2017 Toyota Hilux Tonka Concept
Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept
Toyota is rekindling puerility memories with the expose of a sensational construct fomite that brings unitedly the iconic Tonka and “unbreakable” HiLux brands.
A life-size dreaming toy for adults, the Toyota HiLux Tonka Conception is an telling rock-crawling motortruck that combines the enviable reputations for temper and enduringness that overlook the Toyota and Tonka DNAs.
The high-riding off-roader celebrates HiLux’s find in seemly Australia’s best-selling fomite close twelvemonth, aboard pregnant world-wide anniversaries for both Toyota and Tonka.
It was conceived, intentional, assembled and well-tried by designers and engineers from Toyota Australia’s 150-strong merchandise preparation and ontogenesis section.
Production excogitation headman Nicolas Hogios aforesaid the extremum elan and capableness of the HiLux Tonka Conception would seizure the imagery of kids and adults likewise.
“We birth interpreted Tonka out of the gumption pit and reinvented HiLux from top to freighter and from poke to quarter”, Mr Hogios aforesaid. “Elysian by the Tonka trucks that kids frolic with in their backyards, the HiLux Tonka Conception goes way bey the already tremendously subject abilities of HiLux to traversal rocks and over-the-counter tough terrain. The HiLux Tonka Conception is striking attest that our local squad loves to sustain fun, we’re piercing to research new ideas and we’re e’er look to energy the boundaries of what’s potential”.
Underneath the spectacular black-and-yellow bilious of the HiLux Tonka Construct is the top-of-the-range product HiLux – the SR5 two-baser cab with a sinewy 2.8-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel locomotive.
2017 Toyota HiLux Tonka Concept
An all-embracing makeover starts with considerably supererogatory undercoat headroom – an addition in drive stature of 150mm (6 inches). Combined with a high-riding axle, heavy-duty dangling and 35-inch diam tyres, the HiLux Tonka Construct is equipt to index concluded broken terrain that would be out-of-bounds to former off-roaders.
A new breast bar is compatible with the fomite’s safe systems spell the cowling has a carbon-fibre cutis and features an strong-growing “exponent extrusion” and air scoops.
High-performance off-road LED light in the bar and ceiling pod blend to cater fantabulous night-sight for off-road trails.
A broken smash plateful made from 6mm-thick admixture is intentional to protect the cesspool and former critical components. Tubelike english runway protect the torso and bod.
Arse the cabin, virtually everything has been changed. The transmutation includes a new tailboard, besides captive in c character, that incorporates an unified pillager and two air vents for optimum airflow. A lasting, jackanapes slash instead than a grip releases the tailboard.
Inwardly the tub, a removeable tubelike build keeps all the appurtenance in post, including diesel fire cans, piece reposition boxes menage the recuperation cogwheel required for uttermost off-road drive. A asphyxiator, axe, spadeful and high-lift jackass are likewise fitted.
Tonka is a house distinguish, celebrating its Lxx anniversary in 2017. As far-famed, Toyota is in its Eighty class of internalization.
Since HiLux was offset launched in 1968 it has earned and built its repute for beingness “unbreakable” – and for organism democratic.
To the end of February 2017, Australians bear bought more 920,000 examples including 530,000 4x4s and 390,000 4x2s. Globally, HiLux sales get topped 16 trillion.
in 2016, HiLux became the low fomite otherwise a carriage to be the best-selling fomite in Australia.
Toyota Australia’s merchandise designing and technology capabilities get worldwide reaching, support the growing of vehicles manufactured for Australia, the Asia-Pacific part and early markets.
Patch the Toyota HiLux Tonka Conception is not bound for trader showrooms, adults and kids likewise leave deliver the chance to parcel the stargaze as it tours 4WD shows, subject years and expos roughly the Australia.