Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
5 minute read
21 Sep 2021
7:10 am

Toyota Land Cruiser 300 perfect evolution for ‘Master of Africa’

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Petrol and diesels options plus appealing styling means new version is more in demand than the outgoing 200 series.

Range-topping Land Cruiser 300 ZX

The hype around the arrival of the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 after a 14 year wait can be compared to the euphoria Springbok fans experience when a World Cup title comes along every 12 years. Both are pretty damn special. Having been around since 1951, the "Master of Africa" has earned a reputation that precedes itself. First there was a frenzy for the run out of the 200 models by buyers believing they will never get the chance to own a V8 again and now Toyota is flooded with orders for the 300. Aside from its legacy and the hype,...