The new Toyota Land Cruiser is leaning laborious into its heritage. It appears that what’s outdated is, certainly, new once more, and Toyota is embracing the boxy appears to be like of its basic Land Cruisers to woo followers to its upcoming off-roader SUV. We’ve solely had glimpses to date, however the 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser can be totally revealed on August 1. Well, within the U.S., anyway. In its dwelling nation of Japan, the Land Cruiser will reportedly debut on August 2 — proof that, in some methods, Japan resides sooner or later.
Or are we dwelling within the previous? It’s laborious to inform, however the Land Cruiser is certainly wanting to return to its roots so far as design goes. That a lot is obvious from the footage that Toyota has launched these days, equivalent to this teaser from Instagram:
From what we are able to see, the strains of the 2024 Land Cruiser will hew intently to that of the 2024 Lexus GX. The design additionally appears to be a contemporary interpretation of the FJ62 Land Cruiser, in line with Toyota’s personal promotional materials, which invitations Land Cruiser fanatics to check and distinction the outdated LC with the brand new.
The 2024 Land Cruiser is lacking the chrome bumper, if you happen to ask me. I get that trendy security requirements are doubtless answerable for bumper design at the moment, with bumpers now built-in into the general look of contemporary vehicles and SUVs (automobiles, too). But I do miss the times of chrome bumpers on gnarly vehicles and SUVs, which acted extra like steps and have been visibly distinct from the remainder of the design.
The new Land Cruiser’s large built-in bumper is extra apparent from Toyota’s Japanese teaser photos, that are on the carmaker’s social media posts and can be discovered on Toyota’s particular web site devoted to the debut of the upcoming Land Cruiser. The photos give us extra clues into the look of the 2024 Land Cruiser, however we simply should piece them collectively like a jigsaw puzzle for now.