Toyota’s Movie Moments

As one of the world’s most beloved automotive brands, Toyota has come to represent more than just cars. In South Africa specifically, the Toyota name is steeped in the local culture, with many of its vehicles representing various eras during the country’s storied history.

As one of the world’s largest and finest car manufacturers, it comes as no surprise that many of our cars have played starring roles in some of the biggest blockbusters the world has ever seen. Toyota cars are equal parts attractive, innovative, reliable and efficient. These characteristics make our cars the perfect Hollywood stars.

These are some of Toyota’s biggest movie moments:

Toyota Prius (The Other Guys)

To outshine Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and cameo appearances from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Samuel L. Jackson, a car truly has to be in a league of its own. The Toyota Prius, which featured in the 2010 comedy hit The Other Guys, stole the show with its smart, efficient, and capable presence.

Toyota Supra (The Fast & The Furious)

Eight movies in, The Fast & The Furious movies have become one of the highest grossing film franchises of all time. The first movie in the franchise was introduced to the world in 2001 and it featured an orange, charged up Toyota Supra. Now, we’re not saying the success of the franchise is down to the Supra’s starring role in the first film, but it certainly didn’t hurt to have one of Toyota’s most iconic sports cars in their ranks.

Toyota Tacoma SR5 (Back to the Future)

When you think of Back to the Future and cars, you automatically think of Doc Brown’s DeLorean. However, in the movie, Marty McFly’s dream car is the impressive Toyota Tacoma SR5 pickup truck. When he travels back in time, he finds his dream car parked in his garage.

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Step into the Future with the Toyota C-HR

To live in the 21st century is to live in an era of game-changing innovation and culture-shifting technology. Everyone, in every field imaginable, is on a mission to find the next great thing. The thing that will define an era and go down in the history books as something that truly shifted the status quo.

At Toyota, we are constantly searching for that thing. As one of the world’s leading automakers, our mission is to transform the way you drive, forever. We create cars that inspire emotion. Cars that transcend generations. Cars that turn heads on the road and fill their owners with absolute pride.

The 21st century is the best time to be alive, and the All-New Toyota C-HR is the most brilliant car you will ever drive. Continue reading “Step into the Future with the Toyota C-HR”

First Glimpse Of The 2017 Toyota Yaris

The annual International Geneva Motor Show allows globally recognised automotive brands, like Toyota, to showcase their newest improvements to some of the cars we have come to love and appreciate.

The Toyota Yaris is one of those cars. Introduced to South Africans in 2005, the Yaris has become one of the leaders in the hatchback car market. It has undergone immense change too, with each incarnation of the Yaris being bigger, smarter, and more cutting edge than the previous. Continue reading “First Glimpse Of The 2017 Toyota Yaris”

The Inspiration Behind the Aygo’s Striking Design

Colourful, eye-catching, and fun. These are just some of the words used to describe Toyota’s take on what the small city car should be. The second generation Aygo, with its bold appearance, was designed to make an indelible impact on the market and – since its South African launch in 2015 – that is precisely what it has done.

But what inspired designers to produce such a dramatic concept for the most recent incarnation of the Aygo? Continue reading “The Inspiration Behind the Aygo’s Striking Design”