Launched Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022, “cooler” and more expensive

After many leaked information and uncovered exposure, on July 30, 2021 Toyota officially announced detailed images of the Land Cruiser 300 sports version GR-S.

South Africa is the first market Toyota chooses to open for sale Land Cruiser 300 GR-S with 2 version options including 3.3D priced at 124,070 USD (~ 2.84 billion VND) and 3.5T priced at 126,200 USD (~ 2.89 USD) billion VND).

This is the first time the Gazoo Racing division has put the GR-S logo on the Toyota Land Cruiser line. This high-performance version is not about speed as many people think, but more about off-road ability.

Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022 owns some design differences compared to the regular version. The highlight of the exterior can be mentioned the exclusive 18-inch black wheels, under the front and rear bumpers with metal cladding to increase the approach and exit angles, while eliminating the chrome border, grille. more impressive redesign.

The interior features Black or Black-Red color options. The GR-S logo appears on the front seat headrests and the bottom of the steering wheel. Besides the same equipment as the regular version, Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022 also has some notable options to not lose the comfort of the driver and passengers such as: 12.3 entertainment screen inch, 14 JBL speakers, electrically adjustable third row seats, heated steering wheel, heated/cooled first and second row seats.

South African customers can choose one of two engines when buying the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022. The first is a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 petrol engine from the Lexus LS 500. This engine creates produces a maximum capacity of 415 horsepower and maximum torque of 650 Nm. The second is an all-new 3.3-liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine with a maximum capacity of 308 horsepower and maximum torque of 700 Nm.

Both engines are mated to a new 10-speed automatic transmission. As a result, Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022 has a limited maximum speed of 210 km / h. The average fuel consumption of the car is 12.1L/100km with the petrol engine and 8.9L/100km with the diesel version.

Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022 has 4 driving modes: Comfort, Sport, Sport S + and Custom. Meanwhile, the Multi-Terrain Select system offers 4 modes: Auto (automatic), Sand (sand), Rock (rock) and Mud (mud).

To increase off-road capabilities, Toyota equips the Land Cruiser 300 GR-S with a hydrodynamic suspension system with the abbreviation E-KDSS. The system includes a pair of stabilizer bars that automatically disconnect at the front and rear axles. The approach angle is extended up to 32 degrees while the corresponding figure of the standard version is 24 degrees. However, the ground clearance of the car in any version is 235 mm.

In the South African market, Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR-S 2022 is equipped with Toyota Safety Sense advanced safety technology package with features such as: blind spot detection system, tire pressure warning, vehicle warning Cross-section when reversing integrates automatic braking, lane departure warning, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control system and early collision prevention support, …