You must have seen a lot of car owners heading to the aftermarket to get their vehicles modified but this Toyota Hilux monster truck takes things to the next level.
This has to be India’s most badass Toyota Hilux monster truck. The off-roading community would be captivated by the Monster truck variant of the Toyota Hilux 4×4. For those unfamiliar, the Hilux is the pickup truck iteration of the renowned Fortuner in our market. Toyota introduced it as a competitor to the Isuzu V-Cross, the sole product in its segment. Nevertheless, a particular aftermarket car shop has ingeniously crafted an immensely appealing version of the already rugged Hilux, enticing people to equip their pickup trucks with similar enhancements. It has been created as a special ops vehicle and the modifications cost over a jaw-dropping Rs 50 lakh.
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Toyota Hilux Monster Truck
This video has been uploaded by GOKZ MOTOGRAPHY on YouTube. The title of the video indicates that this is a special edition monster truck that has been created in Kerala. The host mentions that it will be used in extreme weather conditions including slush, sand, mud, rut, gravel, extreme snow, etc. In fact, the components installed on this truck have all been imported from various parts of the world. At the front, the heavy-duty bumper weighs 73 kg and there are additional LED lightings installed at various parts of the truck including the front bumper, on the roof and sides. There are 2 lockable Jerry cans with 20-litre capacity.
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In addition to that, there is a new bonnet with a prominent and functional hood scoop making the truck appear mean. Furthermore, there are gigantic fenders which lend a wide body silhouette to the monster truck. The ORVMs are retractable, offering a generous view of the road behind and around the vehicle. In terms of the mechanicals, there are colossal extreme terrain 20-inch wheels and dedicated off-road tires, a 7-inch lift kit, electronically retractable side steps for easier ingress and egress, powered tailgate with a dustproof and waterproof cover. The suspension has been tuned to perform optimally during on-road and off-road conditions.
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Finally, in order to accommodate and compensate for all the added weight, the engine has been re-mapped to produce enough power during a wide range of RPM so that the drive never feels underpowered. That ensures that the vehicle remains capable even in extreme weather conditions in spite of the added weight. It must be noted that this is a special operation vehicle and all such modifications are illegal in India. The car modifier has spent over Rs 1 Crore on this version of the Toyota Hilux.
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