Wednesday 28 September 2022 04:47 AM Toyota HiLux EV version planned for Australia but it could cost $40,000 extra trends now

Wednesday 28 September 2022 04:47 AM Toyota HiLux EV version planned for Australia but it could cost $40,000 extra trends now
Wednesday 28 September 2022 04:47 AM Toyota HiLux EV version planned for Australia but it could cost $40,000 extra trends now

Wednesday 28 September 2022 04:47 AM Toyota HiLux EV version planned for Australia but it could cost $40,000 extra trends now

Plans for an electric Toyota HiLux are confirmed - but it could cost A LOT more and not even be widely available to the public Aussie electric car-maker SEA in talks to fit battery power to the Toyota HiLux  HiLux utes are already getting batteries but it costs an estimated extra $40,000 The EV HiLux is likely to be aimed at corporate and government fleet buyers

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An electric-powered version of Australia's favourite vehicle, the Toyota Hi-Lux, could be available in under a year but at a potentially eye-watering cost beyond the average 4WD enthusiast.

Melbourne electric truck manufacturer SEA has announced plans to create an electric version of the best-selling Toyota HiLux 4WD.

SEA and two other electric car manufacturers are already fitting battery power to the smaller Hi-Lux ute models but experts say adapting the vehicles adds at least $40,000 to the retail cost.

The top end Hi-Lux is already priced at $100,000.

A Melbourne electric car manufacturer is in talks with Toyota to produce electric-powered versions of the best-selling HiLux

A Melbourne electric car manufacturer is in talks with Toyota to produce electric-powered versions of the best-selling HiLux

The new EV HiLux is also likely to be produced in relatively small numbers with a target market of bigger fleet buyers, such as mining companies and government. 

SEA Electric Asia-Pacific president Bill Gillespie confirmed to

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