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Drag race: Toyota LandCruiser 70 Collection 4cyl v LandCruiser 70 Collection V8 v HiLux

Is there actually no substitute for displacement?

The up to date Toyota LandCruiser 70 Collection lately launched in Australia and is now controversially supplied with a four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine and a six-speed automated transmission.

To see how fast this new four-cylinder and six-speed auto mixture within the LandCruiser 79 Collection, we put it up in opposition to some rivals from inside Toyota’s personal secure.

Driving the Toyota LandCruiser 76 Collection GXL Wagon with the venerable 1VD-FTV 4.5-litre turbo-diesel engine and five-speed guide is Paul Maric.

Lined up subsequent to him is the Toyota LandCruiser 79 Collection GX single-cab chassis with the brand new 1GD-FTV 2.8-litre turbo-diesel engine and six-speed automated, pushed by James Wong.

Lastly as a little bit of a wildcard is the Toyota HiLux SR5 dual-cab pickup pushed on my own. It’s powered a model of the identical four-cylinder turbo-diesel because the LandCruiser 70 Collection.

How does the V8-powered LandCruiser fare in opposition to the 2 four-cylinder utes? You’ll want to observe the complete video above to see who gained.

Right here’s how they evaluate on paper:

LandCruiser 76 Wagon V8 LandCruiser 79 Single Cab 4cyl HiLux SR5 Twin Cab
Engine 4.5L V8 turbo-diesel 2.8L 4cyl turbo-diesel 2.8L 4cyl turbo-diesel
Transmission 5-speed guide 6-speed auto 6-speed auto
Energy 151kW 150kW 150kW
Torque 430Nm 500Nm 500Nm
Kerb mass 2355kg 2130kg 2110kg
Value when new $83,900 + ORCs $78,800 + ORCs $62,490 + ORCs

We additionally carried out runs with weight added to the LandCruiser 79 Collection 4-cyl and HiLux to make them equal to the LandCruiser 76 V8.

Right here’s how they fared in particular person efficiency testing, with the identical driver behind the wheel.

LandCruiser 76 Wagon V8 LandCruiser 79 single-cab 4cyl HiLux SR5
Quarter mile 19.28s 17.73 17.70s
0-100km/h 14.62s 11.80 11.17s
Quarter mile (+ weight) N/A 18.28 18.46s
0-100km/h (+ weight) N/A 12.71s 12.95s

BUY: Toyota HiLux
BUY: Toyota LandCruiser 70 Collection

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