The Japanese automaker Toyota is long known for its reputation of creating excellent on-road and off-road vehicles. Toyotas are known for their durability and Luxury. Of the many models Toyota has introduced since its debut, has earned a great name. Introduced in 1984 as a successor of the Toyota Land Cruiser, the current generation is the fourth generation. This generation debuted in 2009 and is still in production with just a little change. For car fans around the world the name Prado itself is enough for a sense of overpowering power and energy. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser is also going to be a great edition.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser: Changes and Comfort
The SUV is going to introduce the 2017 model under the same generation, but the people at Toyota are giving the beast a totally new look to make it cope with rather go a step further of the present day cars and SUV’s. The main changes expected in the 2017 Land Cruiser are LED headlamps and taillights along with new and sportier front and back bumpers. The changes are not only to make the SUV look sportier; instead, they are being made to make the vehicle more aerodynamic and energy efficient. The LED headlamps are increasingly being popular because of the savings in energy and eye-friendly tone of light they provide. Along with all this the default rims are also being reshaped for a better look and weight reduction to the optimum.
As we move to the interior of the vehicle, the SUV is already a spacious vehicle offering plenty of legroom for all the occupants. Being a luxury vehicle every single detail is already crafted with utmost care to deliver the best to the driver and all the passengers. Toyota is engineering the vehicle to have more space inside and the built-in entertainment system is being made even better. The TFT LCD display is expected to be larger in the upcoming model with an advanced sound system.
As of suspension, we have seen the suspension of the SUV evolve over the last 30+ years. The wagon was considered to be a rough off- roader which is now comfortable on-road and this will be made even better in the next model.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser: Engines and Specs
This is the most important part of any vehicle. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser traditionally comes with its current 5.7-liter V8. No hybrid models are yet introduced, but the SUV might come with a new 2.8-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder oil burner, which will deliver 174 horsepower at 3,400 rpm and 331 lb-ft. of torque between 1,600 and 2,400 rpm. The engine is mated to a sport tuned automatic or a 6 speed manual transmission. No major changes are announced by Toyota in the upcoming model but they are working to make it a bit more fuel efficient. The engine can deliver enough power to make the wagon move at 100 kilometers an hour even in the roughest sand dunes or the worst mountains. This motor can easily take the fully loaded vehicle to 200 km/h top speed.
2017 Land Cruiser: Price and Arrival
Carrying a price tag of 80,000 to 100,000 dollars the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser is expected to be in showrooms not earlier that the end of 2016.