The Toyota Hilux has been a South African institution since 1979 and the new version promises to "pick up" where its predecessors left off. For the first time in the Hilux's history, the 11-model line-up will come with a completely new engine range.

The Toyota Hilux has been a South African institution since 1979 and the new version promises to "pick up" where its predecessors left off. For the first time in the Hilux's history, the 11-model line-up will come with a completely new engine range.

Toyota Motor Corporation earmarked five countries for the production of its IMV (Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicles) models, all with different levels of technology. Toyota SA was chosen as a hub for the first Hilux not to have Japan as its source country, and as CARtoday.com reported recently, it will form a major part of the Prospecton-based manufacturer's recently-expanded export programme.

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