The Hilux legacy is legendary. Since its introduction in 1969, the model has etched a reputation second to none and its durability, strength and outright quality, is not questioned. The ‘bakkie’ of today needs to fulfil a multi-purpose role, and not merely as a ‘jack of all trade’.Add News Story here
The Toyota HiLux has been going strong for 45 years now and, for most of those years, it has become a firm favourite with most of the South African ‘bakkie’ population. For those who don’t see the HiLux as their favourite, you can be sure they do respect this legendary LDV.
I took delivery of the very pretty red Toyota RAV4 GX 2.2-litre D-4D Diesel in Fish Hoek with the sole purpose of driving it back from Cape Town to Tshwane over a period of at least seven days. Being financially minded and set in my ways, it was only natural that I should, or would, have a route worked out to perfection. Well, no. Lately, my wife, Annelize, says that I prefer to ‘fly by the seat of my pants’, and, although I knew we had to go north, it did not mean that the route started off that way.