Land Cruiser is a very popular SUV (Sports Utility Vehicle) which is manufactured by Japanese automobile giants, Toyota. Land Cruiser Prado is one of the better productions of Toyota and has a large fan base due to its superb performance and jaw dropping features. It was first launched in 1984 and has not seen any bad days since then. Toyota land cruiser has undergone four generations of production and news is that a fifth generation is under development. Amidst these rumours, the Japanese giants have announced that it will be launching the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado very shortly.
News of Hybrid Variant:
Hybrid variants of all cars are gaining huge popularity as hybrid technology is a highly efficient one. This technology has low maintenance, low fuel consumption and causes a whole lot less pollution. It would be a very nice thing to see that 2017 version of Land Cruiser Prado gets this hybrid technology as this would boost sales even more by improving performance and attracting buyers with powerful features.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado: Redesign on the Exterior and Interior
The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will be getting a whole lot of redesigned and revamped features in its exterior. To start off with, we will have redesigned tail lamps which will be powered by brand new LED lighting technology. Along with new lights, rear end will also be getting a new bumper with redesigned looks. The designers have strained long hours of work with the engineers at Toyota’s R&D to give this SUV a very powerful aerodynamic design on its exterior body.
This newly designed aerodynamic body will improve performance and handling by quite a noticeable margin and will also decrease fuel consumption considerably. New body coloured door handles have been installed. Alloy wheels look better than ever before with a new design. Body colour palate has also been expanded.
Interior decor of 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is quite interesting and attractive. Seats are very comfortable and upholstery for these luxurious seats has been carved from premium quality natural leather. Cabin has been coloured with many subtle shades which creates a powerful ambience.
As for technology, a brand new touch screen panel has been provided. Also, a new TFT screen which is configurable, houses the dial cluster. Dashboard is quite heavily stuffed with new and advanced features and comes in a black coloured trim.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado: Engine Specs
There are several rumours regarding the engine of 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. One source states that a turbocharged 2.8L unit with 175 HP will be installed while other sources speak of a 5.7L V8 engine which will come with 381 HP and 401 lb-ft. of torque. It is very difficult to point at any specific direction unless any official announcement is made.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado – Release Date and Price
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is anticipated in the markets by end of 2017. The price figures will start from around $85,000.