1988 1st Generation Toyota 4Runner/ Hilux Surf with a 2L-T (2.4 Liter Turbo) Diesel Engine.
This small truck is a go anywhere, Outback style, right hand drive vehicle that makes for a great camping rig. Choose between a hard top, safari soft-top, or roll topless and get underway on a unique drive to a unique place. An old truck in this good of shape is a natural head turner. The right hand drive? A smile creator. Diesel? Start drooling. Did I mention 25 miles per gallon?
Bam Bam is in beautiful shape. Since I've acquired this little guy, I've done a lot to make sure I've had a reliable and comfortable rig to go adventuring. I've had the engine rebuilt, meticulously maintained it's appearance, updated the suspension for a smoother ride, and custom fabricated a quick release soft top for protected, or open air driving. Bam Bam is never exposed to road salt and thus is rust free.
Due to it's convertible abilities, there are countless configurations with regards to how to utilize this 4runner. Go simple, bring a sleeping bag, sleep in the back, two people with plenty of room. Need that extra gear but still want an open top? Put the bike rack on the hitch mount, place a cargo box on the rooftop cargo carrier. Don't forget the good stuff. Or, go full hard top for hardier travel.
Really want to bring it all? Consider bringing along this pull behind trailer; a truly dynamic duo:
I would never let a friend borrow this truck - but considering there's insurance and full coverage with Turo, this doesn't seem like a bad idea.
Must be age 30+ to rent
Adjustable Soft Top
4WD - Hi and Low
Removable Hard Top
2" Hitch Mount - Front and Rear
For train travelers, free pickup from the Montpelier, VT train station! (But you'll need to drop me back at home about 10 miles away). This would be a great way for us to get introduced and for me to tell you a bit about Bam Bam before heading off on your way.
Dogs welcome, but return the car clean. No smoking. Be safe and have fun.