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Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series Altitude launched

By Tristan Tancredi, 12 Apr 2017 News

Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series Altitude cover

Land Cruiser 200 Series aspires to reach new heights.

FOLLOWING the launch of the Prado Altitude earlier this month, Toyota has revealed a special edition Altitude version of its legendary 200 Series.

The 200 Series Altitude utilises the underpinnings of GXL turbo-diesel models, which means the eight-seater is powered by the Japanese brand’s 200kW/650Nm 4.5-litre twin-turbo-diesel engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.

Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series Altitude rearThe special edition four-wheeler includes a raft of additions aimed at improving luxury, comfort, convenience and safety. Tony Cramb, Toyota Australia's executive director of sales and marketing, said: “Comprehensive upgrades make the Altitude the ideal choice for those who aspire to a vehicle that delivers an even more luxurious and desirable package.”

The Altitude carries over plenty of kit from the LC200 GXL – seven airbags, reversing camera, vehicle stability and traction control, multi-terrain anti-skid brakes, hill-start assist, trailer-sway control, 17-inch alloys, aluminium side steps, keyless entry and roof rails – but adds a few more niceties.

Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series Altitude interiorLeather-accented upholstery, power-adjust front seats and a refrigerated cool box now live inside, while LED fog lamps, rain-sensing wipers and Altitude badging adorns the exterior.

The driver also benefits from high-quality LED Optitron meters and a 4.2-inch multi-information display.

Toyota Land Cruiser 200 Series Altitude sideThe 200 Series Altitude asks $93,460 (MRP), meaning you get all the extras and convenience features for a mere $4630 premium over a GXL turbo-diesel.

Limited to just 600 vehicles, you best get in quick.