Toyota Hilux - registered Dec 1999

  • Make: Toyota
  • Model: Hilux Raider 3000D 4x4 Twin Cab (SA manufactured)
  • CC: 3000
  • Gearbox: Manual
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Country of Registration: United Kingdom
  • Year of Registration: First registered in Botswana Dec 1999
  • Current Location: Surrey, United Kingdom
  • KM: 225,000 km
  • Price (£): 9500 
  • Date of last service: Last serviced by Abbey Toyota, UK in March 2013. Regularly serviced at official Toyota dealerships throughout my ownership. Brand new alternator and main battery. Air conditioner no longer in use - needs new compressor.
  • History: Bought from first careful owner, who I know personally, in Botswana in 2003. Driven with great care (my survival depended on this vehicle) in Botswana and Namibia then in 2004, 2005 on a 500 day epic overland trip from South Africa to Norway. Vehicle was re-registered in UK in 2006 since when it has been under-utilised but in excellent running condition and still the vehicle of choice for family holidays.
  • Extras: Frontrunner canopy with roller drawer system and 60 litre water tank, Frontrunner roof rack with integrated folding stainless steel table and attachments for hi lift jack and spade, hi lift jack and adaptor, Easy Awn roof tent, Bedouin awning, Howling Moon pop-up shower cubicle, 80 litre fuel tank extended by 45 litres for total of 125 litres, National Luna fridge (12V / 220V) with dual battery system, radio/CD player, alarm/immobiliser/anti-hijack system, ARB compressor, bull bar, tailgate, rubber traction mats, tow recovery kit (unused), technical service manuals. 
  • United Kingdom MOT (roadworthy certificate) valid until May 2014
Additional info: This is a "dream" vehicle for an overland adventure and has taken my family safely and comfortably to and from the most amazing off-the-beaten-track places. This model has the legendary reliable "5L" model engine - we have never had to top up the oil between services.