Toyota Land Cruiser News

  • Electric GT crate electric V-8

    As EV conversions become more and more popular for vintage cars and trucks, they've transitioned from the early "just get it done" mindset to being somewhat of a commodity—one that can be packaged just about any way the customer wants. Enter Electric GT, a California-based shop developing a modular electric crate engine designed to mimic the classic proportions of an internal-combustion V-engine. You'd be forgiven for thinking you've heard this before; this isn't Electric GT partner Eric Hutchinson's first rodeo. In 2016, he took a $10,000 fire-salvaged Ferrari 308 GTS and replaced the...

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition
    Toyota has sold 10 million Land Cruisers

    Toyota has sold 10 million examples of the Land Cruiser and its derivatives since 1951.

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition
    You need $89,040 to buy the 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition

    The 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition adds a modest $2,330 to the cost of the base model.

  • 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser
    Next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser might ditch V-8 for V-6 and hybrid power

    The next-generation Toyota Land Cruiser may go back to six-cylinder power, albeit with electrification this time.

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition
    Toyota "committed" to Land Cruiser for U.S.

    The dinosaur of the Toyota lineup won't go extinct anytime soon, one of the automaker's top North American-market executives told Motor Authority Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. "We are fully committed to the Land Cruiser for the foreseeable future," Toyota senior vice...

  • Icon 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser
    Icon restomods Joe Rogan's Toyota Land Cruiser

    Icon continues to work its magic with numerous vintage SUVs, and the latest to go under the knife is a 1995 Toyota Land Cruiser. It also happens to be Joe Rogan's personal vehicle, and it's clear the 51-year-old comedian has pretty good taste in modifications. According to a video Icon's Jonathan...

  • 1989 Toyota Land Cruise fire truck on Jay Leno's Garage

    While Americans are used to enormous bus-like emergency vehicles, things are different in other parts of the world. Case in point is this 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser fire truck, which was a real emergency vehicle in Japan. Its owner, Brian Corsetti, recently visited Jay Leno's Garage to talk about the vehicle. Corsetti is somewhat of a Land Cruiser enthusiast and owns a few classic examples of the SUV. As for the fire truck version, Toyota indeed built the SUV to spec with almost everything needed to join an emergency vehicle fleet. A Japanese company called Morita completed the finishing...

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition

    The 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser remains a little slice of 20th-century motoring, but the brand has given the SUV a nostalgic twist with a new Heritage Edition model. Toyota announced the Land Cruise Heritage Edition on Wednesday ahead of its public debut at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. It's the little...

  • Jay Leno inspects a trio of late 80's Toyota Land Cruisers
    Jay Leno inspects a trio of 1980s-era Toyota Land Cruisers

    Classic and vintage SUVs are big business right now. That's because these well-aged machines have timeless style, the ability to go anywhere and bring your family along, and usually don't cost too much. That last trait is changing quickly, though. Jay Leno welcomes a man profiting from this SUV...

  • Icon FJ40 Baja Edition
    Icon revives its Baja Edition for a special FJ40

    Back in 2007, SCORE turned to Icon and Jonathan Ward for a run of special Baja Edition FJ40 Land Cruisers. Those trucks were priced at $145,000 and boasted far more aggressive off-road chops then the average Icon build. Fast forward to today, and Icon has been tasked with revisiting the style and...

  • The FJ Company's Toyota Land Cruiser restoration service
    Watch the FJ Company restore a Toyota FJ40

    Vintage SUVs are a big business right now. Icon was ahead of the trend when it came to establishing a market for restored classic utility vehicles. Now there are a few companies out there ready to exchange a perfectly restored vintage brute for a healthy sack of cash. One of them is The FJ Company...

  • FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser with just 5,000 miles up for sale
    1978 FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser with just 5,000 miles up for sale

    This is the nicest example of a classic FJ40-generation Toyota Land Cruiser that you're likely to find. It's as clean as can be, free of rust, and shows just 5,265 original miles on its odometer. It's also for sale on Bring A Trailer, and if you want it you'll need a massive pile of cash. With one...

  • 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser

    The Toyota Land Cruiser is a dinosaur living in modern times. It roams the roads and off-road trails with zero regard for time marching on, and yet it retains its legendary status in the automotive landscape. For those who aren't intimately familiar with the Land Cruiser, it can be confounding as to why automotive enthusiasts continue to be infatuated with this relic. After spending a week with a 2017 example, I have come up with eight things you need to know about this aging SUV with a cult-like following. It's like the '90s today If you miss cars from the 1990s, the Land Cruiser should be...

  • 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show
    Toyota Land Cruiser Prado made more refined

    The Toyota Land Cruiser has grown to become quite the behemoth when compared to earlier generations. But that’s not the case for the version sold in some other markets. Known as the Land Cruiser Prado, the mid-size member of the Land Cruiser family is more closely related to the Lexus GX we...

  • Carl Edwards drives the Toyota Land Speed Cruiser to 230.02 mph in Mojave, California
    Wild Toyota Land Cruiser hits 230.02 mph

    Toyota’s Land Cruiser is one of the most capable vehicles for going off-road. Toyota, however, has built one that’s right at home on a race track. Called the Land Speed Cruiser, the wild SUV was first shown at the 2016 SEMA show, and last week it was driven to a top speed of 230.02...

  • Toyota Land Cruiser 70 truck pops up on eBay
    US-legal Toyota Land Cruiser 70 pops up on eBay

    Someone out there is apparently pretty darn good at paperwork. That could be the only explanation for how they managed to get not one, not two, but three Toyota Land Cruiser 70 trucks into this country. The person behind the importation says he/she is keeping one, one is already sold, and the...

  • Toyota Land Speed Cruiser, 2016 SEMA
    Toyota builds a Land Cruiser that can hit 220 mph

    Have you ever looked at a Toyota Land Cruiser and thought "You know what, that thing needs to go much faster." It's possible that someone has said that, and we're not talking just a little bit faster. We're talking about reaching supercar speeds in the rugged off-roader. Don't believe it could be...

  • 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser 70
    Toyota Land Cruiser 70 lives on thanks to updates

    Like the Mercedes-Benz G-Class—and until recently the Land Rover Defender—the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 has been in continuous production for decades. Production started in 1984 and while the popular workhorse has been updated over the years it still resembles the iconic original. Toyota...

  • 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser

    Yesterday we brought you a first look at the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser. Now we have photos and details for the version headed to showrooms in the United States no later than the fall. The tough, go-anywhere Land Cruiser receives some significant updates for the 2016 model year, mirroring the changes made to the vehicle’s corporate cousin, the Lexus LX 570, which appeared in updated form for the first time during this past weekend’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. ALSO SEE: 2017 Audi R8 Spyder Spy Shots New exterior and interior design features are the obvious changes made...

  • 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser (Australian spec)
    2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Preview: Video

    Toyota’s tough, go-anywhere Land Cruiser is receiving some significant updates for the 2016 model year, just like its corporate cousin, the Lexus LX 570, which appeared in updated form for the first time during this month's Monterey Car Week. Like the LX 570, Toyota’s latest Land...

  • Lexani Motorcars Armored Toyota Land Cruiser
    Lexani Motorcars Unveils Uber-Luxurious Armored Land Cruiser

    Like the Cadillac Escalade we saw from Lexani Motorcars last September, the interior of its latest Land Cruiser features some seriously next-level luxury. MUST SEE: Yes, Lexus Has Indeed Made An Actual Hoverboard: Video There's Italian leather, a gigantic flat-screen television, a pair of six-way...

  • 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser leak - Images via UZJ100GXR
    2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Leaked Again

    We now have our third look at the updated version of Toyota’s Land Cruiser, which in its current ‘200 Series’ form has been on the market since the 2008 model year. We’ll have to wait several more years until an all-new Land Cruiser is launched but in the meantime it looks...

  • Toyota Land Cruiser 70 limited edition
    Toyota surprises with Land Cruiser 70 re-release

    If you want to buy a classic vehicle re-manufactured brand new by the original automaker, you currently have two options. One is to spend well over a million dollars on one of the six brand-new Jaguar E-Type lightweight coupes being built. The other is to buy a brand new 1980s-era Toyota Land...

  • Dutch Amfibious Transport Amphicruiser
    DAT Amphicruiser Is A Land And Water Cruiser: Video

    The Toyota Land Cruiser has been around since 1951 and is easily one of the most capable off-road vehicles ever made, but it does have its limitations. After all, it is just a Land Cruiser. Inspired by the iconic FJ40 Land Cruiser, Dutch Amfibious Transport created the Amphicruiser to tackle both...

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