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LC300 wading depth, approach and departure angles, towing, locking diffs and tyre specifics confirmed! What you REALLY need to know about the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 Series

More LC300 details have been revealed.

Yesterday's Toyota LC300 reveal was filled with all the usual marketing carry-on - lots of images of the LandCruiser 300 cresting sand dunes, but not much in the way of nitty-gritty detail when it comes to the important stuff.

But worry not, because Toyota in New Zealand has spilled the beans on everything we - and we presume you - want to know, from the off-road specifics to the type of rubber used and everything in-between.

So let's get stuck in, shall we?

First, what did we already know? The new 300 Series scores a twin-turbo V6 petrol producing 305kW and 650Nm, and which pairs with a 10-speed automatic.

But New Zealand isn't even taking that model, and we suspect Australia, too, will stick exclusively with a diesel line-up, and that means a newly developed 3.3-litre twin-turbo-diesel V6 that produces 227kW and 700Nm, and pairs with a 10-speed automatic transmission - a sizeable jump over the 4.5-litre V8's 200kW and 650Nm.

We've been given fuel-use estimates, too. While the V8 required 9.5L/100km on the combined cycle, Toyota says the new model will shave around 10 per cent off that number, meaning fuel use of around 8.5L/100km.

"Amazingly, the engineers have extracted more power from less. We have lost two pistons but have gained power and torque," says Toyota New Zealand General Manager of New Vehicle Sales and Product Planning, Steve Prangnell.

All of which we found out yesterday, but digging deeper into Toyota New Zealand's product briefing unearths lots of new info we were waiting on.

Describing the LC300's 4X4 capability as "total", Toyota NZ says the new model will offer a wading depth of 700mm, ground clearance of 235mm, an approach angle of 32 degrees and a departure angle of 25 degrees.

"There are times when you just need a big strong diesel engine, a ladder chassis, and a terrific four-wheel drive system. The new Land Cruiser 300 has all those attributes and more," the document reads.

The GR Sport model is also fitted with Electronic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System, Adaptive Variable Suspension, four Drive Modes (Sport S, Sport S+, Comfort and Customise), and is fitted with lockable front and rear differentials.

All LC300 models will ride on Dunlop Grand Trek AT30 rubber - from the same family as the tyres fitted to the LC200 - with the VX and GR Sport trims getting 18-inch wheels, and the top-spec VX Limited getting 20-inch wheels.

For towing, Toyota NZ says the LC300 will "tow a 3500kg braked trailer load with ease".

There are some big changes inside, too, with the LC300 family now fitted with a Head-Up Display, and a massive 12.3-inch touchscreen equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

There's six total USB points, keyless entry, push-button start and a host of premium touchpoint in the cabin, too.

We also know that Toyota New Zealand will be delivering the LC300 from October this year, which should be around the same time as the Australian debut, scheduled for Q4 this year.