1. BMW Motorrad SA’s 2020 international GS Trophy team decided
  2. Going off-road in the new Ford Ranger
  3. Land Cruiser Namib – Engineered to Conquer
  4. Honda Motorcycles Southern Africa Announces Partnership with Track-Daze
  5. CHAMPIONSHIP BECKONS FOR TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA’S LATEGAN
  6. Introducing the new Land Rover Defender
  7. CMH Mazda Hatfield is the 2019 CMH Dealer of the Year
  8. Fernando Alonso tests Toyota Gazoo racing Hilux in Poland
  9. Audi A1 the ideal companion for an urban lifestyle
  10. Sales hammer continues to bludgeon sales
  11. Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary arrives in SA
  12. The best pre-owned cars to buy in South Africa in 2019
  13. Plenty of Falken Polo Cup action and drama in East London
  14. Compact SUV with all-round talent: the new Audi Q3
  15. The SUV trendsetter completely reconceived
  16. Porsche Taycan sets a record at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife
  17. Falken Polo Cup heads to East London
  18. Haval launches facelifted H2
  19. The new Mercedes-Benz B200 and B200d
  20. The most powerful Porsche Cayenne is a plug-in hybrid
  21. Mercedes-Benz V-Class recieves facelift
  22. Celebrating 20 years of the Porsche 911 GT3
  23. The Italians are coming
  24. See and be seen at Concours South Africa 2019!
  25. Lexus puts the “F” in RC
  26. Hyundai Tucson Sport launched
  27. Upwards of 2 500 classics expected at Cars in the Park on Sunday, August 4, 2019
  28. Porsche introduces new 911 Carrera Coupé and 911 Carrera Cabriolet
  29. 6 tips to ensure you are not a victim of a car sale scam!
  30. New Ford Mustang Looks Faster, Goes Faster
  31. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA crews slug it out for championship honours
  32. The Toyota GR Supra – The Legend Returns
  33. Falken Polo Cup set to thrill
  34. The T-Cross – Volkswagen‘s most connected car
  35. Next-generation Mazda3 Leading Mazda into a Bold New Era
  36. Victory for Toyota Gazoo at 2019 Silk Way Rally
  37. KIA Motors introduces standard service plan for all Picanto models
  38. Al Attiyah extends lead on Silk Way Rally
  39. Family growing? Time to get a family car!
  40. Hilux GR Sport – The Spirit of Gazoo Racing in a Bakkie
  41. Jaguar and Land Rover set to wow Goodwood crowds
  42. It’s the event of the season for car enthusiasts!
  43. Black Style Packages for the Volkswagen Touareg and Tiguan models
  44. Victory for Visser/Herselman on Toyota 1000 Desert Race
  45. Honda Civic: Fine-tuning a winning formula
  46. The Porsche 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4
  47. Dakar Opportunity knocks at Botswana 1000 Desert race
  48. Renault Koleos becomes an even more compelling SUV offering
  49. New Touring specification for Jaguar XE SV Project 8
  50. Ford offers individual style with trendy Figo Blu
  51. How to care for your turbo – things the vehicle manufacturers will not tell you
  52. Details on soon to be launches VW T-Cross announced
  53. New Kia XCeed an alternative to traditional SUVs
  54. Volkswagen Kombi range updated with a Trendline Plus model
  55. Vicrory for Al Attiyah/Baumel in Kazakhstan
  56. Affording a car repayment in a tough economic climate
  57. Range Rover Evoque for South African cities and beyond
  58. Nissan Navara stealth launches in SA
  59. Hyundai’s popular H-1 Bus can now carry 12 people
  60. Focused motor sport expertise delivers the ultimate in driving dynamics. 
  61. Renault Captur gets diesel engine option
  62. Dakar 2017: Toyota Gazoo Racing SA’s bold new approach
  63. Jaguar Simola hillclimb to return in 2017
  64. Updated Volvo V40 now in South Africa
  65. Harley-Davidson rolls out powerful new Touring models
  66. Honda CRF450R ready for the holeshot
  67. Giulietta headed to SA
  68. Futon launches special edition Tunland
  69. All hail the best GT-R yet
  70. Macan Turbo gets Performance Package
  71. New Vitara is an automatic choice
  72. BMW Motorrad expand heritage lineup
  73. Chevrolet revises value for money Trailblazer
  74. Honda extends SUV offering with BR-V
  75. New face and tweaked rear suspension for Isuzu KB
  76. Volvo S60 Polestar arrives in SA with 270 kW Drive-E power
  77. The bare necessities of life
  78. Locally Produced Ford Everest Offers Bigger Range, Better Value
  79. Hyundai Tucson engine range expanded
  80. Stylish New Ford B-MAX Coming To South Africa
  81. Subaru Legacy 3.6 R-S: A Triumph Of Form And Function
  82. Toyota Improves On The Winning Etios Formula
  83. All-New Ford Figo: Destined To Be Compact Car Champion
  84. Renault Geared To CAPTUR The Crossover Market In SA
  85. The All-New Golf SV
  86. Ferrari 488 GTB: Extreme Power For Unique Driving Emotions
  87. This New Lexus RoX!
  88. The All-New Suzuki Ciaz: Streamlined and Authentic
  89. The Africa Twin is back
  90. Stylish New Ford B-MAX challenges Traditional Small Car Thinking
  91. Ford Going Further
  92. Honda announces further Africa Twin details
  93. Husqvarna Introduce New Era Motocross Models
  94. Lexus RS: The Real Coupe
  95. Five door Corsa Sport Joins Opel’s line up of new Germans
  96. Audi introduces dauntless Q7
  97. Passion for Performance
  98. Harley-Davidson – Dark custom models stir the rebel soul
  99. Hyundai i20 gets N-Sport Treatment
  100. Concours South Africa 2019 all set for Spring Day at Steyn City
  101. Ford Ranger Raptor – Birth of a new breed
  102. The new Mercedes-AMG C 63 S model range
  103. Killarney fans treated to spectacular Falken Polo Cup battle
  104. Falken Polo Cup battle expected to heat up as series heads to Killarney
  105. Tips on ensuring a fair price when trading in your car    
  106. Sparks fly in King of the Hill finale at 10th Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  107. New Land Rover Defender to complete final phase of testing in Africa
  108. Watch the 2019 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb from anywhere in the world
  109. Nissan the marque to beat at the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  110. 405kW Jaguar F-PACE SVR now in South Africa
  111. New Ford Ranger Raises the Bar Further in LCV Segment
  112. Nissan celebrates 50 years of the Z car with 2020 370Z
  113. Tested: Kawasaki H2 SX
  114. Big Guns Prepare for Battle at 2019 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  115. Tested: Triumph Street Triple
  116. Hybrid pioneer refreshed
  117. Porsche presents the Cayenne Coupé
  118. Nissan to produce Navara in SA
  119. Tribunal orders VW Financial services to reimburse on the road fees
  120. Tin-top superstars set to electrify race fans at Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  121. Mercedes-Benz A-Class wins 2019 SA Car of the Year
  122. Restyled Mitsubishi Triton makes local debut
  123. Launched: BMW R1250 GS
  124. Mercedes-Benz launches third generation Sprinter
  125. Falken Polo Cup promises plenty of action at Zwartkops this weekend
  126. Tested: Harley-Davidson Sport Glide
  127. 500 000th C-Class rolls off the line in East London 
  128. Discovering the Mazda 3
  129. Renault Duster 4×4 lands in SA
  130. Victory in Mpumalanga for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA
  131. Toyota Gazoo Racing head to Dullstroom with three-car team
  132. The Toyota Corolla hatch returns
  133. Toyota Gazoo racing SA prepared for local championships
  134. Suzuki launches second-generation Ertiga in SA
  135. High-performance additions to the Audi Sport family
  136. Say hello to spring Porsche style
  137. Toyota unveils GR Supra GT4 Concept
  138. Enhanced protection for armoured Range Rover Sentinel
  139. Falken Polo Cup lives up to high expectations at Round 1
  140. Tschops Sipuka returns home to Audi and Terry Moss Racing in 2019
  141. Eclipse Cross lands in South Africa
  142. SA's most successful racing series ready for Round 1
  143. Suzuki Vitara upgraded for 2019 model year
  144. Toyota announces sponsorship of Ntando Mahlangu
  145. Next generation Quantum unveiled
  146. Isuzu consolidates bakkie and truck plant
  147. Honda HR-V remains a unique prospect
  148. Product feature updates on the Mazda CX-5
  149. Commemorative Jaguar XJ50 edition makes its South African debut
  150. The new V-Class – the successful model just got even more attractive
  151. Subaru revises WRX for 2019
  152. Saving fuel and money with the Honda NC 750X
  153. VW Golf R – Now with 228kW
  154. Mahindra launches special edition bakkie
  155. Bridgestone Launches BATTLAX Adventurecross AX41 Adventure Touring Motorcycle Tyre
  156. VW invests in future of motorsport
  157. Sharper and more refined: Lexus RC F Sport
  158. Introducing the Jaguar XF Chequered Flag special edition
  159. Mazda SA Introduces Apple Carplay and Android Auto
  160. All new Triumph Factory Custom Offer
  161. Victory for SA built Toyota Hilux at Dakar 2019
  162. Consolidation for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Dakar bares its teeth
  163. Steady stage for Al Attiyah; Heartbreak for Ten Brinke
  164. Al Attiyah remains in control at Dakar 2019 with three stages to go
  165. Toyota GR Supra makes a return
  166. Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: The quickest SUV ever
  167. Al Attiyah extends lead on Stage 6 of Dakar 2019
  168. Al Attiyah / Baumel extend lead in Peru
  169. Continuing a decades-long tradition: The new 911 Cabriolet
  170. Heartbreak for De Villiers, success for Al Attiyah on Dakar 2019
  171. Excellent performance on Stage 2 sees De Villiers lead Dakar 2019
  172. Solid start to Dakar 2019 for Toyota Gazoo Racing
  173. All systems go in Peru for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA
  174. Thule solves Jimny's space problems
  175. New Year's cheer as fuel price drops
  176. De Rooy Team Going for Gold in the 2019 Dakar Rally on Goodyear Truck Tyres
  177. New automatic transmission for the Kia Rio
  178. Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport with 700 hp
  179. Ford Figo range expanded with Titanium model
  180. Porsche Macan S launches with new V6 turbo engine
  181. Tested: Suzuki DL 250 V-Strom
  182. Audi Centre Centurion gets a state-of-the-art upgrade
  183. All-new Subaru Forester arrives next week
  184. Volkswagen introduces a special edition Amarok
  185. Five Mini John Cooper Works Rally to participate at 2019 Dakar
  186. The all-new Kia Soul makes its global debut in Los Angeles
  187. The new Porsche 911: more powerful, faster, with a new design
  188. Ford Bolsters EcoSport Range with New 1.5 Petrol Ambiente
  189. New Hyundai Santa Fe arrives in SA
  190. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA to take on Dakar 2019 with three car line-up
  191. 2019 South African Car of the Year Finalists announced
  192. The enhanced KIA Sportage now available in South Africa
  193. Woodstock Moto Co. Garage Built Show set to be bigger than ever
  194. Applications speeding in for 2019 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  195. #DriveLifeToTheFull with the new Datsun GO and GO+
  196. Explore new adventures in style in the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Shogun
  197. Tested: Indian Chieftain Dark Horse
  198. Subaru WRX STi Diamond edition the most powerful ever
  199. Volkswagen launches 1.0 TSI Caddy
  200. Tested: Triumph Tiger Sport
  201. The high-performance G-Class is still a “G” — only better
  202. Jaguar F-Type rally cars celebrate 70 years of sports car heritage
  203. New BMW S 1000 RR unveiled at EICMA
  204. BMW launches F 850 GS Adventure
  205. 2019 Subaru Forester confirmed for SA
  206. Successful title defense for De Villiers with victory at Glenharvie
  207. Enhanced Kia Grand Sedona debuts in South Africa
  208. The all-new Suzuki Jimny now available in South Africa
  209. New GTS models: two athletes join the Porsche Panamera family
  210. Jaguar I-Pace pricing unveiled
  211. Apply now to own the Ford GT Carbon Series
  212. VW spotting at the Classic Car Show, Nasrec 11 November
  213. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA in tight championship battle at final round of SACCS
  214. Tested: Ducati Monster 821
  215. Autohaus Amarok Social Test Drive
  216. KIA Motors introduces enhanced Sorento SUV
  217. Toyota and Arctic trucks celebrate half century with Invincible 50 limited edition
  218. Autohaus Centurion Light Commercial specials
  219. Countdown to Historic Grand Prix Festival begins
  220. Ridden: Honda Fireblade 2018 SP
  221. Kruger crowned as the 2018 Engen Polo Cup Champion
  222. Mercedes-Benz X-Class V6 pricing announced
  223. Volkswagen extends Caravelle line-up with special edition PanAmericana
  224. Kona crossover makes a bold statement for Hyundai in South Africa
  225. New Mustang Bullitt confirmed for South African introduction
  226. Engen Polo Cup title chase to be decided at year’s final event
  227. Porsche definitively enters the electric era with the new Taycan
  228. Ducati launches Multistrada 1260 Enduro
  229. Honda Amaze: Making compact sedans cool again
  230. Volkswagen Motorsport chasing championship title at GTC season finale
  231. Volkswagen presents the Polo GTI R5 for rally customers
  232. Team South Africa wins 2018 International Spirit of Amarok
  233. Porsche announces new Macan
  234. Fifth consecutive victory in Morocco for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Al Attiyah
  235. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Al Attiyah remains on course in Morocco, disappointment for De Villiers
  236. New Lexus ES offers a higher level of performance and sophistication
  237. Click to Buy Online-only Special Edition MINI 1499 GT
  238. The Porsche 911 Speedster set to go into production
  239. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's All Attiyah extends lead in Rally of Morocco
  240. Another stage victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Al Attiyah/Baumel in Morocco
  241. MINI announces X-raid MINI JCW drivers for Dakar 2019
  242. Six titles decided at 2018 SA National Karting Championships
  243. Toyota Gazoo racing SA to take on Rally of Morocco
  244. Lamborghini launches Aventador SVJ
  245. Porsche unveils a new 935 at Rennsport Reunion
  246. New Renault Duster launches in SA
  247. Toyota Land Cruiser 200 retouched for 2018
  248. The ultimate amateur 4×4 competition returns this weekend
  249. Double Cape victory puts Keagan Masters within championship reach
  250. Polo Cup Drama at Killarney
  251. Karting National to Climax at Zwartkops on September 30
  252. Porsche helps European bicycle land speed record to be broken
  253. Refreshed crossover even more appealing than before
  254. Engen Polo Cup returns to Mother City
  255. BMW introduces the new BMW R 1250 GS and R 1250 RT
  256. Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets new lap record
  257. One, two, three for Toyota at Harrismith 400
  258. Finding value in the SA Classic Car market
  259. Porsche launches third generation of the Cayenne
  260. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA has their eyes on the championship as they head to Harrismith
  261. Tested: Indian Scout Bobber
  262. Husqvarna expands their quiver
  263. Pajero Sport ups the safety ante
  264. All-New Renault Duster takes tough to new heights
  265. Haval Motors South Africa launches new H9
  266. Two Hyundai SUVs get fresh new look
  267. Volkswagen Motorsport experiences highs and lows at Kyalami
  268. 3 years, unlimited kilometres warranty now standard across the BMW Motorrad range of motorcycles
  269. Tested – Honda Africa Twin DCT 1000cc
  270. Suzuki unveils new Jimny
  271. Jaguar Classic will build Zero-Emissions E-Types
  272. Enthusiast inspired upgrades for Toyota 86
  273. Volkswagen Motorsport fields strong team for Kyalami races
  274. Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Redefining modern luxury in the compact car segment
  275. Land Rover introduces dog-friendly pet packs
  276. The Roadster reloaded
  277. Honda Quest Adventure 2018 open for entries
  278. Toyota Hilux – New look, New Derivatives, Same DNA
  279. Land Rover celebrates 70 years of all-terrain adventure with trek to the 'Land of Land Rovers'
  280. VW Motorsport announces two finalists in driver search programme
  281. Master(s)ful drive from Keagan at Zwartkops races
  282. Toyota Aygo sharpened and specced Up
  283. Internationalisation of the BMW and MINI Driving Experience proceeding apace
  284. Zontes ZT 310–R – If looks could kill
  285. Diversity made Concours SA 2018 an event to remember
  286. Engen Polo Cup returns to Zwartkops
  287. Honda Quest is back
  288. This weekend's Concours SA 2018 promises to be a classic car spectacular
  289. Luxury Range Rover gets even more refined
  290. Porsche 911 Carrera T and 911 GT3 with Touring Package
  291. Tested: Indian Scout Sixty
  292. Maiden Cross-Country victory for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Lategan on Atlas Copco 400
  293. Global interest expected for unmolested Shelby Mustang at Concours SA
  294. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA hope for solid performance at Atlas Copco 400 this weekend
  295. Tänak takes home triumph for the Toyota Yaris WRC
  296. Locally-built C-Class offers new levels of looks, safety and performance
  297. Porsche presents the new Macan
  298. Peugeout expands 3008 range
  299. Lexus unveils striking LFA Art Car
  300. 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom to grace lawns of Concours SA
  301. Fuel price deregulation complex says AA
  302. Ford Ranger Raptor is Ready for the ‘Outback Attack’ 
  303. Datsun Heritage Museum enshrines the decades-long heritage of one of SA’s beloved car brands
  304. Isuzu celebrates 40 years of bakkie
  305. More than 80 Classics to be auctioned at Concours SA 2018
  306. Five generations of Toyota Supra together for the first time
  307. Porsche Studio Cape Town Waterfront inaugurated
  308. Red Bull Box Cart race returns to SA
  309. 1909 Star Tourer to be stellar attraction at Concours SA
  310. Porsche sets new delivery record in the first half of 2018
  311. Tailor made cycling pack for Land Rover customers
  312. Mazda SA launches the enhanced Mazda CX-3
  313. Scintillating Engen Polo Cup racing at wet Aldo Scribante Circuit
  314. Legendary F1 designer to inducted into SA Hall of Fame
  315. Engen Polo Cup title chase moves to Port Elizabeth
  316. Toyota Rush – Your entrance to the SUV lifestyle
  317. Nissan and Italdesign to unveil ultra-limited GT-R prototype
  318. Come and meet the Beetles at the National Arts Festival
  319. Hyundai H1: Not just a pretty face
  320. Volkswagen Golf celebrates 40 years in South Africa
  321. Porsche achieves fabulous Nürburgring lap time with hybrid prototype race car
  322. Enjoy your classic car at GT Classic 2019
  323. Concours SA to host international Classic Car Auction
  324. Huge value for money at Classic Car Show, Nasrec this Sunday July 1st
  325. New Ford EcoSport SUV Enhances Quality, Technology
  326. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA take Desert Race Honours
  327. Toyota continues to lead the way with service plan innovation
  328. Ford Figo gains sophisticated, upmarket appeal
  329. Triumph motorcycles are back
  330. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA ready for Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race
  331. Porsche’s names fully electric sports car the Taycan
  332. Riveting Engen Polo Cup spectacle in East London
  333. Volvo Cars and Polestar launch new Polestar Engineered electrified performance offer
  334. Volkswagen continues to give the gift of mobility
  335. Hilux gets Dakar treatment and a new face
  336. Engen Polo Cup moves to SA's fastest circuit
  337. Peter Hickman wins the prestigious Senior TT and sets new record
  338. Team SA victorious at International GS Trophy
  339. The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept: open-top, pure and with over 500 hp
  340. Toyota supports Road to Dakar at 2018 Desert Race
  341. Volvo Cars announces new business ambitions
  342. VW Polo GTI launches in South Africa
  343. Daytona memories to be rekindled at Concours SA
  344. 2018 Nissan GT-R NISMO GT3 goes on sale
  345. Toyota adds flair to Corolla range
  346. Volkswagen launches Polo Vivo Maxx
  347. Assembly of Jaguar XE SV Project 8 begins in June
  348. Mercedes-Benz revisits Chapmans Peak crash site after 30 years
  349. BMW showcases Concept 9cento
  350. Renault Clio R.S lands in SA
  351. Refreshed Ford Ranger arrives in 2019
  352. Concours SA relocates to Steyn City
  353. Honda launches road legal CRF450 and it's coming to SA
  354. Hyundai’s i20 range gets refreshed design and new flagship derivative
  355. 2018 BMW Motorrad SA GS Trophy a success
  356. Etios Sport – Unique, upgraded and uplifting
  357. Julien Welsch returns to Kyalami to wow crowds at SA Bike Festival
  358. Ford Fiesta – Raising the Compact Car stakes
  359. BMW returns to Le Mans – with the world premiere of the new BMW 8 Series Coupe
  360. Golf GTI TCR Concept debuts at Wörthersee festival
  361. Two special Golfs unveiled at Wörthersee
  362. Jaguar drivers scoop silverware at 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  363. New Toyota Yaris hits SA streets
  364. Volkswagen Arteon launched in South Africa
  365. Times tumble on 2018 King of the Hill as Bezuidenhout, Baard and Roets continue reign at the top
  366. Battle looms for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA
  367. Porsche introduces Cayenne E-Hybrid
  368. Kia Stinger local pricing released
  369. New Lexus ES: Performance, Sophistication and Hybrid
  370. Watch the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb via Live Stream
  371. New 911 GT3 RS sets a lap time of 6:56.4 through the Green Hell
  372. Land Rover celebrates 70th Birthday
  373. Pair of Classic Cats to tackle Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  374. Volvo XC40 launched in SA
  375. Jaguar introduces XE 300 Sport and Landmark Editions
  376. Nissan South Africa to make history at Simola Hillclimb
  377. Modified Saloon Car beasts ready to be unleashed on Simola Hill
  378. Awesome Engen Polo Cup Action at Killarney
  379. Little Suzuki guarantees big smiles
  380. Driven: New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
  381. Disappointment for De Villiers/Howie at 2018 Qatar rally
  382. Kia Stinger confirmed for South Africa
  383. Toyota Gazoo racing SA all set for Qatar Rally
  384. Ducati Panigale V4: Moving goalposts
  385. Volkswagen launches Tiguan Allspace
  386. Engen VW Polo Cup title chase moves to Cape Town
  387. Jaguar's growing family ready for Hillclimb action
  388. Two-car Toyota Gazoo Racing SA team for Qatar Cross-Country Rally
  389. Sharpening the Blade
  390. Battle intensifies for King of the Hill title
  391. SAGMJ Motor Sportsman of the Year is Kelvin van der Linde
  392. Toyota unveils hybrid race cars for new season
  393. BMW Motorrad GS Trophy heads to Montagu
  394. Mazda reveals 2018 CX-3
  395. World debut of all-new Toyota RAV4
  396. BMW Group South Africa starts production of the new BMW X3
  397. Porsche Studio opens in Cape Town
  398. Mitsubishi Triton gets athletic
  399. BMW M5: Continuing the superhero tradition
  400. Stunt ace Terry Grant coming to Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  401. Volvo XC60 Named World Car of the Year 2018
  402. Legends and icons to headline Classic Car Friday line-up
  403. Sights and sounds of 1930s Grand Prix Cars return to SA
  404. Porsche Centre Pretoria awarded Classic Partner accreditation
  405. Volkswagen to focus on production-based vehicles in motorsport
  406. Porsche Panamera wins Wesbank SAGMJ Car of the Year
  407. Jaguar E-Pace: Now in South Africa
  408. The legend returns: Toyota Supra reborn
  409. Motul gears up for third year of partnership with Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  410. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA prepared for 2018 season
  411. Raising the performance stakes for 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  412. Jaguar I-Pace charges ahead in EV race
  413. Third row charm for Lexus RX 350L
  414. VW Polo Vivo: Continuing the tradition
  415. A thrilling festival of speed promised at Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  416. Peugeot 208 Line updated
  417. EX8 Mighty truck boosts Hyundai's commercial vehicle range
  418. A clear focus on motorsport: the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS
  419. Volvo debuts three-cylinder engine in new XC40
  420. Jaguar E-Pace is wired for modern life
  421. Isuzu mu-X destined for Sub-Saharan Africa
  422. Hyundai rejuvenates Grand i10 range
  423. Toyota confirms global motorsport plans
  424. Fast forward with the Honda Jazz Sport
  425. The new BMW G 310 GS – ready for everyday adventures
  426. Jaguar restarts production of legendary D-Type race car
  427. Don't miss the 2018 Knysna Motor Show on April 29
  428. Ford unleashes Ranger Raptor
  429. Ridden: KTM 1090 Adventure
  430. Raising the high-performance hatchback bar
  431. Volkswagen launches new Polo
  432. Alonso joins Toyota Gazoo racing for 2018-19 FIA World Endurance Championship
  433. 70 years of sports cars at Porsche
  434. Tickets on sale for SA Bike Festival
  435. New Engen Polo Cup Racing car unveiled
  436. Peugeot 3008 SUV gets a Diesel-powered engine
  437. Two podium positions for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on Dakar 2018
  438. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's Al Attiyah notches up third stage win at Dakar
  439. Stunning stage victory for Ten Brinke at Dakar 2018
  440. Defender lives on with V8 edition to celebrate 70th anniversary
  441. Mixed results for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on stage 10
  442. Land Rover's 70th anniversary begins with restoration of missing 4×4
  443. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA crews safely through marathon stage
  444. Excitement for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Marathon stage shuffles order
  445. Status quo for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA as Dakar reaches new heights
  446. Consolidation for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA on Stage 5
  447. VWSA remains Passenger Car Market Leader
  448. Tough day on Dakar for Toyota Gazoo Racing
  449. Kia expands Picanto range with automatic
  450. Another stage win for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA
  451. The legend on the Schöckl: More control, more comfort
  452. Solid performance by De Villiers and Von Zitzewitz on Stage 2 of Dakar 2018
  453. Perfect start to Dakar 2018 for Toyota Gazoo Racing SA
  454. Toyota Gazoo Racing clears final hurdles for Dakar 2018
  455. RocoMamas Vintage, Classic, Custom and Retro Bike Champs returns to Kyalami
  456. Suzuki kicks off 2018 on a high note
  457. Nissan Patrol combines style, luxury, technology and performance
  458. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's cars leave for Dakar 2018
  459. Interview: Brad Binder, Red Bull KTM Moto2 rider
  460. Honda Africa Twin: Worth the wait
  461. Jaguar Land Rover goes the extra mile
  462. Locally-built Ford Ranger Spiced Up for 2018 
  463. Hyundai i30 N will be the car to watch in 2018 TCR International Racing Series
  464. Lexus NX – NX Level of Urban SUV
  465. Continental becomes official partner of Tour de France
  466. Hilux stamps authority in penultimate month
  467. Amarok wins ‘International Pick-up Award 2018’
  468. Toyota concept takes outdoor fun to new levels
  469. New Volvo XC40 en route to South Africa; pricing announced
  470. The summer edition of The Classic Car Show takes place this Sunday
  471. KTM raises the bar
  472. Volkswagen Motorsport aims to end tough season on a high
  473. Crossland X. Opel-X Family adds a New Member
  474. Mini to tackle Dakar with new vehicle
  475. Global NCAP and AA South Africa launch #SaferCarsforAfrica
  476. Ford Kicks off Multi-Faceted Road Safety Campaign
  477. Prestigious enhancements to Land Cruiser Prado
  478. Jaguar F-Type range updated with four-cylinder Ingenium engine
  479. More powerful than ever: the new Audi TT RS Coupé
  480. World RallyCross SA a huge success
  481. Audi Sport models join the League of Performance
  482. Toyota Gazoo Racing SA announces Three-Car line-up for Dakar 2018
  483. Mitsubishi Motors unveils e-Evolution Concept
  484. Audi launches new S4
  485. New power generation for KTM at EICMA 2017
  486. BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS headed to SA
  487. BMW C 400 X: the mid-size scooter for maximum riding fun
  488. The new K 1600 B: emotion and fascination with 6 cylinders in the exclusive Bagger style
  489. VW Motorsport turns the tables to dominate at Kyalami round of Sasol GTC series
  490. Toyota claims World's Fastest Crossover status
  491. World Rallycross lands in Cape Town next week
  492. Ford Invests R3-billion for Production Expansion in SA, Including First-Ever Ford Ranger Raptor
  493. The new BMW M5 MotoGP Safety Car
  494. Mazda reveals Kai Concept and Vision Coupé
  495. World’s safest Safety Car gets faster with updated WTCC Volvo V60 Polestar
  496. Honda announces variety of concepts at Tokyo Motor Show
  497. Get inside and go out there with the new Nissan X-Trail
  498. Freedom to Choose
  499. Riding the Indian Scout Sixty
  500. Championships beckon for Toyota at 2017 Atlas Copco Gold 400
  501. Polestar unveils its first car – the Polestar 1
  502. The new BMW M4 CS launched at  BMW M Festival 
  503. Honda Celebrates 100 Million Production Milestone for Super Cub
  504. Driving the BMW i3 – A ghost whispering experience
  505. Tailored for design and sportiness – the new Porsche 718 GTS models
  506. Suzuki prices going nowhere, so that customers can go everywhere
  507. Polestar unveils its first car and its vision to be the new electric performance brand
  508. New XC40 completes global Volvo line-up in fast-growing premium SUV segments 
  509. Mahindra launches next Generation Pik Up
  510. Harley Davidson 2018 models: All for freedom, and freedom for all
  511. Isuzu KB X-Rider 4×4 Crew Cab model Ready for Africa
  512. Volkswagen and Qhubeka putting the future in motion
  513. Pure&Crafted SA Festival presented by BMW Motorrad lures 4300 festival-goers
  514. Entry process starts for 2018 Jaguar Simola Hillclimb
  515. New vehicle sales see four consecutive months of growth
  516. The most powerful Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in hybrid
  517. Disappointment as De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz retire from Dakar Series: China Rally
  518. De Villiers/Von Zitzewitz leapfrog into lead of Dakar Series: China Rally
  519. Hyundai’s i30 N is built for serious driving fun
  520. Jump the queue with online service booking
  521. Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the fastest sports car at 6 minutes, 47.3 seconds
  522. KIA Stonic: an eye-catching and confident compact crossover
  523. New Land Rover Discovery tows 110 ton Road Train across Outback
  524. Lexus updates CT 200h
  525. Toyota’s RAV4 made even more appealing
  526. Updated Micra offers outstanding value for money
  527. Land Rover goes above and beyond to scout route for 2018 Absa Cape Epic
  528. 2018 WesBank South African Car of the Year Finalists announced
  529. The Harley-Davidson big twin custom revolution
  530. Victory on debut for Toyota Gazoo racing Hilux at Sun City 400
  531. Jaguar Land Rover presents world-first Two Icons Tour
  532. Even more 911 in an SUV: the new Porsche Cayenne Turbo
  533. Land Rover reveals all-terrain champion at Frankfurt Motor show
  534. Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
  535. 911 GT3 with Touring Package celebrates its world premiere at the IAA
  536. Suzuki SV650: Back to basics
  537. Toyota C-HR: The Exciting Toyota SUV
  538. Excitement as all-new Toyota Gazoo Racing Hilux is set to break cover in Sun City
  539. 2018 Wesbank SA Car of the Year Semi-Finalists Announced
  540. Ford Presents the First Ever Ranger Raptor
  541. The new Nissan LEAF: raising the bar for electric vehicles
  542. KIA Motors South Africa announces voluntary safety recall on 2017 model year Rio models
  543. Sophisticated Pajero Sport hits SA market, offering massive value
  544. Nissan 370Z Updates Revealed at Festival of Motoring
  545. BMW R nineT Urban G/S now available in South Africa
  546. Honda Quest True Adventure 2017 is almost a go!
  547. BMW South Africa to host the first-ever BMW M Festival at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 21 to 22 October 2017
  548. Porsche launches third generation of the Cayenne
  549. Mind-blowing extravaganza awaits Wesbank Motoring Experience visitors
  550. Jeep Renegade: An alternative option
  551. Sportage now has seven more ways to wow
  552. Renault diversifies Captur range
  553. Ken Block's Gymkhana GRiD beckons a wild ride at Carnival City
  554. The Ferrari Portofino revealed
  555. Hyundai introduces AWD Tucson Sport with Elite spec level, Dual Clutch Transmission
  556. New tech inside and out for latest BMW 5 series
  557. Porsche becomes first manufacturer to offer carbon fibre wheels
  558. The C-Class gets even sportier with the Edition C
  559. Take it easy – with Thule
  560. Displays to pay tribute to motorsport icons at SA Motoring experience
  561. Driving the Fiat Fullback Double Cab
  562. Toyota announces the creation of the Toyota Empowerment Trust
  563. Team SA selected ahead of the 2018 BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy
  564. BMW 7 Series Individual by Esther Mahlangu now in South Africa
  565. Are you South Africa's next Speed Star?
  566. Fifth generation Honda CR-V launched
  567. Hilux Black edition now available
  568. Third annual International Spirit of Amarok kicks off this weekend
  569. New limited edition Beetle
  570. Pure & Crafted SA returns to Johannesburg
  571. Kia Picanto refreshed
  572. A dynamic duo – the new Audi RS 3 Sedan & RS 3 Sportback
  573. Ferrari F40 wins Concours South Africa
  574. Kawasaki Z1000 SX – High powered Sports tourer
  575. R-Design models add sporty edge to Volvo S90 range
  576. 38th POMC Cars in the Park this coming Sunday
  577. Honda launches global NSX GT3 customer racing programme
  578. Ford Commences with Phase 2 of Kuga 1.6 Safety Recall
  579. The power of Q – the all-new Audi Q5
  580. Renault Duster – Tough becomes effortless with the New Automatic Model
  581. Good old Suzuki V-Strom updated
  582. Alfa Romeo Giulia: On the comeback trail
  583. Production ready Mercedes-Benz X-Class revealed
  584. Mazda continues to challenge norms with innovative technology
  585. The sky is the limit for Aygo X-Cite
  586. All-new Subaru XV launches in SA
  587. There's a Zontes on my stoep
  588. BMW Motorrad model facelift measures for model year 2018
  589. Audi launches all new Audi A5 & S5 Cabriolet
  590. BMW Motorrad presents BMW Motorrad Spezial
  591. Suzuki extends its comprehensive warranty to 200 000 km
  592. Opel revises Corsa line-up for better value to customers
  593. The all-new sophisticated Pajero Sport arriving in September
  594. Porsche unveils the most powerful 911 of all time
  595. Kawasaki Versys X300 ridden
  596. Suzuki launches brand new GSX-R
  597. Maximim attack for Peugeot with launch of 3008DKR Maxi
  598. Advanced and efficient new 221kW petrol engines for Jaguar models
  599. Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works opens in original Motor City
  600. BMW Motorrad recalls R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure models
  601. New Subaru Impreza sedan now available
  602. Ford recalls Ikon and Figo models
  603. Organisers revving up content for Festival of Motoring
  604. Mitsubishi celebrating centenary with influx of new and improved models for SA
  605. All-new LC500 Coupe marks new chapter for Lexus
  606. The countdown begins: Pure & Crafted SA returns to Johannesburg
  607. Opel secures future in South Africa
  608. Ferrari breaks new ground with GTC4Lusso
  609. Fiat fights back with Tipo
  610. Hyundai’s Tucson Sport ticks the right boxes
  611. Taming the meaner KTM Super Duke R
  612. Aventador S arrives in South Africa
  613. Bigger engine added to Toyota Yaris range
  614. Elantra raises the bar
  615. Porsche milestone: One-millionth 911 rolls off the production line
  616. Discovering the Harley lifestyle
  617. Maserati SA unveils the new flagship Quattroporte
  618. Suzuki launches Ignis
  619. Husqvarna's urban future starts here
  620. The King of Sport Bikes on show at the SA Motorcycle Show
  621. Best of the Breed: Special Edition Ford Fiesta ST200
  622. Chevrolet to withdraw from South Africa
  623. Honda Quest: prepare for True Adventure with the new Africa Twin
  624. Fiat Tipo launched in South Africa
  625. Mazda’s all-new CX-5 debuts in South Africa
  626. Mercedes-Benz GLA – Variety breeds success
  627. Style and technology to the fore in updated Ford Focus
  628. Ennhanced Kia Soul arrives in South Africa
  629. Kawasaki Z900 – More or less?
  630. Toyota celebrates the spirit of FJ
  631. Exciting Limited Edition Fx4 Model added to Ford Ranger Line-up
  632. Ford Ranger, Everest Upgrades Include SYNC with Navigation
  633. Toyota refreshes the 86
  634. Goodyear introduces the new Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyre
  635. Engineered with Soul – the all new Audi A5 & S5 Coupé
  636. Isuzu Model Range expanded with X-Rider Model
  637. Kawasaki Z650: Everyday Zed
  638. Ducati Multistrada S: A bike for many roads
  639. Michelin launches Pilot Sport4 in South Africa
  640. Hyundai’s Grand i10 gets fresh new look
  641. Toyota offers discounted service for all vehicles older than 5 years
  642. Toyota goes funky and fresh
  643. Ford Expands Safety Recall to Fiesta ST
  644. SA Bike Festival 26-28 May 2017
  645. Exciting enhancements for Etios
  646. Opel Astra Awarded 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year Title
  647. Honda's popular Ballade upgraded
  648. A 911 for the road and track – the new Porsche 911 GT3
  649. VW expands engines in Tiguan model line-up
  650. Volkswagen adds one-litre engine to the Polo model range
  651. New Volvo S90 makes South African debut
  652. The Bristish icon has evolved
  653. Worlds best looking delivery bike
  654. Polo Vivo revives the freedom of the Citi
  655. Porsche expands Platinum Edition range 
  656. Athletic Triton builds on Mitsubishi’s reputation
  657. Mazda BT-50 Facelift now available in South Africa
  658. Ferrari unveils Superfast
  659. Next Generation Scorpion arrives – Abarth 595 for 2017
  660. What's new in the 2017 Lexus IS?
  661. Hyundai grows i20 range with 1.4-litre automatic
  662. You had me at ‘vroom’..
  663. Porsche expands 911 range with GTS models
  664. Kawasakis one-litre king
  665. Opel Mokka X signals new direction for Opel
  666. Ford recalls fire-plagued Kuga models
  667. Kia Stinger makes world debut at North American International Auto Show
  668. Volkswagen's entry level competitor UPgraded
  669. Suzuki continues to build small car empire
  670. The right sized Porsche
  671. Hyundai Tucson engine range expanded
  672. Updates to Hilux and Fortuner in response to customer demands
  673. Locally Produced Ford Everest Offers Bigger Range, Better Value
  674. The bare necessities of life
  675. Enter the next level – the new Audi A3
  676. Volvo S60 Polestar arrives in SA with 270 kW Drive-E power
  677. Porsche 911 GT3 Cup ready to race
  678. New face and tweaked rear suspension for Isuzu KB
  679. Honda extends SUV offering with BR-V
  680. Chevrolet revises value for money Trailblazer
  681. BMW Motorrad expand heritage lineup
  682. New Vitara is an automatic choice
  683. Range Rover Evoque a Convertible for all seasons
  684. Macan Turbo gets Performance Package
  685. All hail the best GT-R yet
  686. 322km/h Jaguar F-Type roars into South Africa
  687. Enduro machine from the red team
  688. Futon launches special edition Tunland
  689. Giulietta headed to SA
  690. BMW Motorrad present Pure & Crafted SA
  691. Honda CRF450R ready for the holeshot
  692. Harley-Davidson rolls out powerful new Touring models
  693. Digital Defender journeys' records most memorable trips in Land Rover's iconic off-roader
  694. Updated Volvo V40 now in South Africa
  695. Vespa celebrates 70 years of style with Settantesimo Range
  696. Jaguar Simola hillclimb to return in 2017
  697. Dakar 2017: Toyota Gazoo Racing SA's bold new approach
  698. Renault Captur gets diesel engine option
  699. Focused motor sport expertise delivers the ultimate in driving dynamics. 
  700. Ford Ranger Boasts Biggest Line-up Ever with New 2.2 Auto
  701. New Volvo S90 heading for South Africa
  702. Porsche Panamera – Sports car among luxury saloons
  703. The art of grand touring
  704. Ford Focus RS Pioneers Innovative AWD and Performance Technologies
  705. More power than ever: the new Smart Brabus
  706. Authentic characters featuring optimised functionality
  707. The Pajero legend returns
  708. Born on the track, built for the road: the all-new Audi R8
  709. Mahindra brings innovative SUV style to the younger market
  710. New Suzuki Super Carry a world first for SA
  711. Pioneering Prius returns
  712. BMW Motorrad shows off Lac Rose concept
  713. Tech extravaganza for all-new Jaguar F-Pace
  714. Harley-Davidson Cape Town Africa's first Custom King
  715. Release of Limited Edition ‘Explore’ marks Duster’s milestone achievement
  716. New Scrambler shown off at Bavarian Motorcycles
  717. South African Bike Festival a huge success at rejuvenated Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.
  718. Bentley Bentayga – the ultimate luxury SUV
  719. Volkswagen revives iconic Beetle Dune
  720. Volvo Cars launches flagship XC90 T8 Twin Engine in South Africa
  721. Volkswagen up! its game with the addition of extra doors and new derivatives
  722. Toyota celebrates 25 years of Rust De Winter
  723. Elegant, sophisticated and exclusive: Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition
  724. First-class performance on and off the road
  725. BMW offers eCall
  726. Jaguar F-Pace debuts in stunning reveal
  727. BMW Motorrad hosts successful GS Trophy
  728. Honda Brio now fresher than ever
  729. Ducati enters cruiser market
  730. Continental launches new high performance tyre
  731. Ford Ranger Line-up Expands with New 2.2 TDCi Automatic
  732. Subaru Forester updated for 2016
  733. New Porsche 718 Cayman featuring four cylinder turbo for more power
  734. Seduction of the heart and mind
  735. BMW M2 stays true to the M heritage
  736. Two new Mini models for refreshed range
  737. Volvo XC90 is 2016 WesBank / SAGMJ Car of the Year
  738. 2017 Nissan GT-R armed with a fresh look and more power
  739. Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 – New Pop Icon
  740. Team South Africa crowned BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy Southeast Asia champions
  741. Toyota Fortuner- A bridge between urbanity and freedom
  742. Audi A4 – Progress is intense
  743. Volvo Cars – First To Launch A Car Without A Key
  744. Limited Edition Opel ADAM S Arrives in South Africa.
  745. 2016 LEXUS GS  GETS A BOLDER DESIGN AND A NEW 2-LITRE TURBO
  746. Jaguar Means Business With New XF
  747. Hyundai Introduces 7 year/200 000 Km Warranty
  748. A Race Car For The Road
  749. CVO Pro Street Breakout Delivers American Muscle And Emergent Style
  750. Ford Unveils Advanced, Sporty and Efficient New Kuga SUV
  751. RAV4 – RELOADED AND REFRESHED FOR CONTINUED SUCCESS
  752. NEW AYGO MAKES ITS MARK
  753. WADE YOUNG – ANOTHER PODIUM AT THE MOTHER OF HARD ENDUROS
  754. The All-New Mazda CX-3: Mazda’s newest compact SUV
  755. Hyundai's popular H-1 Bus gets a make-over and fresh features
  756. Legendary Ford Mustang Officially Launched in South Africa
  757. New Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente Manual Offers Exceptional Value
  758. South Africa’s best seller gets streetwise
  759. New Volkswagen Caddy now available
  760. Volvo S60 Polestar launched in SA
  761. Toyota Land Cruiser – Master of Africa remastered
  762. TOYOTA GAZOO RACING SA ALL SET TO TACKLE 2016 DAKAR RALLY
  763. New GSXR-1000 expected in South Africa by end of 2016
  764. Opel launches teenage rockstar
  765. Mitsubishi Motors to introduce all-new Triton in South Africa
  766. Husqvarna Motorcycles returns to the street dual sport segment with the 701 ENDURO
  767. New engine, keener pricing brings funky, fun Citroën C1 to a wider audience
  768. A down-to-earth character beyond established conventions
  769. RS3 is power in a compact form
  770. Polo sedan now offered with service plan as standard
  771. The all-new Audi TTS Coupé set to excite
  772. ALL-NEW PRIUS TAKES A BOLD STEP FORWARD
  773. Suzuki Swift – A compact car for every occasion
  774. Mercedes-Benz Vito – Versatility made to order
  775. Maserati introduces Ghibli range
  776. Lexus makes a good car GREAT!
  777. Additional punch for Isuzu workhorses
  778. Hyundai i20 gets N-Sport Treatment
  779. A CELEBRATION OF HILUX
  780. Harley-Davidson – Dark custom models stir the rebel soul
  781. Passion for Performance
  782. Audi introduces dauntless Q7
  783. Five door Corsa Sport Joins Opel’s line up of new Germans
  784. Lexus RS: The Real Coupe
  785. Husqvarna Introduce New Era Motocross Models
  786. Honda announces further Africa Twin details
  787. Ford Going Further
  788. Stylish New Ford B-MAX challenges Traditional Small Car Thinking
  789. The Africa Twin is back
  790. The Return Of The Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
  791. The All-New Suzuki Ciaz: Streamlined and Authentic
  792. This New Lexus RoX!
  793. Ferrari 488 GTB: Extreme Power For Unique Driving Emotions
  794. The All-New Golf SV
  795. Renault Geared To CAPTUR The Crossover Market In SA
  796. All-New Ford Figo: Destined To Be Compact Car Champion
  797. All-New Toyota Hilux: Re-defining Tough
  798. Toyota Improves On The Winning Etios Formula
  799. Subaru Legacy 3.6 R-S: A Triumph Of Form And Function
  800. KTM Introduces New Generation SX Range
  801. Stylish New Ford B-MAX Coming To South Africa
  802. Mazda Southern Africa Introduces the 2015 Mazda CX-5

While the definition of a sports car is not a precise one, what is fact is that since the very first automobile made its debut, engineers, designers and creators have constantly been looking for ways to make them go faster, round corners better, and look more beautiful than their bread-and-butter brethren tasked with getting their occupants from A to B.
That said, Wikipedia – that holy grail of knowledge – does a pretty good job of labelling this rarest of vehicular breed, the sports car. It’s defined as a small, usually two-seater (or 2+2), two- door vehicle designed for ‘spirited performance and nimble handling.’ It goes on to say that sports cars may be spartan or luxurious, but high maneuverability and minimum weight are requisite. They may be equipped for racing, aerodynamically shaped, having a low center of gravity and steering and suspension designed for precise control at high speeds.
And isn’t that the perfect description of the Toyota 86?
You see, in creating the 86, Toyota set out to engineer a car that captures the purest pleasures of driving, a sports car in the true sense of the word – one that is simple, focused and, above all, fun. As a distillation of the classic sports car qualities of compact size, agile handling, responsiveness and driver feedback, it has more than fulfilled its promise, gaining the acclaim of critics and enthusiasts alike and achieving more than 170,000 worldwide sales since its launch in 2012.
Inspired by Toyota’s fine sports car heritage and models such as the 2000GT and AE86 Corolla, the 86 has equally taken on the role of a torchbearer for Toyota’s mission to build cars that are genuinely more engaging and rewarding to drive. It’s a direction promoted from the top by Toyota President Akio Toyoda, who declared that “if it’s not fun to drive, it’s not a car”.
Adhering to the classic sports car template in being compact, lightweight, having a low centre of gravity and possessing a front engine/rear-wheel drive configuration, the 86 is all that and so much more. The powertrain likewise broke new ground, in adopting a high-revving 2.0-litre, naturally aspirated, horizontally opposed “boxer” four-cylinder engine, produced by Subaru and equipped with Toyota’s D-4S direct fuel injection.
And now unbelievably for 2017, Toyota has sharpened the driving focus of the acclaimed 86 even more with improvements that build on the style, performance, handling and accessibility that have made it the cult car of the 21st century.
A subtle evolution has wrought detail changes to the 86’s exterior styling adding maturity and eliciting an even stronger sporting look. Throughout the design programme, Toyota has remained faithful to the concept of combining contemporary lines with visual references to models from its illustrious sports car heritage, not least the 2000GT.
These goals achieve perfect harmony in a subtle but effective reworking of the frontal elements, notably with a wider, low-set grille, a pronounced lower lip to the front bumper with integrated fins and a lowering of the tip of the car’s nose. This refreshed head-on-view amplifies the car’s ground-hugging stance and agile performance.
Aerodynamic detailing extends to a subtle new nose fin and new LED fog lamp surrounds with a triple-strake design that is both aerodynamically efficient and striking in appearance. The headlight units have been restyled to create a stronger horizontal emphasis, with new bi-LED lamps for normal and high beam. The turn indicators have been relocated from the far edges of the front bumper to within the headlamp clusters, arranged as a line of individual orange LEDs beneath an angled series of white daytime running light LEDs. The result is the generation of a stronger horizontal axis across the front of the vehicle, emphasising its width and maturity of design.
86 retains its distinctive coupe silhouette, complete with “pagoda” roof design, low centre of gravity and door apertures that evoke the look of the two-seater 2000GT, successfully applied to a compact 2+2 sports car format. The vehicle retains its 4,240mm overall length, 1,320mm height (with shark fin antenna), 1,775mm width and 2,570mm wheelbase.
In profile view, the areas forward of the front wheels and aft of the rear wheels have been shaped to generate a stronger sense of sporting performance. The wing garnish has a new integrated fin that contributes to controlling body roll, true to Chief Engineer Tetsuya Tada’s intention that all styling changes should serve a practical purpose in terms of improving the vehicle’s aerodynamic performance.
A new 17-inch cast alloy wheel design has been produced for 86 (High models), featuring 10 ultra-slim spokes with a contrast bright and gun metal grey machined finish to provide an agile and strongly defined 3D appearance.
New features at the rear of the car follow the pattern of those at the front in generating a lower, stronger look, led by a wider and deeper black moulding and diffuser unit that creates a strong trapezoidal shape and extends low enough to conceal the exhaust silencer.
The new bi-colour (black and body-coloured) wing-type rear spoiler replaces the previous integrated component design, projecting a sportier look as well as contributing to 86’s improved aerodynamics.
The rear LED light clusters have been reworked, generating a stronger horizontal line and using light guides to produce a distinctive lighting signature. They also feature new LED turn indicators.
Under the skin there have been detailed adjustments to the suspension and damping, targeting improvements in handling, stability and ride comfort. Measures have also been taken to increase body rigidity.
One of the most significant developments in the 2017 86 from a driver’s point of view is a new Track mode, giving one the opportunity to enjoy animated performance driving with minimum intervention from the electronic Vehicle Stability Control and traction control systems. The car’s new multi-information display (High spec models) gives real-time access to power and torque curves, G-forces and a stopwatch to chart successive lap times.
The MacPherson strut front suspension benefits from pinpoint adjustments to deliver improved handling, stability and ride comfort and better steering feel.
Focusing on the performance of the coil springs, the spring rates have been optimised and the axis load control system has been engineered to reduce the difference in steering force on the left and right hand sides. The springs are also able to flex as well as compress, helping produce a smooth and easy-to-control steering feel.
The Showa shock absorbers have been revised, too, with the sliding surface of the guide bushing changed to provide better friction characteristics, contributing to the car’s improved handling and stability. Damping force has been reduced to gain an improvement in ride comfort.
Changes in the rear double wishbone suspension target turning performance as well as gains in handling and stability, achieved through optimised coil spring rates and the same changes to the shocks as featured in the front suspension.
An increase in the diameter of the rear anti-roll bar contributes to better turning performance, together with a change in the distribution of longitudinal body roll.
The rigidity of 86’s body is key to its rewarding handling and drivability, an area addressed by careful use of different high-tensile steels to achieve strength, torsional stiffness and light weight within the body shell. The bonnet is made from sheet aluminium and the wings from thinner sheet steel, helping minimise the coupe’s weight.
Small but telling measures have been taken to improve body rigidity and vehicle durability further in the 2017 86, including a thicker mounting bracket for the front suspension towers, a thicker reinforcement in the transmission crossmember and additional reinforcements in the rear wheel arches with additional weld points. The centre and front of the rear panel have also been made significantly thicker.
True to the concept that 86 should deliver the purest driving enjoyment, Toyota has adjusted the Vehicle Stability Control system to add a new Track mode in which the driver is given an even greater range of handling, braking and turning control for genuine and highly enjoyable sports driving.
The Track setting is activated using a switch on the centre console, illuminating an indicator lamp in the driver’s multi-information display. This turns the VSC and the car’s traction control (TRC) to a minimum level, removing a layer of electronic intervention so the driver can apply their own car control skills for a more engaging experience at the wheel.
Adding Track mode gives the driver a choice of four VSC and TRC settings. In normal driving both systems operate, while TRC can be switched off to help when pulling away on rough surfaces. The Track mode expands the permissible range of lateral acceleration and movement before the system intervenes, allowing the driver to explore the limits of the car’s dynamics without sacrificing stability.
The introduction of the Track mode is part of a detailed re-evaluation of the role electronic control systems can play in enhancing 86’s handling performance. Making direct use of data gathered from the car’s participation in motorsport events, such as the Nürburgring 24 Hours, fine adjustments have been made to systems including the ABS and traction control – changes that Chief Engineer Tetsuya Tada thinks can help drivers fully exploit their skills and unlock the car’s full potential.
86 retains the benefits of the “aero-sandwiching” concept, in which the pressure of air flow over, beneath and along the sides of the car serves to keep it vertically and horizontally stable, without generating unnecessary downforce and without increasing its 0.27 coefficient of drag. The contours of the “pagoda” roof play an important role in this, a treatment that is mirrored in the surfacing of the car’s underbody.
Chief Engineer Tada required that any exterior design changes should have a positive effect on the vehicle’s handling and stability, down to the finest detail. In the front bumper a new blocking surface has been added below the front grille, with two distinctive “teeth,” and the lower edge of the bumper has been angled to 45 degrees to help generate a better airflow. Similarly the lower edge of the rear diffuser has also been set at a 45-degree angle.
The new wing-type rear spoiler has a positive impact on both aerodynamic performance and stability. It extends the full width of the rear of the car and is fitted with end plates which work with the vertical mounts to help create a wraparound airflow. The flow of air over and under the wing generates a downforce effect to help keep the car stable at speed.
86’s powertrain is unchanged, retaining its unique format of a high-revving, naturally aspirated 2.0-litre, horizontally opposed “boxer” engine driving the rear wheels. Toyota added its D-4S direct fuel injection technology to the Subaru-sourced engine, securing increased throttle response, power and torque over a wide range of engine speeds.
Driving the rear wheels through a six-speed manual or automatic transmission, the 1,998cc 16-valve DOHC unit produces a maximum 147kW at 7,000rpm and 205Nm of torque between 6,400 and 6,600rpm. 0 to 100km/h acceleration can be achieved in 7.6 seconds with manual transmission, 8.2 seconds for the automatic.
Despite this spirited performance, fuel consumption is laudable, with the 86 recording an average of 7.8 litres per 100km (7.1 for the Automatic transmission equipped model) – it’s worth mentioning that the consumption curve is also very flat regardless of driving style.
Changes made to the 86’s cabin serve to emphasise the car’s genuine sporting quality while raising the functionality and the visual and tactile quality of the interior. The focus remains the business of driving, but in an environment that is even more appealing to the eye and touch.
Particular attention has been paid to the size and shape of the steering wheel to provide the best grip and action for the driver. Retaining the sporty three-spoke design, Toyota has reduced the diameter by 3mm to 362mm, making it the smallest it has yet featured on a Toyota production car. The wheel’s weight has also been reduced by 10 per cent. The cross-section of the rim has been precision calculated so that when the driver holds the wheel, their arms are naturally angled slightly inwards, promoting a sportier feel.
More emphasis has been added to the look of the wheel with sculpted, metal-effect spokes and a prominent, silvered 86 logo on the centre boss. The new wheel also incorporates switches to adjust the new 4.2-inch colour TFT multi-function display and audio system.
The driver’s instrument display has been revised (High models) with a new triple-dial arrangement that includes a new 4.2-inch colour TFT multi-information read-out, providing real-time data that can be called up and adjusted with ease using the new control switches on the steering wheel.
As well as familiar information such as fuel economy, journey details, coolant temperatures and cruising distance, the display can also present more performance driving-focused details, including a G-force monitor, power and torque curves, a stopwatch and lap times in sequence.
The multi-information display presents the 86 logo each time the car is started and also provides driver alerts, including door ajar and low coolant warnings.
The tachometer has been reoriented so that 7,000rpm – the engine speed at which peak power is delivered – now sits at the top of the dial.
The revised 86 has a new, unified “all black” interior finish that not only adds to the sports car feel of the interior, but also reduces reflection of outside light so there is less distraction and a clear view for the driver. A new carbon-fibre mesh pattern trim has been added to the door switch panels and the ventilation control panel on the centre console. A complimentary suede-like material with ’86’ embossing is applied to the dashboard facia, matching the new upholstery (on the 86 High models) that combines leather with perforated Alcantara, available in all-black. The standard grade model’s cloth upholstery has also been upgraded, providing better body-holding performance.
SA range comprises three models – 86 Std, 86 High and 86 High auto.
 

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