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Sneak peek: 2013 Land Cruiser

2013-01-08 11:09

HOW DID THIS HAPPEN?: Will the new double-cab live up to its reputation? How on earth did someone manage to roll a Land Cruiser!? Stay with Wheels24 as we answer these questions and more on January 9.

CAPE TOWN - Toyota’s indomitable Land Cruiser 70 Series has been the ultimate workhorse and adventuring vehicle in South Africa. The LC 70 series has earned an enviable reputation for versatility and ruggedness.

Kerry Roodt, Toyota South Africa’s general manager of marketing communications, said: “If you want the world's toughest 4WD, for work, towing, or extensive off-road travel, this is it!”


In its latest iteration, the 70 Series range receives a model update 2013 which sees the addition of a new double-cab version and ABS anti-skid brakes on all models, as well as other improvements.

“The double-cab will carry five adults in comfort without sacrificing the one-ton payload (920kg for the diesel and 1005kg for the petrol model) or the Land Cruiser’s legendary toughness – in short, it delivers go-anywhere carrying capacity in style,” said Roodt.

Wheels24 editor LES STEPHENSON will have full report on the Toyota’s Land Cruiser 70 Series 2013 range on Wednesday, January 9.


Toyota Land Cruiser 76 Station Wagon (4.2 Diesel)        -    R506 700
Toyota Land Cruiser 78 Wagon (4.2 Diesel)            -    R484 000
Toyota Land Cruiser 79 Pick-Up single-cab (4.0 Petrol)    -    R417 900
Toyota Land Cruiser 79 Pick-Up single-cab (4.2 Diesel)    -    R444 800
Toyota Land Cruiser 79 Pick-Up double-cab (4.0 Petrol)    -    R463 900
Toyota Land Cruiser 79 Pick-Up double-cab (4.2 Diesel)    -    R487 000

All Land Cruiser 70 Series models are sold with a three-year or 100 000km warranty.

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