Lexus GX550 trademark hints at V6 power for next Toyota Prado

The next Toyota Prado could receive a twin-turbo petrol V6 shared with its larger LandCruiser sibling in overseas markets, if new trademarks for its Lexus twin are a guide.

The next Toyota LandCruiser Prado could have the option of twin-turbo petrol V6 power, following new trademarks in North America for its next-generation Lexus-badged twin under the skin.

Unearthed by publications including Motor Trend, Toyota has filed to protect the ‘GX550’ nameplate in the US and Costa Rica – with the ‘GX’ referring to the Lexus GX, the guise under which Australia’s Toyota Prado is sold in North America, with unique front-end styling, badging, and dashboard.

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