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Toyota's new concept, hot hatches: Top 5 motoring stories of the week

2017-10-14 10:05

Rouel van Nelson

Image: Motorpress

Cape Town - Hot hatches are extremely popular in South Africa, combining practicality with affordable sports performance.

Sure there are some fire-breathing hot hatches roaming the streets today but would you be able to recognise their often humble origins?

We look at five hatchbacks and compare the old with the new. That said, we also take a look at some of the top stories we featured this week.

Toyota's inspired concept, Police vs Audi RS 6

Toyota is set to unveil a dramatic open-top sports-car concept inspired by the company's legendary Supra and Toyota Sports 800 - meet the GR HV.

Then, police dashcam footage captured a high-speed chase involving an Audi RS 6 as the driver attempted to flee by ramming into the back of the police vehicle, causing it to stall.

Here is your weekly motoring wrap: 

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3. Toyota's next sports car: The Supra-inspired GR HV concept looks great



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