Al-Futtaim Motors, which is the exclusive distributor of Toyota in the UAE, has announced that the 2017 edition of the popular Land Cruiser model has arrived in its showrooms in the UAE. The new model has a number of innovative features, both when it comes to the exteriors and the interiors. Many safety features like rear fog lights, Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), and Crawl Control have been provided as standard features across all the variants (EXR, GXR and VXR), to provide a greater level of safety for both the driver and the occupants.
Speaking about the launch of the 2017 model, Saud Abbasi, Managing Director of Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors said that the 2016 Land Cruiser set a new benchmark in terms of what the Land Cruiser could do both on and off road. It featured many innovations for the first time in its class. The 2017 model with many new design and safety features as well as comfort amenities will ensure the model’s continued leadership in its segment as it has the most affordable V8 engine and the most comprehensive SUV line-up.
He added that in addition to being the best performing off-road SUV in the market, the Land Cruiser continues to be the most fuel-efficient SUV in its segment. It offers motorists the benefits of the best residual value, lowest total cost of ownership and is known for its quality, durability and reliability.
The top variant is the Land Cruiser VXR, with two engine options, the 4.6L and 5.7L V8 engines. It truly belongs to the digital age with a new Remote Engine Starter – Mobile App which allows drivers to start their car remotely from their smart phone, wireless mirroring link connection for streaming of mobile devices, leading safety technologies like TPMS, rear fog lights, Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Alert, 360 Degree Camera, Crawl Control and Hill-start Assist Control . Features targeting ride comfort and style include a hydraulic suspension,an LED roof spoiler, front and rear spoilers, sequential indicators, and all-new 10.1-inch Dual FHD Display Rear Seat Entertainment system (RSE) with integrated mood lighting control.
The 2017 Land Cruiser VXR also comes with a four-zone automatic climate control, 9-inch JBL navigation screen with Audio, DVD, AUX, USB and Bluetooth control with 14 speakers, auto headlight levelling and 20-inch alloy wheels.
The Land Cruiser GXR, which is available in three engine options – 4.0L V6, as well as 4.6L and 5.7L V8 engines has the same advanced safety features. Other changes include the Remote Engine Starter – Mobile App, a new rear lip spoiler, sequential indicators, , leather seats and 18-inch alloy wheels.
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