Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
5 minute read
8 Feb 2022
10:10 am

Toyota Land Cruiser 79: Appeal undiminished

Charl Bosch

Newly introduced 70th Anniversary Edition builds on the enduring factor of the longest generation Land Cruiser ever made.

70th Anniversary Edition exterior changes, though small, are easy to spot.

It goes without saying that the Toyota Land Cruiser has been an institution within the Japanese marque no-one is likely to question. Conceived as a military vehicle in response to the Korean War, the switch from troop to civilian carrier not long after the debut of the original Jeep BJ in 1951, rated as a masterstroke that would set the tone for the next 70 years. Lasting forever Officially the equal fourth oldest continues nameplate in the world, the first incidentally being the Chevrolet Suburban, and also Toyota’s most enduring, the reveal last year of the all-new Land Cruiser 300,...