Subsequent Toyota Land Cruiser to reach August 2020, 3.5 litre V6 hybrid/CVT to interchange 4.6 litre V8 – report

The present-generation Toyota Land Cruiser made its debut in late 2007, and the venerable 4×4’s forthcoming successor seems set to make its arrival in August this yr, in line with Japan’s Best Car Web. In step with the general expertise course adopted by the trade, the following Land Cruiser is claimed to function a hybrid powertrain to interchange the mannequin’s long-running V8 engine.

The brand new entry can be a 3.5 litre V6 hybrid engine which produces 299 PS at 6,600 rpm and 356 Nm of torque at 5,100 rpm, the Japanese website reported, which is barely down on outputs in comparison with the 318 PS at 5,600 rpm and 460 Nm of torque at 3,400 rpm produced by the 4.6 litre petrol V8 within the outgoing mannequin.

The said output figures for the hybrid V6 may very well be for the combustion engine alone; for comparability, the petrol unit within the Lexus LS 500h and the LC 500h makes 295 hp and 350 Nm of torque, whereas its electrical motors contribute 176 hp and 300 Nm for a complete system output of 354 hp; it stays to be seen if the 5.7 litre V8 within the US-market Land Cruiser will stay or be discontinued.

The Japanese report notes that the following Land Cruiser driveline will undertake the Multi Stage Hybrid System, which is Lexus’ mixture of a standard hybrid constantly variable transmission (CVT) and a four-speed computerized gearbox. Within the case of the following Land Cruiser, this can be mated with full-time 4WD, the report mentioned.

The Land Cruiser may even be the newest to undertake the agency’s TNGA platform to assist with weight discount whereas retaining the ladder-frame construction for superior off-roading efficiency, the report famous, including that the forthcoming mannequin will embrace a selection of two cabin configuration – a three-row format with eight seats, and a two-row format with 5 seats; wheelbase is anticipated to develop by 50 mm.

The ladder-frame 4×Four may even achieve the newest iteration of the Toyota Safety Sense suite of energetic security options. This consists of pre-crash security (collision avoidance help with pedestrian detection and millimetre-wave radar plus monocular digital camera), radar-guided cruise management with brake management, lane departure alert, computerized excessive beam and extra. The following Land Cruiser is anticipated so as to add bicycle owner detection, signal oversight prevention help and radar cruise management with a wider velocity vary.

Toyota Land Cruiser Prado.

The Land Cruiser Prado can be slated for updating, although an estimated two-year distinction in between mannequin debuts of the Land Cruiser and Land Cruiser Prado means that the following Prado will doubtless see its generational change in 2022. Like the larger Land Cruiser, the Land Cruiser Prado relies on a ladder-frame construction, and in addition is available in two seating configurations; the Prado will get a selection of 5 or seven seats.

Particulars for the one-size-down Land Cruiser Prado successor have but to be revealed, although it’s doubtless that its later debut might additionally see it undertake the TNGA platform for ladder-frame constructions, and proceed to make use of its 2.7 litre petrol and a couple of.eight litre four-cylinder diesel models as used within the Toyota Fortuner.

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