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  1. Toyota is paying tribute to the original Yaris by introducing a new Y20 grade to its 2019 model range. It marks the 20thanniversary of its successful B segment car appearing for the first time at Paris Motor show in 1998. Through two decades and three generations, Yaris has become firmly established as Toyota’s best-selling model in Europe, also being built here at its Valenciennes factory in France The revised Yaris range, revealed for the first time at the Paris Motor Show on 2 October, will launch with an initial production run of 1,998 Launch Edition Y20 models featuring gold paintwork similar to that used by the first Yaris back in 1998, but with the contemporary twist of a bi-tone dark grey roof. These will be followed by full-production Y20 models that will sit at the heart of the 2019 Yaris model range, offering a strong value proposition for customers. This, too, will have a bi-tone finish, matching silver, white or black bodywork colours with a dark grey roof. The exterior styling uses further dark grey features to distinguish the Y20 within the Yaris line-up. These include, 16-inch grey and machined-face 10-spoke alloy wheels, and grey side mouldings, front grille, door mirror casings and fog light surrounds (with chrome detailing). The Y20 also sports dark-tinted rear privacy glass and special Y20 badging at the rear. The interior extends the dark grey theme, applied to the centre console, steering wheel inserts and new chequer-pattern fabric upholstery. Satin chrome air vent, audio speaker and meter surrounds and gear knob trim, black carpet mats with silver edging and Y20 badging on the instrument panel and front setbacks further enhance the quality feel of the interior.
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    New Yaris GR Sport

    Inspired by the exclusive Yaris GRMN performance hatchback, the new Yaris GR Sport is set to bring more sports driving pleasure to Toyota’s supermini range. Due to go on sale from late 2018, the new model makes its world debut at the Paris Motor Show on 2 October and will be the first GR Sport specification car to be launched in Europe The introduction of the GR Sport grade is a further example of how the international motorsports success of Toyota Gazoo Racing is feeding directly into an exciting new generation of GR-branded road-going cars. Toyota’s return to the World Rally Championship in 2017 led to the development of the performance-focused Yaris GRMN, which won high critical acclaim and proved an instant sales success. The new GR Sport takes the Gazoo Racing sporting influence to the heart of the Yaris range, delivering genuine fun-to-drive performance and sports styling. The GRMN-inspired modifications are focused on the suspension, giving the car engaging handling and responsiveness. It uses Sachs Performance shock absorbers similar to those fitted to the GRMN and a solid (rather than hollow) anti-roll bar to gain extra rigidity. The car has a sporting stance, too, with ground clearance reduced by 11mm compared to the standard Yaris, and with the gap between wheel and body brought down by 18mm. The black 17-inch cast alloy wheels are exclusive to the GR Sport, but are fitted with the same Bridgestone Potenza RE50 205/45R17 tyres as the GRMN model. Care has been taken to limit the increase in vehicle mass to less than 5kg by restricting the model’s feature options. The GR Sport is exclusively a five-door and will be available with Yaris’s standard 1.5-litre hybrid electric powertrain. The exterior styling follows that of the Yaris GRMN, including a black bi-tone roof with rear spoiler. There are piano black door mouldings, a black honeycomb grille, black door mirror housings and black front fog light surrounds. The headlights are unique to the GR Sport, with black interior detailing. Dark-tinted rear privacy glass is also fitted as standard, together with GR badging. Red decals can be added to the front lip and the top line of the lower rear bumper to generate extra sporty visual appeal. In the cabin, the GR influence is highly visible, with GR-branded sports front seats, upholstered in black Ultrasuede with contrast white stitching and white inserts. When the driver presses the start button, the multi-information TFT display comes to life with the GR logo, setting the tone for a rewarding drive in store. To help make the most of the car’s handling potential, the GR Sport is equipped with the same small-diameter three-spoke steering wheel as the GT86 coupe. The sporting feel of the interior is enhanced by a black headlining and satin chrome trim for the gear shift lever and the air vent and door-mounted audio speaker surrounds. As a finishing touch, black GR-branded carpet mats with silver edging are fitted.
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    Stormtight Covers

    Premium Members can receive 20% discount on all products on Stormtight Covers online store
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    Dent Devils

    Premium Members can receive 10% off Paintless Dent Removal repair mobile service in the Bournemouth/Poole, Dorset area
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    Service 4 Service

    Premium Members can receive the following discount from Service 4 Service: 10% Discount on all Services (both Interim and Full)
  6. This week marks a milestone for Toyota’s legendary Land Cruiser with the start of customer deliveries of the new Land Cruiser Utility Commercial models. It’s the first time Land Cruiser has been available in the UK’s light commercial market, and it promises to make waves by offering the same all-wheel drive, all-road performance that has given the model a worldwide reputation for genuine go-anywhere capability Two versions are on offer: short wheelbase, three-door and long-wheelbase five-door models, both sharing the same body styling and overall dimensions as the current 2018 passenger vehicle Land Cruiser. Inside, the rear seats have been taken out to create generous load space that extends to 1,574 litres in the SWB and 2,216 litres in the LWB. In terms of payload, the respective maximum weights are up to 593 and 756kg. And if you need to haul even more than that, both models can tow up to three tonnes. The load space is every bit as practical and durable as you would expect, fitted with an edge-to-edge, non-slip flat floor tray. A full-height metal bulkhead is provided, with a mesh top section and a hatch for easy access. The rear tailgate is side-hinged and opens wide for easy loading; additionally, the rear doors function on the LWB model. Rear windows are blanked out with a film that matches the Land Cruiser’s body colour. The Land Cruiser Utility Commercials are business-like with their 17-inch steel wheels, but in the cabin there are plenty of comfort features and safety provisions are high. The tick-list includes cloth upholstery, adjustable head restraints, Aux-in and USB connections. Front, side and driver’s knee airbags are fitted and the vehicle is equipped with Multi-terrain ABS, Active Traction Control, Vehicle Stability Control, Trailer Sway Control (LWB only) and a tyre pressure warning system. Dusk-sensing headlights, smart entry, front fog lights and roof rails are also included in the specification. Prices (commercial vehicle on-the-road) are £27,546 for the SWB model and £28,509 for the LWB The new models sit alongside the 2018 Land Cruiser range, which benefits from refreshed styling inside and out and higher equipment specifications, including the standard provision of Toyota Safety Sense on Icon and Invincible versions. The range has a new starting point in the form of the Utility grade models, simple in spec’ but with all the quality, durability and reliability that have defined Land Cruiser for decades.
  7. Toyota will begin the fifth leg of the Five Continents Drive project in Africa at the end of August, continuing its global test marathon to gather worldwide knowledge and experience of roads, driving and car ownership The latest stage of the marathon journey follows the completion of treks across Australia in 2014, the Americas in 2015 and 2016 and Europe in 2017. During the European drive last year the route included six days travelling through England and Northern Ireland on a mix of motorways, urban streets and rural roads and a visit to Toyota’s car manufacturing plant at Burnaston in Derbyshire. For this section of the drive, Toyota members will be joined by colleagues from Suzuki Motor Corporation, Hino Motors and Toyota Auto Body. By experiencing the different cultures, climates and harsh environments in which the vehicles are used, the project aims to help the participants better understand the needs of customers and consider what sort of vehicles will be best suited to the African market in the future. The Five Continents Drive is being carried out under the organisational umbrella of Toyota Gazoo Racing. Toyota employees and local affiliates drive the cars themselves on roads used every day by Toyota customers. The aim is to develop human skills to support Toyota’s commitment to making “ever-better cars”. The latest leg of the drive will run until the beginning of November with two teams driving across eastern and southern Africa, covering more than 9,000 miles. They will experience commuter routes, unpaved roads, desert and safari trails and high-altitude mountain passes, focusing on all-wheel-drive vehicles such as Land Cruiser, Hilux and Fortuner.
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    Off Peak Luxury

    Off Peak Luxury provide luxury hotel short breaks to some of the finest romantic hotels, luxury country hotels and boutique townhouses in the UK and Ireland. Off Peak Luxury is offering Toyota Owners Club Premium Members can receive a further 5% (discount automatically applied at checkout) from the prices on the website
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    The Savile Row Company

    The Savile Row Company offers expertly tailored products for Men and Women. Discover a wide range of formal shirts, business suits and ties as well as casual wear spanning jackets, trousers, weekend shirts, chinos and sleepwear. The Savile Row Company are offering members 20% off site-wide, excluding clearance and made to measure items. Valid from now until 31st December. Gold members see discount code above (visible to logged in Premium Members only)
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    InsureMore Travel Insurance

    Premium Members can receive up to 25% off travel insurance with InsureMore...plus FREE Kids cover Offer valid for UK Residents for Worldwide Cover
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    Best Western Hotels

    To make reservations, visit www.bestwestern.co.uk click on the ‘MORE BOOKING OPTIONS’ dropdown link, tick the Corporate ID box and enter the Corporate ID (PREMIUM MEMBERS SEE CODE BOX ABOVE), then select your hotel. If you are already a Rewards Member of Best Western then you can help the club by adding the Best Western Rewards number of the guest that is staying at the hotel when making a booking to receive rewards, where the club benefits from this. It's up to you. Keep this Rewards number to one side as points for stays are collected on the individual stayers card with the 10% bonus points automatically credited to your company Rewards account. Alternatively, call our Business Advantage Team on 0844 387 6650 and we’ll happily help make your reservation (Corp. ID needed, Premium members only)
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    Carlton Motor Sport

    Carlton Motor Sport is offering 15% off all products on their website, existing or new releases
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    The Seat Surgeons

    The Seat Surgeons are offering 10% off ALL of bespoke leather interiors
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    Me-Mo (U.K.) Ltd

    Premium Members can receive 25% off car seat covers
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    Value Tyres

    5% off any items purchased from their website. See discount code above
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    Videos: The Meaning of Supra

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    Disklok

    Premium Members can receive a 10% basket discount on products in the online store
  18. The Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team claimed an emphatic victory on home turf on Sunday with Ott Tänak powering to an impressive win on Rally Finland. He was joined on the podium by team-mate Jari-Matti Latvala who clinched third place Tänak, whose victory was witnessed by Toyota President Akio Toyoda, said: “It has been a perfect weekend, everything worked as we wanted. We had the ideal preparation and full support from the team. If you work together as one, then these kinds of results are achievable.” Across the four days of the event, the Toyota Yaris WRC was the dominant car, claiming fastest times on 18 of the 23 gravel stages. Estonian Tänak and co-driver Martin Järveoja led almost throughout, engaging in a close fight with the Citroën of Mads Osterberg on Friday. In spite of an unfavourable road position, he took control as the day unfolded, stretching his advantage over the Norwegian to 5.8 seconds by the close. Latvala was running third and Esapekka Lappi eighth after losing time with a stall on the opening stage of the day. Saturday proved exceptional with all three Toyota drivers featured in a clean-sweep of stage wins, including a top-three lock-out of three consecutive stages in the afternoon. Tänak and Latvala consolidated their positions, while Lappi leapt four places up the leaderboard to fourth. Lappi crashed out of contention on Sunday’s opening stage, but Latvala remained on the pace with two further stage wins. Tänak’s victory in the final Power Stage added five bonus points to his tally. The result moves the Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team to within one point of second place in the manufacturers’ championship, while Tänak has narrowed the gap to the top two in the drivers’ standings. Round nine of the WRC season will be Rallye Deutschland (Germany) on August 16 to 19. The event is in effect three asphalt rallies in one, divided between twisting roads through the Mosel vineyards, the notoriously tough Baumholder military area and the fast country lanes of the Saarland. FINAL RESULT, RALLY FINLAND 1 Ott Tänak/Martin Järveoja (Toyota Yaris WRC) 2h35m18.1s 2 Mads Ostberg/Torstein Eriksen (Citroen C3 WRC) +32.7s 3 Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (Toyota Yaris WRC) +35.5s 4 Hayden Paddon/Seb Marshall (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC) +1m35.6s 5 Sebastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (Ford Fiesta WRC) +2m15.0s 6 Teemu Suninen/Mikko Markkula (Ford Fiesta WRC) +2m19.2s 7 Elfyn Evans/Daniel Barritt (Ford Fiesta WRC) +2m29.5s 8 Craig Breen/Scott Martin (Citroen C3 WRC) +3m08.4s 9 Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC) +3m51.8s 10 Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jaeger (Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC) +8m37.4s Retired Esapekka Lappi/Janne Ferm (Toyota Yaris WRC)
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    Carnoisseur

    Premium Members can receive the following discounts from Carnoisseur. You will need to apply the appropriate Discount Code applicable to the chosen product (see Discount Codes) - Free carriage on alloy wheels - 10% off Piloti Driving shoes - 10% off Scorpion Exhausts - 5% off KW Suspension - Extra £20 off Cobra Seats - Extra £20 off Corbeau Seats
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    Quickco

    Premium Members can receive 15% discount site-wide on all car parts and accessories