Toyota Land Cruiser resurrected for 2024 with slimmer physique, ‘extra out there worth’

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SALT LAKE CITY — Toyota’s honored Land Cruiser nameplate rejoins the logo’s Canadian and U.S. lineups upcoming yr in a trimmed-down and less-expensive method 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 might be smaller, extra nimble and supplied with a hybridized turbocharged powertrain, a number of infotainment and motive force help 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 international 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 space in america, Toyota mentioned. When compared, when Toyota suspended U.S. gross sales of Land Cruiser in 2021 later a 63-year run, the low-volume off-roader began south of the border at US$86,880, together with transport.

Toyota endmost offered the car in Canada in 1989. And Toyota Canada mentioned in a information loose best that pricing of the unused presen of car might be “at a more accessible price point.” Toyota Canada added that “manufacturer’s suggested retail pricing will be announced closer to its on-sale date.”

“This icon belongs in our lineup,” Toyota section head Dave Christ mentioned in a written commentary. “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.”

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