The Jordanian Al-Thalab long-range patrol vehicle can carry 3,400-pounds of equipment, four operators, up to two stretchers, and enough weapons, ammo, food, water, and fuel for a ten-day patrol. Continue reading British Special Forces...Show More Summary
Wherever roads fade to tracks, bridges give way to fords, and addresses become coordinates, an intense internecine war is under way. Since the Land Cruiser and Patrol were born in 1951, Nissan and Toyota have battled over which automaker produces the best large, go-anywhere, do-anything SUV. Show More Summary
The new Nissan Armada joins the QX80 on the Patrol platform. It's a big improvement. The Toyota Land Cruiser should watch its back. Continue reading 2017 Nissan Armada First Drive 2017 Nissan Armada First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The world is filled with all sorts of capable and interesting cars, all ferrying us humans from A to B and back again. WRONG. There is only one car. It is the 1990s Toyota Land Cruiser FJ80. Read more...
The global Ford Ranger, along with the Toyota Hilux and Land Cruiser 76 and 79 models aren’t available in the U.S. thanks to safety and emissions regulations. However, the U.S. Military has secured a contract with an Ohio-based company...Show More Summary
The trucks will be made to look stock but resistant to small arms fire.
Toyota Hiluxes and Land Cruisers. They rank among the toughest vehicles on the planet, favored by safari guides and ISIS insurgents alike. It’s no wonder defense contractor Battelle is being tapped to build armored and unarmored variants of the trucks for our troops here in America. Read more...
An Ohio company will modify the vehicles with heavily upgraded mechanicals, armor, and new communications and command equipment. Continue reading US Special Forces buying Toyota Land Cruisers, Hiluxes US Special Forces buying Toyota Land Cruisers, Hiluxes originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:32:00 EDT. Show More Summary
The U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has placed an order for militarized Toyota Land Cruisers, Hiluxes and Ford Rangers to use as low-profile but battle-survivable field vehicles. That’s provided the prototypes pass muster in military evaluations, of course. Read more...
The luxury sport utility market is small, and the exclusive club of offroad-ready vehicles in it consists of only a handful of models. Of those, Lexus offers three strong contenders, including the well-established GX 460. After a week...Show More Summary
It’s a name that dates back over 50 years, and while it may not be as iconic as ‘Land Rover’ or ‘Land Cruiser’, ‘Nissan Patrol‘ is synonymous with that go-anywhere adventure spirit that has made Australia just that little bit smaller. The 2016 Nissan Patrol Ti seeks to embody that spirit for a more modern […]
Face it, the hipsters won. All things quaint and ironically archaic are now universally cool and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it. Case in point: this tin Toyota is the sexiest thing you’ve ever seen. Read more...
We try out the latest version of Toyota's legendary SUV.
For the first few months of 2014, it looked like Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser prices were going the way of early Volkswagen microbuses, with a handful of examples trading hands above the $100,000 threshold. Owning an immaculately restored Land Cruiser, or one customized with features like an ostrich-skin interior and a mirror-finish paint job, defeats […]
“Would it kill you to buy American?” mutters Walt Kowalski after watching his son drive off in a Toyota Land Cruiser at the beginning of the film Gran Torino. The common refrain from past and present members of the U.S. auto industry has everything to do with the sector’s impact on the domestic economy. Show More Summary
All southbound lanes on the Hume Highway are closed near Goulburn this afternoon while police investigate a serious crash in which four occupants of a Toyota Land Cruiser were injured when their vehicle rolled after hitting a guardrail. A woman has been airlifted to The Canberra Hospital in a serious condition, while a six-week-old baby boy [...]
The cost of admission is high, but the show is worth every penny.
Owners of 2014-2016 Lexus vehicles and 2016 Toyota Land Cruisers were experiencing a nationwide blackout on their nav systems yesterday. Fortunately, dealers have a fix in the form of a hard reset. Errant traffic and weather data that the head units didn’t know how to process was the cause of the issue. Read more...