Toyota GT86 review: “a cut-price Porsche 911 R”

December 11, 2016 0

A Toyota GT86 review: is it new?
It’s mid-life update time for the Toyota GT86. Which, you may recall, is quite a good car in the first place.
A slight cosmetic tweak on the surface hides a deeper upgrading of the mechanicals beneath. Though the one request you may have – more power! – has not … read more

Lexus Must Go Hybrid To Build A 600 Horsepower LC Coupe

December 10, 2016 0

Because we now live in a time where 467 horsepower is not enough. Lexus has the sales data to prove that it’s on par with its German peers, but it’s lacking one factor that cannot be quantified: bonafide enthusiasm for cars. The kind that trickles into projects drawn up in a fit of lust and make … read more

Toyota Develops TNGA-Based Powertrain Units

December 8, 2016 0

Toyota is an absolutely mammoth automaker, rivaling even Volkswagen in terms of total units sold annually. And that means any time Toyota makes a big company-wide move, the industry pays close attention. You may have heard about Toyota’s intention to move towards widespread use of the Toyota New Global … read more

Peugeot could replace Audi at Le Mans

December 4, 2016 0

Audi is putting an end to its endurance racing program to focus on Formula E, leaving only Porsche and Toyota in the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship (WEC). Many in the world of racing are asking Paris-based Peugeot to return to the category in order to fill the empty spot.
Peugeot is … read more

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for November 25, 2016

November 25, 2016 0

Welcome to the News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia’s new-car market.
Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews.
What … read more

Top 10 Brands With the Best Car Buying Experience for 2016

November 21, 2016 0

Automakers are turning to product specialists to enhance the car buying experience.
According to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study, owners who work with both a salesperson and product specialist are overall more satisfied with the buying experience than those who work only … read more

Three-Time WTCC Champ Jose Maria Lopez Switches To Toyota LMP1

November 8, 2016 0

You may not recognize the name off-hand, but Jose Maria Lopez is one of the most dominant drivers racing today. He has, after all, won the World Touring Car Championship three years running. But now he’s switching to Le Mans prototypes, where he’s expected to drive for Toyota.
Once a Renault F1 prodigy, … read more

Top 5 Coolest Cars from the 2016 SEMA Show

November 5, 2016 0

This year’s SEMA Show is really special because it’s the 50-year anniversary of this aftermarket extravaganza. 
The show gets bigger and bigger every year, and this year’s trade show had a record number of attendees and exhibitors. Roaming the massive show grounds in Las Vegas, you’ll see everything … read more

Weekend Deals on Wheels for November 5

November 4, 2016 0

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers.
This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Toyotaread more

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