Last year, Toyota launched the Land Cruiser LC300 in India at an ex-showroom price of Rs 2.1 lakh (ex-showroom) as a fully imported unit. And now, reports suggest that the Japanese carmaker has temporarily stopped accepting its bookings due to the high demand for the flagship SUV in the country.
Toyota hasn’t specified the resumption date for Land Cruiser bookings. However, we expect an official announcement to be made when this decision is implemented.
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Toyota Land Cruiser LC300 – A Quick Overview
- To rejig your memory, the Toyota Land Cruiser LC300 is based on the TNGA-F architecture and is known for its superior all-terrain capabilities.
- Compared to its predecessor, it is roughly 200kg more lightweight, has a lower centre of gravity, and has higher frame rigidity and suspension levels.
- The SUV gets a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) that improves stability by altering the connection between the anti-roll bars. A Multi-Terrain Monitor and Multi-Terrain Select system are also part of the kit.
- Powering the Toyota Land Cruiser LC300 is a 3.3-litre, twin-turbocharged, V6 diesel mill that yields 309PS of maximum power and 700Nm of peak torque. It comes paired with a 10-speed torque converter automatic transmission and a 4×4 drive system.
- In the Indian market, the Toyota Land Cruiser LC300 goes up against the Land Rover Range Rover.