New Delhi : Japanese car manufacturer Toyota Motor has released the teaser of its upcoming car new FJ Cruiser last week, in which the V8 engine based on NASCAR has been revealed. It may also be displayed at the SEMA show. Although this new Toyota vehicle does not look like the FJ45 made in 1966, the automaker has started production of all-tube chassis and roll cage. In this, its body has been connected to a custom frame. It is being told that due to full trailing arm suspension with Fox Shocks and Ebok Springs, this vehicle makes the journey easy even in ravines.
New Toyota FJ Cruiser Engine
A revised version of the 358 cubic inch NASCAR V8 engine developed by Toyota Racing Development. Although Toyota has not revealed what kind of changes it has made to the FJ, it is estimated that its engine generates 725 hp in the All Race trim. It has a three-speed race based Rancho Drivetrain Engineering automatic transmission and Magnaflow exhaust system.
Mileage of new Toyota FJ Cruiser
The drivetrain of the Bruiser gives it unique performance features. The lowest gear of the Land Cruiser has the capability of giving mileage at a speed of 36 kilometers per hour. For maximum speed, it uses 42-inch BFGoodrich Crawler TAK
Toyota stopped production of FJ Cruiser in 2006
However, due to this, Toyota Kirloskar Motor has stopped the production of its FJ Cruiser SUV, available for sale since 2006. In September 2022, Toyota introduced a limited edition of 1,000 units for the Middle Eastern market, which was being sold till now. The Toyota FJ Cruiser became very popular around the world since its launch in 2006 with its retro-themed styling and no-nonsense approach to off-roading. It used almost all Toyota parts and was a hybrid of other models like the Land Cruiser Prado, Hilux pickup truck and 4Runner SUV. FJ Cruiser was sold globally. This vehicle was sold from North America to Japan and the Middle East.
FJ Cruiser powertrain
The FJ Cruiser was powered by Toyota’s 4.0-litre V6 engine, which generated 270 hp power and 370 Nm torque. It also had an electronically controlled locking rear differential system with the option to switch off Toyota’s off-road electronics like active traction control, crawl control, vehicle stability control, etc.