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Video of the Week: Putting the Toyota Hilux Through the Wringer

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Is the legendary Toyota Hilux really as good as they say? The boys at WhistlinDiesel seem hell-bent on determining the answer to that question.

But honestly, I’m not sure how I feel about this video. Entertained? 100%, but also a little bit sad to see such a cherry of a truck pushed past its limits. If the cover photo from this YouTube video doesn’t immediately make you want to click “play,” then I don’t know what will.

When he's not publishing campervan content or gear reviews on ExPo, Matt Swartz is honing his paragliding skills, hiking a 14er, or exploring the backroads of Colorado. His love of travel has seen him bike across the United States, as well as explore more exotic destinations like the Amazon basin and Patagonia. Matt spent three years living in a 1964 RV with his partner, Amanda. He's worked as an Interpretive Ranger and Wildland Firefighter and his photography and writing has been published in Rova Magazine, the Leatherman blog, 'Hit The Road' by Gestalten Publishing, and Forbes.