Globally renowned as the “Undisputed King of 4WD”, the Land Cruiser 200 has been updated and launched by Toyota Kirloskar Motors in India for Rs 1.29 Crores. Toyota has retained the original design of the Land Cruiser and gave certain styling treatment to the SUV. It will be available in two new exterior shades - Copper Brown & Dark Blue Mica and two new New Interior Colors- Brown & Flaxen.
In terms of styling changes on the outside, the new Land Cruiser will get a new hexagonal grille upfront, LED Headlamps, new design alloys and redesigned tail lights. Inside the cabin, changes include the inclusion of a new larger 4.2-inch TFT Multi Vision Audio system, Steering Wheel with Heater, LED Illuminated Entry System, Tyre Pressure Monitoring System, Enhanced Multi Terrain Monitor Cameras and many more.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Akitoshi Takemura, Senior Vice President, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. said, “In our endeavor to periodically enhance our offering, we are delighted to introduce our top-of-the line Global SUV the New LC200 8th Generation with New design and equipments in India. LC 200 has earned the title of King of 4WD SUVs across the world due to its unmatched capability in tackling terrains both on and off road with equal aplomb. Globally more than 7.5 million happy customers have enjoyed owning Land Cruiser series over the last 60 Yrs. In line with the changing lifestyle preferences of our customers, we are happy to introduce New LC200”
The 2.7 tonne monster with a seating capacity of 7 is powered by a 4.5-litre V8 turbocharged engine that is capable of producing 265 PS of power and 650 Nm of torque. Power is sent to all the four wheels via a 6 speed automatic gearbox.