Toyota Hilux Dakar 2017 Images: Toyota SA
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SA Toyota teams all set for Dakar 2017

Upington testing over - now real thing Only two teams now for 2017 Dakar New route traverses South America UPINGTON, South Africa - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, its final pre-Dakar 2017 testing done and, er, dusted, has announced two trucks for the South American endurance race. The 10 000km race will start in the Paraguyan… Continue reading SA Toyota teams all set for Dakar 2017

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Rally ace Poulter beats brain ‘anomaly’

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA has confirmed that Leeroy Poulter is recovering well after surgery to remove an anomalous growth from the right side of his brain The surgery on Friday (Septt 23 2016), was declared a complete success by Poulter’s surgeon and there is no doubt that the South African National… Continue reading Rally ace Poulter beats brain ‘anomaly’

New Gazoo racing Hilux for Dakar 2017
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New ace driver for Gazoo Toyota’s 2017 Dakar Hilux

Dakar racers go rear-wheel drive 'It's an exciting time' - Glyn Hall Higher ride, on-board tyre inflators KYALAMI, Gauteng - Toyota SA and Toyota Gazoo Racing SA are making major changes to their strategy for Dakar 2017 and beyond, including a new race bakkie and a new driving team. The vehicle: the Toyota Hilux Evo… Continue reading New ace driver for Gazoo Toyota’s 2017 Dakar Hilux

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Check the quali results for 2016 Desert Race

Race report from CHARMAINE FORTUNE at race HQ in Jawaneng, Botswana JWANENG, Botswana – Normal service was resumed today with two Toyota Gazoo Racing SA cars leading 1-2 in the Production Vehicle qualifying race for the 2106 Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race. Saturday's (June 25 2016) race will be count as Round 3 of… Continue reading Check the quali results for 2016 Desert Race

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Toyota scores top in 2016 Rust de Winter

THE 2016 RUST DE WINTER WINNERS:  Toyota's general manager for parts, Brendon Moore, presents the trophy to Jacobus and Annemarie Swarts. Image: Toyota SA The 2016 Rust de Winter 4x4 Jamboree held this past weekend (end April) was the 25th to be sponsored by Toyota SA as "a highlight of the 4x4 calendar". The jamboree -… Continue reading Toyota scores top in 2016 Rust de Winter

Toyota C-HR Geneva 2016
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No, the C-HR really is a Toyota

C-HR – fresh take on crossover market Coupe-like styling, 85kW 1.2 turbopetrol engine Revised version of Toyota's 'new global architecture' Hot on the tail of the South African launch of the latest Toyota Hilux comes news from the 2016 Geneva auto show of another new model - but a Toyota the likes of which we… Continue reading No, the C-HR really is a Toyota

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Fresh chapter in the Legend of the Hilux

Fresh high-tech for all on/off-road conditions Yes, there's still three body styles in this eighth generation Cloistered condition for perhaps SA's biggest vehicle launch 2016 Toyota Hilux launch LES STEPHENSON South African launches of new generations of Hilux bakkies over the past three decades have been in the rough - out in the bush, the… Continue reading Fresh chapter in the Legend of the Hilux

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Dakar done! And glory for South Africa in cars and quads

ROSARIO, Argentina - The 38th Dakar Rally has ended in Rosario after a short 180km stage with Stéphane Peterhansel (Peugeot) wrapping up his sixth triumph in the car category and Toby Price, racing in the motorcycle category, stamping his name on the list of winners for the first time. South Africa's ace driver Giniel de… Continue reading Dakar done! And glory for South Africa in cars and quads

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First stage win for Hirvonen as Mini dominates Dakar Stage 12

BIG DAY FOR HIRVONEN: Regular World Rally championship driver Mikko Hirvonen won Stage 12 of the 2016 Dakar Rally on Friday after a tough drive in his Mini All4 race car. Image: Mini VILLA CARLOS PAZ, Argentina - Finnish driver Mikko Hirvonen took his first Dakar Rally special stage win on Friday (Jan 15) with… Continue reading First stage win for Hirvonen as Mini dominates Dakar Stage 12

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Update: Dakar Stage 10: Good news for Gazoo team; Peterhansel wins

LA RIOJA, Argentina - Stage 10 of the 2016 Dakar on Wednesday (Jan 13) brought the fearsome dunes of the Catamarca, near the town of Fiambalá, properly into play and a number of the top crews faltered under the relentless South American sun. For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, however, it was again a day where… Continue reading Update: Dakar Stage 10: Good news for Gazoo team; Peterhansel wins