Now You Can Own The Monster Toyota Tacoma That Conquered the South Pole

It's not only the toughest Toyota ever made—it's also among the most expensive.
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One of the coolest off-road pickups ever built is coming up for auction via Barrett-Jackson this week – the 2010 Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition

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Barrett-Jackson

Built to conquer the bleakest continent on Earth, the bespoke $400,000–plus truck also ranks as one of the most expensive and historically significant pickups on the planet.

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In 2011 the tricked-out truck built with help from Toyota's TRD (Toyota Racing Development) division set a new world record for the fastest overland journey to the South Pole, making the 700 mile trip through Antarctica and back in under 40 hours. 

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That's in most part due to a monster TRD-supercharged 4.0-liter V6 engine kicking out 341 hp, as well as a 330-gallon extended-range fuel tank, military-grade steel body parts, 44-inch Mickey Thompson Icepack tires, a custom built Marconi suspension.

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It also features four Polar racing seats, a full roll cage, four HD cameras, and two GPS units, and it comes with the original driver’s license for Antarctica and the log from the original, earth-shattering expedition.

The way global warming is going you might just need this thing for your next ski trip, which is going to be a lot harder to get to....