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Old 26th November 2008, 17:34   #1
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Was passing through 36 Jublee Hills and saw a parked Toyota and was wondering must be a modified SUV, then saw its Toyota HiLux (AUV). Itís a giant AUV.

I wonder if HiLux is a common sight to see on the roads, nevertheless thought of sharing with you guys.
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Old 26th November 2008, 18:17   #2
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Older Hiluxes had the butch look. This one looks tame and un imposing.
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I kinda like this look for a Hilux, although understated.
Looks quite nice, IMO.
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theres only one thought thats comes to my mind when i see this vehicle

why isnt toyota launching it here?!

i dont understand how he managed to import it

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Old 26th November 2008, 22:04   #5
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This certianly doesnt look like a fierce AUV.Rather has a crossover looks.
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This certianly doesnt look like a fierce AUV.Rather has a crossover looks.
This one lacks the aggressive look....it looks quite elegant for an SUT/pick-up truck. Nice find though torque4u.

@AMATMO: Buddy, why do you feel it can't be imported to India?

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Old 26th November 2008, 23:31   #7
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well i thought one cannot import a car that cost less than 40,000 usd
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Dunno about the looks but you should see the Top Gear polar special to see what this "tame" truck can do.
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this one is not a commom sight,i have never seen this before.
looks nice.
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I have seen an older version at Road No.12 on Banjara hills. This one looks pretty milder than Tata Xenon XT.
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Nice find! Looks masculine from the back, becomes feminine from the front! But must be a good car if launched in India for a decent price!
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I think this is the same thing on which the Fortuner is based upon.

just as the Sumo Grande has a pickup version in the Xenon..

Fortuner has one in this Hilux..

THe Hilux Surf model is more better looking presence wise.
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Any info on the kind of engine that this one would have?
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Found this article in Wikipedia
Toyota Hilux - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Engines (markets):

Engines (markets):
2005 2.0 L gasoline VVT-i DOHC I4 (South Africa, Indonesia)
2005 2.5 L diesel D-4D DOHC I4, 134 hp (100 kW) - 156 hp (Asia, Europe, South Africa, South America)
2005 2.7 L gasoline VVT-i DOHC I4, 160 hp (Australia, The Philippines, South Africa, USA)
2005 3.0 L diesel D-4D DOHC I4, Turbodiesel, commonrail 16-valve direct injetion, 171 hp (Asia, South Africa, South America, Australia, Europe). This version is crafted at the Toyota Argentina facility in Zarate.
2005 4.0 L gasoline VVT-i DOHC V6, 228 hp (170 kW) - 236 hp (Australia, South Africa, USA)
2008 4.0L Supercharged DOHC V6 306HP/225KW (Australia only, TRD edition)

Good catch there torque4u!

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Any info on the kind of engine that this one would have?
im pretty sure it would be the 3.0 d4d.
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