The Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced on the market in the mid-1900s. Over the years, the car has been developed to become one of the most popular large SUVs today. The Japanese automobile manufacturer is planning to produce a new model with a stronger body, better visuals, and enhanced performance. The new car will be called Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 and will be available for sale in a few months’ time.
Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 – Attractive Design:
According to the car manufacturer, the new Land Cruiser will get the Lexus LX 570 platform. The body will look extremely compact and aesthetically beautiful. It will be spiced up with sharper angles and smooth overtures & curves. The new model is highly likely to be lighter than the previous model.
In the front end, the Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 will get a bigger radiator grille, LED headlights & fog lights and a toned-down bumper. The rear end will look prominent with a modified larger bumper and bigger LED taillights. The sides will be glazed by shiny door handles, 18-inch aluminum wheels and more functional mirrors.
Interior wise, the Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 will come with enough sitting space and enlarged cargo compartment. Some quality materials like leather, wood, and aluminum trim will find their way in the cabin. The seats will be more comfortable with adjusting & recline mechanisms, smooth covers, and headrests. In addition, the carmaker will include the latest technology in the upcoming full-size SUV. You can look forward to an updated infotainment system with a touchscreen and compatible with a number of connectivity features such as Smartphone and Bluetooth. Other tech features anticipated in the new car include a 4-zone AC system, a satellite navigation system, and a premium sound system.
Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 – Engine Offerings:
The Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 will feature a 5.7-liter engine with 381 hp and 458 lb-ft. The powertrains will use a 6-speed automatic transmission system which will transmit power to the rear wheels. As for fuel economy and environment friendliness, you can look forward to estimated fuel consumption figures of around 18 mpg in cities and 23 on highways. The CO2 emission rates will be in the EPA accepted range.
Safety & Security:
The new Land Cruiser model is expected to be safe and secure like its predecessors. It will have basic features such as airbags, stability control, seat belts and security alarms. It will also have advanced features such as hill descent assist, ABS, parking assist, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning system, blind-spot monitoring system, rearview camera and kinetic dynamic suspension system.
Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 – Date of Arrival, Price, and Rivals:
The price of the new Toyota Land Cruiser 2017 will be slightly higher than that of the outgoing model. The base model will sell at $84,000 while the premium models up to $90,000. As for the release date, the full-size SUV will hit showrooms in the late 2016 or in the first months of 2017.