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Following the unveiling of the 2012 Toyota Land Cruiser through JDM and price details of last week. Today, Toyota has revealed 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser of the European-spec, along with a list of options and standard features.
Beginning with the exterior, the facelifted SUV is distinguished by a new underbody panels to help protect the drivetrain when traversing rocky terrain, a updated grille with chrome accents and modified headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights. There’s also redesigned mirrors, additional chrome tri, 18-inch alloy wheels with a high-gloss finish that are shod in P285/60 R18 mud-and-snow steel-belted radial tires.
On the interior, there are two new available trim colors: Sandstone and Black. There are a host of features that were formerly available as options now as standard including the cabin has been upgraded with perforated leather seats, a rear-seat DVD entertainment system, rain-sensing windshield wipers, Bluetooth connectivity, brighter silver instrument panel ornamentation, Toyota’s Etune multimedia system and hard drive (sort of an iPad built into the dash).
Under the hood, power comes from a 5.7-liter V8 engine with 381 hp (284 kW / 386 PS) and 401 lb-ft (543 Nm) of torque. A six-speed automatic with sequential shift mode sends drive to all four wheels via a lightweight and compact transfer case that provides full-time four-wheel drive with a low-range 2.618:1 ratio.
New features for the 2013 model include: a Multi-Terrain Select system which adjusts the amount of wheel slip that is allowed, available with a multi-terrain select system like that used on its 4Runner Trail, which allows the driver to change the traction control and the brake settings based on the terrain. The options available are Rock, Rock & Dirt, Mogul, Loose Rock and Mud & Sand.
The 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser have starting price is $77,955, plus $810 in destination charges. You will most likely have the chance to see for the first time at next week’s 2012 Detroit Auto Show.
Gallery 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser