Final Up to date: January 15, 2023, 13:34 IST
The brand new era Land Cruiser 300 (LC300), Toyota’s flagship SUV, was on show on the Auto Expo 2023. The LC 300 has been unveiled with a price ticket of Rs 2.17 crore (ex-showroom). Toyota Land Cruiser 300 made its debut globally in 2021, nevertheless, as a consequence of its excessive demand and lack of semiconductor chips, the ready interval for the LC300 went as much as 4 years in some markets. As supply-chain limitations enhance, the ready interval may very well be steadily decreased.
Toyota started taking bookings for the Land Cruiser 300 in August 2022 for a token quantity of Rs 10 lakh. In line with Autocar, the preliminary batch of the SUV has been utterly bought out, and Toyota isn’t accepting any bookings presently for the SUV.
The newly developed 3.3-litre V6 diesel engine is mixed with a 10-speed computerized transmission within the 2023 Toyota Land Cruiser LC300. The SUV is constructed on Toyota’s TNGA platform, which makes it extra manoeuvrable and steady off-road. The SUV retains its body-on-frame construction.
When it comes to look, the brand new Land Cruiser 300 is bound to have a commanding highway presence. With a big entrance grille with chrome accents, squared LED headlights and wheel arches, 20-inch alloy wheels, and noticeable kinks within the A- and D-pillars, the SUV receives a revamp.
A brand new 12.2-inch touchscreen leisure system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto is put in inside the inside, which has adopted a beige and black color scheme. Moreover, the centre console has been given a makeover. A head-up show, a top-notch audio system, an ioniser, and even a biometric authentication system are included in its in depth characteristic set.
The decrease and mid variations of the Innova Hycross MPV have been additionally on present on the Expo together with the brand new Land Cruiser 300. With a giant, upright grille and a excessive bonnet profile on the entrance and a value vary of Rs 18.30 lakh–28.97 lakh, the brand new Hycross has a extra SUV-like exterior in comparison with the earlier Innova Crysta.
It will get full of a 2.0-litre hybrid powertrain geared up with an e-drive gearbox and a mixed output of 186 horsepower. There’s additionally an choice for a 2.0-litre naturally-aspirated petrol engine with a CVT transmission and outputs of 172 horsepower and 205 Nm can also be out there within the Hycross MPV variants.
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