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    Video: Will this be the first trike ever to reach the South Pole?
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    Here's a challenge: go outside, grab a tricycle and cover 400 miles. Doesn't sound like a lot of fun, does it? Now, imagine you're covering those 400 miles in 50-mile-per-hour winds. Also, you're on unstable ice that can be hiding massive crevasses. Finally, it's 31 degrees (Fahrenheit) below ...

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    Official: Toyota conquers Antarctic in jet-fueled Hilux pickups
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    Toyota has just wrapped up another impressive Antarctic expedition, this time traversing over 43,500 miles in the span of four months. In the process, the company says it snagged a new world record with three specially-prepared Hilux pickup trucks with each covering 5,903 miles of the frozen ...

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    Icelandic off-road company sets record South Pole crossing
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    Guinness recognized a new world record for the fastest overland journey to the South Pole this week. The expedition occurred in December 2010, when two modified Toyota Hilux trucks travelled 1,434 miles across the Antarctic High Plateau in 108 hours. That the average speed for the trip was ...

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    Report: Stock car racing comes to.... Antarctica?!
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    Argentina has apparently brought stock car racing to Antarctica for the very first time. The Asociacion Corredores Turismo Carretera recently teamed up with the Argentina Air Force and the interior ministry to bring one racer to the frozen continent. Hugo Mazzacane, vice president of the racing ...

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    Toyota sends four Hilux pickups across Antarctica à la Top Gear
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    Toyota Hilux goes to Antartica – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Thanks in part to the work of the crew at Top Gear, the Toyota Hilux pickup has garnered a reputation for being all but unstoppable. Whether it's being left to suffer at the hands of a rising tide, plummeting from the ...

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