The tougher, the better

Legendary toughness forged at the Dakar Rally

40 years of Toyota at the Dakar Rally

With its extraordinary terrain and unbelievable speeds, success at the Dakar is about more than speed; quality, durability and reliability are vital. In these extremes, trust is key, and it’s Toyota’s legendary toughness that has made them the vehicle of choice for competitors.

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Toyota at Dakar 2020

Two weeks, 12 stages and over 5,000km of extreme terrain. The caliber of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing and the Hilux was once again on display, with yet another successful year at the Dakar Rally, including a second place finish for Nasser Al-Attiyah and co-pilot Matthieu Baumel, as well as four Hilux models finishing in the top 10. And the teams look to do even better next year.

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“We will continue to make ever-better
cars by traversing the wide variety of
roads and terrains across the world.”
Akio Toyoda

Our extreme Dakar off-roaders
Toyota Hilux Dakar
Super Production Category
  • Mid-mounted V8 petrol engine
  • Independent rear suspension
  • All-wheel drive
Toyota Land Cruiser Dakar
Production Category
  • V8 diesel engine
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power 300hp & torque 800Nm

Hilux: unstoppable in rally, legendary on road

Trust comes as standard
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Active Traction Control Provides grip on the toughest terrain
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Hill-start Assist Control Take on hills without ever rolling back
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Heavy Duty Under Body Protection Protect the essential parts of your Hilux
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Rear Differential Lock Getting stuck is a thing of the past

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