Detailed view of leaked blueprints, info about next-gen Land Cruiser

Updated May 17, 2021 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

Will it say goodbye to its V8 engine?

When the leaked images of the next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser surfaced online, many are eager to know more about the new updates. Aside from the said images, there are already several leaked pieces of information about the next-gen Land Cruiser. YouTuber Kirk Kreifels compiled the recent reports about the upcoming Land Cruiser for everyone’s convenience.

Blueprints of the 2022 Toyota Land Cruiser [Video: Kirk Kreifels]

Of note, the following details are not confirmed by Toyota Motor Corporation just yet. As of this writing, the Japanese car brand hasn’t put out a word regarding the updates on its long-time running SUV. So for now, let’s take a look at some of the leaked information that we could be seeing once it is officially released.

Leaked blueprints of the Toyota Land Cruiser

Leaked blueprints compiled by YouTuber Kirk Kreifels

Right off the bat, you will notice that the front end gets a more updated look with the addition of a new and larger grille and sleeker headlamps. If we look at the leaked blueprint of the next-gen Land Cruiser, we can see that it does look similar to the leaked photos that were captured months ago.

Toyota Land Cruiser leaked

A new and sleeker-looking Land Cruiser [Source: shomegranbill]

Inside, the most remarkable update seen on the leaked blueprints is the push-start button which is embedded with a GR badge. This could signify that the upcoming model from Toyota will come with new performance upgrades as compared to the current version that will shape its place in the global market.

One of the most notable changes under the hood is the likely discontinuation of the model’s V8 engine. It will instead be replaced with a twin-turbocharged V6 engine that could make 250 hp and 626 Nm of torque. Again, the brand has yet to release an official statement about the next-gen Land Cruiser’s specs. As such, the reports and the leaked info about the vehicle are just rumors for now.

Toyota Land Cruiser leaked

Are you excited about the next-gen model? [Source: Cochespias]

The official release date of the new Toyota Land Cruiser is still unknown. But considering that it is seen being shipped to different markets, one can expect that it will only be a matter of time before the new and improved model makes its debut. 

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Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around from time immemorial. In fact, it is currently the longest-running car on Toyota Motor Philippines production. Its heritage and lineage started way back the '50s. Time has already tested the reputation of the Toyota Land Cruiser. It came from a total off-road car and evolved into one of the market's most luxurious SUVs. The all-new 4x4 SUV offering from Toyota is very capable of boasting benchmark-setting statistics in function and form. The Toyota Land Cruiser now comes with advanced features, including Traction Control (A-TRC), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill-Climb Assist, CRAWL Control, and Multi-Terrain Select. Powering the Toyota Land Cruiser is an enormous 4.5L Direct Injection Twin Turbo-Intercooler V8 Diesel mill that pumps out 232 horsepower and 615 Newton-meter of torque as its maximum output. It can pull the vehicle up and over the roughest and most undulating terrains in the country. This 4x4 SUV is worth every penny because of its proven dependability and reliability. The Toyota Land Cruiser is the perfect vehicle for family or for drivers who are up for an adventure. It is available in two variants – Standard and Premium. The Premium variants get extra features that provide an advantage both on and off-road.

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Rex started off his career in the aviation industry before entering Philkotse as a staff writer. Two things excite him the most: first is staying up to speed with the latest news in the industry that uses engines as their heart and soul. The second is imparting them in a well-detailed manner. His passion for anything with wheels started when he was young – from Tamiyas to family-friendly sedans, and anything in between.

Someday, Rex only wishes to drive on random highways with friends in a third-gen Mitsubishi Delica with aftermarket sunroofs, if he couldn’t get the Starwagon Super Exceed edition.

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