Toyota Unveils New Land Cruiser Prado in India for ₹  84.87 lakh
Toyota Unveils New Land Cruiser Prado in India for ₹ 84.87 lakhWikipedia

Toyota Kirloskar Motor pulled the wraps off its new Land Cruiser Prado in India with a price tag of ₹ 84.87 lakh.

Land Cruiser Prado, a luxury sports utility vehicle is known for its rough body and off -road performance. The new avatar of the highly acclaimed Land Cruiser Prado hosts few tweaks both inside and out.

Talking about the interior, the vehicle gets Crawl Control -a system that makes accelerator and brake operations unnecessary when driving over jagged off-road terrain or on slippery surfaces, enabling the driver to concentrate fully on steering and Multi-Terrain Select which will allow the driver to choose between various road condition modes- Rock; Rock and Dirt; Mogul; Loose Rock; and Mud & Sand.

Other features include Multi-Terrain Monitor, Audio system with 7-inch display, climate control and electric mirror. It sports a new front grille, bumper, fog lamps and head lamps, a new rear license plate garnish and LED headlamps and daytime running lamps.

Commenting on the launch Sandeep Singh, DMD and COO, Toyota Kirloskar Motor said "Ever since Prado's launch in India in 2004, customer response to the Prado's legendary quality, durability and reliability has been very good and we would like to thank our customers for this appreciation. Owing to its Land Cruiser heritage, the Prado has earned its name as an all terrain luxury SUV and appeals not only to SUV buyers but also to buyers of other luxury car segments alike. A perfect combination of maneuverability and interior luxury, we are certain that the Indian customers will experience superior comfort and luxury while driving the New Prado."

Under the hood, the latest version of Land Cruiser Prado packs the same 3.0-litre diesel engine which churns out 171bhp and 410Nm of torque. It is mated to a five-speed automatic gearbox and will come in five paint jobs which include White Pearl Crystal Shine, Silver Metallic, Grey Metallic, Dark Blue Metallic and Black. According to reports, the company will start accepting the bookings from 5 December.