The History of the Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser history

The Toyota Land Cruiser serves as a trail-hearty SUV, capable of dominating the path less traveled. Though the Land Cruiser originally came from humble utilitarian-esque beginnings, Toyota’s premier trail-runner eventually came to embody a more luxurious facade, showcasing a wealth of technology and innovation. See Also – Toyota MR2 History … Read more

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition Review

2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage edition

In the world of SUVs, the Toyota Land Cruiser is a rare breed. This traditional body-on-frame utility vehicle is designed to handle the most rugged terrain. But it also delivers around-town comfort, putting it within an exclusive family of luxury models. That dichotomy makes the Land Cruiser so unusual. Few … Read more

Car Marques (Book Review)

Car Marques book review

The story behind car marques and the trademarks that define them. They are almost always easily recognizable with just one glance. What am I talking about? Car logos and emblems, “symbols” that tell you what a car brand is, usually without words. Every manufacturer has them with some maintaining their … Read more

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser Review

2017 Toyota Land Cruiser review

Toyota’s longest playing nameplate is also its most expensive model.   The very first Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced in 1951, a Jeep-like vehicle built under contract to the US military for use in Korea. Based on the original Willys theme, the first “Toyota Jeep BJ” was larger and more … Read more

2016 Lexus LX 570 Review

2016 Lexus LX 570 front

What’s big, beautiful, and seats eight? That would be the LX 570, the largest of four SUVs sold by Lexus, Toyota’s luxury brand. Two hybrid variants are also available. This vehicle takes the bones of the highly capable Toyota Land Cruiser and adds Lexus panache to create one of the … Read more