ROCKMOTIVE, Jakarta – Julian Johan confirmed to take part in the Asia Cross Country Rally competition (AXCR extension) 2023 using a modified Land Cruiser 200 car.
A series of works have been carried out ranging from the modification of the exteriors, the interiors to the undercarriage sector, to make this car more competitive on the track.
Julian Johan or who is more familiarly called Jeje, explained that this modification of the Land Cruiser 200 had to be done, one of the reasons was to reduce the weight of the car to make it lighter.
“If we are talking about a total weight of 2.6 tons. So for the interior, besides using carbon fiber material, it can reduce the weight up to 150 kilograms,” Jeje explained, during a press conference in Jakarta (25/7/2023).
For more details on the Land Cruiser 200 modification that becomes ammunition JejeOn its legs, this car features a suspension system from Toyota Tundra with Total Chaos Fabrication arm mated to a King Shocks shock absorber.
As for the use of tires, since the terrain he will pass is so extreme, he relies on the capabilities of the BFGoodrich K02 and KM3 tires with a size of 285/70 ring 17 and Braid Wheels Dakar wheels measuring 17 × 8.
According to Jeje, with the modification of the Land Cruiser 200 using BFGoodrich tires it will hopefully be able to deliver maximum performance considering the terrain is so varied on each stage.
However, the heart spur sector has not changed. Jeje told the news conference that this industry still relies on default Lexus The LX570 uses a 5700cc 3UR-FE V8 that uses 300V Motul oil and has a forged internal with a full exhaust system.
As for the class in which Julian Johan takes part in the Asia Cross Country Rally 2023, the Land Cruiser 200 modification will fight with several participants from the Asian region, at T1G, where it is a prestigious battle for gasoline cars with a 4×4 drive system.