Toyota Prepares All-New Land Cruiser

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The iconic Toyota Land Cruiser is due for replacement and some info has come to light.

According to Japanese car website BestCarWeb.jp, Toyota is readying its all-new next-generation Land Cruiser.

The big news is the Land Cruiser's big V8 is set to be replaced by a hybrid engine. The choice of powerplant will be a 3.5-litre V6 hybrid with outputs of 220 kW and 356 Nm, and the switch to hybrid falls in line with Toyota's strategy of offering a hybrid version of all its products.

Another big change suggests the all-new Land Cruiser will be underpinned by the new TNGA platform, which is to be found amongst the latest products from the Japanese carmaker. The Japanese publication went on to suggest the new Land Cruiser will retain its ladder-frame structure, but use of TNGA means a reduction in weight. The automatic gearbox is set to be replaced by a CVT and permanent 4-wheel drive.

BestCarWeb.jp concluded that we'll be seeing a reveal in August 2020, which we feel is quite soon considering we're yet to see any teaser or spy shots.

Further Reading

 

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Toyota Land Cruiser 200 4.5 GX (2016) Review

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