Category: New Vehicles

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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Toyota Boosts GR Supra Power and Performance

December 2, 2020

Toyota is set to deliver performance car fans an early Christmas present with the upgraded GR Supra – with a power boost of 35kW – arriving in dealerships today. With 285kW now on tap from its 3.0-litre turbo straight six, the upgraded GR Supra shaves 0.2 seconds off it’s 0-100km/h time with the iconic rear-drive, two-door coupe able to cover the sprint in just 4.1 seconds. The power boost comes as part of an upgrade...

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Sharp Looks and Handling for New Toyota C-HR GR Sport

November 30, 2020

Toyota’s stylish C-HR SUV has received a sporty boost as the first model in Australia to receive the GR Sport makeover. Inspired by Toyota’s performance-focused GR models, the new GR Sport variant elevates the front-drive C-HR GXL, adding a hybrid powertrain as well as dynamic design elements, a sportier suspension and larger 19-inch alloy wheels. The new C-HR GR Sport arrives in dealerships today, priced from $37,6651. Toyota’s in-house performance division TOYOTA GAZOO Racing has...

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Toyota expands GR Performance Brand with C-HR GR Sport

November 17, 2020

Toyota will launch its first GR Sport model in Australia when the C-HR GR Sport goes on sale in late November. The introduction of the C-HR GR Sport comes off the back of huge demand for the GR Yaris and will help Toyota deliver on its promise of offering customers a growing range of exciting, stylish performance cars under the banner of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said...

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Next-Generation Toyota Mirai confirmed for Australia

November 17, 2020

Toyota Australia is advancing its commitment to electrification by confirming it will deliver the next-generation hydrogen-powered Mirai sedan to select business and government fleets from the first quarter of 2021. The initial allocation involves 20 examples of the innovative fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), furthering Toyota’s commitment to a sustainable automotive future, as the only emission from Mirai is water. First deliveries of the all-new Mirai are expected to coincide with the commissioning of a solar-powered...

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Yaris Cross – Stylish, functional and versatile SUV with superb driving dynamics and ride comfort

November 4, 2020

Toyota has launched its all-new Yaris Cross that builds on a rich SUV heritage to deliver a stylish compact package designed to meet the lifestyle needs of active urban dwellers. As Toyota’s first entry in the light SUV market, the Yaris Cross doesn’t compromise when it comes to style or city-suitability and still delivers all the safety, versatility, functionality and capability of a larger SUV. The Yaris Cross – the second member in the all-new...

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All-New Yaris Cross – First in-class hybrid powertrain and high level of safety technology

October 27, 2020

Toyota’s all-new Yaris Cross will be priced from $26,9901 when it goes on sale on Monday (2 November), delivering the perfect blend of city style and SUV functionality to appeal to youthful, active, urban dwellers. As Toyota’s first entry into the light SUV market, the new Yaris Cross offers both petrol and first-in-class hybrid powertrains, 2WD and electric AWD capability, and exceptional safety features in a premium compact package. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing...

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Toyota’s Local Talent Leads Advances for Hilux Heroes

September 28, 2020

Toyota has unveiled the most aggressive, most advanced – and most Australian -hero versions of the nation’s best-selling vehicle, HiLux. In this latest update, the new HiLux Rogue and HiLux Rugged X have been endowed with substantially higher performance and innovative new features. These have expanded the sense of adventure for HiLux Rogue and elevated the off-road protection and functionality of HiLux Rugged X. The two hero HiLux variants are expected to arrive in dealerships...

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Toyota Invests in New Performance Brand with GR Yaris

September 16, 2020

Toyota Australia has revealed a significant investment in its emerging GR brand, with customers of the 200kW GR Yaris set to reap a substantial bottom-line benefit when the high-performance sports car arrives in November. GR Yaris will storm onto the local market as a single, high-specification grade with an introductory driveaway price of $39,9501 – limited to the first 1,000 vehicles sold. Toyota Australia’s Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said pre-sales will start next...

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