Iconic Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Makes Achieving Return To Japan

"Toyota Motor Corporation has rejuvenated the Land Cruiser 70 in its home market of Japan. The 70 series has played an important role in this legacy since its debut in 1984 as a heavy-duty workhorse."

"Originally designed for commercial applications and rough landscapes, the Land Cruiser 70 has been meticulously refined for the 2024 model year. While retaining its core strengths of dependability, resilience, and conquering off-road challenges with ease, the 70 series has received significant upgrades in terms of engine performance, handling stability, overall design, and safety features, enhancing its overall value proposition."

The 2024 Land Cruiser 70 boasts a robust 2.8L 1GD-FTV direct-injection turbocharged diesel engine, stirring out a heart-pounding 204 PS of maximum power and an impressive 500 Nm of peak torque.

This powerful powerplant is seamlessly paired with a six-speed torque converter automatic transmission, effectively channelling the engine's raw power to all four wheels via a part-time 4WD system, ensuring unwavering performance on any terrain.

With a seating capacity of five and a fuel tank capacity of 130 litres, the 2024 Land Cruiser 70 is ready to conquer any adventure, while its sturdy 2,300 kg curb weight underscores its unwavering dependability.

Toyota has refined the 2024 Land Cruiser 70 for both on- and off-road performance. The new model still boasts tough off-road capabilities, but it also features reduced noise levels, enhanced quietness, and improved fuel economy, thanks in part to its durable ladder frame.

Other modifications include enhanced comfort on the tarmac and a host of improvements that make the Land Cruiser 70 even more versatile and capable of supporting local communities and the livelihoods of people everywhere.

The 2024 Land Cruiser 70 is powered by a 2.8L 1GD-FTV direct-injection turbocharged diesel engine that produces 204 PS of maximum power and 500 Nm of peak torque.

Beyond its strong ladder frame and electronic differential locks, the Land Cruiser 70 boasts a suite of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) to enhance steering stability.

The exterior design of the 2024 Land Cruiser 70 attaches to the series' iconic silhouette, featuring bold horizontal and vertical lines, but with modest updates that cater to modern tastes. The front end is characterized by a prominent grille and round headlights that exude a sense of ruggedness and reliability.

The Land Cruiser 70's boxy shape remains unchanged, emphasizing its off-road capabilities. The rear end features a spare tire mounted on the tailgate, a testament to the vehicle's intended purpose for traversing challenging landscapes.

Overall, the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 70's design masterfully blends classic elements with contemporary touches, retaining its timeless appeal while incorporating modern advancements.
The 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 70's interior continues the horizontal design theme, emphasizing a practical and functional layout.

The Land Cruiser 70 is also available through KINTO subscription services in Japan. KINTO is a Toyota attendant that offers a variety of car subscription plans. With a KINTO subscription, customers can get a new Land Cruiser 70 without having to purchase it outright.

Here is a summary of the new features in the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser 70:

Toyota Safety Sense suite, including Pre-crash Safety, auto-control lighting, and drive-start control

Availability through KINTO subscription services in Japan