Japanese Toyota Land Cruiser gets 318hp 4.6-liter V8 engine

19/04/2009 - 14:36 | ,  ,  ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

The JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) Toyota Land Cruiser has received a new 318hp 4.6-liter V8 engine. The Land Cruiser's current engine is a 4.7-liter Toyota engine which uses outdated technology.

The 4.6-liter V8 Dual VVT-i gasoline engine produces 318-horsepower at 5,600 rpm and 460Nm of maximum torque at 3,400 rpm. The predecessor's 4.7-liter V8 posted inferior figures of 288HP and 445Nm. The new 4.6L V8 is coupled to a new 6-speed automatic transmission that replaces the previous 5-speed auto box.

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