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Giniel de Villiers

22/09/2014
by Nicol Louw
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Toyota dominated Toyota Cape Dealer Rally

Round six of the South African National Rally Championship, the Toyota Cape Dealer Rally marked a high point in the rally career of Dakar legend Giniel de Villiers. With navigator Greg Godrich beside him, the Paarl-based racing driver recorded his maiden victory in the SA National Rally Championship by the smallest of margins (Imperial Team …

Hyundai Accent Sedan 1,6 Fluid vs. Nissan Almera 1,5 Acenta vs. Toyota Corolla Quest 1,6 Plus

20/09/2014
by CAR magazine
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Hyundai Accent Sedan 1,6 Fluid vs. Nissan Almera 1,5 Acenta vs. Toyota Corolla Quest 1,6 Plus

Group Test: Hyundai Accent Sedan 1,6 Fluid vs. Nissan Almera 1,5 Acenta vs. Toyota Corolla Quest 1,6 Plus FORD’s done it. So have Volkswagen, Renault, Opel and a whole host of Chinese carmakers. The success of the Figo, Polo Vivo, erstwhile Clio Va-va-voom and Corsa Lite (and the current bevy of Isuzu KB-based bakkies) has …

Toyota Yaris front three-quarter image

18/09/2014
by Kelly Lodewyks
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DRIVEN: Toyota Yaris 1,3

The B-segment is a burgeoning one in the South African car market, and while everyone has been moving ahead with good looking, well specced models that appeal to all the needs of this particular target market, Toyota has remained somewhat static with its Yaris. Until now. Toyota has launched the refreshed Yaris in four different …

Hilux Stories

18/08/2014
by CAR magazine
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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

14/08/2014
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

08/08/2014
by CAR magazine
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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?

01/08/2014
by CAR magazine
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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

31/07/2014
by Wilhelm Lutjeharms
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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 …