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Old 4th February 2007, 11:51   #1
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Default New Land Cruiser 70 series-turbodiesel V8[euro4]




Toyota has unveiled the latest version of the vehicle that embodies "4WD tough", the Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series.
The highlight of the new range is Toyota's first turbo-diesel V8 engine, providing even better performance and excellent fuel economy.
The new 4.5-litre V8 produces more than 150kW of power and 400Nm of torque while complying with the Euro IV emissions standard.


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Old 4th February 2007, 13:24   #2
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ugly duckling would be too polite for this machine...and they say its been RE-STYLED....

"The improved styling, which adds to the rugged looks of the 70 Series, will offer greater visual appeal for customers."

Please tell me they are kidding..
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Well I can see the top most item on Taliban's shopping list right now
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Im sure this is the pick up version look. The actual suv will be made to look more appealing. (I dont seem to understand how that would be possible)as this is the basis of the new LC) the right word i was looking for is unprintable ( Irags's vocab would be highly of use here) but I can suffiec with a plain YUCKY!!
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I can see qualis type face hidden behind it
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I can see qualis type face hidden behind it


Qualis is what came to my mind too.

Hey, Is the landcruiser based on this pick-up version???

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Sorry, is this 2007 we're living in again?
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I really think rahul misplaced this post here instead of P.I.M.P. Mobiles thread! :-D

my daughter says "yuckee..."
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Guys! What's wrong here? :

This is LandCruiser 70 series and not to be mistaken with the LandCruiser (100) SUVs or Prado. 70 series are workhorses designed to go anywhere, do anything, survive without water, oil etc.. and they always had this basic look. They never were considered beauty queens or sexy hunks. Just plain I'm ugly kind it was for many.

But as iRags said, this is a vehicle which TALIBAN relied on. From which it's toughness and beauty can be well understood.

Those who think this is an ugly makeover, please spare some time to have a look at the earlier LC 70 series.
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I agree with SpeedZak here. Its a total workhorse.
While we are on the topic, I got a nice excerpt about it from a bigger article by Jeremy Clarkson written in 2003 I guess.

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When things in the Middle East finally kick off, George W----- Bush will be able to field 120,000 troops, three carrier battle groups and more than 1,000 planes, including naval F-18 Hornets and F-14 Tomcats. There will probably be three nuclear submarines on stand-by, too, as well as countless tanks and Tomahawk cruise missiles.
Now letís be brutally honest, shall we? A force as big as this would be enough to conquer Britain or France. Probably both. At the same time. So why use it on Iraq, which has no navy, an air force that was wiped out by George W-----ís dad and an army that would much rather be back in Baghdad running the family carpet shop? The problem is, of course, that Iraq has access to a limitless supply of the Third Worldís most fearsome fighting weapon ó the Toyota pick-up truck.
Whenever you tune to the news coverage of some far-flung conflict, the motley army with its collection of home-made AK-47s is always seen tearing to the front line in a wide and varied selection of flat-bed Toyotas. Itís the Taliban Tonka toy, the Tamilís Tiger tank, and itís not hard to see why.
One minute itís a troop transporter and the next itís a hospital ship. And thatís just the start. With a tube on the back, itís a Scud launcher, and with a gun, itís an armoured personnel carrier. Fit a conning tower and it could probably pass muster as a hunter-killer submarine, too.
Furthermore, the Toyota pick-up is a fearsome off-road campaigner. Many years ago, I drove one extensively around the Arabian desert and though it was old and knackered ó we called it the Millennium Falcon ó it really could reach parts of the Middle East that other beards couldnít.
For the past decade or so, Americaís answer to the multi-skilled Toyota has been the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle. Or the HMMWV for short. Not that HMMWV is particularly short, which is why most people call it the Humvee.
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So Rs.28lacs +103% duty.
So around <60 lacs to import a Toyota LC70 wagon?
I thought atleast this LC will be cheap! Well we have other sensible choices.
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So Rs.28lacs +103% duty.
So around <60 lacs to import a Toyota LC70 wagon?
I thought atleast this LC will be cheap! Well we have other sensible choices.

The LC 70 is something to a true offroading enthuseast woudl die for LOL. It is trulyawsome off road

Its still sells for a good premium in he UAE and its still alive and well in Australia where it comes with the coil sprung rear suspension.
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@wasif . Actually am die hard fan of the LC70.Just think of it,to me it's the most practical car for india(aside the V8)
I was relieved to see something like the LC70 existed when all the LCs and Prados have gone premium.
I just meant that i expected it to be priced at about hilux level(under20 lacs), but when i converted the aussie dollars it came to be about 28 lacs for the GXL wagon.Still i want to import it if i have the money.
But other than the Toyota website and a couple of videos,there's nothing much in the net for knowing more about the LC70.
P.S. Glad to hear it has the rear coil suspension for the wagon,i thought it was leafs! Atlast only fly in the ointment removed.
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Here's some more pics taken from the australian toyota site.
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reminds me a lot of the good ol Qualis
As the case with all Land Cruisers, They are Built to serve
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