Category: New Vehicles

Toyota unveils updated GR Supra with manual gearbox

April 28, 2022

Toyota has taken the wraps off the updated GR Supra, that will see the iconic sports car available with a manual transmission when it arrives in Australia in the final quarter of 2022. The newly developed six-speed manual gearbox has been specifically developed to match the performance characteristics of the 285kW/500Nm 3.0-litre straight six, rear-drive engine to deliver superlative driving thrills for enthusiasts. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said...

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World Premier of Toyota GR Corolla

April 5, 2022

Toyota has unveiled the long-awaited GR Corolla sports car, promising a spirited driving experience by combining essential GR Yaris underpinnings with an athletic five-door version of the world’s best-selling nameplate. Scheduled to arrive locally in the final quarter of 2022, GR Corolla will be the fourth GR sports-car model to be launched in Australia, joining the GR Supra, GR Yaris and the upcoming GR86. GR Corolla’s performance credentials include a strengthened version of the homologation-special...

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Toyota’s new LandCruiser named 4×4 Wagon of the Year

April 5, 2022

Toyota’s all-new LandCruiser 300 Series has been judged the best 4×4 wagon in the country, according to the experts at the leading off-road publication 4X4 Australia. Naming the LandCruiser VX as 4×4 Wagon of the Year, editor Matt Raudonikis said Toyota understood the recipe for success in Australia’s harsh local landscape, describing the new model as an industry leader for another generation of off-roaders. “Seventy years of experience and development have chiselled and shaped the...

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Toyota wins TWO Drive Car of the Year Awards

March 9, 2022

Toyota’s popular Corolla SX is the best choice for Australians wanting to purchase their first new car, according to experts at leading automotive website, And if your motoring needs require a large SUV, then the Drive team recommends buying the popular seven-seat family SUV, Toyota Kluger. Corolla SX and Kluger won their respective categories in the 2022 Drive Car of the Year awards. It is the first time Drive has awarded a “best first...

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Early Adopters drive a Hydrogen Future with the Toyota Mirai

March 6, 2022

Progressive organisations and businesses are continuing to drive the development of a hydrogen-fuelled transport future with Dr Alan Finkel, energy retailer Red Energy, hydrogen fuel-cell bus and truck manufacturer Hyzon, Telstra, ACCIONA and Melbourne’s Yarra Council among the latest to take delivery of a new Toyota Mirai fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV). The advanced hydrogen-fuelled Toyota Mirai is being offered in limited numbers on a three-year lease arrangement to forward thinking businesses and organisations to experience...

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Toyota Accelerates Carbon-Neutral Plans – including BEVs

January 1, 2022

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) today introduced 16 battery-electric vehicles and announced investments totalling 8.0 trillion yen (almost $100 billion AUD) in carbon-reducing and carbon-neutral vehicles and technologies between now and 2030. The 16 new battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) shown today are among 30 new BEVs TMC plans to roll out by 2030, resulting in a comprehensive line-up of electric passenger-cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles. During an event at Toyota’s Megaweb showcase in Tokyo, TMC President Akio...

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Toyota Starts Customer Deliveries of All-New LandCruiser 300 Series

December 8, 2021

Toyota has today made the first customer delivery of the all-new LandCruiser 300 Series, marking the start of retail sales of the legendary SUV. The resumption of right-hand drive LandCruiser production in Japan in November has seen customer orders start to arrive in Australia, following initial demonstrator only availability in Dealerships to support test drives at launch of the LandCruiser 300 Series in early October. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean...

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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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