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2015-09-15 08:49

HE-YO AYGO: Toyota South Africa's new Aygo made its debut at the 2015 Red Bull X-Fighters world tour in Pretoria on Saturday, Sept 12. Image: Instagram

Cape Town - The all-new Toyota Aygo made its first local public appearance before a crowd of 18 000 at the 2015 Red Bull X-Fighters event held at the Union Buildings in Tshwane on Saturday, September 12.

Toyota says it features bold styling and incorporates a prominent "X"-motif in the front grille which extends upwards to the A-pillar and side mirrors to create a unique identity and strong road presence.

The result is a decidedly cheeky, five-door hatch which exudes a sporty, youthful and energetic image and is perfectly suited to conquer the urban jungle, adds its maker.

No skrinking violet

Under the bonnet lurks a characterful 51kW 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine. It does the 100km/h sprint in sub-15sec and has a claimed 4.4 litres/100km in the combined cycle.


Toyota says: "Without giving away too much, the newcomer gets the 'Full Monty' treatment when it comes to specifications, boasting standard features such as display audio, Bluetooth functionality, auto-door lock, front power windows, air conditioning and a full suite of safety kit."

Local introduction of the Aygo has been confirmed for October 2015 with full specification details to follow prior to market introduction.

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