LAUNCHED IN NEPAL: EIGHTH-GEN TOYOTA HILUXPosted On: December 9, 2015 By : AutoLife Team
A complete redesign of one of the world’s best-known and best-loved nameplates, the Toyota Hilux, has been unveiled in the Nepalese market by United Traders Syndicate Private Limited.Since the Hilux first hit dealerships in 1968, over 16 million have been sold in more than 180 countries and regions. Over its seven-generation history, the quality, durability and reliability of the Hilux have earned the model a diehard fanbase and a legendary reputation. Simply put, everyone knows the Hilux is tough. The new Hilux, while improving on the model’s characteristic ruggedness and performance, redefines toughness by being more occupant-focused and easier to drive than ever before.Main features
Newly developed frame and suspension:
Improved comfort, ruggedness and safety due to enlarged side rail cross-section
Enhanced off-road performance and comfort thanks to the upgraded leaf spring suspension and shock absorbers
Turbo Diesel Engine:
The 2.8-litre Turbo Diesel Engine is torque in all rev ranges with significantly improved torque at low speed. The tried and tested engine has been tried and tested in Nepalese conditions. The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
Tough yet refined appearance achieved by contrasting the front panel with its sturdy bumper section and the integrated look of the slender upper grille and LED headlamps
Stylish instrument panel featuring a unified design aesthetic and free use of metallic decoration, giving a strong yet refined appearance
Cutting-edge, luxurious features, including audio system with a built-in AM/FM tuner and CD player plus Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free mobile calls and audio streaming. The system also supports a range of portable music players with a USB port for selected models of iPods and other devices, and an AUX input for MP3 players.