After its unveiling a few weeks ago, Al Futtaim Toyota – the official distributor for Toyota vehicles in the UAE has announced the arrival of the all-new 2021 Hilux Adventure. This is the first time that the vehicle has been available as a retail model in the Emirates, meaning it is no longer limited to the commercial-use sector.
Aimed towards those with an active family and lifestyle, the Hilux Adventure has been tested and approved by two-time Formula 1 world champion and two-time Le Mans 24 Hour winner Fernando Alonso who dubbed the pickup as “invincible”.
Saud Abbasi, Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Toyota said, “We have been constantly asked for a retail version of the Hilux, and now, I can proudly announce that it’s finally here and that customers, Emiratis and expats alike, do not need a commercial license to enjoy this tough machine. I believe the Hilux Adventure will be a strong player in the lifestyle pickup segment thanks to its striking new design, powerful powertrain, and technological updates We are extremely confident that this vehicle will exceed the expectations of those who have waited for it for so long.”
With exclusive features all around, the Hilux Adventure gets an athletic look, which includes a three-dimensional front grille and unique front bumper which add to the vehicle street presence. With beefed-up skid plates, widened wheel arches to fit 18-inch alloys and tyres, as well as unique door handles, the Hilux Adventure is fit for on- and off-road driving.
Under the bonnet bellows a proven 4-litre V6 engine rated at 235hp and 38.3kg-m of torque. With it comes a six-speed automatic gearbox with switchable four-wheel drive.
Inside, the vehicle gets a muscular interior complete with a new multi-infotainment display and an 8-inch centre console infotainment unit. Complete with the latest suite of software and graphics, the system comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The bed of the truck gets a tough bed-liner and tonneau cover as standard as well as a rear-view camera, parking sensors, LED rear combination lamps and an onboard compressor.
For the exterior, there’s a choice of eleven colours available including white, orange, silver, grey, blue, red, bronze and black.
The 2021 Hilux Adventure price in UAE starts at AED 143,000.