Suspension improvements for the updated Toyota Hilux

The new updated Toyota Hilux reaps the benefits of suspension and steering revisions and the availability of a new, automatic limited-slip differential that improve its on-road ride and handling and its off-road controllability. The Hilux retains its body-on-frame construction, a design now rare in its segment. Toyota says the ladder frame chassis is both highly durable and gives the Hilux the torsional rigidity to deal with the most severe twisting forces when driving over rough terrain.

Beefy new 2.8 diesel spearheads Toyota Hilux upgrades

Toyota is renewing its Hilux pick-up with design changes, a powerful 2.8-litre powertrain, improvements in on and off-road driving performance and equipment upgrades. Toyota says that these changes “strengthen its appeal to the growing market for customers who need a vehicle that’s right for both business and leisure”.

Upgraded Toyota Hilux now on sale

The Toyota Hilux is getting a new series of updates. Entry-level Active Single and Extra Cab models now come with easy-care PVC seats and flooring, while the latest generation of Toyota Safety Sense technology is being made available across the range.

Hybrids give Toyota a sales boost

The increasing popularity of Toyota’s petrol-electric hybrid vehicles helped propel the manufacturer to a 5.5 per cent increase in new vehicle sales in 2017 – in a UK market that declined overall by 5.6 per cent

Weekend Round Up: 19th-23rd January 2015

As January prepares to enter the final furlong we pick out the top stories making the headlines for the week of 19th-23rd January 2015. It’s Diesel Car’s weekend round up.

Toyota pick up podium place on Dakar Rally

Toyota was back on the podium at the climax of the 2015 Dakar cross-country race with Giniel de Villiers and Dirk von Zitzewitz claiming a superb second place result in their Toyota Imperial Hilux.

Tiggywinkles turn to Toyota

Having a Toyota Hilux animal ambulance on call is proving a great benefit for the Tiggywinkles wildlife hospital in its work rescuing injured creatures and safely returning them to the wild once they have recovered.

Toyota’s Hilux grows even stronger

The Toyota Hilux has a proven reputation as one of the toughest vehicles on earth, making it an ideal candidate for UK conversion specialist Project Thirty Four to turn it into something even stronger.