Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
6 minute read
4 Sep 2021
9:40 am

Toyota Land Cruiser turns 70: Models that made a legend

Charl Bosch

Entering the 1980s, the Toyota Land Cruiser gave rise to two separate generations that would pave the way forward from a luxury and workhorse perspective.

With its debut, the new Land Cruiser 300 pays tribute to one of the most loved and iconic generations ever made, the 80-series.

AFter only being officially priced in July, the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 already accumulated impressive sales of 214 units in August despite offering only the top-spec petrol engine ZX model. September marks the arrival of not only the diesel powered derivative, but also the much-anticipated flagship GR Sport. As is well known by now, the new 300 represents the first all-new Toyota Land Cruiser in fourteen years and also the first since the 80-series to offer only six-cylinder engines with the sole transmission option being the newly developed ten-speed automatic. To see the specifications of the Toyota Land Cruiser 300,...