Back In Black or White: Toyota Reveals Hilux Black

Back In Black or White: Toyota Reveals Hilux Black

Toyota has released details of its new Hilux Black, a limited edition based on the SR5 4×4 Double Cab Hilux.

With fewer than 1,000 being produced, the ‘Black’ is clearly aimed at the Hilux buyer who spends more time on-road than off.

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Oddly the least expensive way into a Hilux Black is to buy a white one, with prices starting at $53,240 for the manual version in white, while a double black will cost you an extra $550.

Exterior colour aside, the Hilux Black is fitted with unique front and rear bumpers, with black extensions below the fog lights and LED daytime running lights. Black side steps, a black rear sports bar and machined alloy 17-inch six-spokers round out the on-road garnish.

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Hilux enthusiasts will notice the TRD logo on the wheel caps and the front bumper extension, a nod to TRD’s involvement in the Black project.

Toyota Australia executive director sales and marketing Tony Cramb said the special-edition model is ideally placed to meet the remarkably divergent demands of HiLux customers.

“People buy HiLux as a tough workhorse, a family vehicle or as a mixture of both, which means they are attracted by its renowned ruggedness and also its car-like comfort,” he said.

The Black is powered by Toyota’s D4D 3.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine and is available with either a five-speed manual or auto gearbox.

Inside the Black there is an upgraded leather-accented trim and a six-way adjustable power-operated driver’s seat.

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The feature list includes a 6.1-inch display audio screen with reversing camera and a satellite navigation system with SUNA Live Traffic# updates.

HiLux Black is priced from $53,240+ for the manual version in white. The optional black paint is $550 extra. Automatic transmission is $2,750.

 

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