For the love of bakkies: We drive Toyota's new Hilux Legend 50 and GR Sport

2019-07-09 11:37

When Toyota slaps the 'Legend' badge onto its Hilux it usually means there's a new one on the way, Sean Parker put the Legend 50 and GR Sport models through their paces in Southern Africa.

WATCH: Bakkie drag race... X-Class vs Hilux vs Ranger vs Triton vs Amarok

2018-12-07 09:37

Watch the five best bakkies on sale go head-to-head across a drag race, rolling race and brake test.

SEE: These are 5 the most powerful double-cab bakkies in SA

2018-10-24 14:15

It's an all-out bakkie war in Mzansi with German automakers Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen keen on challenging the dominance of perennial favourites Toyota and Ford. We look a the five most powerful double cab bakkies in SA.

Defective airbags: Bakkies, cars to be recalled in SA

2018-01-15 13:10

The South African auto industry is affected by ongoing defective Takata airbag recalls. One of the automakers affected is Toyota with models such as its previous generation Hilux bakkie.

Toyota Hilux tackles Dakar stage in SA

2018-01-10 07:00

It’s that time of the year again, for the world’s most gruelling endurance race to take flight. Literally! The 40th edition of the Dakar is back in South America and again Toyota South Africa is ready to take on the mighty Peugeot team.

BMW's next-gen X2, Mercedes X-Class bakkie... 3 new models for SA

2017-10-28 07:30

There's been a flurry of new model launches this week including the eagerly-ancticipated first international drive of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class in Chile.

SA road rage: Bakkie driver punches Ford Kuga owner in traffic

2017-04-07 09:13

A man caught on camera assaulting a Ford Kuga driver at an intersection in Mbombela will hand himself over to local authorities. WARNING: Violence.

WATCH: A year with a Toyota Hilux double-cab bakkie

Motoring journalist Calvin Fisher reflects on his nine month sojourn with the Toyota Hilux 2.8 GD-6. Was it hassle free or did he encounter issues with SA's best-selling bakkie?

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#TBT: That time Clarkson tried to kill a Hilux

With the launch of all the all-new Hilux in South Africa, we thought we'd dedicate our #TBT clip to former Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson incredible attempt to destroy SA's best-selling bakkie.

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Toyota leaks new SA-bound Hilux prices

2016-02-22 11:45

Ahead of Toyota's local Hilux launch, a Durban-based dealership has published pricing of the country's most popular bakkie. Check it out!


Former F1 ace Fernando Alonso in SA: tests Toyota's 2019 Dakar Hilux bakkie

2019-03-27 15:17

Ex-Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso is in South Africa to test Toyota's Dakar-winning Hilux race bakkie.

V6-powered X-Class launched... check out the most powerful double-cab bakkies in SA

2018-12-04 14:30

With the V6-powered Mercedes-Benz X350d officially on sale locally, we look at four protagonists vying for the crown as the most powerful double-cab in South Africa.

SA car sales: Hilux leads Toyota's charge in SA

2018-07-04 12:48

The Hilux has led Toyota's monthly local vehicle sales with a total of 3936 units sold in June.

This is how many vehicles Toyota SA sold in December 2017

2018-01-11 12:52

From the manufacturers’ point of view, Toyota (supported by Lexus and Hino brands) sold 9958 vehicles in December – 4527 units ahead of the nearest manufacturer.

Top Gear's Chris Harris gets Ford Raptor stuck, rescued by Toyota Hilux

2017-11-09 10:27

Eish! As if there wasn't enough animosity between Ford and Toyota bakkies... a video shows a Hilux 'rescuing' a Chris Harris' F-150 Raptor from deep, slushy snow during a film he shot in Iceland.

The world’s top selling car model in every country

2017-10-25 13:38

There are more cars being manufactured today than any other time in history, with over 88.1 million cars moving from the manufacturer into consumer or company hands in 2016.

This is why we can't have nice things: Hilux driver skips red light, gets t-boned

Dash-cam footage from Australia shows bakkie driver smash into a Toyota Hilux. He says: 'Hilux ran a red light, I t -boned him and flipped it on it's side. Everyone is okay...'

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The eight-generation Toyota Hilux has finally been launched in Mzansi, check out this extensive gallery on the new model.

The eight-generation Toyota Hilux has finally been launched in Mzansi, check out this extensive gallery on the new model.

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Full story of Toyota's new Hilux

2016-02-22 13:19

Toyota's new Hilux launched internationally in Thailand in 2015. Here are full details ahead of the local launch in South Africa in February 2016.

Is SA's bakkie king back? 5 things we expect from the new Toyota Hilux

2016-02-22 10:35

The eighth-generation Toyota Hilux will arrive in South Africa this week. With new bakkie rivals entering SA in 2016, we look at 5 areas where the country's most-sold vehicle needs to perform.

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