Category: New Vehicles


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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Toyota Boosts Style and Safety for Landcruiser Prado

July 8, 2021

Toyota has improved the safety and styling of its best-selling LandCruiser Prado large SUV range, introducing new active safety technology on lower variants while boosting the visual appeal of the family off-roader. Following a comprehensive update in August 2020, the Prado has been further upgraded, with additional advanced safety features that were previously reserved for higher-grade variants. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the safety of all Toyota customers...

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New Toyota: World Premiere

June 10, 2021

Toyota has unveiled a giant leap forward in 4WD performance and technology with the next-generation LandCruiser making its global debut in the 70th anniversary year of the legendary nameplate. Due in Australia in the final quarter of this year, the new 300 Series is the most capable LandCruiser ever, expanding its unrivalled reputation for on-road refinement, off-road performance, reliability and durability. Everything Toyota has learnt in 70 years of building four-wheel-drive vehicles has gone into...

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Partnership to help demonstrate the viability of zero emission fuel cell vehicles

May 31, 2021

CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has become the country’s first organisation to lease the all-new Toyota Mirai FCEV (fuel cell electric vehicle), which uses hydrogen to power the car and emits only water vapour. The vehicle will be used for testing at CSIRO’s test hydrogen refuelling facility in Victoria, currently being developed. As part of its commitment to a sustainable future, Toyota Australia is importing 20 second-generation Mirai FCEVs to lease to progressive businesses and...

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More Hybrids, Safety and Style for Facelifted Toyota Camry

April 15, 2021

Toyota has launched a more stylish, safer facelifted Camry with a revised range that offers a hybrid powertrain in every grade, including the sporty Camry SX for the first time. The new range reflects the ever-growing demand for Toyota’s petrol-electric hybrid models that help deliver on its commitment to a sustainable future while offering customers lower running costs. The 160kW 2.5-litre hybrid powertrain is now offered in the entry-level Ascent, Ascent Sport, SX sports model...

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Toyota Launches All-New Mirai with Extended Lease Program

April 13, 2021

Toyota has launched the all-new Mirai in an extended demonstration program that will see 20 examples leased by pioneering organisations and businesses. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said Toyota was a firm believer that hydrogen fuel cell technology could play a central role in reducing emissions and it was committed to helping drive towards a cleaner society. “When we launched the Prius hybrid 20 years ago, we started a...

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Hybrid Headlines All-New Toyota Kluger: More stylish, safer, larger and more technologically advanced

April 13, 2021

Toyota is continuing to drive towards an ever more fuel-efficient and environmentally conscious lineup with all-new Kluger, due to arrive here in June, becoming the eighth model in the Toyota range to feature a hybrid drivetrain. In addition to offering a hybrid drivetrain for the first time in Kluger in Australia, the new model features a stylish family-friendly design, and significantly improved safety and advanced technology giving it a more premium ambience. Toyota Australia Vice...

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TOYOTA GR YARIS RALLYE: READY TO HIT THE TRACK

April 8, 2021

Toyota has launched its track-ready GR Yaris Rallye, taking the high-performance sports car to a new level of exhilarating performance. Building on the proven credentials of the 200kW GR Yaris three-door hatch, the new Rallye edition introduces lightweight components and performance parts, specifically designed for drivers who want to experience a higher level of performance. Key upgrades include circuit-tuned GR suspension, Torsen®1 limited-slip differentials on the front and rear axles, an ultra-light high-performance wheel-and-tyre package, and...

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Toyota Australia and BHP announce pilot trial of converted Electric Vehicle

January 11, 2021

Toyota Australia today announced a local electric-vehicle pilot trial with Australia’s leading resources company, BHP. The small-scale trial involves a LandCruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s Product Planning and Development division in Port Melbourne. The converted vehicle – equipped for underground mine use – will operate under full battery power and will not require any fuel to run. The trial will take place at a...

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Special Edition Toyota LandCruiser200 on the Horizon

December 23, 2020

Toyota has dressed up its range-topping LandCruiser 200 Series Sahara with the 2021 Horizon special edition, featuring a raft of styling treatments that deliver a premium aesthetic. Just 400 examples of the exclusive Horizon special edition will be available when it goes on sale in March 2021. From the front, the Horizon is distinguished by a unique design grille with a dark finish, black headlight surrounds and smoked chrome foglight surrounds. At the rear is...

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