Category: Torque Toyota News & Events


Toyota to deliver updates to Passenger Range

May 8, 2022

Toyota has announced a raft of upgrades across its passenger car and small SUV range, with the Corolla hatch and sedan, Yaris, Yaris Cross, C-HR, GR Supra and Camry set to receive a range of enhancements, to be rolled out over the second half of 2022. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales, Marketing and Franchise Operations Sean Hanley said the raft of updates across a number of models, were evidence of Toyota’s ongoing commitment to continuously...

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Toyota tops the List as Most Trusted Car Brand

May 8, 2022

Toyota has again been awarded Australia’s Most Trusted Car Brand in the annual Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Survey. This is the 17th year in a row that Toyota Australia has been recognised as the most trusted automotive brand by consumers and readers of the iconic publication. The national survey, conducted by independent consultancy Catalyst Research, asked more than 3,300 members of the Australian public for their opinions on what brands are important to them. Reader’s...

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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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Toyota Connected Services delivers greater functionality

March 9, 2022

Toyota has expanded the availability and functionality of its advanced Toyota Connected Services1 (TCS) technology, delivering greater peace of mind and enhanced convenience to even more customers. The new TCS convenience features are now available on the all-new LandCruiser 300 Series, HiLux, Fortuner, Yaris Cross, Camry, Granvia, and HiAce. All the new features and functionality have been developed and extensively tested for each specific model. Toyota Connected Services, which offers safety features including automatic collision...

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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 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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Trading in your car vs. selling it yourself?

October 5, 2021

Chances are, you and your car have shared some special moments over the years – but there comes a time in every car owner’s life that you must go your separate ways. When you do find it’s time to move on from your reliable friend, you have two options: Sell your vehicle yourself, or trade it into a dealership. I think we all know that selling a car privately is no walk in the park....

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