Toyota teases Land Cruiser’s US go back

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Toyota’s U.S. arm took to Fb on Tuesday to submit a put up that hints on the Land Cruiser nameplate’s go back to those shores.

The put up incorporated a video appearing antique Land Cruiser badges, along with the terse message, “Did you really think we’d be gone for long? The legend returns.”

The Land Cruiser nameplate bowed out of the U.S. upcoming 2021 week the extra of the arena won a redesigned 300-series year for 2022. The 300-series Land Cruiser is the dual to the untouched Lexus LX which reached the U.S. for 2022.

Toyota’s Fb put up comes lower than a future upcoming Car Information reported that Toyota is thinking about its nearest Land Cruiser Prado on the market within the U.S., most likely advertised as a Land Cruiser.

Fb put up by way of Toyota USA – June 2023

The wave Land Cruiser Prado used to be by no means bought within the U.S., despite the fact that it’s carefully matching to the outgoing Lexus GX. Lexus has redesigned the GX for 2024, and a unutilized Land Cruiser Prado dual to the unutilized GX is ready within the wings.

Land Cruisers and Land Cruiser Prados have historically been carefully matching, with the Prado variations differentiated by way of a extra critical off-road focal point. The wave Prado options alternative using methods which can be particularly suited for numerous park, and that is more likely to be the case with the unutilized year, judging by way of the unutilized Overtrail and Overtrail+ methods featured within the unutilized GX. The GX may be provided with full-time four-wheel power, a 2-speed switch case, and a Torsen limited-slip middle differential all as same old.

The unutilized GX, and thus additionally the unutilized Land Cruiser Prado, makes use of Toyota’s TNGA-F body-on-frame platform, which may be discovered within the 300-series Land Cruiser and its Lexus LX dual, in addition to the untouched Toyota Tundra and Tacoma pickup vehicles, and Sequoia SUV.

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