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THE VOLCANO BASHER; INDESTRUCTIBLE TOYOTA PICKUP CONQUERS ICELAND ERUPTION.

Byline: Darren Liggett

extreme environment specification as the Hilux used by Jeremy Clarkson and James May for their historic polar expedition.

With giant low pressure 38-inch tyres, the go-anywhere Hilux had the measure of every challenge as it made its way through ice and snow towards the volcano's fiery heart. With Europe's most advanced aircraft rendered powerless by the ash-filled atmosphere, it's Hilux that once again has proved itself the master of everything man and nature can put in its path.

I've always had a soft spot for the Hilux pickup. It was the first car I ever drove and have a strong urge to import one from Japan that's had the suspension modifed to make it into a mini-monster truck.

Well, someday I'll get one, I just need to stop spending my spare cash modifying my Supra.

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ASHES 3 TO ASHES The Toyota Hilux Invincable at the foot of the volcano in Iceland
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Apr 23, 2010
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