Category: Toyota News


Recognising every tree planted can make a difference this National Tree Day

July 2, 2019

Torque Toyota have been involved with our local community National Tree Day events for the past 12 years and will continue our support for many years to come.  National Tree Day for us is an opportunity to have a positive impact on your local community and its environment, and to reconnect with nature. New research from Planet Ark to mark this year’s National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day has found that 70 per cent of...

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Toyota’s Good For Footy Raffle Aims to Raise $1Million

June 27, 2019

Toyota’s Good for Footy raffle is aiming to raise $1 million this year for hundreds of grassroots footy clubs around Australia. The raffle includes Toyota-donated prizes valued at up to $150,000, including three new vehicles, and allows hundreds of clubs to rally their local communities to buy tickets at just $5 each. All funds from the online ticket sales go back to the clubs, who are able to register to participate at https://www.toyota.com.au/partnerships/afl/raffle. Toyota has helped...

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Safety First for Upgraded Toyota Hilux

June 25, 2019

Toyota will significantly increase the safety technology offered on its HiLux with the addition of Toyota Safety Sense driver assistance features as part of a range-wide upgrade arriving over the coming months. All models gain pre-collision safety system with day and night pedestrian detection and day cyclist detection, high-speed active cruise control, lane departure alert with steering assistance and road sign assist. The substantial upgrade in features is expected to deliver a five-star 2019 ANCAP...

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Toyota Gazoo Racing Australia Wins Rally Tasmania

June 24, 2019

Toyota GAZOO Racing Australia’s Harry Bates and co-driver John McCarthy put in a faultless performance over the weekend in Rally Tasmania to take the win after finishing fastest in 16 of 17 special stages. The pair’s win in the Toyota Yaris AP4 is their third in a row in the Australian Rally Championship (ARC) and firmly cements them at the top of the driver’s and co-driver’s championship, a full 61 points clear of second placed...

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Toyota GAZOO Racing GR Supra to compete in Nürburgring 24-hour race

June 21, 2019

Toyota will take on the notorious “green hell” this weekend when the Toyota GAZOO Racing GR Supra lines up on the grid for the Nürburgring 24-hour race in Germany. With over 150 cars battling it out on the 25km track over 24 hours, the annual endurance race is a supreme test for drivers, teams and vehicles alike. In preparation for the race, Toyota has already entered the GR Supra in two rounds of the VLN...

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Toyota Australia sells out of first batch of GR Supras

June 21, 2019

Toyota Australia has sold out of its first allocation of the all new A90 Supra in the first online sales of this type by the company. The reservation window opened yesterday at 12:00 AEST and within the first seven minutes the first 100 orders were reserved. Toyota Australia was also recently able to secure additional units, allowing this first window to be extended to 150 reservations in total. This full allocation was snapped up within...

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Toyota Wins at Le Mans and Commits to Future WEC Seasons

June 18, 2019

Following its dramatic 1-2 win in the iconic Le Mans 24-hour in France over the weekend for the second consecutive year, Toyota has confirmed it will continue to compete in the World Endurance Championship (WEC) beyond 2020 with a race car based on the road-going GR Super Sport currently under development. The two-car Toyota GAZOO Racing team’s victory in the final race of the 2018/19 WEC Super Season at Le Mans came after it dominated...

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Toyota Australia helps raise more than half a million dollars for grassroots cricket clubs across Australia

June 13, 2019

The Toyota Good for Cricket Raffle has wrapped up after another successful year, with $560,110 raised by the 388 grassroots cricket clubs who registered to participate. Toyota Australia has also announced the winner of the raffle prizes – which includes the first prize Toyota Kluger AWD Grande 3.5-litre Petrol Auto Wagon valued at up to $65,109.73. Every State and Territory was represented in the raffle, with the biggest individual ticket selling effort by the Midland...

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Toyota’s 21st entry into Le Mans, the first time as defending champions

June 10, 2019

TOYOTA GAZOO Racing will bring the curtain down on its record-breaking 2018-2019 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) season when it sets out to defend its Le Mans 24 Hours crown next week in the most challenging event of the year. Following its historic first victory last year, in the second race of the 2018-2019 WEC season, the team has dominated, winning six of the seven races so far, and goes into the 87th Le Mans...

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All-New Toyota HiAce delivers the goods

May 29, 2019

Toyota has launched an all-new HiAce range of vans that delivers vast improvements in driver comfort, performance, safety and functionality with the same expansive carrying capacity as its predecessor. As the first new HiAce in 15 years, it has been completely redesigned with a new semi-bonneted configuration to more than meet the needs of commercial, private, corporate and fleet buyers. Sitting on a substantially longer and wider all-new platform, the new HiAce combines efficient new...

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