These have been circulating online, supposedly leaked pics of the facelifted Toyota Land Cruiser Prado. There’s a shot of an actual car as well, so they should be legit. Also making its rounds are sketches of the Lexus GX, the Lexus version of the Prado sold in the US.
We’re talking about the fourth-gen Land Cruiser Prado, the 150 series model that debut in late 2009 (not to be confused with the bigger V8-powered Land Cruiser). Counting from then, it’s about time for a facelift.
The fourth-gen Prado’s vertical strips on the grille has been exaggerated for the facelift, which has quite a scary face to these eyes. The headlamp cluster drops down to match the enlarged grille, and LED DRLs fill that extension. Bold, for sure.
At the back, the tail lamp cluster is now inspired by the Jalur Gemilang and the shape of the area surrounding the license plate has been changed. As for the Lexus GX, it predictably sports the luxury brand’s new spindle grille, as seen on the rest of the range.