Eighth-generation Toyota Land Cruiser launched

Toyota Kirloskar Motors launched its eighth generation Land Cruiser SUV in India on Tuesday. "In spite of the recent slowdown, the premium SUV segment has witnessed a growth, driven largely by the introduction of new models," TKM deputy managing director (marketing) Sandeep Singh said. The new SUV is 4-wheel drive model and an upgraded model of the existing version in the Indian market.
The 8th generation Toyota Land Cruiser in India. The SUV is powered by a 4.5 L V8 diesel engine generating 286 PS, and a maximum torque of 650 Nm, with 6 speed automatic transmission. It will be available in two options - one will have 9 speakers and the other will have an advanced 6 DVD, 14 JBl premium speaker system with EMV screen and a Moon Roof. These options will be available at Rs. 81.64 lakh and Rs. 83.1 lakh (ex-showroom, Thane) respectively. The new gen SUV offers the ultimate four-wheel-drive and has unparalleled cutting-edge technology and comfort features. With over 50 years of rich heritage it has sold over 5 million units globally.
Currently Toyota sells stripped down model of Land Cruiser at Rs. 40 lakh in India. The new SUV is imported as a completely built unit in India and is priced heavily due to the duty it attracts as a CBU.

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