It was in the month of March, of the year 1968, when Toyota Hilux first came into the scene. The RN10, which was the first model, had a short wheelbase and an engine of 1.5L. The second version which came in 1969 had a long wheelbase. Then, later in 1971, it was replaced by a 1.6L engine.
AFP – Bangkok, Indonesia will soon implement a program of conversion to CNG fuelin the foreseeable future. Toyota manufacturers also seem to be ready for it after emerging CNG version of Toyota Hilux.
New Hilux which was launched in Jakarta on Wednesday (07/13/2011) also offers a new option for vehicles that take diesel fuel in order to support consumers in their business.
Toyota Hilux is bulky pick-up that excels in versatility and is therefore the most popular car in the world. Sales are especially high in African and Asian countries. Popularity in these countries is determined by the possibility of carrying a bulky load plus up to five people. Important is also a large throughput terrain. In particular, very good Wading depth to a depth of 700 mm. Hilux length is 5255 mm, width 1835 mm and height 1810 mm.
Four specially modified Toyota Hilux issued on its own axis at the South Pole and back. The route was 4600 km long. The show Top Gear in the past have done something like that and sent a Toyota Hilux to the North Pole.