FROM OCTOBER – five years on the market, the eighth generation of the pick-up Toyota Hilux receives updates mid-career. The stylistic innovation of the edition 2020, in dealers from October, does not go unnoticed, because the redesigned Hilux has an unusual frieze of chrome in the grille and a grille that accentuates the impression of three-dimensionality, but also change the fascia and the lights: before you can get led ones, behind there is a new signature light (also led). Arrive also the rims are 18” and the colors Super Red II, Dark Blue and Oxide Bronze (in the photos).
ALWAYS RUDE, BUT MORE STYLISH – inside, the Toyota Hilux 2020 offers a revamped dashboard and an evolution of the multimedia system, with a screen of 8” (instead of 7”) and compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Improvements for the audio system, branded by the specialist JBL with 8 speakers (2 more than before). Debuts then the exhibition Invincible, which combines the practicality of a pick-up to the “stilosità” of the suv: you acknowledge that the written in the writing back, the specific exterior details (grille, fascia, handles, wheels) and the customizations within, where are the seats two-tone leather, chrome finishes, and the blue illumination for the thresholds of access.
The NEW 2.8 – The Toyota Hilux, as the year, via retirement, is available in versions Single Cab, 2 doors and 2 seats, Extra Cab 2-door and 4-seater and Double Cab, 4 doors and 4 seats. Available with rear-wheel drive or full, has a new turbo diesel engine 4-cylinder 2.8: has 204 HP and 500 Nm of torque, compared to the 150 HP and 400 Nm of the previous 2.4. You can choose between a manual or automatic transmission, but always with the 6 speed. The japanese manufacturer has revised the steering and suspension, to improve comfort on the road, but intervened to change the throttle response, stability control and the idling speed of the engine (brought from 850 to 680 rpm), so as to make it more effective driving on low grip surfaces.