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New Stopgun V2.0 Lite armour for Toyota

Slotting in just below the immensely popular B6 Stopgun V2.0 kit, the Lite package provides Southern Africa’s security forces with an even more cost-effective solution. The B4+ armouring components offer protection against handguns and rifles up to 7.62×39 mm (including AK-47). The semi-discreet kit is available for single-, extended- and double-cab versions of the Hilux… Continue reading New Stopgun V2.0 Lite armour for Toyota

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‘Future is now!’ Toyota launches all-new battery car

All-electric bZ4X arrive at US dealers Range rating of up to 400km Impressive AWD capability with X-MOD PLANO, Texas – Toyota US’ upcoming, all-electric, Toyota bZ4X SUV, is said to not only extend the brand’s commitment to a carbon neutral but does so in style. The automaker told The Corner via a media release the… Continue reading ‘Future is now!’ Toyota launches all-new battery car

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E-FOUR electrics join Toyota’s RAV4 range

CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Toyota’s front-wheel drive RAV4 GX hybrid, claimed to have attracted widespread acclaim for practicality, fuel-efficiency, and performance with its 2.5-litre hybrid powertrain, has been revised with the GX-R and VX with higher-tier grades and specs. The GX-R claims to deliver ”a stylish, yet rugged, exterior with prominent black cladding, black… Continue reading E-FOUR electrics join Toyota’s RAV4 range

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Tough-guy Toyotas: Back-up armour for basic bakkies

Toyota Hilux bakkies armoured by SVI ‘save lives’ Stopgun V2.0 kit ‘choice for security industry’ Semi-discreet armouring for for popular bakkies JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – SVI Engineering, a specialist manufacturer of vehicular armour, says its B6 Stopgun V2.0 kit for Toyota’s Hilux ”is the preferred choice” for South Africa’s security industry It’s also available for… Continue reading Tough-guy Toyotas: Back-up armour for basic bakkies

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Toyota Rumion: Certainly a car on which to ruminate…

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Avanza was Toyota SA’s first budget people mover. It came with compact dimensions, simple – but fuel-efficient – engines, and seven-seats. The automaker says they found favour with business and leisure buyers. It lasted for two generations, replaced now by the Rumion which, Toyota told The Corner, ”comes with a… Continue reading Toyota Rumion: Certainly a car on which to ruminate…

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Toyota goes for its guns to answer criminals

Based on Toyota Hilux single-cab to carry eightAK47 assault rifle protection for cabin and canopyHomologated to 3499kg gross vehicle massSix seats and aircon in the canopyWindow gun ports and escape hatch JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – SVI Engineering, a specialist manufacturer of armoured products, has created a cost-effective, anti-riot solution in the form of a converted… Continue reading Toyota goes for its guns to answer criminals

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Toyota GR 86: April ’21 launch, SA in 2022

New coupe ”true to fun character of GT86 predecessor’Light weight, low centre of gravity, agile handlingThird model in Toyota’s line-up of global GR sport cars CAPE TOWN, South Africa – An all-new Toyota GR 86 made its world debut in early April 2021 via an online event hosted by Toyota Gazoo Racing and Subaru Corporation.… Continue reading Toyota GR 86: April ’21 launch, SA in 2022

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Cruiser comeback! Toyota reverses on rugged all- (or no) roader

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Toyota’s Land Cruiser 70-series needs no introduction, having etched an enviable reputation among off-roading enthusiasts, game rangers, farmers, and other utility vehicle-minded users. The rugged construction and infallible Toyota engines have earned it the reputation of “it just keeps going”. The 70-series is available as a bakkie (79), station-wagon (76), and wagon (78).… Continue reading Cruiser comeback! Toyota reverses on rugged all- (or no) roader

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Hey parents, big prizes for kids’ Toyota ‘Dream Car’ art

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Toyota SA has opened t entries for the 15th annual Toyota Dream Car Art Contest and is inviting entries from children younger than 15 years up to the closing date of March 31 2021. The contest is intended to encourage youngsters to explore their creativity and ”transport their imagination beyond our… Continue reading Hey parents, big prizes for kids’ Toyota ‘Dream Car’ art