Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy (Castrol Team Toyota Hilux) were the provisional overall and class SP winners in the Production Vehicle category of the Toyota Dealer Sugarbelt 400, which ended in Eston near Pietermaritzburg.
• Anthony Taylor/Dennis Murphy (Toyota Hilux) 1st overall and in class SP
• Duncan Vos/Rob Howie (Toyota Hilux) 3rd overall and in class SP
• Johan and Werner Horn (Toyota Land Cruiser) 1st in class D
• Douglas Fear/Kurt de Villiers (Toyota Hilux) 1st in class E
• Toyota win manufacturers’ team prize
Castrol Team Toyota filled the second and third places in the Production Vehicle category at the end of today’s 68-kilometre prologue that determines the start order for tomorrow’s Toyota Dealer Sugarbelt 400 in Eston, KwaZulu-Natal.
Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy crossed the finish line at the Beaumont Eston Farmers Club near Pietermaritzburg in their class SP Toyota Hilux 21 seconds behind prologue winners Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst. Defending Production Vehicle champions Duncan Vos and Rob Howie were third, a further 14 seconds behind their Castrol Toyota team-mates.
Defending production vehicle champions Duncan Vos and Rob Howie (class SP Castrol Team Toyota Hilux) are in an unfamiliar sixth place in the point standings after the first two rounds of the Donaldson South African Cross Country Championship and find themselves under some pressure this weekend (May 17 and 18) to repeat the form that saw them win three rounds and finish second in two on their way to the 2012 title.
The New Yaris Range Makes Cents
- Refreshed Yaris range
- Three-model petrol line-up / Class-leading economical HSD
- Best-in-class pricing
The Toyota Yaris line-up has been fine-tuned for 2013 to focus on the most popular models and increase the competitiveness of these variants.
Le Rendez-vous Toyota, Champs Elysées, Paris
Working with Toyota since 2011, Massaud* has sought to create an “anti-crisis” car that addresses contemporary human, economic and environmental challenges, bringing his independent vision and experience from outside the motor industry.
The thinking behind the concept
Massaud and Toyota defined three primary aims for the concept:
The new Verso represents a fresh, more powerful and sophisticated interpretation of the third generation Toyota MPV’s distinctive, dual-zone styling.
• New exterior design language brings new levels of style and dynamism to the Verso model range
• Revised interior harmonising instrumentation and switchgear, as well as enhanced cabin quality through new trim detailing
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles topped the 5 million unit mark as of March 31, 2013, reaching 5.125 million units
WORLDWIDE SALES OF TMC HYBRIDS TOP 5 MILLION UNITS
• 5,125 million hybrid vehicles sold since the launch of the first hybrid
• 18 new hybrid vehicles planned by December 2015
• 34 tons of CO2 and 12 million kiloliters of fuel saved by hybrid vehicles
Toyota City, Japan - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that cumulative global sales of its hybrid vehicles topped the 5 million unit mark as of March 31, 2013, reaching 5.125 million units1.
- New position to compliment responsibilities as President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors
- Executive powers over one of the fastest growing continents
- New structure in step with Toyota’s stated goals of strengthening the company’s management structure and achieve the goals set by the Toyota Global Vision
Dr Johan van Zyl, President and CEO of Toyota South Africa Motors, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Toyota in Africa as part of a major restructuring announced by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC).
The Sasol Rally, round two of the 2013 SA Rally Championship, is one that Castrol Team Toyota has won seven times since the first event 21 years ago in 1992, three times with the Conquest, twice with the RunX and twice with the Auris.
This year the factory team will tackle the longest and toughest rally of the year, in Mpumalanga on April 19 and 20, with the brand new Yaris.
Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy - Nkomazi 400, round two of the Donaldson Cross Country Championship.
• Toyota privateers win Class D
• Toyota wins manufacturers’ team prize
Castrol Team Toyota’s Duncan Vos and Rob Howie and Anthony Taylor and Dennis Murphy finished third and fourth in their Class SP Toyota Hilux 4x4s in the inaugural Nkomazi 400 cross country race which ended in the Mpumalanga Lowveld town of Malalane on Saturday afternoon.
The second round of the Donaldson South African Cross Country Championship was won by former champions Chris Visser and Japie Badenhorst (Ford Ranger) from Gary Bertholdt and Siegfried Rousseau (Toyota Hilux).