FRANKFURT SHOW: All-new Toyota Land Cruiser revealed
14 September 2009
Toyota will reveal this new Land Cruiser at the Frankfurt motor show this week.
Going on sale in the UK on 1 December this year, the five- or seven-seat large off-roader will be available with a 173PS 3.0-litre diesel coupled to a five-speed automatic gearbox.
In other markets around the world the car will also be offered with a 4.0-litre petrol engine and also in three-door short-wheelbase layout.
Toyota claims the new model is better off-road thanks to more advanced 4x4 technology and is also more refined on-road - the previous car's weakness over its competitors such as the Land Rover Discovery.
Efficiency has also been improved, with what Toyota claims is a best-in-class fuel figure of 34.9mpg and a CO2 output of 214g/km.
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