The 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Altitude special edition is now on sale in Australia, providing boosts in equipment over the GXL spec on which it’s based. Like the Prado Altitude special edition, the upgrades are all about adding extra luxury touches for only $4,360 more than the Land Cruiser GXL.
Limited to just 600 units, the Land Cruiser Altitude earns leather-accented seating with electrically-adjustable front seats as well as a centre refrigerated cool box. The Altitude also scores LED front foglamps, a chrome exhaust tip, rain sensing wipers, a 4.2-inch multifunction display between the dials and brushed alloy trim for the interior.
The Toyota Land Cruiser Altitude’s equipment additions come on top of the GXL’s standard equipment list, including seven airbags, hill-start assist, a rear-view camera, trailer sway control and dual-zone climate control air-conditioning.
Also standard on the Toyota Land Cruiser GXL are 17-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, smart key entry and start, aluminium side steps, a 6.1-inch touchscreen with satellite navigation and DAB+ digital radio.
The Toyota Land Cruiser Altitude packs the same 200kW/650Nm 4.5-litre twin turbocharged V8 diesel as the rest of the Land Cruiser range though unlike other variants, the 4.6-litre petrol V8 is unavailable in the Altitude special edition. A six-speed automatic is the only transmission available on the Land Cruiser range, and Toyota lists combined fuel consumption of 9.5L/100km and CO2 emissions of 250g/km.
The Toyota Land Cruiser Altitude is priced from $93,460 (plus on-road costs) and is available in five colours: black (the only no-cost option), premium white, silver, graphite and navy blue, all $550 options. The the other Land Cruiser models, the Altitude special edition model is covered by Toyota Service Advantage, capped at $280 for each of up to six standard scheduled services.
The Land Cruiser Altitude special edition is in Toyota dealerships now.