If all-terrain SUV is what you are looking in your vehicle, then Toyota Land Cruiser Prado will be right choice for you, because Toyota's new land cruiser adopts sophisticated and advanced technology and features that makes SUV most ideal in all-terrain. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is a four wheel drive vehicle manufactured by Toyota Motor. The trace of Toyota Company began with the birth of Sakichi Toyoda in 1867. An automobile department was established in Toyoda Automatic Loom Works, Ltd in 1933. Hinode Motors, currently known as Aichi Toyota began its operation in 1935. The Toyota logo made its appearance in 1937, and Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. was established in 1937. In 1982, Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. and Toyota Motor Sales Co., Ltd. were merged to form Toyota Motor Corporation. Over the years, Toyota motors expanded with the introduction of more sophisticated technology, wide array of models and variants, joint ventures in overseas countries and exports, resulted in the production of 3,940,000Toyota vehicles in Japan and 3,495,000 vehicles overseas, as of April 2011 to March 2012, and during same period the sale figure also reached a newer height with the sale of 2,070,000 vehicles in Japan and 5,281,000 vehicles overseas. Toyota Prado is a mid-size model produced by Toyota Motor Corporation. The first version, Land Cruiser 70 series was launched in 1990, with redesigned engine hood, front fenders and grills. With the few makeovers and increase in the body length of the vehicle in May 1993, the newer version Prado was launched. This model continued through 90's, and in 2002 Land Cruiser 120-series, the third version was introduced in 2002 with re-design of front suspension and new body design Toyota ED2. The fourth version Land Cruiser 150-series Prado model of this series was introduced in 2009 with 3 doors variant and 5 door variant. This variant offers wider space, more luggage space, 4WD capabilities and varied electronic gadgets. The 2010 model of version is also known as Lexus GX 460 in the United States. The newer version of Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is offered in 3 Door and 5 Door versions. The three-door version is further divided into 2 grades - SX and ZR. The five door version has 4 different grades GX, GXL, VX and Kakakdu version. The GX is entry level version, whereas VX is luxurious model, available with a 3.0 L Diesel engine or 4.0 L petrol V6. In India, the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado is launched by Toyota Kirloskar Motors (TKM), with powerful engine, space, comfort, safety and entertainment features. It is fitted with 3.0-litre D4 diesel engine, producing maximum power 173PS/3400rpm, equipped with 410Nm torque.