SALT LAKE CITY — Toyota’s commemorated Land Cruiser nameplate rejoins the emblem’s U.S. lineup upcoming yr in a trimmed-down and less-expensive mode a lot nearer to the off-roader’s roots than its bloated predecessor, which had advanced to overlap alike body-on-frame Lexus fashions.
The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser can be smaller, extra nimble and supplied with a hybridized turbocharged powertrain, a bunch of infotainment and motive force support options and a boxy glance that conjures up its early heritage.
Imported from Japan and in response to the Land Cruiser Prado that Toyota sells in Japan and alternative world markets — badged within the U.S. because the Lexus GX — the U.S. model of the Land Cruiser will get started within the mid-$50,000 territory, Toyota mentioned. When compared, when Toyota suspended U.S. gross sales of Land Cruiser in 2021 next a 63-year run, the low-volume off-roader began at $86,880, together with transport.
“This icon belongs in our lineup,” Toyota category head Dave Christ mentioned in a written observation. “For 2024, Land Cruiser returns to its origin with a heritage-inspired design paired with the legendary capability and durability Land Cruiser is known for, and it will take even more customers on adventures across the globe as it has done for generations.”