Toyota SA announces three-car team for Dakar 2018

2017-11-12 14:58

Toyota South Africa has announced its team destined to compete at the Dakar 2018.

WATCH: Best moments of #Dakar2017

The 2017 edition of the world's toughest rally raid reached its conclusion on Saturday January 14, watch the best moments of the race in this awesome montage.

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#Dakar2017: Deadly mudslide scraps Stage 9

2017-01-11 09:03

A massive mudslide in northwestern Argentina that killed two people and forced more than 1000 to evacuate has led Dakar Rally organizers to scrap Stage 9.

#Dakar2017: Peterhansel extends lead in Bolivia

2017-01-10 08:40

Stephane Peterhansel won the Dakar Rally special after narrowly edging Peugeot team mate Sebastien Loeb in the first part of the rain-hit seventh stage between La Paz and Uyuni in Bolivia.

Dakar 2017: Stage 5 affected by heavy rain

2017-01-09 07:48

Stage 5 of Dakar 2017 saw competitors take on the elements as rain lashed the route causing heavy flooding.

'The 2017 Dakar has a lot more bite' - Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on Stage 4 battle

2017-01-06 08:38

For Toyota Gazoo Racing SA, Stage 4 of the 2017 Dakar was an opportunity to steady the ship after the double-whammy disappointment of Stage 3.

EXCLUSIVE: Toyota Gazoo Racing speaks on 'unusually fast' Stage 2

2017-01-04 07:37

South Africa's Toyota Gazoo Racing speak on the high-speed action following Stage 2 of the 2017 Dakar Rally.

Dakar 2017: Team Toyota SA wins opening stage

2017-01-03 06:53

It was a picture perfect start for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as the team triumphed in the opening stage of the Dakar Rally.

De Villiers, Al Attiyah to lead Toyota SA's Dakar charge

2016-11-11 10:55

Toyota South Africa has announced a two-car line-up for the iconic Dark race. Former winners Giniel de Villiers and Nasser Al Attiyah will lead the team's charge in 2017.

#TBT: Inside a Dakar Hilux with Giniel de Villiers

South Africa's Giniel de Villiers finished third at the 2016 Dakar Rally. We thought we'd celebrate his feat with this throwback clip of the motorsport legend powering his 2013 Hilux up the Goodwood Hill.

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#Dakar2017: Three SA-built Toyotas in top ten

2017-01-16 11:00

The 2017 Dakar, held over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux vehicles finish in the top 10.

#Dakar2017: Toyota SA struggles on Stage 10

2017-01-13 08:08

It was a long, hot and tough day for Toyota on Dakar 2017, as the crews faced Stage 10 of the iconic race, from Chilecito to San Juan.

#Dakar2017: Toyota SA battles treacherous marathon stage

2017-01-11 07:51

Toyota was relieved after the tough marathon section, as neither of the two Hilux race vehicles required serious repairs.

#Dakar2017: SA's De Villiers charges through Stage 7

2017-01-10 07:57

Stage 7 of the Dakar Rally proved to be a great 161km trek for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s Giniel de Villiers and navigator Dirk von Zitzewitz.

Team Toyota SA welcomes breather as Dakar 2017 reaches its midpoint

2017-01-09 07:03

With the first half of Dakar 2017 done and dusted, it was time for the race crews to catch a break at the ‘rest day’ of the 12-stage race.

Dakar 2017: Disappointment for SA's Toyota Gazoo Racing on Stage 3

2017-01-05 06:56

Stage 3 proved to be a disappointing round for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as driver Al-Attiyah damaged the suspension of his Hilux.

Dakar 2017: Toyota SA continues solid performance in Stage 2

2017-01-04 06:52

Stage 2 of the Dakar 2017 saw Toyota Gazoo Racing SA achieve yet another good performance, with Nasser Al-Attiyah posting the second-fastest time of the day.

WATCH: Toyota Dakar race car offloaded on busy Paraguayan street

2016-12-29 10:42

South African 2009 Dakar winner Giniel de Villiers posted a video of his Toyota Hilux race car being offloaded on a busy street in Asunción, Paraguay.

First test: Toyota SA Dakar team put new Hilux Evo through its paces

2016-09-14 14:50

Toyota Gazoo Racing SA are hard at work testing their new Hilux Evo, the vehicle flying the local flag at Dakar 2017.

Dakar Rally: Peterhansel lands 12th crown

2016-01-16 18:34

Dakar Rally legend Stephane Peterhansel celebrated his 12th title as motorbike rider Toby Price became the first Australian to etch his name on the grueling event's roll of honour.

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