2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 Changes
Many car enthusiasts agree on the fact that the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser will surpass all of its predecessors when it comes to performance, off-road capabilities and design. However, the Japanese automaker is already preparing several innovations for the 2017 model year. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will be updated before it goes on sale some time in 2016.
Toyota has recently unveiled several updated models, including crossover SUVs as well as pickup truck models. Alongside the Toyota Prado and Lexus LX570, a completely redesigned 2016 Toyota Hilux pickup has made its debut. Prior to that, we’ve witnessed the launch of the new 2016 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck. Following the hybrid-powered RAV4, the next notable change inside the Toyota’s SUV lineup is expected to come with the 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 Facelift
Unfortunately, the company is yet to release the official information concerning the list of changes and updates for the 2017 model. However, some sources have recently revealed the nature of changes expected from the upcoming facelift. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will feature several cosmetic tweaks including a restyled front grille, new headlights as well as a reshaped hood and front bumper. At the back, expect to see a revised bumper and reshaped tail lights. In addition to that, the new Land Cruiser V8 will be available with new alloy wheels.
There will be a number of tweaks inside the cabin as well. The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will feature a new dashboard and center stack. Also, the interior will be refreshed with a number of chrome details and other adornments. Generally speaking, the famous SUV should provide a perfect balance between cabin comfort, off-road abilities and modern design.
2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 Specs
The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 will be offered with different engine lineups, depending on the market. The US buyers can expect a 5.7-liter V8 gasoline unit that generates 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. As for the European market, there will be a 4.5-liter D-4D V8 diesel engine that makes 286 horsepower.
The 2017 Land Cruiser Hybrid is expected to arrive by the end of 2016. Although we’re still awaiting more detailed specifications, we can already say that the model will be truly exceptional. As is the case with other Toyota’s gas-electric vehicles, expect only the best performance and fuel economy figures. The hybrid-powered 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser would certainly contribute greatly to enhancing the vehicle’s fuel efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions. Based on the previous experience with similar hybrid models, we expect the upcoming Land Cruiser V8 to provide outstanding improvements.