2012 Toyota Land Cruiser V8 starts at GBP62.285 in the UK image

The Japanese based automaker Toyota has recently announced the official starting price for the 2012 Land Cruiser V8, which has been set at 62.285 GBP in the United Kingdom.

According to the car manufacturer, the Toyota Land Cruiser facelift, which is wearing the 2012 model year on it, is coming with some important new features compared to the previous version. Toyota says that the 2012 Land Cruiser now has the world’s first Turn Assist, which is reducing the model’s turning radius when driving through tight off-road bends, Crawl Control, for tackling steep climbs or descents with five-speed settings, Multi-terrain Select, which can be set on five different modes according to the off-road conditions, the Multi-terrain Monitor, with a 360 degree view of the area around the vehicle with four external cameras and the Variable Flow Control power steering, dedicated for off-roading.

The optional list is completed by the entertainment package with a seatback mounted monitor, which is able to play various formats and it can read DVD, CD, USB2.0 and SD cards. Under the hood, the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 is obviously powered by a V8 diesel engine which is developing a total output of 268 horsepower at 3.600 rpm and it has a peak torque of 650 Nm available between 1.600 and 2.800 rpm. The engine meets the Euro 5 emission standards. The facelifted Toyota Land Cruiser will hit the market on March 1, 2012, and it will have a starting price of 62.285 GBP.