Category: Toyota

Toyota Landcruiser VX: an Oldie but a goodie

Toyota Landcruiser VX: an Oldie but a goodie

2019 Toyota Landcruiser 200 VX review Which car is it? Landcruiser began life as a humble 4X4 in 1951. It had rubber mats and was 100% utilitarian. In 2008, the Landcruiser 200 series was born. Since then it has been lavished with updates in comfort, technology, and capability. Models are GX, GXL, VX and the … Continue reading Toyota Landcruiser VX: an Oldie but a goodie

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I Drive a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch video review

I Drive a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch video review

2018 Toyota Corolla ZR (front), SX (left), Ascent SportSunny Noosa, the perfect place for Toyota Corolla to show a shiny, sexy, new face. All-new, the 12th generation Corolla has new engines, including a hybrid in every grade, new transmissions, and a fabulously comfortable cabin. On-board technology has been crammed into every nook and cranny. Apple … Continue reading I Drive a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatch video review

Toyota launches it’s brand new Camry.

Toyota launches it’s brand new Camry.

11,000,000 Camrys have been sold since the model went on sale 23 years ago. The car is not only all new, but demonstrates an all new ethos. There are 4 models: Ascent, Ascent Sport, SX, and the range topping SL. The latter two have a delightfully 70’s retro feel to the name. The looks are … Continue reading Toyota launches it’s brand new Camry.

Toyota C-HR Coupe-High Rider: A Sexy-Sinner, or an In-the-Binner

Toyota C-HR Coupe-High Rider: A Sexy-Sinner, or an In-the-Binner

  Yes, Yes,Yes, oh YES: stunning “diamond” styling inside and out, excellent engine and transmissions Oh dear me no: dated audio unit, no Apple CarPaly/Android Auto, no entry level model Before we go on: I’d like to remember those 5 souls who lost their lives when a light aircraft crashed into the DFO Shopping Centre … Continue reading Toyota C-HR Coupe-High Rider: A Sexy-Sinner, or an In-the-Binner

Toyota Series 70 LandCruiser: Just who will your car attract?

by David Brown There are four main reasons you might buy a car: its function for your practical needs; the comfort it provides to you; the way people think about at you; and to mix with a certain type of person. The new Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series scores two out of four but not in … Continue reading Toyota Series 70 LandCruiser: Just who will your car attract?

Toyota’s Fab 86 gets Blackline Makeover

According to Toyota, 86 is the bestselling sports car in Australia and quite right too. It isn’t perfect, but the imperfections are infinitesimal compared to the bliss of the drive experience. There is a makeover on the way so the first of the “special” models is a welcome distraction until then. Mechanically identical to a … Continue reading Toyota’s Fab 86 gets Blackline Makeover

Fortuna: The SUV version of Toyota’s Hilux fails to excite

  Yes yes yes oh YES: capable, space, Oh dear me no: Looks, handling, The Japanese car makers are all at it. They’re giving the pick-ups an SUV makeover, as if we didn’t have enough SUV already. Mitsi has the excellent Triton-based Pajero Sport, Ford’s Ranger was transmogrified into the comfy and capacious Everest, so … Continue reading Fortuna: The SUV version of Toyota’s Hilux fails to excite

Prius: Green Scene Queen gets New Frock

    What we wear, eat, read and drive all serve to define us. But do 20-year-old notions about hybrid cars still apply? Brent Davison went to the launch of Toyota’s latest Prius to find out. THEY say that what we drive says who we are and while that might have an element of truth … Continue reading Prius: Green Scene Queen gets New Frock