While 1968 will be remembered by many as a year of unrest and change, gearheads will remember

 the year Toyota unveiled the Hilux, which had a 1.5-liter engine capable of 70 horsepower.

Over its lengthy existence, the Hilux dominated the globe, rising to the top of the automotive charts in South Africa

 Regrettably, though, Americans were unable to purchase this iconic pickup truck.

From the early 1970s until the 1990s, the Hilux was only offered in small quantities in America,

You may still import a Toyota Hilux from Japan if you like them.

Toyota chose against marketing it in the United States as a result of the divisive Chicken Tax.

In effect, this tax renders the Hilux too expensive to import, and Toyota understands that the Hilux will no longer