Enthusiast inspired upgrades for Toyota 86

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Conceptualised as a driver’s car from the onset the Toyota 86 remains almost singular in its combination of handling prowess, driver-focused dynamics and analogue drive feel. With this in mind the 86’s dynamic competencies have been enhanced with the inclusion of motorsport-inspired tweaks. Performance boosting Upgrades Starting off with the Brembo® performance brake package increases the 86’s already impressive stopping power and brake endurance with bigger rotors and callipers. The upgrade consists of high performance Ventilated rotors measuring 326mm x 30mm at the front and 316 x 20mm at the…

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TALE OF TWO RELIABLE HINO WEIGHT-MOVERS

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Two, 2005-model Hino 15-258 freight-carriers have moved more than 100 000 tons of steel scaffolding over the past 12 years. During this time one of them has covered nearly 900 000km and the other more than 500 000km. As a comparison, 100 000 tons equates to the mass of a huge cruise liner capable of carrying 3 000 passengers and 1 000 crew! Importantly, both the Hino trucks have their original engines, gearboxes, and rear axles, with no major repairs required by any of these components. The engines do not…

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Toyota Hilux – New look, New Derivatives, Same DNA

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Following the release of the Dakar Limited Edition – which introduced the SA audience to the bold new ‘square’ face – the Hilux range receives further tweaks to its façade whilst the line-up is also reinforced with a number of additional models catering to both utility and convenience-minded customers. Fresh Face The standout feature of the refreshed Hilux range is the ‘new face’ across normal Raider and SRX models. The bespoke Dakar derivatives utilised a black-and-grey-themed version of the new Hilux front design – which is carried over to SRX.…

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Toyota C-HR, an all-new range topping model is introduced

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Grand Grade Offering more in the way of style, comfort, convenience and safety specification. The addition of the new aptly-named Luxury grade model, brings the derivative tally to four: Standard, Plus, Plus CVT and Luxury. Exterior Enhancements Distinguishing the Luxury model from the standard and Plus derivatives is an expressive bi-tone design. A black roof, roof-pillars and side-mirrors create the striking two-tone effect. The black upper section can be combined with four exterior colours to create a C-HR that suits the individual’s personality. The options are White Pearl, Cinnabar Red…

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Toyota Aygo Sharpened and Specced Up

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The second-generation Toyota Aygo debuted in 2015 with a highly-expressive design. For 2018, the bold ‘super-mini’ has gone under the proverbial surgeon’s knife and emerged with a fresh new design that simultaneously pays homage to the original “X”-motif and provides a rejuvenated appearance. Dashing Design The standout feature of the facelifted Aygo are the new larger projector headlamps, incorporating prominent LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) which utilise a light guide to trace the inner border of the headlamp housing. These stylised headlamps now form a point of parity with its…

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