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TOYOTA INVESTS IN NEW PERFORMANCE BRAND WITH GR YARIS

September 16, 2020

Toyota Australia has revealed a significant investment in its emerging GR brand, with customers of the 200kW GR Yaris set to reap a substantial bottom-line benefit when the high-performance sports car arrives in November.  GR Yaris will storm onto the local market as a single, high-specification grade with an introductory driveaway price of $39,9501 – limited to the first 1,000 vehicles sold. Toyota Australia’s Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said pre-sales will start next...

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AUSTRALIA’S BEST-SELLING CAR IS A TOYOTA HYBRID

September 7, 2020

Toyota has made automotive history in Australia with its hybrid RAV4 SUV topping the local industry sales chart in August.  RAV4, which is also sold with petrol versions, has led the market for the past two months – the first SUV to become the country’s best-selling vehicle. But sales of 4,405 hybrid RAV4 variants in August mark the first time that the hybrid-powered version of any model has outsold every other vehicle available in Australia. ...

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New Toyotas Coming to Gladstone

August 27, 2020

The local team at Bill Robertson Toyota are excited to welcome a number of new vehicles into their Gladstone dealership after a COVID-19 induced hiatus with a launch day set for Saturday, September 5th from 8.30am to 12 .30pm.   Bill Robertson Toyota Dealer Principal, James Robertson said he was pleased to welcome the new HiLux range and the all-new Yaris, and that coming soon there will be the facelifted Fortuner, C-HR, LandCruiser 70 Series...

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TOYOTA UPGRADES POPULAR SUV AND WORKHORSE MODELS

August 25, 2020

Toyota has reinforced its “continuous improvement” mantra by introducing new features that advance the appeal of its stylish C-HR crossover, 4WD LandCruiser 70 Series workhorse and its best-selling RAV4 SUV.  C-HR benefits from a significant upgrade to safety and convenience, while the LC70 Series range is equipped for the first time with satellite navigation and RAV4 gains new features that further enhance its comfort and convenience. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley...

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POWER, SAFETY AND EQUIPMENT BOOST FOR LANDCRUISER PRADO

August 24, 2020

Toyota’s popular LandCruiser Prado has received a significant upgrade with more power and torque, enhanced safety, new multimedia technologies and additional premium features.  At the heart of the revised range is an additional 20kW of power and 50Nm of torque from Prado’s 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine that is now mated exclusively to a six-speed automatic transmission. Toyota Australia Vice President Sales and Marketing Sean Hanley said the updates ensure Prado remains one of Australia’s most...

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TOYOTA’S NEW YARIS: ADVANCED STYLE, PERFORMANCE AND SAFETY

August 18, 2020

Toyota’s all-new Yaris has arrived in Australia, setting a new benchmark for compact cars with its stylish design, dynamic performance and the clever application of new technologies – including safety features previously available only in luxury cars. The fourth-generation Yaris sits on a new Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform that delivers a step-change in styling appeal, ride comfort and agility – advances already seen with TNGA platforms in cars like RAV4, Camry and Corolla....

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TOYOTA FORTUNER: EVEN MORE AT HOME… ON OR OFF AUSSIE ROADS

August 18, 2020

Toyota has expanded the appeal of its seven-seat Fortuner SUV with more power and torque, better fuel consumption, increased braked towing capacity, higher equipment levels, easier parking and a freshened design.  Fortuner’s latest engineering advances benefit from similar updates that have also been applied to the HiLux. Announcing the details of the 2020 facelift, Toyota Australia Vice President Sean Hanley said the company’s commitment to making ever-better cars had made Fortuner even more at home,...

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NEW HILUX: TOUGHER, BETTER-LOOKING, MORE CAPABLE THAN EVER

August 13, 2020

Toyota has announced far-reaching changes to HiLux that significantly advance the performance, handling and emotional appeal of Australia’s best-selling vehicle. All vehicles from WorkMate to SR5 grades will go on sale from 27 August. To be the first to test drive, register your interest here. Toyota Australia’s design studio participated in an international team to deliver a bolder, tougher look for the wide-body 4×2 Hi-Rider and 4×4 extra and double cabs.  The company’s Australian engineers...

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Toyota’s Support For Heart Of Australia

July 28, 2020

Our dealership is proud to be a supporter of the community service initiative, Heart of Australia program which brings much needed medical support to our community.   Heart of Australia brings specialist services to rural communities on three custom-designed clinic-on-wheels delivering monthly specialist medical investigation and treatment clinics to regional, rural and remote area communities across West and Central Queensland.   Without Heart of Australia, patients would need to make the trip to Brisbane to receive...

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Bill treasures many memories at Gladstone institution

July 22, 2020

REPOST: Story and Photo credit – Nick Kossatch, from todaystale.com/SportsCQ   For almost 50 years, the Gladstone community has been superbly served by Bill Robertson Toyota Gladstone.  It’s an institution and father and son Bill and James Robertson share many a memory.   Farm machinery to cars and fights – Bill Robertson recalls   In the early 1970s, Bill Robertson and his brother-in-law took over a business, originally called Dahl Brothers.  It was the very...

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