Toyota People: Gemma Wade, young restorer

We meet the Toyota enthusiast who began the restoration of her rare 1976 Toyota 1000 at the tender age of 12, cementing a lasting – and deepening – affinity with the brand.

Toyota RAV4 restoration: the reveal

We think our first-generation Toyota RAV4 is the finest example in the country. We celebrate its restoration with help from the model’s first UK road test.

Toyota RAV4 restoration: Part 3

The thorough restoration of our first-generation Toyota RAV4 reaches its conclusion with major bodyshop surgery, new panels and fresh two-tone paintwork.

Toyota RAV4 restoration: Part 2

Our restoration of a first-generation Toyota RAV4 suddenly becomes more extensive as we find damage lurking behind the optional wheel arch extensions.

Toyota RAV4 restoration: Part 1

The first-generation Toyota RAV4 is now over 20 years old, so we decided to celebrate this milestone by buying and restoring one of the first examples for our heritage fleet.