Category: New Vehicles

All-new Corolla Cross SUV to launch in Australia in second half of 2022

December 4, 2021

Toyota has taken the covers off its all-new Corolla Cross which will be launched in Australia in the second half of 2022. The small SUV version of the world’s most popular passenger car joins the new Yaris Cross launched last year as Toyota continues to expand its SUV range. The all-new model will be available in Australia with a choice of front-wheel drive (2WD) petrol and hybrid drivetrains and an AWD model that introduces the...

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Toyota Expands the RAV4 Range with more Hybrids and New XSE Variant

November 28, 2021

Toyota has significantly upgraded its best-selling RAV4 medium SUV range, introducing the new mid-level XSE variant, expanding the availability of the hugely popular 2.5-litre hybrid powertrain and improving specification across the line-up. The newly introduced XSE variant will slot into the range between the GXL and Cruiser grades when the updated range arrives in the first quarter of 2022, and be offered with both 2WD and AWD hybrid powertrains. Hybrid power has also been added...

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Toyota GR86 to be unveiled at Bathurst

November 24, 2021

Toyota Australia will unveil the all-new GR86 for the first time in public at The Great Race Festival at Bathurst in December 2021 ahead of its introduction to the Australian market in the second half of 2022. The pre-production car will be on display during the racing festival from 3 December to 5 December giving racing fans and festival attendees the opportunity to see the all-new rear drive sports car for the first time in...

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Toyota race towards Carbon Neutrality with Innovative Hydrogen Engine

November 14, 2021

Toyota’s development of a Corolla Sport racecar, powered by a hydrogen-fuelled internal combustion engine, takes another leap forward when it competes in its fourth endurance motorsport event this weekend. The car’s engineering team has successfully increased the innovative engine’s power and torque, while maintaining its fuel efficiency. The hydrogen powered Corolla Sport will compete in two three-hour races at the final round of the Super Taikyu motorsport series in Japan – Asia’s premier grassroots endurance...

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Toyota Upgrades GR Supra

November 4, 2021

Toyota has updated its rear-drive GR Supra performance coupe, with the addition of wireless Apple CarPlay®1 as standard. Building on the significant performance upgrade introduced in late 2020, the technology update now enables GR Supra owners to project Apple CarPlay® on to the 8.8-inch touchscreen infotainment system without the use of any cables or wiring. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the latest upgrade demonstrated Toyota’s commitment to offering...

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Local Development helps shape new LandCruiser

October 5, 2021

Toyota’s local engineering and evaluation team has long played a role in the development of new LandCruiser models and for the all-new 300 Series, it took that to new heights. Since 2008, Toyota Australia has been designated a Centre of Excellence for four-wheel drive development within the Toyota world thanks to the recognised skills of the local vehicle development team, and the fact that Australia has 80 per cent of the world’s different on and...

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Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: The Return of a Legend

October 5, 2021

Toyota has launched its all-new LandCruiser 300 Series, kicking off the next chapter in the legendary off-roader’s storied history. Newly constructed from the ground up, the all-new 300 Series takes the capability, durability and reliability of the iconic LandCruiser nameplate to new levels, while also making advancements in safety, comfort, performance and technology. Key upgrades include a new 3.3-litre V6 twin-turbo diesel engine, a bold new exterior design underpinned by the Toyota New Global Architecture...

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Two New Flagships for LandCruiser 300 Series – GX, GXL, VX, Sahara, GR Sport and Sahara ZX

August 4, 2021

Toyota Australia will launch two dramatically contrasting flagship LandCruiser variants when the all-new 4WD range goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The dual strategy involves the introduction of GR Sport, offering distinctive off-road character and prowess, and Sahara ZX with a high-quality focus emphasising peerless on-road luxury. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the arrival of two new top-of-the-line LandCruiser variants would further broaden the...

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Toyota Announces Key Upgrades for HiAce and Granvia

August 2, 2021

Toyota Australia has announced updates for its HiAce van, HiAce Commuter Bus and Granvia wagon, bringing added technology and comfort and convenience features while offering a streamlined choice for customers. Headlining the model updates, available from September, is the addition of new safety and security technology with the fitment of Toyota Connected Services1 to all models. Inside, all three models benefit from upgraded features with Granvia customers treated to a higher level of luxury with rear...

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Toyota hybrid sales set to hit new record in 2021

July 15, 2021

Toyota has achieved a significant milestone on its path towards a zero-emission future, selling the brand’s 200,000th hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) in Australia. A total of 210,817 Toyota HEVs have been sold in this country to the end of June 2021, led by Camry, RAV4, Corolla and Prius. The most recent 100,000 sales took just three years with demand accelerating as customers capitalise on the benefits of money-saving economy and low emissions. It took until mid-2018...

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