team to campaign two Yaris AP4 rally cars in the Australian Rally Championship. The new rally team will make its debut with leading Australian driver Harry Bates behind the wheel of the Yaris at Rally Australia in Coffs Harbour from November 15-18. Bates and co-driver John McCarthy will compete in the final rounds of...

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More Hybrids on the way

October 26, 2018

Toyota Australia has reaffirmed its commitment to adding five new hybrid models to its range over the next two and a half years as it ramps up its plans to deliver the advanced petrol-electric technology to a broader base of customers. The company’s decision to expand the availability of hybrid models – both passenger cars and SUVs – coincides with stronger-than-expected buyer demand for hybrid versions of the latest Camry. Since being launched late last...

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New RAV4 Brings Advanced Technology

October 10, 2018

The all-new RAV4 will introduce two advanced all-wheel-drive (AWD) systems that will distinguish the range with sure-footed cornering performance and grip in all driving conditions. The 2019 RAV4 line-up will include the first Toyota hybrid SUV available in Australia, featuring the option of a newly developed electric AWD system that provides maximum traction with high-level fuel efficiency. A mechanical AWD system is also available in the new range, updated with Toyota’s first dynamic torque vectoring...

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MyToyota App Delivers Savings and Rewards

October 4, 2018

Toyota owners can save on their fuel bills following a deal with Caltex that delivers a discount of four cents off a litre through the myToyota app at over 500 Caltex service stations across Australia. To celebrate the launch of the app and the partnership with Caltex, myToyota will be offering all registered guests an additional four cents a litre for a limited time between 27 September – 2 October, bringing the total discount to...

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Supra confirmed for Australia

September 20, 2018

Toyota Australia today confirmed the long-awaited next generation of Toyota’s beloved sports car, the Supra, will be sold in Australia from the third quarter of next year. The fifth-generation Supra, also known as the A90, will embrace the car’s impressive sports-car heritage and deliver pure driving pleasure with its front-engine/rear-wheel-drive architecture and turbocharged in-line six-cylinder 3.0-litre engine. Boosted by a twin-scroll turbocharger, highly precise direct fuel-injection and variable valve control, engine outputs will be more...

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Inclusivity with Mobility for the Future

September 2, 2018

TOYOTA AIMS TO CREATE A MORE INCLUSIVE SOCIETY VIA TOKYO 2020 With two years to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (August 25-September 6, 2020), Toyota is supporting Para sports and inclusivity through mobility at multiple levels. As a worldwide partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is supporting Para sports and contributing to creating a more inclusive society at the grassroots level, as well as through cooperation with The Tokyo...

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