Toyota’s legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition
With striking new design details and a comprehensive list of equipment upgrades, the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition brings the king’s indomitable spirit to the city streets
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14, 2018: Having firmly positioned itself as the King of the Desert with bullet-proof reliability and exceptional off-road abilities, the Toyota Land Cruiser also dominates the concrete jungle, as the 2019line-up sees the introduction of the ultimate urban-spec SUV, the Grand Touring edition (GT) that comes with a host of features, designed to make city driving even more fulfilling than ever before.
Adding to the existing line-up of the entry level EXR, GXR and top-of-the-line VXR, the new GT edition, available exclusively in the GXR grade with a 4.0-litre V6 or 4.6-litre V8 engines, introduces a variety of features that underscore its urban-biased personality.
The front grille, enjoys a sleeker three-bar appearance, while the new front and rear bumpers are punctuated by new sequential light indicators. The updated rounded off exclusive smoked headlamps give the GT a menacing appearance, bound to turn heads on the road. At the rear, the sporty, urban look is completed with an integrated roof spoiler.
The GT also comes with 20-inch alloy wheels, chrome package, powered tailgate, integrated roof rails and sunroof as standard. The modern interior offers motorists a host of modern conveniences including Optitron speedometer with a 4.2-inch TFT display and steering-wheel controls, brand new 10-inch infotainment display with audio / DVD / AUX / Bluetooth connectivity, and more. All designed to allow its passengers a comfortable, modern and serene experience.
“The Land Cruiser’s legendary off-road performance is recognized globally. The flagship SUV has also played an integral part of the UAE’s fabric for over six decades. The introduction of the diverse 2019 lineup allows us to cater to the UAE like never before, offering urban and off-road features that can conquer our discerning customers’ demands in the city or on the dunes. We are confident that the new Land Cruiser Grand Touring will be a runaway hit with those who desire an urban SUV unlike any other,” said Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Toyota.
Land Cruiser EXR
Available with three different engine capacities, the 4.0-litre V6 delivers 271 horsepower and 39.3 kg-m of torque, the more powerful 4.6-litre V8 makes 304 horsepower and 44.3 kg-m of torque and finally, the 5.7 – litre V8 delivers 362 horsepower and 54 kg-m of torque. Made for the raw off-road lover, some of the key standard features on the EXR include a 7” Display Audio, Integrated Roof Rails, Air Compressor, 18” Alloy Wheels, led headlights with DRLs, Moquette Seats, Side & Curtain Air Bags and Crawl Control to name a few.
Land Cruiser GXR
The GXR grade which now also features the Land Cruiser GT in two engine capacities the 4.0-litre V6 and 4.6-liter V8 is also available in a larger 5.7-liter V8 engine. All variants are equipped with leather and wood trimmed steering wheel, powered seats finished in sumptuous leather, wireless charger, illuminated front and rear door sill scuff plates, chrome package, cruise control, centre console cooler box, a premium audio system, side curtain airbags.
Land Cruiser VXR
The Legendary Land Cruiser VXR is Toyota’s ultimate SUV combining sophisticated blend of road dominance, comfort and unparalleled refinement. The VXR comes standard with features such as multi-terrain monitor with 4 cameras, active height control suspension, pre-collision system and lane departure, blind spot detection and rear cross traffic alert, led interior roof lighting, 10.1” rear seat entertainment and underbody lights.
The Toyota Land Cruiser 2019 lineup is now offered at Al-Futtaim Toyota showrooms across the UAE and is available for a test drive through bookings on Toyota.ae
Land Cruiser 2019 prices inclusive of VAT:
AED 215,900 GXR Grand Touring 4.0L
AED 249,900 VXR 5.7L
AED 239,900 GXR Grand Touring 4.6L
AED 259,900 GXR5.7L
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Notes to the Editor
About Al-Futtaim – Toyota
Toyota, a Japanese automotive manufacturer founded in 1937, is the world’s market leader in sales of hybrid electric vehicles.
Toyota is exclusively distributed in the UAE by the Al-Futtaim Automotive Division, part of Al-Futtaim Group, for over 6 decades, and has been leading the sustainable mobility movement since 2008.
In addition to the large line-up of vehicles ranging from SUV, compact, sedan, coupe, MPV and LCV options, Al-Futtaim Toyota introduced Camry Electric Hybrid Vehicle (HEV) in 2008 to taxi operator fleets, in an effort to actively contribute to a lower carbon footprint in the UAE.
In 2016, Prius, the world’s most popular HEV for over 20 years was launched in the country, in order to actively support UAE Vision 2021’s environmental targets.
2017 saw the introduction of the zero-emission hydrogen-powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) Toyota Mirai, in a pilot aiming at studying the possibilities of establishing a hydrogen-based, carbon-free society. As part of the program, the Mirai is being showcased to a number of key government stakeholders and is taking part in a number of events to give the public an understanding of what the future of zero-emissions motoring could look like.
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