Aussie-Styled Face Fronts Updated for Hilux SR and SR5

August 22, 2018

Toyota has updated selected HiLux SR and SR5 models with a new front end styled by Toyota’s Australian design team based in Port Melbourne. The bold new face for all SR and SR5 extra cab and double cab models mirrors that found on the top-end HiLux Rogue model that was launched earlier this year. Toyota’s Melbourne-based product planning and development team designed the Rogue in conjunction with the Toyota engineering team in Thailand, where HiLux...

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The All New Corolla Sets the Benchmark

August 8, 2018

Our All New Corolla is set to retain its mantle as Australia’s best-selling passenger car with the imminent arrival of a new-generation hatch. The all-new Corolla hatch sits on an innovative platform that underpins bold exterior styling, an upscale interior, impressive driving dynamics and ride comfort, plus advanced technologies including class-leading safety. There are three grades and seven variants with hybrid technology now available at each level – Ascent Sport, SX and ZR, in a...

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Hilux Tailgate Dampener Now Available

August 6, 2018

We’ve now got a dampener available for the HiLux which lowers the tailgate to lower slowly and softly to avoid contact damage. No modifications required and it attaches to the existing hardware on the tray body and tailgate. $320 RRP (fitted) Available for fitment at our Strathpine or North Lakes workshops. To order and book, please call our team on (07) 3384 5022. *Available to suit current generation Hilux only (production from July 2015 onwards)...

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Class Leading Features in the All New Corolla

July 27, 2018

The new Corolla hatch brings unprecedented levels of advanced safety technology to the small car class with an array of active driver assistance and passive protection features. Active cruise control, a pre-collision safety system, seven airbags, and reversing camera are all standard across the three-model Corolla hatch range. Toyota Australia vice-president sales and marketing Sean Hanley said the new generation model offers outstanding driver assistance technologies that significantly raise the safety bar. “The all-new Corolla hatch is...

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Toyota Supra on Track at Goodwood Festival of Speed

July 17, 2018

Sports car fans will get a taste of the performance potential of the all-new Toyota Supra when a production prototype makes its global debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. Toyota chief engineer Tetsuya Tada and master driver Herwig Daenens will race the reborn legendary coupe up Goodwood’s iconic hill climb course each day of the Festival that runs from July 12-15. The on-track debut of the Supra prototype follows Toyota’s commitment...

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Upgraded Hybrid in New Corolla

July 4, 2018

The all-new Corolla hatch will provide a perfect showcase for Toyota’s latest generation hybrid technology that will be available across the range when the new model goes on sale in August. The improved driveability and tractability of the substantially upgraded Hybrid Synergy Drive in the Corolla complements the car’s new-found dynamic capability and bold styling while providing the optimum balance between fuel economy, low emissions and performance. By offering the advanced 1.8-litre petrol electric drivetrain...

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Airbag Sensor Recall Expanded in May 2018

May 30, 2018

In January 2018 Toyota Australia announced a recall relating to airbag sensor malfunction on some Toyota models. Toyota Australia has identified an additional 1,514 Corolla and HiLux vehicles produced between June 2015 and January 2016. The recall is due to a condition affecting the airbag sensors. Involved vehicles are equipped with an airbag system that uses multiple sensors to detect impact in the event of a collision. Due to two separate manufacturing issues, there is...

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Supporting Smiling for Smiddy

January 21, 2015

Mater Research – Exceptional People, Exceptional Care. We have a long standing relationship with the team at the Smiling for Smiddy Foundation. Our support has been driven by Jeff McKeon, our Fleet Manager, who has personally been involved with the charity since early 2014, visit his fund raising page here. Smiddy raises much needed funds for cancer research in honour of Adam Smiddy who sadly lost his battle with an aggressive melanoma in 2006 at the age...

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We’re sponsoring The Lakes Football Club!

January 21, 2015

Supporting the Sideline Hero’s As part of our commitment to developing and fostering the North Lakes community, we are pleased to announce that we will once again be sponsoring the Lakes Foot Ball Club. The Lakes FC is a not for profit organisation run entirely by volunteers and offers affordable organised competitions for all ages. Our support along with other key sponsors ensures the club can deliver affordable community competitions as well as providing equipment...

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