The new elegant Toyota Quantum is providing an impressive array of luxury and comfort features perfect for a family or group embarking on a long distance trip.
Eight seater Quantum VX boast large captain’s chairs, independent rear climate control and multiple USB ports to keep devices charged for business or entertainment.
Well-designed minibus provides passengers with comfort and refinement.
This new addition to the Quantum line-up features the latest Toyota Safety Sense driver-assistance technologies including luxury features that will appeal to high-end family, hospitality and corporate buyers.
Quantum VX has a large chrome-finished radiator grille with three horizontal slats which flow from the stylised LED headlamps.
A thin chrome strip bridges the opposing LED fog lamps in the lower front apron.
The wheel and tyre package comprises 17” alloy wheels shod with 235–60-R17 tyres.
Chrome exterior door handles and mirrors tie in with the front chromed elements.
The mirrors features power adjustment, auto-retracting and blind spot monitoring functions.
Moving to the rear, a prominent chrome garnish, VX-badging and LED light elements distinguish the up-market VX variant from the rest of the range.
Levels of Luxury
The Quantum VX provides a limousine treatment to its passengers because of its comfort and swell designed seating layout.
The interior layout feature a rear cabin with four individual reclining captain’s chairs with armrests and fold out “ottoman” leg-rests in the second and third row.
This three-seat 60/40-split bench in the rear complement the seating arrangement. .
The luxurious interior features quilted leather upholstery and power-adjustment for the backrest and fold out “ottoman” leg-rest.
Elegant wood trim and soft blue lighting create a premium atmosphere.
Front and rear climate control, smart entry and start, dual power-operated sliding doors and Toyota’s Audio Visual Navigation touchscreen infotainment are well taking care of a driver and passengers.
As part of the Toyota Safety Sense suite, Quantum VX boast an array of driver assistance features.
Features includes pre-collision safety which detect pedestrian day and night and cyclist during the day.
It has high-speed active cruise control; lane departure alert; road sign assist; and automatic high beam.
The PCS detect vehicles using camera and radar sensors, pedestrians and cyclists and assists the driver with visual and audible warnings.
If the driver does not heed the warning sensors helps with braking assistance or autonomous emergency decelerating.
The lane departure alert3 will warn the driver if it detects the car deviate from its lane with visual and audible alerts.
It offer steering assistance through braking.
The system also incorporates a road sign assist3 able to recognise speed limit signs and display them on the multi information display in the instrument cluster.
Other safety features include blind-spot monitor, rear cross-traffic alert, front and rear parking sensors, reversing camera with guide lines and nine airbags.
Comfort and safety features, the luxury people carrier boasts a raft of specification items such as 4.2” multi-information display, rain-sensing wipers.
LED room lamps, power-adjustable driver’s seat, high-definition Optitron instrumentation, auto-door lock, steering switches, tilt and telescopic steering adjustment, power windows and rear sunshade.
Engine and Transmission
Powering the Quantum VX is Toyota’s proven four-cylinder 2.8 GD‑6 turbodiesel engine, with outputs of 115kW @ 3600 rpm and 420 Nm (1600 – 2200 rpm).
This torquey powerplant is mated to a 6‑speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels.
Model line-up and Pricing
Quantum 2.8 LWB VX 9‑seater – R 843 600
Warranty and Maintenance
A 9‑services/90 000 km service plan is provided as standard with the warranty terms pegged at 3‑year/100 000 km.Follow us on Social Media