Toyota Global Site | Land Cruiser — Model 100 Series

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The 100 debuted despite no apparent in popularity of the 80 series prestige SUV Utility Vehicle) which was at the of its success. The luxuriousness even the 80 series was aimed at being the top level and became an instant

In 1998 the Land Cruiser underwent a model change in the release of a new series, the Land 100. By this time the Land Cruiser had earned a reputation worldwide for its high on bad roads, maneuverability, durability; and as one of the reliable 4x4s available it had selected by the United Nations as well as domestically and overseas for operations, as a relay vehicle for broadcasting, and as a prestige SUV.

For the wagon version a new 2UZ-FE-type V8 engine was developed, with 32 a piston displacement of 4,663cc, and 43.0kgm in the specs. For the van model a new 1HD-FTE-type diesel engine was a 24-valve in-line 6-cylinder with a piston displacement of an output of 205PS and 44.0kgm of Both of these new engines state-of-the-art power units for low fuel consumption and low emissions.

The front suspension was a double type independent suspension, and rack and pinion steering, the Cruiser 100 was designed to feel like a passenger car than its predecessors. To further improve comfort and steering stability, vehicle height adjustment and Skyhook TEMS in the suspension also made available as clearly aiming at improved on paved roads.

The interior was luxurious of course, air-conditioning and an audio system a luxury car.

In 1999, systems like Active TRC Control System) and the vehicle system VSC were added to the Prado. Then in 2000, with minor changes and introduced, for theft prevention an immobilizer system and other systems were added to all as standard equipment.

Though the Land Cruiser 100 to evolve on the path of the passenger there are still users who drive it off-road. To meet needs such as in Australia and rugged environments, Toyota has a Land Cruiser 105-series rigid coil springs in the No matter how much it takes on the of luxury, the Land Cruiser is far from its roots as an off-road

Toyota Land cruiser 100
Toyota Land cruiser 100
Toyota Land cruiser 100

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