Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is preparing to upgrade in Australia that will affect only the technical part of the Japanese SUV, it will become more powerful, will have a more modern media system and a number of new assistants, but will lose the manual transmission in GX and GXL versions.
Four-cylinder turbo diesel 2.8 liters boost with the 177 horsepower (450 Nm torque) to 204 forces (500 Nm) – after Prado is the same “boost” will get the motor of the pickup Toyota HiLux.
As the transmission of the updated Prado will be put to a six-speed “automatic”. For the first time in 24 years presence in the Australian market, the SUV will no longer sell a manual transmission.
The media complex Prado will have features integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto – with their appearance from the salon disappear CD player and audio Jack.
The list of assistants will replenish the updated emergency braking system, which can distinguish between pedestrians and cyclists in daylight. Will also be added system of retention in the traffic lane and the character recognition speed.
According to the Australian Car Advice, so Prado will be produced in August and will appear in showrooms of the country in the fall.
In June, the demand for Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in Australia increased by 16 percent after the spring decline of sales due to pandemic coronavirus. According to dealers, more Australians are buying four-wheel-drive vehicles to travel around the country, while the borders remain closed.
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