Toyota Land Cruiser
- Production of the first generation Land Cruiser began in 1951. The land cruiser comes in the following body styles:
- 2-door softtop
- 2-door hardtop
- 2-door pickup truck
- 4-door station wagon
- The various engine variants are:3.9 L F I6,4.2 L 2F I6, 3.0 L B diesel I4, 3.2 L 2B diesel I4, 3.4 L 3B diesel I4 , 3.6 L H diesel I6, 4.0 L 2H diesel I6
- The earliest land cruisers came from the demand for military-type utility vehicles, much like the British Land Rover Series 1 that appeared in 1948.
- In 1955 The Second generation, 20 Series was introduced. It was designed to have more civilian appeal than the BJ for export reasons.In 1960 the 20 Series was upgraded to the now classic 40.In 1984 the J70 was introduced as a soft-top, hard-top, FRP top, utility, cab-chassis, and Troop Carrier (inward facing rear seats).The petrol engine was replaced with a 4.0 L 3F engine.The Land Cruiser 55 was produced from 1967 to 1980.The Land Cruiser 60 series was produced from 1980 through 1990 for most markets.The Land Cruiser 80 series was unveiled in October 1989.In January 1998, the 100 series Land Cruiser was introduced to replace the 8-year-old 80 series.The redesigned Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced in late 2007. Known as the 200 Series, it shares the Lexus LX 570's platform and overall design.