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More power, more goodies, for latest Land Cruiser 200

  • More power, more accessories for off-roader
  • Top model renamed, rebadged
  • Electronic parking aid included
LAND CRUISER 200: Engine upgrade, more luxury goodies. Image: Toyota SA
LAND CRUISER 200: Engine upgrade, more luxury goodies. Image: Toyota SA

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Toyota Land Cruiser 200 has been given “an injection of power” to, the automaker says,  “further bolster its credentials”.

And add to its “outstanding quality, durability and reliability, unrivalled off-road performance, and enveloping luxury and comfort”.

LAND CRUISER 200: Engine upgrade, more luxury goodies. Image: Toyota SA
LAND CRUISER 200: Engine upgrade, more luxury goodies. Image: Toyota SA

As before, the Land Cruiser 200 is powered by a robust 4.5-litre, quad-valve, DOHC, V8 turbodiesel with a broad torque band but the upgrade has added 22kW (now 195) delivered at 3400rpm and 35Nm to reach 650, available from 1600-2600rpm.

STILL TWO GRADES

The V8 spins a six-speed auto transmission with normal or low-range.

Toyota says the convenience specification list has also been expanded. As before, two grades are available: a utility focused GX and an upmarket VX – now rebadged as VX-R.

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GX models receive roof rails, centre console coolbox, rear tonneau cover and rear parking radar. VX-R buyers will enjoy roof rails, auto-folding power exterior mirrors, and a tow hitch.

PRICES
Land Crusier 200 GX – R999 900
Land Cruiser 200 VX-R – R1 345 000

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