2024 Toyota Land Cruiser goes retro with the new design language
2024 Toyota Land Cruiser revealed, based on the new TNGA-F platform that underpins the new Lexus GX as well. However, this is a much more affordable version compared to the Lexus and it even comes with a lower price tag compared to its predecessor.
It is a modern retro design language that resembles the Toyota FJ62 to a great extent. Interestingly, the entry-level variant of the SUV called 1958 comes with round LED headlamps, offering an even more classic look. The First Edition too comes with circular headlamps and is limited to 5000 units.
The regular high-end variant comes with rectangular triple pod LED headlamps, square shaped grille, muscular bonnet and huge ORVMs. The side profile makes the SUV looks huge, it has the same silhouette of the Lexus GX. The rear gets a simple and straightforward design, no spare wheel mounted on the tailgate.
The interior of the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser looks premium and rugged at the same time. It gets an 8-inch touchscreen for the entry-level variant. It comes with 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system in the higher variants. Gets an all-digital instrument cluster behind a chunky looking steering wheel.
Some of the features include wireless charger, USB-C ports, power heated and ventilated leather-trimmed seats with lumbar support, 14-speaker JBL audio system, head-up display, digital rearview mirror, moonroof, 4G connectivity, etc.
The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser will get two engine options, depending on the market. It will be powered by a 2.4-litre turbo petrol i-Force Max hybrid engine with 1.87 kWh battery that produces a combined power output of 326 HP and 630 Nm torque. It is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Some markets including Europe will also get a 2.8-litre diesel engine producing 201 HP. It will be mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
The SUV will come with full-time four-wheel drive system with a centre locking differential and an electronically controlled two-speed transfer case with high/low range. It also gets vehicle stability control (VSC) and an automatic limited-slip differential (Auto LSD).
While there is no official word on India launch, we can expect the Japanese carmaker to introduce the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser in the country as a CBU import sometime next year.