On themotorreport.com write, toyota car maker has unveiled new car for australia maket, it’s 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser and be set to go on sale in the second half of March. Toyota has following a strong response at last year’s Australian International Motor Show, The 2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser joins the Rukus as part of Toyota Australia’s plan to inject some style-focused buying options into the brand’s local line-up. Its arrival also gives Toyota a weapon against the rugged, adventure-seeking style of the Jeep Wrangler.
For the design of the FJ Cruiser echoes retro elements of the original FJ40 LandCruiser. It became a cult-classic here after its arrival onto the Snowy River Scheme 50 years ago. A white roof, round headlamps and the classic ‘TOYOTA’ badge across the front grille all echo the design of the FJ Cruiser’s ancestor, but its rear-hinged back doors are unique to the new model.The retro look is capped off by a near vertical windscreen with three wipers.
Toyota Australia’s Mike Breen Says”“It’s a very capable off-road vehicle, it’s based on the Prado platform so I think it’ll appeal to a wide demographic” and also said “I think it will cross over between urban dwellers and hardcore four-wheel drive people.”
Toyota Fj Cruiser it’s member of the LandCruiser family shares its underpinnings with the Prado, and is driven by a 4.0 litre V6 petrol engine producing 200kW and 380Nm of torque. This car has Fuel consumption for the V6 is listed at a claimed 11.4 l/100km on the combined cycle, with its 72-litre tank offering a theoretical driving range of around 630km. For Suspension has managed by long-travel all-coil suspension, with high-mounted double-wishbones up front and a five-link system at the rear.
The FJ has also resulted in an Australia-specific calibration of the heavy-duty all-coil suspension and power steering, along with the adoption of 17-inch alloy wheels and 70 profile tyres. Grab handles have also been added to the back of the driver and front passenger seats, improving off-road comfort for rear passengers.
For Safety, Toyot FJ Cruiser has features include six airbags, active front-seat head restraints, vehicle stability control, switchable active traction control, anti-skid brakes with brake assist and electronic brakeforce distribution, active front-seat head restraints and a reversing camera with a mirror-mounted display. Standard equipment for the FJ Cruiser includes rear fog lamps, privacy glass, rear parking sensors, cruise control, air-conditioning, steering-mounted audio controls, a multi-information display, central locking, and an eight-speaker audio with a CD stacker, USB, iPod, Bluetooth and aux connectivity.