Turning your 2018 Toyota Hilux into a Gladiator

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Words: Robert Barry   |   Photos RB
29 Nov 2017

Coinciding with the launch of the 2018 Toyota Hilux range this week, RVE Vehicle Enhancement are developing three Gladiator packages for customers to create a statement vehicle reflecting their personality and style.

The RVE enhanced Gladiator Hilux models wear their own distinctive radiator grilles, exterior graphics, and 20-inch wheels with Gladiator centre caps.

Inside the vehicle RVE Vehicle Enhancement offer a hand-built leather accented interior with upgraded racing-style leather upholstered bucket seats.

The stage one package priced from $8,090 includes the leather and sport seat upgrade, exterior decal kit, 20-inch wheels and all-terrain tyres, Gladiator badges and branding, and the Gladiator front grille with bonnet lip.

The stage two package priced from $12,623 adds more kit to the stage one package in the form of flares, front over bumper, painted handles and badges, wrapped rear bumper, mirrors, and fog light surrounds.

The off-road stage three package (pictured above) priced from $19,298 adds more kit to the stage two package including a new steel front and rear bumper, including a 3.5 tonne tow bar, and a Gladiator scuff plate.

Customers can choose from a black leather interior option or a more vibrant red one if they prefer it, plus additional options include an ROC retractable hard lid, window tints, and a bed rug.

All products are covered by a three-year RVE warranty, prices and specifications are subject to change according to the company.

RVE Vehicle Enhancements original Gladiator concept vehicle (pictured above) was also fitted with an off-road lift kit and tyre holder.

It was first displayed to the public inside the Toyota pavilion at the National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek in mid-June 2017.

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