Top-end 2016 Toyota Hilux Revo spotted before its launch – Spied

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Features projector headlamps with LED DRLs and leather upholstery.

Ahead of its launch on May 21, a top-end Toyota Hilux Revo (specifically the 2.8G 6MT 4×4) was spotted with pre-delivery wrapping in Thailand.

2016 Toyota Hilux Revo top-end front spotted before launch
Finished in a blood red paint color, the top-end Toyota Hilux Revo comes with projector headlamps and LED DRLs.

Finished in a blood red paint color, the top-end Toyota Hilux Revo comes with projector headlamps and LED DRLs, diamond-cut alloy wheels, and chrome door handles and wing mirror covers. The design of the Toyota Hilux Revo is more of an evolution of the outgoing pickup rather than a new design altogether.

Inside, the new Hilux gets an infotainment touchscreen display, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and a well laid out center console with buttons for the HVAC, keyless start/stop button, and electrically-adjustable wing mirrors with folding option. The seats are upholstered in beige leather, and the cabin is trimmed with what seems like high quality plastics.

2016 Toyota Hilux Revo top-end interior spotted before launch
Inside, the new Hilux gets an infotainment touchscreen display, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel and a keyless start/stop button.

The Toyota Hilux Revo comes with a choice between a 2.4- and 2.8-liter (featured) four-cylinder diesel engines under the new Toyota ‘GD’ engine family. Also on offer is a 2.7-liter four-cylinder petrol engine carried over from the outgoing Hilux Vigo for markets where gasoline is preferred. Transmission options include 5-speed and 6-speed manual transmissions and a 6-speed automatic. Top-spec models from each bodystyle benefit from a 4WD system.

Also Read: 2016 Toyota Hilux Revo prices speculated, also spotted in a transporter

The pickup sits on a new platform that will also underpin the next generation 2016 Toyota Fortuner and 2016 Toyota Innova, due for their global launches in 2015, and Indian launches in early 2016.

Rivals: Isuzu D-Max, Nissan Navarra, Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger, VW Amarok
Launch Date: Unveiling on May 21, 2015 in Thailand

Toyota Hilux Revo top-end variant – Image Gallery

Toyota Hilux Revo – Image Gallery

[Source: Pickup Truck SUV Thailand]

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