The all new 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser will make its world premiere at the Frankfurt Motorshow. Building upon the design of its predecessor, the sixth-generation Land Cruiser gets fresh sheetmetal with softer shapes all around and a completely revamped interior featuring a more contemporary design for the dashboard.
Toyota says this is the most technically advanced Land Cruiser ever made, and one of the most capable if not the most capable off-road vehicle in its class. The SUV’s new Multi-terrain Select system allows the driver to dial in the type of terrain for enhanced system self adjustment effectively giving more efficienct power delivery and traction. Extra driver assistance comes from four cameras that monitor the situation all around.
Buyer will have two choice of engine for their Land Cruiser, first being a 249 horsepower 4.0-litre V6 Dual VVT-i and another one is a a 3.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel that makes 173 horsepower.Toyota says that CO2 emissions of both engines have been reduced by 12%, while the diesel model returns a combined fuel consumption of 8.1 lt / 100km (29mpg US) with CO2 emissions of 214g/km.
Premium model will be equipped with a new electronic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS), which adjusts the front and rear anti-roll bars for optimised on and off-road performance.
Complementing the KDSS is an electronically controlled rear air suspension system that works with Toyota’s Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) system with Roll Posture Control which allow the driver tune the ride characteristics with a choice of three damper settings.
Inside the cabin, the driver and the passenger will be indulge in luxury. The left and right seat can be raised and lowerede independently.Other features included are USB ports, a 14-speaker JBL Synthesis Premium Surround Sound System, a Hard Disc Drive (HDD) navigation system and a multi-information switch on the steering.