The Toyota Camry and Aurion have so much common design and engineering DNA that when a new and much improved version of the former hits the streets, it's a pretty solid bet the updated version of the latter will also impress.
Across the Tasman, Toyota officials refer to the Australian-built petrol-electric version of the Camry as their most important new model in 50 years. David Thomson has been gliding about on Otago roads in both the standard and flagship i-Tech variants.
Toyota has been selling diesel commercial vehicles here for years, but has only recently introduced diesel power to its passenger-car range. David Thomson marks this landmark by trying the new Corolla 2.0 D-4D for size.
Ignore the featherweight RAV4, dismiss the lightweight Highlander, and forget the middle-weight Prado: when it comes to a truly serious 4x4, there is only one Toyota to choose from, and that is the new heavyweight 200-series Land Cruiser.