2010 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 sales are up 120 percent

Article by Christian Andrei, on December 29, 2010

Sales of Land Cruiser and Land Cruiser V8 are up 77 percent and 120 percent, respectively, over the same period from 2009. The Land Cruiser, which celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2011, is one of Toyota’s most iconic vehicles with a legendary reputation for reliability and toughness and a proven record to perform in the most severe environments from jungles to arctic wastelands to deserts.

The Land Cruiser, with more than six million units sold since launch, is sold in over 140 territories and manufactured in nine plants in five countries.

In the United Kingdom, the Land Cruiser is available in three grades, using a 3.0-liter D-4D diesel engine, 5-speed automatic transmission and provides user-friendly advanced technologies for safety, handling and driver guidance. This includes Crawl Control, Multi-Terrain Select system and Multi-Terrain Monitors.

The Land Cruiser V8 uses Toyota’s most powerful diesel engine, a 4.5-liter D-4D that provides 282bhp and 650Nm of torque through a six-speed automatic transmission with sequential manual gear change.

The features are offered in one luxury specification and include multi terrain ABS optimizing brake control to suit driving conditions, the world’s first 4-wheel Active height Control and Adaptive Variable Suspension.

Land Cruiser V8 and the Land Cruiser both can seat seven and come with a comprehensive manufacturer 5-year, 100,000 mile warranty.

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