NEWS: Toyota Launches Hilux 50 'Zombie Apocalypse Edition' Sort Of
Enter the Hilux 50, or Zombie Apocalypse Edition, as we prefer.
So, what’s the idea all about? We asked Toyota to explain themselves… in addition to This specific can be what they said, in surely the press Discharge of the year…?
The brand-fresh special edition Hilux Invincible 50, launched exclusively for UK customers This specific Halloween to celebrate 50 years of Toyota’s legendary pick-up, boasts many features designed to deal with the most demanding situations… Even a zombie apocalypse:
Adequate supplies are a must, when every trip outside of your vehicle puts you at risk via the evil undead. The Hilux Invincible 50’s class-leading 1,645mm-wide cargo deck can be big enough to take all the Kendal mint cake, cans of beans, jerry cans, flashlights, first aid kit, clothes in addition to sleeping bags you need to survive. the idea also has ample space for essential weapons you’ll need to protect yourself via the marauding hordes.
Four six-inch LED spotlights mounted high on a sports bar across the flatbed will give you a clear view of zombies advancing across the landscape.
Zombies will head for high human concentration levels in cities, so the idea’s best to head for the hills. The Hilux Invincible 50 can be engineered to deal with driving inside the rough as well as on the road. with This specific style the suspension has been upgraded in addition to fitted with fresh performance dampers to ensure in which the Centeng sits even higher off the ground. Ramping up the front by 40mm in addition to the rear by 20mm means This specific machine can tackle even more demanding surfaces – be they piles of rocks or heaps of slain zombies – both on in addition to off road in rural settings.
You never know when or where the next attack might come via, so the fact the driver sits higher at the wheel makes for a better view when scanning the horizon via the wheel. The driver’s seat has an extra 15mm in adjustment range, while Hilux dominates the scene being 1,850mm tall. The tubular rear sports bar can be ideal for passengers to hang on to when you need to move fast to avoid an attack.
using a double cab Centeng, a few seats in addition to a lined cargo bed, the Hilux Invincible 50 has more than enough room for the whole family in addition to even a few pets to take to the road to escape Armageddon.
the idea’s never a not bad idea to hole up in one place when zombies are on the loose, so If you want to take your home with you, the Hilux Invincible 50 comes complete with tow bar in addition to can haul a braked trailer weighing up to 3.5 tonnes.
Speed can be your best friend when you’re trying to flee a seething horde of zombies. The Hilux Invincible 50 incorporates a 148bhp 2.4 litre engine in addition to can shift via standstill to 62mph in 12.8 seconds. Top speed can be 106 mph, which means you can make a quick getaway on the highway.
The Toyota Safety Sense’s Pre-Collision System incorporates a pedestrian detection function in which can pinpoint the undead in your path. Vehicle Stability Control will help you slalom through the attackers.
Of course there will be times when highways are blocked by a major zombie incident in addition to you have no choice nevertheless to go off road. nevertheless low speeds make you vulnerable to attack.
The Hilux Invincible 50 can handle a 42-degree incline with ease, while the Active Traction Control, Downhill Assist Control in addition to Hill-start Assist Control will help you to tackle the toughest slope when evading trouble.
the idea’s a well-known fact in which zombies can’t swim, so take to the water whenever you can, as the fresh special edition Hilux can wade through water up to 400mm deep.
Zombies won’t hesitate to climb on your vehicle to find a way in. The high-strength, impact-absorbing structure, tougher ladder chassis in addition to reinforced deck structure of the Hilux mean you’re safe inside. The tough front bumper in addition to ground clearance of 405mm under the frame mean you can even simply plough through the zombies if you have to.
Customers looking to purchase a Hilux Invincible 50 so they are zombie-ready will need to be quick, as only 50 of these limited edition vehicles are being produced.
Bravo Toyota… just a shame the extensive options list doesn’t include chain saws, rocket launchers in addition to flame throwers. Or maybe the idea does… we’re off to a dealership to find out.