New Toyota Hilux Receives A Plethora Of Rugged Accessories To Make It More…Invincible

As we all know, Toyota’s “workhorse” – the Hilux – is notorious for its reliability and toughness.
It survived trial be fire, by ice and by Top Gear and there’s a reason why Toyota South Africa alone sold 1,000,000 units.

Of course, the latest model won’t shy away from its roots, especially if bedizen with Toyota’s new accessories. In fact, the new Hilux will offer the most extensive range of add-ons ever, as an intensive five-year development program has resulted in more than 60 accessories specifically developed for the titan. It’s like giving Iron Man the Hulkbuster suit.

The new bullbars, available in high-tensile steel or aluminum alloy, are not only light and strong, but include correct airbag deployment in case of an accident (with a tank, probably). Not only that, but their design also ensures airflow through the radiator, while also providing mounting points for driving lights, antennas and winch

A snorkel is also available – which sounds funny, but actually provides optimal airflow to maintain engine performance, especially if someone decides that the Hilux should become a submarine for a while.

Other stuff includes LED work lamps, light bar, two types of tool boxes, a bed slide on rollers, towbar, load distribution hitch, steel tray, hard or soft tonneau covers, nudge bar, ute liner and the list goes on and on.

“Toyota Genuine accessories for HiLux have been exhaustively tested for strength and durability using a combination of finite element analysis and extensive real-world testing. They comply with stringent global quality standards – and they also look great because the design has been integrated perfectly with the new vehicle”, said Tony Cramb – Toyota Australia’s executive director sales and marketing.

And yes, the hard tonneau cover and the redesigned Toyota canopy (the hard-top on the truck’s bed, available with integrated lighting, central locking and large “gull wing” style windows for easy access to the load area) flawlessly integrate with the car’s overall design, giving it a bad-ass look.


Renault And FCA Are Both Open To Restart Merger Talks

Both car makers want the merge but there’s work to be done before negotiations restart.

Does The Latest Toyota Supra Work As A Four-Door GT?

A longer wheelbase would be mandatory in order to pull off this design in the real world.

Chevy Drivers Can Now Order Pizza Using Car’s Touchscreen

Chevrolet’s Marketplace platform has added Domino’s Pizza as its latest merchant.

2020 Karma Revero GT Looks To Honor The Iconic P-51 Mustang Fighter Plane

Karma Automotive has unleashed two 2020 Revero GT models featuring aviation-inspired wraps, for goldRush Rally Eleven.

First-Ever Lotus SUV Test Mule Spotted Near Company’s HQ

This Lotus SUV prototype is wearing an old Lynk & Co 01 shell in an attempt to fool onlookers.

Lego Technic Model Previews 2020 Land Rover Defender

The new Land Rover Defender will be sold in three- and five-door forms.

All-New Ford Puma Crossover Teased Ahead Of June 26 Premiere

The 2020 Puma will slot between the EcoSport and Kuga and will be made in Romania.

Mini Shows 2020 John Cooper Works GP At The Nurburgring

The Mini John Cooper Works GP will have over 300 hp and rival the Honda Civic Type R.

Koenigsegg Could Compete In New Le Mans Hypercar Class

Aston Martin, Toyota, and Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus have already committed to the new endurance class.

2020 Audi SQ8 Launches With 4.0-Liter Twin-Turbo Diesel V8

The Audi SQ8 will be offered with a petrol powertrain at a later date.