Tag: Hilux

  • Hint of new Hilux? Next Toyota Tacoma emerges in patent images

    Hint of new Hilux? Next Toyota Tacoma emerges in patent images

    Having already been seen on a number of occasions last year undergoing testing, patent documents have emerged showing the clearest images yet of what next generation Toyota Tacoma will look like. While an important model for Toyota in the United States, where it currently ranks as the best-selling compact bakkie, its significance equally involves South […]

  • Butcherer Toyota Hilux GR Sport revealed

    Butcherer Toyota Hilux GR Sport revealed

    Toyota has sprung an unexpected surprise overnight by revealing a much more rugged Hilux GR Sport destined for Australia. What has changed? According to the production version of the disguised prototype spied undergoing testing in Thailand early last month, the GR Sport receives the same upgraded 2.8 GD-6 turbodiesel engine as the South African equivalent […]

  • Toyota Hilux GR-S unleashed – 2022 Motoring Newsmaker No 1

    Toyota Hilux GR-S unleashed – 2022 Motoring Newsmaker No 1

    The South African motoring industry in 2022 proved once again that Mzansi is undoubtedly bakkie country. While there were lots of activity in the SUV, hatchback and sedan segments, it was the bakkies that got the most attention. Bakkie news spanned from Peugeot’s re-entry into the segment by virtue of the Landtrek, the first Jeep […]

  • Isuzu outguns Hilux and Ranger

    Isuzu outguns Hilux and Ranger

    The South African motoring industry in 2022 proved once again that Mzansi is undoubtedly bakkie country. While there was lots of activity in the SUV, hatchback and sedan segments, it was the bakkies that got the most attention. Bakkie news spanned from Peugeot’s re-entry into the segment by virtue of the Landtrek, the first Jeep […]

  • WATCH: Hilux GR-Sport comes to town

    WATCH: Hilux GR-Sport comes to town

    Citizen Reporter The new Hilus GR-Sport is back in town and Toyota gets serious with a tune unique to the South African market ALSO READ: Hilux GR-S gives Ranger and Isuzu a bloody nose Read more on these topics MOTORING<\/a>”,”category_class”:”child-of-motoring”,”time_ago”:”8 hours ago”,”premium”:false,”gallery”:false,”excerpt”:”Despite the revised suspension and uptake in power, the Hilux GR Sport is once […]

  • WATCH: Hilux GR-S gives Ranger and Isuzu a bloody nose

    WATCH: Hilux GR-S gives Ranger and Isuzu a bloody nose

    The Toyota Hilux has been South Africa’s best-selling new vehicle for years and one seldomly bettered. In fact, only three times this year had it been headed, but only as a result of the floods in April that, literally, drowned operations at the marque’s Prospecton plant in Durban for months. Despite this though, a total […]

  • The future of Hilux? Toyota showcases new EV concept

    The future of Hilux? Toyota showcases new EV concept

    Toyota has celebrated its 60th anniversary in Thailand by unveiling two fully electric bakkies based on the Hilux and a new concept spun-off of the Compact Cruiser EV SUV. Presented by Toyota President and CEO Akio Toyoda, the Hilux Revo BEV Concept uses the single cab Hilux as a base, but despite appearing production ready, […]

  • New Toyota Tacoma engine details a hint of what Hilux could get?

    New Toyota Tacoma engine details a hint of what Hilux could get?

    With testing of the Tacoma, the Toyota Hilux’s Stateside cousin, still very much in earnest, an alleged insider source has disclosed powertrain details for the all-new generation supposedly due for unveiling next year. Power of six no more Spied on a series of occasions this year still covered in heavy layers of disguise while being […]

  • Could this be Toyota’s long awaited Raptor-rivalling Hilux?

    Could this be Toyota’s long awaited Raptor-rivalling Hilux?

    With an all-new model reportedly on the cards for unveiling next year as evident by its American sibling, the Tacoma, undergoing testing, Toyota’s long rumoured and constantly denied Ford Ranger Raptor-rivalling Hilux appears to be on track after all. Not just an Aussie model? A model speculated upon for close on four years, the rumour […]

  • Toyota Hilux GR-S jumps gun on new VW Amarok and Ford Ranger

    Toyota Hilux GR-S jumps gun on new VW Amarok and Ford Ranger

    Social media has gone into a tizz and it’s almost like the country is at war. Well the bakkie part of the country anyway. Why? Definitely not because Benoni’s very own Oscar-winning actress Charlize Theron is telling the world that she thinks the Afrikaans language is dying, and there are only about 44 people still […]