Toyota 8th Generation Hilux Revo Rocco 2018 Update:
Toyota has launched facelift of 8th generation Hilux Revo in Malaysia. The vehicle is available in two different variants; one is equipped with 2.4 liter 2GD-FTV turbo diesel engine and the other which is known as “Rocco” – range topper comes with a 2.8-liter 1GD-FTV engine.
It is to be noted here that in Malaysia the company has marketed the facelift of the vehicle as L-edition, which means luxury. Toyota 8th Generation Hilux Revo Rocco 2018.
If the Rocco name hints at ruggedness, that’s the theme Toyota is going for. The two examples here – a Smart Cab and a Double Cab – wears a grey and gloss black grille, a grey rear bumper, black wheel arch trims, black 18-inch wheels with all-terrain tyres with white lettering, a sports bar, bed lining, special Rocco graphics and a black interior with black metallic trim. Toyota 8th Generation Hilux Revo Rocco 2018.
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All that is in addition to the facelift, which centres on the a big hexagonal grille inspired by the US-market Toyota Tacoma truck. The big nose joins a redesigned bumper with an upturned centre air intake and new fog light surrounds. There are no changes to the rest of the exterior, the cabin and available equipment. Toyota 8th Generation Hilux Revo Rocco 2018.
The 2.4 litre 2GD-FTV turbodiesel continues to make 150 hp at 3,400 rpm and 400 Nm of torque from 1,600 and 2,000 rpm with a six-speed automatic transmission (343 Nm between 1,400 and 2,800 rpm with a five-speed manual). Toyota 8th Generation Hilux Revo Rocco 2018.
The larger 2.8 litre 1GD-FTV engine retains its output of 177 hp at 3,400 rpm and 450 Nm of torque between 1,600 and 2,400 rpm (420 Nm between 1,400 and 2,600 rpm with a six-speed manual). There’s also a 2.7 litre petrol with 166 hp/245 Nm in Thailand.
You can update the face of your current Revo with a Racco facelift kit. The kit will be delivered right to your door step.
- Front Bumper
- Upper grill
- Lower grill
- Foglight Covers
Moving onward, in Pakistan, the manufacturer of Toyota cars – Indus Motor Company has changed the engine of their Revo to 2.8L 1GD-FTV engine from the older 3.0L 1KD-FTV engine.
Image Sources: PakWheels, Paultan, Toyota Hilux Revo Rocco Exporter Thailand, Australia, Dubai