DRAG RACE: Mazda MX-5 vs. Toyota 86 October 14th 2015posted in Track Tests Which is quicker, Toyota’s 86 or Mazda’s lighter, but less powerful MX-5? We head to Killarney Raceway to find out. Related articles on Tagged in: Mazda MX-5 / MX-% / Toyota / Toyota 86 Dakar: Al-Attiyah takes Stage 12; Sainz stays on top January 19th 2018Ryan Bubearposted in Motorsport Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Nasser Al-Attiyah grabbed the win on Stage 12 of Dakar 2018, cementing his third place in the general rankings. Peugeot’s Carlos Sainz had to settle for ninth on the day, ... Read More Dakar: Ten Brinke claims Stage 11; Sainz stays ahead January 18th 2018Ryan Bubearposted in Motorsport Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Bernhard ten Brinke won Stage 11 of Dakar 2018, driving his Hilux to victory ahead of Peugeot’s Cyril Despres and Carlos Sainz. Despite the win, the top ten in the overall... Read More Dakar: Peterhansel wins Stage 10; Sainz still leads January 17th 2018Ryan Bubearposted in Motorsport Peugeot’s Stephane Peterhansel triumphed on Stage 10 of Dakar 2018, claiming victory on the day ahead of Toyota Gazoo Racing’s Giniel de Villiers. The stage comprised 373 km of racing, split into ... Read More Toyota wants to build new small ‘frame-based’ SUV… January 16th 2018Ryan Bubear Sick of soft-roaders? Well, a Toyota executive has hinted that the Japanese brand is keen to build a new “authentic” off-road SUV that’s a little smaller than the FJ Cruiser. Speaking to Motor T... Read More Dakar: Sainz leads after Stage 8; Toyota still in it January 15th 2018Damian Adamsposted in Motorsport With no service crews to assist at the finish and some 425 km to cover, Stage 7 of Dakar 2018 was billed as the “marathon” stage. Toyota’s Giniel de Villiers posted the second-fastest time, trai... Read More ArthurDent Interesting… BUT both these cars are about handling and driving enjoyment. Definitely not drag racing. Taking them around the circuit for a lap or two would have made a lot more sense. disqus_GUIp3gd5DE Love the MX5! Knormoer Just wondering. If they had the roof up on the MX-5, would that decrease the wind resistance and improve the winning margin by even more?