Toyota has released full details of the new Hilux Invincible, the Japanese manufacturer’s indestructible pick-up.
BBC’s Top Gear tried to destroy an already ageing Hilux, but it survived trial by fire, flood, tumbling tower block and deadly caravan.
Nearly 12 million have been sold since its launch, and can be found in almost every corner of the globe.
Based on the VX model, the Invincible features an upgraded specification, including full leather interior, six-disc in dash CD autochanger, leather steering wheel and gear knobs, metal scuff plates, dark tinted privacy glass for the rear windows, 15-inch alloy wheels, chrome rear bumper, silver grey double coachline and chrome Invincible badging.
This is in addition to the standard equipment list of ABS, power steering, alarm, electric windows and mirrors, and air conditioning.
The Hilux Invincible is powered by Toyota’s 16-valve 2.5-litre D-4D direct injection common rail turbodiesel engine, delivering 102bhp. An optional power chip is available, developed by TTE, bringing the power output to 128bhp and raising maximum torque from 260 to 300Nm. The dealer-fit upgrade costs £595 + VAT and fitting.
The Invincible will go on sale on 1st July and is priced at £17,995 excluding VAT, delivery and OTR charges.