First drive: The Toyota Camry ticks most of the boxes

April 16 2019

What is it? Toyota is on something of a roll with reintroducing names at the moment. First, there was the comeback of Corolla, returning to the UK (and built here, for that matter) in favour of the Auris. Later this year, the hotly-anticipated Supra is finally seeing the light of day — but before that we have this, the Camry. Here to replace the Avensis, it’s Toyota’s latest crack at the family saloon market.


First drive: An old nameplate revived for the 2019 Toyota Corolla

February 15 2019

What is it? “No more boring cars” was the bold proclamation of Toyota president Akio Toyoda last year, but even the brand’s executives will admit the Corolla nameplate doesn’t exactly stir the soul. A reputation for unparalleled reliability and dependability the world over is a fine thing to have, but for the new 12th-generation model, Toyota’s chasing a bit more dynamism and soul.