The Amphicruiser is a made-to-order amphibious four-wheel drive vehicle. Its 4.2L Toyota Land Cruiser engine can power an onboard water jet, allowing it to stay afloat and go up to 8mph on water. It even has a drop-top version.
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 land and water. On land, the Amphicruiser’s...
"We wanted it to be as solid on water as the Land Cruiser is on land." That's Dutch Amfibious Transport co-founder Dirk-Jan de Jong talking about his company's heavy duty amphibious 4WD, the Amphibicruiser. Built around a Toyota Land...Show More Summary
Though only sold in the United States for a few years in the late 1960s, the Nissan Patrol has earned a global reputation for ruggedness and capability similar to that of its familiar rival, the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser. Today, some of the best surviving FJ40s are often found in retirement on South American ranches, […]
Classic car insurance and valuation specialists Hagerty made news last year by pointing out a surge in vintage SUV values, underscored by a Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser commanding nearly $90,000 at auction. If these humble workhorses are in demand, we have to wonder if wagons can be far behind. Some are already sought after, like antique woodies and...
Yep. Does exactly what it says on the tin. Land Cruiser pancake. Read more...
Introduced in 1980 as a replacement to Toyota’s utilitarian, five-passenger FJ55 Land Cruiser, the FJ60 series Land Cruisers were meant to bring a bit of civility and creature comfort into the off-road equation. Though not quite as popular as the smaller, iconic FJ40 Land Cruiser, FJ60 models, like this 1987 Toyota FJ60 Land Cruiser for […]
Love it or hate it, there's no arguing the Toyota FJ Cruiser is pretty unique. Sharing some internals with family members like the Land Cruiser Prado, 4Runner, and Hilux it's definitely a capable off-roader as well. Combine those two things and if you want something other than a Wrangler it's a decent choice. Show More Summary
While Toyota FJ40 Land Cruisers and original Ford Broncos are now priced beyond entry-level status for SUV collectors, International Scouts remain a relative bargain. This 1978 International Scout II for sale on Hemmings.com is described as a highly optioned driver that still needs a bit of attention. While the body appears to be straight and […]
The JL421 Badonkadonk Land Cruiser/Tank's manufacturers say it fits five, but if you put more than one Jabba-the-Hut-sized passenger in there, I suspect someone's gonna have to walk. What's more interesting, though, is that even with...Show More Summary
Posted on 12.16.2013 18:00 by Tushar If you look into the history of the Toyota brand, the Land Cruiser has been around for more than half a century. It has long proven how capable it is on whatever terrain you throw at it. Where a Range Rover would fall apart, crying out for for maintenance, the Land Cruiser would continue to do its job. Show More Summary
Posted on 12.13.2013 13:00 by Tushar When the going gets tough, it’s time to summon the Toyota Land Cruiser. When it comes to go-anywhere ability, the only vehicle that has managed to stand its ground against the Land Rover is the Toyota Land Cruiser, which in itself has earned a legendary status. Show More Summary
This 1977 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser has been partially converted into an amphibious survival vehicle by its previous owner with custom removable aluminum pontoons that can be side-mounted for flotation. LINK (via: Bring A Trailer)
Baseball is egalitarian and in fact players often move between league rivals without issue. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Land Cruiser has a diesel engine from cross-town rival Nissan, but will its price have you wanting to play ball? Read more...
Toyota is one of the largest manufacturers of cars in the world. It’s not a surprise, especially if you have travelled out of the US. They are everywhere. I have only owned three Toyotas; a coma-inducing silver Camry DX, and two MKII Supras. Despite my lack of ownership, I have spent a sizeable portion of my […]
Mait Nilsen is driving his self designed amphibious Toyota Land Cruiser around the world. While driving, the pontoon floats are raised straight up over the car. The floats are lowered with hydraulics to turn the vehicle into a 30-foot boat. LINK (via: Grind TV)
Toyota's big bruiser will get a little more eco-friendly in order to meet tough fuel consumption standards.
Ninety-five Kalashnikovs and $70,000 in burial money. That's the price of 12 dead civilians in America's shadow war on terror. On Sept. 2, 2012, 14 people were traveling in a Toyota Land Cruiser near Radaa in central Yemen when the missile struck. Show More Summary
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If you’ve been paying attention to auctions recently, you know that no major sale is complete without at least one Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser crossing the stage, restored to “better than new” standards and priced accordingly. There’s good reason for this, as Land Cruisers are versatile, go-anywhere trucks that show little sign of waning in […]