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Toyota C-HR

Toyota C-HR

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

  Thunderdome Toyota C-HR Dynamic 1.2 CVT Back in the 1980’s, I had a real soft spot for the second Mad Max movie, the “road warrior “ Set in post-apocalypse Australia, the film starring Mel Gibson, famously featured a number of stunning car chases with the protagonists driving souped-up beach buggies. I’d like to think […]

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Toyota Hilux

Toyota Hilux

| September 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

  There are 18 million stories. The World first discovered the Toyota Hilux in 1968. I was three, Bobby Kennedy & Martin Luther King jr were assassinated, The Beatles released the White Album & West Brom won the Cup at Wembley, in the first FA Cup final to be televised live in colour. In the […]

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Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Toyota Prius Business Edition Plus It’s hard to believe, but since its launch in 1997, more than 3.5 million Toyota Prius models have been sol, in what was back then a wholly new sector. In fact, just for years ago in 2012, when I last drove the Prius, Toyota & Honda were at that […]

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Rav4 Hybrid Excel AWD

Rav4 Hybrid Excel AWD

| June 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

No rhythm in cymbals, no tempo in drums.. Toyota are the worlds leading Hybrid car manufacturer. It was no surprise when in early 2016, they added hybrid technology to their medium sized SUV the RAV4. Having driven & liked the diesel version the model most likely to appeal to company car driver, the hybrid RAV4 […]

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Toyota Avensis Touring Sports

Toyota Avensis Touring Sports

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Our man in Panama As the old adage goes, if ain’t broke, don’t fix it & it is clear that Toyotas newest Avensis has kept all of it’s predecessors best bits & added some Lexus type new things to make it a more rounded complete car. Aimed squarely at the fleet market, the new […]

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Toyota Auris 1.2 Safety Sense

Toyota Auris 1.2 Safety Sense

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gregory Peck My family has just returned from an Easter break in Rome, the ‘ eternal city.’ Renting close to the Pantheon, we were centrally located to walk around the city & to take in it’s sites & duly strolled to the Borghese Gardens, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain on our first day, St Peters Square, […]

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Toyota Aygo

Toyota Aygo

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the city there’s a thousand things I want to say to you.     The ‘city car’ sector has really taken off in the last couple of years with the launch of the Volkswagen up!, Skoda Citigo, Seat Mii & Hyundai i10 all adding a bit of class to what had been seen previously […]

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Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

 The original Rocky In the early 1990’s, a friend of mine worked for a charity in Venezuala for 12 months. I have it on good authority that the only car that any employee of the charity drove over there was a Toyota Land Cruiser, because it combined space with excellent on road manners & tremendous […]

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Toyota Auris Touring

Toyota Auris Touring

| November 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

 Toyota Auris Touring Sports Excel Hybrid 1.8 CVT. Step by Step. Do you become a grumpy old bugger in your late 40’s or were you always one & didn’t know it ? Whilst in my local gym,  I happened to catch GMTV the other morning & was depressed to see yet another ‘Boy Band’ reunion. […]

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Rav4 Icon 2.2 L manual.

Rav4 Icon 2.2 L manual.

| June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

    Do I not like Orange ?   It hardly seems possible that the Rav4 has been around since 1994, the year the World Cup hit the USA in an attempt to popularise ‘soccer’ in North America. England of course, weren’t there falling in the qualifiers to the Dutch, due to a combination of […]

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