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Hilux Stories

by CAR magazine

Toyota Hilux Stories: Magical Tourer

This is part two of our three-part Hilux Stories series. Read part one here. Or click here to read more about the Hilux #Where2next? competition. This 2010 Toyota Hilux 2,5 D-4D will make you look twice. A custom-made aluminium canopy crowns the white single cab but … something looks different. The canopy hangs almost unnervingly …

Toyota FT-1 concept front

by Kyle Kock
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Toyota lifts lid on two new FT-1 concepts [w/video]

We’re already familiar with the FT-1 Concept, which Toyota unveiled at the North American International Auto Show January this year, but the Japanese firm has just revealed two new versions. One of which will be on display at Pebble Beach, while the other’s set to make its mark online. The FT-1 that will feature at …

Toyota 86 Limited Edition rear

by CAR magazine

Toyota 86 receives an upgrade

The Toyota 86 is a popular sight on local roads, for two main reasons: It is a Toyota; It is one of SA’s most affordable sportscars. Not one to rest on its laurels, Toyota SA Motors has launched a slight revised model with a few enhancements. Among these are a slight more rigid suspension se-up, …

Hilux #Where2next?

by CAR magazine

Toyota Hilux #Where2next Competition

Win a Toyota Hilux Double Cab Valued at R470 000! #Where2next?– Darling of the Dakar, polar conqueror and the poster child for indestructability – where to next for this motoring legend? How about your very own driveway? A brand spanking new Toyota Hilux 3.0 D-4D 4×4 Raider Double Cab (with selected body kit and cabin …

Toyota 86 rally car front

by Wilhelm Lutjeharms

Toyota 86 rally car shown

As much as we would’ve liked to see a more powerful production Toyota 86, it seems you will have to head to the Japanese manufacturer’s motorsport department to fullfill that need. Making its debut at next month’s ADAC Rally in Germany, the GT86 CS-R3 rally car will not compete at the ninth round of this …

2014 Toyota Yaris

by Terence Steenkamp

DRIVEN: Toyota Yaris 1,0

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY – Toyota didn’t try hard enough with the third-generation Yaris, and it knows it. Launched globally in 2010 and a year later in South Africa, the B-segment contender failed to find fans as easily as previous generations (lest we forget, the first version garnered a number of awards, including the title of European …

Toyota Auris Crossover front

by Wilhelm Lutjeharms

Is this the new Toyota Auris Crossover?

This peculiar-looking Toyota Auris has been caught testing on what seems to be the Nürburgring in Germany. Although at first glance it doesn’t seem to be that much different than the current car, at closer inspection there are two important differences. The car features fatter tyres compared to the current production cars, and this test …

Toyota Etios Cross front three-quarter image

by Kelly Lodewyks

Driven: Toyota Etios Cross

Taking a page from the books of Renault and Volkswagen, Toyota has taken its entry-level hatchback, the Etios, added a few details and created a crossover version dubbed the Etios Cross. Like all the others in this segment, the intention is to offer a vehicle for the adventurous, outdoor-living type, but at a bargain price. …