Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series short wheelbase now available to order, but not here

1 minute, 44 seconds Read

Looking for a brand new three-door 70 Series with a petrol V6? We hope you like sand…


<button class="navigation_glide__arrow__je__h navigation_glide__arrow–left__y3DP1 navigation_glide__arrow–inactive__H6d8_" data-glide-dir="|Previous

Sold alongside the five-door 76- Series, the 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 71 Series features a 2310mm wheelbase, 420mm less than the five door, and is available in a single, VXR specification.

This gives buyers a choice of four colours (metallic grey, beige, metallic silver and white), 16-inch alloy wheels, black over-fender flares, LED headlamps and fog lamps. There is a slightly revised interior that includes a 9.0-inch LCD display (larger than the 6.7-inch unit that Australian-market 70-Series variants will receive) that supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

<button class="navigation_glide__arrow__je__h navigation_glide__arrow–left__y3DP1 navigation_glide__arrow–inactive__H6d8_" data-glide-dir="|Previous

Inside, there’s stylish tan (Chamois) nubuck and synthetic leather upholstery, and five seats. The new car also includes a pre-collision detection system, lane departure alert and adaptive high-beam headlamps.

All cars use a 170kW/360Nm 4.0-litre petrol V6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. This engine is unavailable in any Australian-specification 70-Series.

In profile, the short wheelbase still looks a little awkward, especially when combined with the facelifted car’s new bonnet and front clip. Some markets will offer a seven-seat cabriolet SWB version (with a middle ‘jump’ seat up front and a pair of two-seat side-mounted benches in the rear) for both commercial and civilian applications.

Sadly, while the 70-Series will be sold in Australia as a 76-Series wagon, 79-Series ute and 78-Series troop carrier, the 71-Series ‘shorty’ is not destined for our shores.

The Drive Team brings you trusted, expert reviews of your next new car and is home to the best new car awards program in Australia.

Read more about Drive TeamLinkIcon

This post was originally published on this site

Similar Posts

0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop
    ×