The Toyota Land Cruiser pick-up is extra-ordinary. This has no doubt earned it the status of the king of Four Wheel Drive (4WD).Sharing a lot of features with the SUV in terms of performance, the Land Cruiser pick-up off-road prowess is in its own class.
With a reputation that dates back to almost seven decades, Toyota’s experience in the production of Sport Utility Vehicles and pick-ups is unrivalled. This was brought to bear in crafting the Land Cruiser pick-up, known in automobile circles as the Toyota LC70.
Reputed for its ruggedness, durability and outstanding performance, the Land Cruiser pick-up has carved a niche for itself in conquering terrains which other 4x4s cannot. It has an uncommon ground clearance that frightens the competition yet delivers outstanding handlding on the road like an executive sedan. Under the hood of the Land Cruiser is a powerful engine that delivers outstanding performance. The engine delivers more horsepower and produces less emission. It is fuel efficient and has ample ground clearance and tough on rough terrain. Its remarkable performance is evidence of Toyota engineers diligent research and development. The rugged frame of the Land Cruiser is an embodiment of incomparable functionality. The suspension, optimised for both comfort and load carrying gives the occupants a more enjoyable ride and top notch comfort. A choice of the military, para-military and those who want to conquer all terrains in style,,its front and rear electric differential locks get you unstuck when your vehicle is spinning. As an extra-ordinary craftmanship, it boasts of an optimal second 90-litre fuel tank that covers double the distance between refills. Also, the optimal dual mode automatic locking hub lets you lock the front wheels and switch between two wheel drive and four wheel drive from the driver’s seat.
In addition to the engine and gearbox, the Land Cruiser owes its mastery of all terrains to the quality of suspension adopted by Toyota. Leaf-spring rear suspension increases reliability. Its balance against the front suspension ensures comfort and supports the heaviest luggage. Also, its front suspension delivers outstanding flexibility and load bearing capability. Dual speed 4-wheel drive functionality makes it suitable for all road surfaces – H2 for city streets, H4 for slippery roads and L4 for even greater power. This means, you have absolute control over all terrains. Highly rigid, rugged, full-length ladder-type frame handles rough roads with ease. Full box cross-section beam construction enhances strength and reliability.
The Land Cruiser pick-up comes in single and double cabins depending on your preference. The stylish instrument panel is fine-tuned with the controls within easy reach. Parading all modern features like the SUV model, the Land Cruiser pick-up takes comfort to the next level in its class. Adjustable steering wheel, wireless door lock system, CD and AM/FM radio with Auxiliary USB, large console box and bottle holder are standard features in the Land Cruiser pick-up with air-conditioning system. Since the Land Cruiser pick-up is designed for tough tasks, safety is top priority. Active safety features include strategically placed steering wheel and controls and windows designed for all around visibility while passive safety features include airbags and rugged body components. Anti-lock brake system, fog lamps, front-seat dual SRS airbags, side impact beams, front crushable zone, all are packaged to guarantee safety in this extra-ordinary pick-up.