Toyota Hilux GR game is the good truck we can't have

The GR Yaris isn't the most down-to-earth performance-oriented vehicle Toyota might not bring to the U.S. The Hilux GR kit, unveiled Monday,

the avenue with a bevy of overall performance-oriented upgrades. Performance shoes designed for high speed dune walking. No, he doesn't come here now.

Similar to the "Dakar-inspired" tough design, the Hilux GR kit receives a handful of mechanical upgrades to ensure its legendary off-road reliability

There's a wider tune, upgraded suspension with stiffer springs and monotube shocks, redesigned forks, and bigger disc brakes all around

They're wrapped via 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in all-terrain tires. Outdoors, you'll also find a skid plate, rock rails and pink-painted rear restoration tow points.

Like most overseas pickup trucks, there may be a diesel power plant under the hood of the Hilux GR game. It's a turbocharged 2.8-liter inline-4

makes 221 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque, the most of any diesel-powered Hilux. It is paired with an automatic transmission and a 4wd device.

While Toyota doesn't sell the Hilux in the US, we do have the Tacoma and Tundra, each of which has its own TRD-branded off-road-equipped models

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