?Nissan's Land Cruiser rival may become our next Armada, replacing the Titan-based SUV on sale now. Continue reading The Nissan Patrol may become America's next Armada The Nissan Patrol may become America's next Armada originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 09:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Toyota and Lexus will recall older trucks and SUVs, including the Land Cruiser, 4Runner, Tundra, Sequioa, LX470, and GX470, for inadvertent airbag deployment. Continue reading Toyota and Lexus recall models for inadvertent airbag deployment...Show More Summary
Jonathan Ward’s outfit ICON 4X4 takes ratty old Land Cruisers and completely retools them. We’re talking scratch-built frames, huge supercharged V8s, and painstaking attention to detail with stratospheric price-tags to match. We figured nobody could bare to beat up on a vehicle like that. We figured wrong. Read more...
I recently started school again. Up until this point my primary vehicle had been my trusted land cruiser. However, due to an ongoing LS swap on my truck, I was forced to find a plan B car to take with me to school. Luckily, I found a minty fresh Mercury Grand Marquis. Show More Summary
The legendary Land Cruiser brings to mind visions of great adventures on the Savannah, where lions roar in the evening and herds of water buffalo rumble by in the distance. The urbane look s of the 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser seem well and truly at odds with that image, yet underneath the rough-and-ready capability of the LC of old is still there. Show More Summary
While most Americans are familiar with Toyota’s popular FJ40 series of Land Cruiser, sold here from 1958 through 1984, the Japanese automaker produced other variants of the FJ40 series platform worldwide. One of these was the FJ45 pickup, built on a lengthened wheelbase and available with either a long bed or a short bed, both […]
Say goodbye to the MKS and hello to the all-new 2017 Lincoln Continental. The big, comfy cruiser is on show this week at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show and will be sailing into showrooms this fall. With its arrival, Lincoln finally gets a proper flagship, one that is forward looking and signaling of the future trends that will eventually envelop the...
SAY IT AIN’T SO: It Might Be Time for the Toyota Land Cruiser to Go. “A Lexus lover would feel pretty at home in the modern LC’s cabin. Nice seats, nice leather, everything heated and cooled and sensor enabled. But there’s no excuse for the on-road behavior. The vehicle is an unconscionable 5,800-plus pounds, and […]
This is it. The end of an era. The Land Rover Defender is on its way out the door, and it won’t be replaced until about 2018. This hardcore off-road machine has carved itself a niche as something of an ultra-cool urban cruiser, despite the fact its roots are far from that. The original Land Rover […]
?Lift your feet up? says the guide casually as the water slops into the Land Cruiser?s footwell. This is Botswana?s Okavango Delta and if you want to see the wildlife you take your safari vehicle through the channels to find it. Four-wheel...Show More Summary
One of the most awesome looking RC cars we’ve ever laid eyes on, Tamiya’s replica of the classic Land Cruiser features a fully-articulated suspension, 4WD, and fat tires. It’s a complex kit, and you’ll need to BYO controller, radios, speed controller and battery pack.
The 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is an uncompromising reminder of what SUVs used to be, and that's both good and bad. Continue reading 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Quick Spin [w/video] 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Quick Spin [w/video] originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 29 Dec 2015 15:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Even a mighty Land Cruiser can get stuck in the super-soft sand of a Fraser Island beach. That boat on the trailer hitch probably didn’t help. [Image: Paleontour/Flickr] Read more...
On a recent Saturday afternoon, George Weiblen, a forty-six-year-old professor at the University of Minnesota, got behind the wheel of a beige Toyota Land Cruiser in Madang, a town on the northern coast of Papua New Guinea. P.N.G., as it is known, occupies the eastern half of the huge Pacific island of New Guinea. Show More Summary
Oakland, California, circa 1957. "Ambulance accident." Our second look at this mash-up of a 1940s Cadillac and -- it can now be revealed -- Studebaker Land Cruiser. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Archive. View full size.
Toyota Racing Development arrives at SEMA this year with five concepts, based on the Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, and Land Cruiser. If the public likes them, they just might even go into production. Continue reading Toyota showcasing...Show More Summary
Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame, told a story in his weekly podcast about how he used a siren retrofitted to his 1984 Toyota Land Cruiser to avoid an accident on Interstate 280 in LA after his steering linkage shattered going over 50 miles per hour. Read more...
The Treasury Department's Terror Financing Unit has launched an inquiry into why the Toyota Hilux is the ISIS jihad ride of choice. “Regrettably, the Toyota Land Cruiser and Hilux have effectively become almost part of the ISIS brand,” Mark Wallace, CEO of the Counter Extremism Project and a former U.S.... More »
(Probably because it’s the most popular truck.) Automotive News reported that Toyota is cooperating with U.S. authorities in uncovering why members of the terrorist group ISIS seem to be so fond of Toyota Hiluxes and Land Cruisers, which consistently...Show More Summary