Toyota Alphard

Toyota Alphard Car News in the Philippines

  • Beware Alphard? GAC Philippines launching M8 luxury van by March 2024

    Vans have always been part of the elite lifestyle, with V8-powered conversion vans once ruling the roost for celebrities and politicians alike. But that all changed when the Toyota Alphard rolled into town, offering super-smooth and relatively fuel-efficient powerplants, along with a road presence that was truly a class of its own. Just a month after the launch of the all-new Alphard, GAC Motor Philippines is getting into the game with its eye-catching M8. The Chinese carmaker announced in a Sep

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Sep 30, 2023

  • It's here! Toyota Philippines launches the 2024 Toyota Alphard hybrid, starts at ₱ 4.98 million

    Toyota Motor Philippines has quietly launched the 2024 Toyota Alphard Hybrid. The fourth generation of the luxury MPV brings new styling, features, and, most importantly, hybrid power. The all-new model has officially appeared on the brand’s local website under the “Electrified” category, cementing its position as a hybrid vehicle. All-new Exterior The Alphard's exterior retains its predecessor's boxy design but now comes with a new front fascia dominated by a massive grill adorned in chrome. It

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Aug 12, 2023

  • What to expect from the 2024 Toyota Alphard in the Philippines

    Aside from the pending launch of the Toyota Yaris Cross, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) may have another vehicle waiting in the wings for its time in the spotlight. A 2024 Toyota Alphard unit was spotted in a parking complex in the southern part of Luzon, presumably in the Bauan port in Batangas. It indicates that the Japanese automaker wants to launch the all-new version of the luxury MPV soon but has yet to reveal any official launch dates. With that said, we can look to other markets where th

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jul 27, 2023

  • LAUNCHING SOON? All-new 2024 Toyota Alphard spotted in the Philippines

    Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is set to launch another new vehicle soon, aside from the upcoming 2024 Toyota Yaris Cross. While the Japanese brand likes to keep its upcoming models quiet, now and then, a leak comes along revealing the automaker’s plans. A car spotter named Ef Labajo was able to take a picture of Toyota’s possible next model – the 2024 Toyota Alphard. AutoFun Philippines obtained permission to use his photo. The luxury minivan was spotted somewhere in the Southern Luzon region.

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Jul 24, 2023

  • Hybrid available! All-new Toyota Alphard, Vellfire launched in Japan

    The Toyota Alphard has been a surprise hit in the Philippines. Even though it’s a gasoline-powered minivan, it’s boxy yet stately styling, combined with its vast and luxurious cabin, meant it was a hit for everyone from politicians to high-roller gamblers. Indeed, no five-star casino in Metro Manila is complete without its own fleet of black or white Alphards. Given its success, Toyota decided to make subtle but significant changes to the all-new Alphard and its sportier sibling, the Vellfire. T

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Jun 21, 2023

  • ICYMI: Here’s the all-new Toyota Alphard and Toyota Vellfire in the metal

    The 2023 Toyota Alphard is set to launch in Japan very soon; while the Japanese automaker has been quiet about the MPV’s details, leaked images have appeared online through a Japanese social media site giving us a sneak peek of what to expect. The new images showcase the Toyota Alphard and its sibling, the Toyota Vellfire, in what appears to be a factory or storage facility. These were spotted by our friends from Wapcar, who were able to give us access to these images. Also read: Scoop: Not rend

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    May 31, 2023

  • All-new 2023 Lexus LM debuting at Auto Shanghai

    The Toyota Alphard has been a surprising hit in the Philippines, particularly at high-end casinos. It may be a minivan, but it offers a level of panache, refinement and interior space that would put even the biggest luxury sedans to shame. And for those who want an Alphard that truly cossets, there’s the Lexus LM. Toyota’s luxury brand will debut the next-generation LM at the 2023 Auto Shanghai on April 18 to 27, 2023. It will be unveiled before the launch of the all-new Alphard in Japan sometim

    VJ BacunganVJ Bacungan

    Apr 12, 2023

  • More pieces to the puzzle: 2023 Toyota Alphard front fascia and headlights leaked

    After images of the interior of the 2023 Toyota Alphard were leaked on the Internet, more photos of the Japanese minivan came to light. The initial leaked images covered the Alphard's rear and interior. They showcased what the vehicle could look like, but take this information with a grain of salt as Toyota has not officially confirmed these images. The new set of leaked images come from a live stream from the Japanese Youtube channel くるまの教科書, where the front fascia of the new-generation Alphard

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Apr 11, 2023

  • SEEING DOUBLE: Weiao BOMA EV is the mini Toyota Alphard we want in the Philippines

    The styling looks familiar, right? The Weiao BOMA EV, China's latest mini electric vehicle (EV), was launched recently and features an exterior design similar to a certain Toyota luxury van. It has three variants, each offering something unique to the model lineup. Weiao is a new EV brand under the Hongri Electric Vehicle Group, with BOMA EV being manufactured by ZX Auto. ZX Auto is a long-time player in the Chinese automotive market, specializing in building passenger cars, commercial vehicles

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 8, 2023

  • Oh to be a fly on the wall: TNGA-based Toyota Alphard rear and interior images leaked

    In February 2023, rendered images of the next-generation Toyota Alphard (Specs | News) were posted online, showcasing a minivan with more futuristic styling and power. Reports also indicated that this new TNGA-based Alphard would launch as early as May 2023. However, more information has come up with actual photos available for the vehicle. Leaked footage from what appears to be a Toyota staff meeting in China has revealed images of the vehicle, albeit just for its rear and interior. And yes, it

    Joey DeriquitoJoey Deriquito

    Mar 1, 2023

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