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, based on Japan’s Best Car Web. Consistent with the general expertise route adopted by the business, the following Land Cruiser is alleged to characteristic a hybrid powertrain to exchange the mannequin’s long-running V8 engine.
The brand new entry shall 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 acknowledged output figures for the hybrid V6 might 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 repeatedly variable transmission (CVT) and a four-speed automated gearbox. Within the case of the following Land Cruiser, this shall be mated with full-time 4WD, the report mentioned.
The Land Cruiser may even be the most recent 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 alternative 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 most recent iteration of the Toyota Safety Sense suite of lively security options. This contains 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, automated 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 also 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 possible see its generational change in 2022. Like the larger Land Cruiser, the Land Cruiser Prado relies on a ladder-frame construction, and likewise is available in two seating configurations; the Prado will get a alternative of 5 or seven seats.
Particulars for the one-size-down Land Cruiser Prado successor have but to be revealed, although it’s possible that its later debut might additionally see it undertake the TNGA platform for ladder-frame buildings, 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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