Toyota Boosts Safety, Increases Payload for Iconic LandCruiser 70 Series

May 11, 2022

The iconic Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series is set to receive a safety and payload upgrade in November of 2022 (pre-upgrade vehicle shown)   Toyota is set to upgrade its iconic workhorse 4WD LandCruiser 70 Series with improvements to safety technology and an increase in gross vehicle mass (GVM), offering greater payload. Due to arrive in November of 2022, the upgraded LandCruiser 70 Series pickup and wagon range benefits from the addition of a pre-collision safety...

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The End of an Era: Prius Paves Way for Next Generation

May 11, 2022

First-generation Toyota Prius   Toyota Australia has announced the local discontinuation of the Prius hybrid electric vehicle, following a successful 21-year stint as the first-ever Toyota hybrid to be offered in Australia. The Prius was introduced locally in October 2001, laying the foundation for Toyota’s current leadership in electrified powertrain technology that saw a record 65,491 electrified vehicles sold in 2021. Over the journey Toyota has sold 20,847 examples of the Prius, highlighting the success...

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Toyota to Deliver Updates Across Passenger Car Range

May 6, 2022

Toyota’s Corolla hatch is just one model to benefit from a raft of performance, safety and technology upgrades that will be rolled out over the second half of 2022 (pre-upgrade model shown)   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...

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Queensland Student Wins Top Prize in Toyota Dream Car Art Contest

May 4, 2022

The overall winner of the 2021/22 Toyota Dream Car Art Contest was Louis Hagemann with Powered by Nature   Queensland student, Louis Hagemann, has been judged the Australian winner of the annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, following more than 2,000 entries from aspiring artists. 12-year-old Louis let his imagination run wild to create a Dream Car of the future, focusing on important environmental issues. Louis, from Queensland Trinity Lutheran College, said his winning entry...

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Toyota Tops the List as Australia’s Most Trusted Car Brand

May 2, 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 to Upgrade RAV4 with New Safety and Technology Features

April 29, 2022

Toyota will upgrade its popular RAV4 in the second half of this year with a raft of enhancements to its multimedia, technology and safety systems.   Toyota will upgrade its popular RAV4 in the second half of this year with a raft of enhancements to its multimedia, technology and safety systems1. Headlining the upgrades will be the introduction of the latest generation multimedia system across the range that incorporates USB-C connection and the addition of...

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Toyota Unveils Updated GR Supra with Manual Gearbox

April 28, 2022

The upgraded Toyota GR Supra will go on sale in Australia in the final quarter of 2022 (overseas pre-production model shown).   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...

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Toyota HiAce to Gain Rear Barn Door Option

April 27, 2022

Toyota HiAce with barn doors (Pre-Production model shown).   Toyota Australia will offer increased buyer choice for the HiAce van with the upcoming arrival of a rear barn door option, which will debut in Australia in the second half of 2022. Driven by strong customer demand, the wide-opening HiAce barn door will provide customers with a new ergonomic solution to suit user needs. More details will be revealed closer to the model’s arrival in Australia....

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Toyota Races Into the Future with Toyota GAZOO Racing 86 Series

April 22, 2022

Toyota has committed to support the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Australia 86 Series for another four years to the end of 2026   Toyota is set to continue to excite and thrill motorsport fans and drivers, by committing to support the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Australia 86 Series for another four years, through to the end of 2026. The current Toyota 86 will remain as the platform for the race car for the next two years. Development...

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Coming Soon: Manual Transmission for Toyota GR Supra

April 15, 2022

GR Supra pedal layout for manual transmission (Pre-Production model shown)   The GR Supra sports car will soon be offered in Australia with a newly developed manual transmission, designed to offer a unique dynamic experience while meeting the demand of driving purists. The manual transmission will enhance the Supra’s signature racing DNA with a pure and unique driving experience. Toyota GAZOO Racing (TGR) took on feedback from customers and fans alike in developing the manual...

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