Giti Tyres Big Test | Hooked on Hino

Giti Tyres Big Test
 June 2019     HINO 700 SERIES FY3248 PROSHIFT AIR 8x4   Story Dave McLeod Photos Gerald Shacklock

Hooked on Hino

We haven't even started our trip before driver Aman Preet makes it clear that he's got a bit of a soft spot for Hino's 700 Series flagship model.

To the point where he actually waxes lyrical about it: "I've seen fire in the mountains, snow on the ground, black ice and floods in a Hino."

Sounds like Aman and Hinos have been through thick and thin then. To hell and back….well, almost.

What he's talking about, mostly at least, is the year-plus when truckies on the run that Aman's about to begin...

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