UMW Toyota has just introduced a new version of Toyota Hilux named 2.8 Black Edition, which can be considered a more upgraded version of the 2.8 L-Edition that was announced last year.
Like its predecessor, the double Toyota Hilux 4 × 4 Black Edition cabin possesses a few unique updates, most notably the completely blackened bodywork. Another noticeable change is the new 18-inch rims wrapped in 265/65 tires, the la-zang are also painted in black to create a peephole for the car.
There are many other black details such as rearview mirror cover, door handles, grille, front bumper, rear cladding are also replaced by dark gray instead of the usual shiny chrome.
For the interior, Toyota offers 2.8 Black Edition perforated leather cabin compartment incorporating many black piano decoration elements, 8-way power driver’s seat as on the L-Edition and upgraded multimedia entertainment system. level. DVD player via standard 6.1-inch touch screen is replaced with 6.75-inch type, compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
In addition, Hilux 2.8 Black Edition also has many other standard features such as LED headlights, LED daytime lights, automatic air-conditioning with rear seats, 4.2-inch Optitron multi-screen information, cruise control, digital video recorder and downhill support system.
There is no update for the new transmission system of Toyota Hilux 2.8 Black Edition, so the car still uses 1GD-FTV engine for a capacity of 174 horsepower at 3,400 rpm and maximum torque 450Nm in about 1,600 – 2,400 rpm, comes with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
In Malaysia, Toyota Hilux 2.8 Black Edition AT 4 × 4 costs from 39,888 RM, RM 5,988 more than the 2.8 L-Edition version. Currently, Black Edition is the only 2.8 liter version that Toyota offers to the Hilux.