Tag: Toyota

TOP TEN STUDENT CARS

TOP TEN STUDENT CARS

AT THIS time of year students all over the country will be setting sail for pastures new as they embark upon their university careers. Many of them will be fresh-faced 18-year-olds, happily loading up their ‘new’ cars way beyond the recommended safety levels with records, clothes, homebrew kits and – […]

3rd Generation Toyota Prius

3rd Generation Toyota Prius

  While a number of carmakers have shown increased focus on pure electric vehicles and plan to put such models in showrooms within the next few years, Toyota remains faithful to the hybrid powertrain which it pioneered (at least in the commercial mass production sense) over 10 years ago. To […]

Invincible Hilux now more special

Invincible Hilux now more special

TOYOTA has announced a new addition to its Hilux line-up. The range-topping Hilux Invincible 200 Double Cab is equipped with a Toyota Motor Sport diesel engine performance kit that transforms the performance of the 3.0-litre D-4D engine. Power is increased from 169 to 194bhp, and maximum torque rises from 343 […]

Toyota delivers a finer Dyna

Toyota delivers a finer Dyna

THE Toyota Dyna has gained more power and torque with the introduction of a new 3.0-litre D-4D engine. The new unit replaces the previous 2.5-litre D-4D engine in the Dyna range of dropside, tipper and chassis cab models and completes Toyota’s upgrade of all its LCV powertrains to meet Euro […]

The Lexus Story

The Lexus Story

[This story was originally published in 1997 in Highway Malaysia magazine and on the Motor Trader website in 2006 with permission from author Chips Yap] “If Toyota or other Japanese manufacturers had concentrated on making large automobiles like the American ones, World War III might have started!” It was 1983 […]

Hilux range freshened

Hilux range freshened

TOYOTA’S Hilux pickup truck has a new variant introduced alongside the Single and Double Cab models. Extra Cab, offered exclusively with four-wheel drive, becomes the first Hilux to adopt Toyota’s new 2.5-litre D-4D 120 engine. The unit gives more power and torque and is cleaner than the previous Hilux engine […]

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

This ‘Pimp My Ride’ mullarkey is nothing new. Modifiers, modders, backstreet mechanics, call them what you will, there are thousands of people out there who spend half their time tinkering with the oily bits of their cars and the other half polishing the shiny bits. Some of them even polish […]

Toyota ready for business at CV Show

Toyota ready for business at CV Show

TOYOTA is planning a comprehensive display of commercial vehicles at this year’s CV Show which includes five Hilux, four Hiace and four Dyna models of which certain models will be fitted with Toyota approved accessories. There are plans to show the new Toyota Dyna three-way factory build tipper body, on […]

Dropside Tipper body for Dyna

Dropside Tipper body for Dyna

Toyota is strengthening its Dyna range with the introduction of a new factory supplied and fitted three-way tipper body. The body features alloy dropsides and a telescopic ram, permitting a 50-degree rear tip angle and 45-degree side tip angle. As the new body is factory-fitted, production is streamlined and customer […]

Reworked Hiace here (Toyota Hiace)

Reworked Hiace here (Toyota Hiace)

FROM 1 September, Toyota’s Hiace will be available in new specification 280 standard wheelbase and 300 long wheelbase entry grades, replacing the outgoing S and SE models. Designed to simplify the grade and pricing structure the 280 will add more equipment as standard over the outgoing S. Key features of […]