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Toyota Aygo: ‘Rejuvenated’ for 2018 – and lower fuel burn

Another generation of sporty small Toyota Better headlights, still single-piece seats Two kW more power from 998cc engine JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – A second-generation of the Toyota Aygo was launched back in 2015 with a strong “X”-motif across its grille and similar themes through the passenger space. Now, the automaker says, the cars have emerged with… Continue reading Toyota Aygo: ‘Rejuvenated’ for 2018 – and lower fuel burn

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‘X’ will mark the parking slot again with coming Aygo

One three-cylinder engine, slightly more power Revised upholstery colours, still an ‘X” car New diode-lit tail lights tell the story GENEVA, Switzerland – The next version of Toyota’s Aygo will be shown at the 2018 Geneva ajuto show on March  with changes which, the automaker says, ”strengthen its stand-out character in a highly competitive market… Continue reading ‘X’ will mark the parking slot again with coming Aygo

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‘Soft-top’ joins Toyota Aygo X-Cite range

Full suite of crash protection equipment Power-operated sliding fabric roof Black X still marks the Toyota nose TOTOTA SA HAS introduced yet another version of its Aygo X-Cite to a model line-up which already includes the Aygo and Aygo X- Play Black and, yes, it’s a semi-convertible with a power-operated, full-length, canvas roof. It’s described… Continue reading ‘Soft-top’ joins Toyota Aygo X-Cite range

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Third model joins Toyota ‘topless’ Aygo X-Cite

Fun-for–the-young on wheels Canvas roof for semi-real convertible One-litre engine, manual gearbox Toyota believes its Aygo small car is synonymous with style and originality – given its colour scheme that includes an instantly noticed, if not necessarily instantly recognised, stylised X across the radiator assembly, it might be correct. Toyota SA has now (July 2017) added an X-Cite model to… Continue reading Third model joins Toyota ‘topless’ Aygo X-Cite

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Update: Toyota refresh for Aygo city car

  Exciting exterior design   Funky two-tone colour options available   Vibrant interior   High-spec includes touch-screen audio   Competitive pricing Yet another commuter/small family car, this time from Toyota: it’s an updated version of the Aygo hatchback and priced at less than R140 000. Toyota describes the one-litre, five-speed, 51kw/95Nm, A-segment car as stylish,… Continue reading Update: Toyota refresh for Aygo city car

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Ago X prologue: A new vision for the A-segment

NICE, France – Toyota’s European Design studio on the French Côte d’Azur – cutely called ED² – has for most of the 21st century been committed to the future the European A-segment. Now ED² has been told to bring its European vision of the segment to life. Such vehicles are commonly called the ”entry point”… Continue reading Ago X prologue: A new vision for the A-segment

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2020 Toyota Agya: (Another) new dawn for SA minicars

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – If South Africans have grown accustomed to the concept of “together but apart” over the past year then a joint-mobility venture that will reunite families, fun, and value has arrived. It’s the Toyota Aygo, the latest renaming and repositioning of Toyota SA’s entry-level cars. Following the forging of successful partnerships with… Continue reading 2020 Toyota Agya: (Another) new dawn for SA minicars

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Here they are: 31 vehicles line up for SA Car of Year

More suggestions, longer list of entries 31 vehicles on 2019 contest line-up First Chinese vehicle takes on world JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The 2019 South African Car of the Year competition is under way. and the organiser, the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists, has revealed the list of qualifying vehicles. Included in the 31 vehicles… Continue reading Here they are: 31 vehicles line up for SA Car of Year

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Want to know the best buys for new drivers?

Do your homework before signing Take your time or it could cost you Check our list of buyers’ top 10 LONDON, England – Research has shown that 21% of car-buyers in Britain paid more for a vehicle than its true value and that the easiest “marks” were aged 18-24. The research*, carried out by automotive… Continue reading Want to know the best buys for new drivers?