Distinctive trim package will be available on Raider models in all three body types until September.
Distinctive trim package will be available on Raider models in all three body types until September.
Special tailgate badge leaves fellow commuters in no doubt as to what they are stuck behind.
Special tailgate badge leaves fellow commuters in no doubt as to what they are stuck behind.
Seats and door panels are trimmed in black leather with red stitching.
Seats and door panels are trimmed in black leather with red stitching.
Limited-edition package includes stainless-steel nudge bar, side steps and rear styling bar with Dakar logo.
Limited-edition package includes stainless-steel nudge bar, side steps and rear styling bar with Dakar logo.

South Africa's all-time best selling car is actually a bakkie - the Toyota Hilux. Not only that, locally-built Hiluxes have also put South Africa on the international motorsport map with impressive results in the 2013 Dakar Rally.

Now Toyota SA has released a limited-edition version, the Hilux Dakar Edition, to celebrate that success, its launch timed to coincide with the announcement of the works Toyota Dakar Rally team for 2014.

The Dakar package will be available only from July to September 2013, on Raider grade models in all three body types - Single, Xtra and Double Cab - and features a number of distinctive trim elements.

These include:

A stainless-steel nudge bar with Dakar logo

A stainless-steel rear styling bar with Dakar logo

Stainless-steel side steps with Dakar logo

A rear step bumper with towbar

A black tonneau cover

Smoky grey alloy wheels

Body-colour door handles and side mirror housings

A special Dakar badge on the tailgate.

Interior upgrades include:

Black leather seats and door inserts with red stitching

Black floor mats with red Dakar embroidery and red border

A reversing camera on Xtra Cab and Double Cab models.

PRICES

Single Cab 2.7 VVTi Raised Body Dakar Edition - R292 200

Single Cab 3.0 D-4D Raised Body Dakar Edition - R333 800

Single Cab 3.0 D-4D 4x4 Dakar Edition - R385 600

Xtra Cab 3.0 D-4D Raised Body Dakar Edition - R364 500

Xtra Cab 3.0 D-4D 4x4 Dakar Edition - R416 500

Double Cab 2.7 VVTi Raised Body Dakar Edition - R365 800

Double Cab 2.5 D-4D Raised Body Dakar Edition - R397 100

Double Cab 3.0 D-4D Raised Body Dakar Edition - R420 900

Double Cab 3.0 D-4D Raised Body Dakar Edition a/t - R433 700

Double Cab 3.0 D-4D 4x4 Dakar Edition - R473 700

Double Cab 3.0 D-4D 4x4 Dakar Edition a/t - R486 400

Double Cab 4.0 V6 Raised Body Dakar Edition a/t - R433 000

Double Cab 4.0 V6 4x4 Dakar Edition a/t - R509 100