Previously, we reported that Toyota Motor Philippines will soon be launching the GR Sport versions of the Hilux pickup and Fortuner midsize SUV. Now, it seems that the GR Sport version of the Hilux is now in the Philippines, and it reportedly comes with a sticker price of Php 1,995,000.
2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport
Photos of the 2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport emerged online via the TRD Parts Facebook page. The photos shared by the said Facebook page look accurate when compared to the Hilux GR Sport that debuted in Thailand, and in Japan.
Based on the current Conquest flagship trim, the Hilux GR Sport comes with a restyled grille that comes with a spelled-out Toyota emblem. The grille is also placed with a GR badge. The design details on the front bumper have also been tweaked as compared to the one fitted on the regular Hilux Conquest variant.
It has a new design on the alloy wheels
Other cosmetic tweaks integrated into the Hilux GR Sport is an all-black sport bar while the prominent fender flares are now also finished in black. You can also see that the Hilux GR Sport is equipped with a new set of wheels as it has a different design compared to the ones you see on the Conquest.
Leather and suede seats along with red stitching
Inside, the GR Sport version of the Hilux gets leather and suede seats along with red stitching, and GR logos. The steering also looks different as it now comes with a red-colored 12 o’clock marker, and a GR badge. Moreover, the Hilux GR Sport has aluminum sport pedals.
2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport interior
Under the hood, it is powered by the same 2.8-liter diesel engine that can put out 201 hp and 500 Nm of torque. The Toyota Hilux GR Sport is available with a six-speed automatic transmission, and features a 4x4 drivetrain.
The 2022 Toyota Hilux GR Sport reportedly comes with a sticker price of Php 1,995,000, which is an additional Php 120,000 from the Conquest 4x4 AT variant.
For more information about the Toyota Hilux, visit Philkotse’s Car Guide page.
Know more about Toyota Hilux 2021
The Toyota Hilux is a pickup with a globally known nameplate for being one of the reliable workhorse vehicles. It was 1968 when automotive giant Toyota's pickup truck started building a reputation for being rugged and dependable, and it continues until today with the facelifted model launched in 2020. This popular pickup continues to evolve and slowly move upmarket after gaining luxuries. The most significant revolutionary jump of the Hilux happened in 2004 when the seventh-generation of the model was introduced. It was the first 21st-century iteration of Toyota's pickup. It is also the first generation to ride on Toyota’s new Innovative Multi-purpose Vehicle architecture. It provided improved safety, better ride comfort, modern D-4D diesel engines, more interior space, and a more modern aerodynamic body. The current 8th generation offers a more refined and stylish design than its predecessor, but the tradition of being a tough pickup continues. It gets a much-awaited refresh in 2020 inline. Aside from improved looks, the Philippine iteration also comes with more powerful engine options. The Toyota Hilux is available in 4x4 and 4x2 variants. In the Philippines, the pickup truck is offered with diesel engines. It is available with automatic or manual transmission depending on the variant.