Next Gen Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Teased & Rendered

One of the most seasoned SUVs in the Japanese automaker’s global fleet, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado has been in production since 1984. The current generation model launched in 2009, so it’s been a really long time, but thankfully Toyota has recently announced that it is getting ready to unveil a new generation of the Land Cruiser Prado with a teaser image showing the model’s silhouette next to a 1960s Toyota FJ40.

Although Toyota has kept the details of the new Land Cruiser Prado under wraps, it has been announced that the SUV will be offered for sale in North American markets for the first time ever.

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Next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Prado teased

The new-generation Lexus GX, which made its global debut approximately a month ago, will reportedly serve as the foundation for the 2024 Land Cruiser Prado. In all likelihood, the ladder-frame GA-F chassis and powertrain of the new-generation Prado will be identical to those of the GX. The Lexus GX is powered by a single 3.4-liter twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine that can produce up to 349 horsepower and 649 Nm of peak torque. The engine is coupled to a 10-speed automatic transmission with permanent 4WD.

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The new-generation Land Cruiser Prado’s profile as seen in the teaser image, hints that it will have a boxy appearance similar to that of the Lexus LX, with a flat roof and a flat hood. Based on these clues, digital artists have started to come up with speculative renderings of the next-generation Prado. And those imagined by always happen to be closest to the original form.

Speculative renderings of the new Land Cruiser Prado

More details about the next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Prado are expected to be revealed in the coming weeks. Given that people with money to burn are always willing to invest in Prado because it is seen as a status symbol, Toyota Pakistan, like in the case of the new LC300, will most likely offer it in the early stages of its debut.

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