Toyota Land Cruiser News

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

    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 things that make it a special-edition SUV as there are no major changes to the Land Cruiser's beloved and tried-and-true formula. The model will only be fitted with two rows of seats instead of three for maximum cargo capacity, and the only color options will be Midnight Black Metallic or Blizzard...

  • 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
    8 things you need to know about the 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...

  • 2018 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

    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 get in the United States, and it’s just been updated. Making its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the latest version of the Land Cruiser Prado has been made safer and more refined. It’s also received a few tweaks to modernize its exterior and cabin. The hood and front...

  • 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
    2016 Toyota Land Cruiser preview

    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...

  • 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser (Australian spec)

    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 Cruiser, the 200 series, was introduced as an all-new model for 2008. It received its first update for 2013 and now it’s receiving its second and final update ahead of the arrival of a redesigned model in the next two to three years. ALSO SEE: 2018 Hyundai Genesis Spy Shots Substantial visual...

  • 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...

  • 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser (European model pictured)
    2013 Toyota Land Cruiser To Debut In Chicago

    Toyota’s legendary Land Cruiser recently celebrated its 60th anniversary in Japan, and the go-anywhere off-roader has been on sale in the U.S. for better than 50 years. Like many, it’s picked up a few pounds and a few inches in girth over the years, and it’s also gone a bit soft...

  • 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser (European model pictured)

    After skipping the 2012 model year Toyota has brought out an updated version of its Land Cruiser SUV for 2013, packing it with more standard features to justify it’s $70k-plus starting price, as well as revising the styling just a little. Thankfully, the big SUV still rides on a capable body-on-frame platform and comes with a powerful V-8. That V-8 is Toyota’s venerable 5.7-liter unit, which in the 2013 Land Cruiser is rated at 381 horsepower and 401 pound-feet of torque. Importantly, 90 percent of that torque is available from just 2,200 rpm, helping to boost the vehicle’s...

  • 2011 Lexus LX 570
    New Lexus LX Coming To Detroit Auto Show

    If you like your go-anywhere SUVs on the large side, we’ve got good news and bad news for you. On the positive side, Lexus has confirmed that it will debut a refreshed version of the LX 570 SUV in Detroit. The bad news, though, is that the LX and the Toyota Land Cruiser will take a year off...

  • 2009 Toyota Land Cruiser Wald International Black Bison
    Wald adds Black Bison styling kit for Toyota’s Land Cruiser

    Japanese tuning house Wald International has a wide range of styling and performance kits for nearly every major luxury car brand on the market, but this time the company has focused its attention on a humble Toyota, albeit one of the biggest Toyota’s ever produced. The car is the latest...

  • Toyota Europe drops Land Cruiser citing climate concerns
    Toyota Europe drops Land Cruiser citing climate concerns

    Europe's CO2 regulations are strict, and becoming more so, and car makers are taking action to meet the tough standards. For Toyota, that means cutting back on RAV-4 sales, and eliminating the Land Cruiser from Europe altogether. The Japanese maker seeks to reduce its fleet average CO2 emission to...

  • 2008 Toyota Land Cruiser
    2008 Toyota Land Cruiser Set To Debut In Sydney

    Toyota will be using next month’s Sydney Motor Show as the backdrop for the world premiere for its 200 series Land Cruiser. On display will be two new gasoline and turbodiesel variants, as well as the debut of the Aussie-developed KDSS suspension setup and Toyota’s new...

  • Shuanghuan blends X5 and Land Cruiser to make CEO
    Shuanghuan Blends X5 And Land Cruiser To Make CEO SUV

    China’s isolated auto industry has more than 130 national car manufacturers competing for the domestic market. A lack of designers has seen Chinese car companies stealing the design of Western manufacturers for the development of almost identical copy cars. The new Roewe brand can be...

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