2012 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Altitude Special Edition is the latest development Toyota has been up to, and more importantly has included in it more than $10 000 of added multimedia, technology, comfort and family-friendly features. First of all this special edition has seven seats and now gets satellite navigation, a seven-inch touch-screen display and a rear-seat entertainment system. Additionally, to the expanded list of innovative technologies are included a tilt-and-slide moonroof, leather-accented seat trim, privacy glass and easy-to-read Optitron instruments.

Moreover, the Prado Altitude's sound system has been upgraded to 14 speakers and has a six-disc in-dash CD/DVD changer with remote control. There is also featured a rear-seat entertainment system, which comes with a nine-inch monitor mounted from the ceiling, a DVD player, 5.1-channel surround sound and three wireless headphones.

Furthermore, in the safety ride some technologies are taking part: a back-guide monitor provides added guidance, while the reverse camera is being used. In addition, four sonar parking sensors have been added at the front. There are also seven airbags, stability and traction control, anti-skid brakes, hill-assist control and downhill assist control.

2012 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Altitude Special Edition

Important note here is that the vehicle is going to be produced only till the end of April this year. Prado Altitude is being offered with two engines: 4.0-litre quad cam V6 petrol or 3.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine, which are mated to a five-speed automatic transmission and gated shift.

The Toyota is offered in four exterior colors: Crystal Pearl, Ebony, Silver Pearl and Graphite; which of course can be matched with black interior trim, while Crystal Pearl and Ebony also come with the choice of ivory trim.

Prado Altitude embodies other Toyota Land Cruiser GXL features such as three-zone climate-controlled air-conditioning, audio controls on the steering wheel, smart entry and start, cruise control and long-range fuel tanks (87-litre main and 63-litre sub).

Prices for the 2012 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Altitude Special Edition start from $68 490 for the petrol V6 model and $69,490 for the diesel model.

Source: Toyota