2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Facelift: Unveiled with Four-Cylinder Diesel Automatic Option, Coming Soon to Australia
15-Year First: Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series Facelift Unveiled with 2.8-Litre Four-Cylinder Diesel Option, Arriving in Australian Showrooms Soon
Experience the Unveiling of the Iconic 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series – Now with Powerful Diesel Option and a Stunning Retro Look!
Toyota has once again astonished the world with the much-awaited facelift of the 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series. This major update, the first since 2007 and 38 years since its initial launch, was revealed alongside the new Prado, creating a buzz among automotive enthusiasts and the media.
The highlight of this update is the introduction of a brand-new 2.8-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine, delivering impressive power and efficiency. Paired exclusively with a smooth six-speed automatic transmission, the driving experience is set to be unparalleled.
The retro look of the LandCruiser 70 Series is now more captivating than ever, blending timeless design elements with modern enhancements. Toyota has skillfully combined tradition with innovation, creating a vehicle that turns heads wherever it goes.
While the 4.5-litre turbo-diesel V8 and five-speed manual transmission options will continue to be available, the addition of the 2.8-litre diesel engine opens up new possibilities for drivers seeking optimal performance and reliability.
Anticipation is building as the updated LandCruiser 70 Series is expected to arrive between October and December 2023. However, details regarding the opening of order books are yet to be confirmed.
Toyota has unveiled the highly-anticipated 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series, equipped with a remarkable 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine that packs a punch. Generating an impressive 150kW at 3400rpm and an astounding 500Nm of torque from 600-2800rpm, this engine offers an incredible 70Nm more torque compared to the V8 variant. Although it produces 1kW less power than the V8, it still maintains a remarkable performance.
Buyers will have the opportunity to opt for the four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine with the automatic transmission across the entire range. Whether you prefer the single-cab chassis variants, such as Workmate, GX, and GXL, or the dual-cab chassis, five-door wagon, and Troop Carrier, Toyota has got you covered.
Excitingly, the four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine will be available in the Workmate and GXL grades, ensuring a versatile and powerful option for discerning buyers. However, it’s important to note that the V8 will no longer be offered in the Workmate wagon, but will continue to be available in all other model grades.
The new 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine represents a leap forward in performance and efficiency, reaffirming the LandCruiser 70 Series’ legacy as a true workhorse and off-road icon. Stay tuned for further updates as this outstanding vehicle prepares to hit the roads and conquer new terrains.
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This latest update boasts a stunning new front fascia with a design that pays homage to the iconic 1985 model, taking inspiration from its vintage appeal while blending it seamlessly with modern touches. The eye-catching circular LED headlights, reminiscent of the classic sealed-beam headlights, add a touch of nostalgia to the vehicle’s appearance.
Prepare to be mesmerized by the completely redesigned front end, featuring a new bonnet, front wheel arches, bumper, and grille. The slim retro cut-outs on the grille, harkening back to early 70 Series models, along with the iconic ‘TOYOTA’ script, contribute to the timeless charm of this legendary vehicle.
This milestone update for the LandCruiser 70 Series is a testament to Toyota’s commitment to innovation while preserving the heritage and soul of this legendary vehicle. Be part of history as we bring you the latest updates and news on this remarkable automobile.
Inside, the 2024 LandCruiser 70 Series welcomes a brand-new 6.7-inch infotainment touchscreen, a first for this series, providing seamless connectivity with wired Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. While the system stands out as a unique design in the Toyota range, its intuitive features promise to elevate your driving experience.
The instrument cluster also undergoes a thoughtful redesign, showcasing a retro-inspired central speedometer that adds a touch of classic elegance. And for the first time in the LandCruiser 70 Series, a 4.2-inch digital instrument display graces the dashboard, including a digital speedometer to keep you informed at all times.
Building upon last year’s groundbreaking addition of autonomous emergency braking technology with pedestrian and cyclist detection, the 2024 LandCruiser 70 Series is now equipped with an all-encompassing safety package to safeguard you and your passengers on every adventure.
Lane departure alert helps keep you on track by providing timely alerts if unintentional lane departure is detected, while speed sign recognition keeps you informed about speed limits, enhancing your awareness on the road. The automatic high-beams feature optimizes visibility during nighttime driving, ensuring you never miss a moment of the journey.
With pedestrian and cyclist detection technology, the LandCruiser 70 Series exhibits a caring and watchful eye, providing an additional layer of protection for vulnerable road users. This comprehensive safety suite showcases Toyota’s commitment to prioritizing your well-being and the well-being of others on the road.