Toyota HiLux GR Sport – I recently went to the launch of the Toyota HiLux GR Sport 4wd Ute. I already had a few chats about the new model adds to the HiLux range and written a few articles, so today I want to chat about how it drives.
There are three things that you immediately notice.
The first are the external changes, wider track, lifted suspension, better approach angles etc.
These second is that once you hop in and drive, the tightness of the suspension. It soaks up the little road bumps while feeling more in tune with road conditions. It also has more articulation and rebound dampening.
The third is the engine. That’s something you feel.
The extra power and torque, some 10% improvement, is immediately felt. Its how the HiLux should be. More responsive, more engaging more effective.
I drove the GR Sport over forest trails, rutted tracks and a specialised 4WD track run by the Canobolas 4WD Club. Throughout it all the GR Sport made it all look effortless.
Priced from a touch under $74.000 plus the usual costs the GR Sport is the best HiLux built so far.
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