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2014 Toyota Yaris

25/07/2014
by Terence Steenkamp
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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

18/07/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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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

16/07/2014
by Kelly Lodewyks
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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. …

Renault Sandero Dynamique Turbo 66 kW vs. Ford Figo 1,4 Trend vs. Toyota Etios 1,5 Xs vs. Volkswagen Polo Vivo 1,4 Trendline

27/06/2014
by CAR magazine
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Comparative Test: Renault Sandero Dynamique Turbo 66 kW vs. Ford Figo 1,4 Trend vs. Toyota Etios 1,5 Xs vs. Volkswagen Polo Vivo 1,4 Trendline

Renault doesn’t believe South African consumers are getting the most for their hard-earned money. And the new Sandero is here to prove it.

Toyota FT-1 concept

26/06/2014
by CARmagIntern
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Supra to get drop top

After CAR reported on a Toyota/BMW partnership, news emerged that the next Supra is more likely to receive a convertible variant than the 86. Cost is at the heart of the decision, and the Supra is being developed and engineered in such a way that it can accommodate an open-roof variant. In addition, the Supra …

Toyota Yaris

06/06/2014
by CAR magazine
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New-look Toyota Yaris in SA soon

These are the first official images of the remodelled 2014 Toyota Yaris range, arriving in SA during the final quarter of this year. Not only is the company’s baby hatch sporting some new body panels for its mid-life refresh but there are also improvements in the ride, handling and NVH as well as some engine refinements. …

The #8 TS040 Hybrid was fastest overall at the Le Mans test day this weekend.

02/06/2014
by Kyle Kock
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Toyota prototypes fastest on Le Mans test day

After two seasons of finishing as a runner-up in the World Endurance Championship (WEC), Toyota might very well be the team to beat this season – judging by the Japanese manufacturer’s championship-leading performances in 2014 so far, and it’s dominance during testing for this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The two TS040 Hybrids, which …