All New Land Cruiser and New Fortuner Officially Released, these are the advantages

DAPURPACU – PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM) officially presents two of its newest Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) models, namely the Fortuner 2.8 VRZ and the Land Cruiser 300.

The introduction of these two models is to emphasize the existence of the Japanese alert brand in the tall and tall ‘bodied’ car market, which continues to grow in Indonesia.

President Director of TAM, Susumu Matsuda agrees that over the past decade, cars in the SUV segment have become popular both in the world and in Indonesia.

“That’s why so far we have continued to present various types of SUV line-ups in Indonesia from the entry to premium segments,” said Matsuda, interrupted by a virtual launch, Thursday (13/1).

At the same time, TAM’s Vice President Director, Henry Tanoto said, Toyota’s SUV is claimed to be the type of vehicle that is in demand. Even in the last 10 years, the contribution of Toyota’s SUV to total sales has increased significantly.

“In 2011 it was still around 12%, but in 2021 it has reached around 35%. We are grateful that the range of SUVs presented has received a good response in Indonesia,” added Henry.

Henry added, both the Land Cruiser and Fortuner have been known as Toyota SUVs that are tough, powerful and reliable on all terrain roads in the country.

On the other hand, the Land Cruiser became the forerunner of the SUV segment in Indonesia. Meanwhile, Fortuner is presented as a High SUV to support active and dynamic mobility of the upper middle class.

Then, what are the advantages of the Fortuner 2.8 VRZ and Land Cruiser 300? Here is a brief presentation.

New Land Cruiser 300

This latest generation Land Cruiser comes with two variant options, namely VX-R 4×4 A/T and VX-R GR-S, carrying the TNGA-F platform which is the first Ladder Frame SUV platform to replace the TNGA (monocoque chassis).

Both are equipped with a 3.3 liter V6D twin-turbo diesel engine with the code F33A-FTV. This configuration produces 301 hp at 4,000 rpm and a ‘brutal’ torque of 696 Nm in the 1,600 – 2,600 rpm range.

The engine is channeled through a 10-speed automatic transmission or Toyota calls it Direct Shift-10 AT, which can channel engine power more effectively and efficiently in various driving conditions.

As an off-roader as well as a highway explorer, this Premium SUV is equipped with powerful safety devices, such as the Anti-lock Braking System + Electronic Brake-force Distribution + Brake Assist and 8-airbags features.

Other safety features include Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), and Traction Control (TC).

Especially for off-road needs, Downhill Assist Control (DAC), Crawl Control, Multi-Terrain Select (MTS) features are also available, plus Tire Pressure Monitor (TPM).

Not only that, the All New Land Cruiser is also equipped with Toyota Safety Sense (TSS), an advanced safety feature that has begun to be embedded in several Toyota models in Indonesia.

Fitur itu meliputi Pre-Collision System (PCS), Lane Departure Alert (LDA), Rear Camera Detection (RCD), Adaptive High-Beam System (AHS) dan Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC).

The New Land Cruiser 300 is sold from IDR 2,327 billion for the VXR type to IDR 2,378 billion for the GR-S type.

New Fortuner 2.8 VRZ

Since the second generation was introduced in 2016, in addition to completely changing, Toyota has strengthened its DNA by presenting a powerful and responsive 2GD 2,393 cc VNT Intercooler diesel engine.

This diesel engine complements the existing 2TR-FE 2,694 cc Dual VVT-i petrol engine to meet the diverse needs of customers.

Now, Toyota offers the Fortuner 2.8 VRZ with two wheel drive options, namely 4×2 and 4×4. The highest variant options are offered to consumers in the GR Sport.

The New Fortuner 2.8 VRZ is equipped with a diesel engine with the code 1GD-FTV, configured with 2,755 cc inline 4 cylinders, 16 valves, DOHC plus VNT Intercooler technology.

This latest engine produces 201 hp at 3,000-4,000 rpm, while its peak torque reaches 499 Nm at 1,600-2,800 rpm.

As for the 2GD-FTV 2,393 cc 4-cylinder VNT Intercooler engine that produces 146 hp with a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 1,600 – 2,000 rpm, other Fortuner types are still attached.

With 36% larger output and 25% higher torque, the 1GD engine recorded a 0-100 km/h acceleration time of 11.9 seconds faster, while the 2GD engine was 14 seconds.

Likewise, when accelerating at a speed of 60 – 80 km / h, the 1GD engine recorded a faster time of only 2.8 seconds, while the 2GD engine was 3.7 seconds.

The New Fortuner 2.8 VRZ is sold from IDR 521.6 million to IDR 597.9 million for the 4×2 type. While the 4×4 version with the application of a tax based on emissions, the price reaches Rp. 684.5 million. [dp/MTH]

Price details for the All New Toyota Land Cruiser and New Fortuner:

All New Toyota Land Cruiser :
– VX-R 4×4 A/T Non Premium Color : 2.327.800.000
– VX-R 4×4 A/T Premium Color : 2.330.800.000
– VX-R GR-S 4×4 A/T Non Premium Color : 2.378.800.000
– VX-R GR-S 4×4 A/T Premium Color : 2.381.800.000

New Fortuner :
– 2.4 G 4×2 M/T : 521.600.000
– 2.4 G 4×2 A/T : 539.200.000
– 2.4 VRZ 4 × 2 A / T: 570,000,000
– 2.4 VRZ 4 × 2 A / T GR Sport: 586,900,000
– 2.7 SRZ 4×2 A/T GR Sport : 561.000.000
– 2.8 VRZ 4 × 2 A / T: 580,900,000
– 2.8 VRZ 4 × 2 A / T GR Sport: 597,900,000
– 2.8 VRZ 4 × 4 A / T GR Sport: 684,500,000

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