Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470
since 1997 of release
Repair and car operation
Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470 cars
The world debut of Land Cruiser SUVs of the fifth generation and Lexus LX 470 took place in 1998. Lexus LX 470 is luxury option of the Toyota Land Cruiser 100 model. Lexus LX 470 came in the stead of the Lexus LX model 450 created respectively on the basis of Toyota Land Cruiser 80. Outwardly this model strongly differs from the primogenitor, the forward part of a body has four xenon headlights. Cars have the frame design exceeding on durabilities a previous frame on the average for 50 %, thanks to application of steel sheets of a variable profile and other strengthening elements of a design. Some details which most are exposed to risk of corrosion, are covered with sheets from a special corrosion-proof alloy.
The Toyota company started to complete Land Cruiser 100/Amazon and Lexus LX470 cars with 8-cylinder petrol engines 2UZ-FE in volume of 4.7 h.p. of 1998. On the Land Cruiser model turbodiesel engines 1HD-FTE also can be established. All petrol models are equipped with system of electronic injection of fuel (EFI) and 4-step automatic transmission. Since 2002 of release 5-step AT with electronic control is established. Turbodiesel models are equipped both automatic, and a manual box of gear shifting. Fuel injection – distributed. The drive of back wheels is organized by means of the driveshaft and not cutting back bridge. The being self-blocked differential allows to distribute evenly a torque between wheels, depending on their coupling with the road. The structure of a drive of forward wheels includes a transfer case and two power shafts. All models have a full drive.
The forward suspension bracket – completely independent, lever торсионого type, also is organized by means of the top and bottom cross-section control levers, the telescopic shock-absorbers, two torsionny bars and the stabilizer of cross-section stability.
The back suspension bracket – dependent also uses screw springs, the bottom longitudinal and cross-section levers. The structure of a back suspension bracket includes screw springs with the telescopic shock-absorbers, four levers (two top and two bottom) and a cross-section jet bar.
Lexus LX470, unlike Toyota Land Cruiser, has a pneumatic suspension bracket with possibility of adjustment of size of a road gleam in a range of 100 mm. By means of the switch it is possible to change rigidity of shock-absorbers also.
Steering – reechny, hydrostrengthened.
Brake mechanisms of lobbies and back wheels have a disk design. The vacuum amplifier of brakes enters into a standard complete set. All models are equipped with system of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS).
Skyhook TEMS systems and hydraulic adjustment of a road clearance (ANS) which improve performance data of the car at movement on rough roads are applied to increase of comfort and stability of management.
Security aids include GUR, ABS, the amplifier of brakes, safety cushions for the driver and the forward passenger, head restraints, and also three-basic seat belts with emergency natyazhitel.
The standard equipment of considered cars includes the uniform lock, the electric drive of mirrors and glasses, the automatic conditioner of air, темпостат, two auxiliary sockets of power supply, coasters and numerous compartments for storage of the various subjects, the audiosystem built in the central console, the immobilizer of the engine thermoabsorbing glasses with toning and steel rims. As the additional equipment the back heater, the uniform lock with remote control, a CD changer, light-alloy rims can be established, etc.