New release will soon be available on the SUV market and it is new refreshed 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid. Toyota has had some trouble in the past with some of their cars that had some factory made mistakes and that had to be called out of the market. They are trying to make sure that it never happens again so they are putting up a lot of effort in their new releases. This Land Cruiser is a car that is well-known and that is very popular on the SUV market. However, this car also had some issues that had to be fixed such as too high gas intake. It is expected for this new release to fix all of those flaws and to bring a tough, strong and powerful SUV that will allow its drivers to enjoy their ride. Of course, Toyota you can always expect something like this Toyota Supra 2017. And amongst other things, this release will bring Hybrid version of Land Cruiser which is supposed to make it even more efficient.
There are a lot of sources that claim this new 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser will get a hybrid powertrain. However, there is no clear info what will be the trim setup that this engine will come with. There will be a petrol engine powering this car for base version of the car. The engine that we will be able to see under the hood of this car will be a 5.7 liter V8 engine that will be able to produce about 380 horsepower and 401 lb. –ft. of torque. Hybrid powertrain will probably come in pair with this one but there is no clear info about that just yet. A lot of people assume that Hybrid version will have the same V8 engine with Li-Ion battery mounted to it. There are also some speculations about another engine to be offered for selected markets, but that is not confirmed and we will tell you about it when we find out more.
As for the look of this car, it will be refreshed on both in and outside. On the exterior part of this car we will see new LED taillights that will come with refreshed bumper on the back. Other changes on the exterior include new paint colors, different door grips and some change made in order for this car to have better aerodynamics. Interior changes are also visible and they include better materials that are used. We will see leather upholstery inside and it will be matched with the other parts on the inside. We will also be able to see new dashboard design that will include touchscreen through which drivers will control infotainment system of the car. TFT screen will be a nice addition to the dashboard that will have button cluster that looks very modern and neat.
This car is said to be released in the beginning of 2016 while the hybrid engine version won’t be available until 2017. The price for this car will be somewhere around $70,000.