The Toyota Land Cruiser

The Toyota Land Cruiser  is a series of four-wheel drive vehicles produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota. The Land Cruiser series is the longest running series in Toyota history.

Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser
Toyota Land Cruiser

Development of the first generation Land Cruiser began in 1951 as Toyota’s version of a Jeep-like vehicle and production started in 1954. The Land Cruiser has been produced in convertible, hardtop, station wagon, and utility truck versions. The Land Cruiser’s reliability and longevity has led to huge popularity, especially in Australia where it is the best-selling body-on-frame, four-wheel drive vehicle.Toyota also extensively tests the Land Cruiser in the Australian outback — considered to be one of the toughest operating environments in both temperature and terrain.Main rivals include the Range Rover, Land Rover Discovery, Jeep Wrangler, Mitsubishi Pajero, Nissan Patrol, and the Ford Raptor.