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New Toyota Hilux GR Sport revealed for Brazilian market -EAST AUTO NEWS

New Toyota Hilux GR Sport revealed for Brazilian market


Toyota’s sporty Gazoo Racing model has arrived in South America with this: the Toyota Hilux GR Sport. The brand new mannequin was revealed on the Sao Paulo Motor Present, and simply 420 can be produced for the Brazilian market when deliveries begin in 2019.

The primary modifications to the GR Sport are beauty. The Gazoo Racing decal bundle provides stripes throughout the pick-up’s flanks; they’re completed in both black and purple (in case you go for white physique color), white and purple (black paint) or black and white (purple paint), whereas a black bonnet is offered on white vehicles.

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The entrance grille, door mirrors and roll bars are additionally blacked out, whereas the entrance fog lamp surrounds acquire contrasting highlights. The outside modifications are rounded off by a set of black 17-inch alloy wheels.

The element tweaks proceed on the within, too. The leather-based seats characteristic contrasting purple stitching and Gazoo Racing logos are stitched into the entrance headrests. GR branding additionally lengthen to the starter button, and a numbered plaque behind the gear selector.

The one mechanical change involves the suspension: the GR Sport will get firmer springs and new dampers. Elsewhere it’s the identical as the usual Hilux: the GR Sport is powered by a 2.8-litre turbo diesel engine (different variations of the Brazil-spec Hilux are supplied with petrol/ethanol-fuelled motors too) which produces 175bhp and 450Nm of torque.

The four-cylinder unit is matched to a six-speed automated gearbox and a four-wheel drive system with a locking differential.

Would you wish to see the Toyota Hilux GR Sport come to the UK? Tell us your ideas beneath…

New Toyota Hilux GR Sport revealed for Brazilian market -EAST AUTO NEWS
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