The Toyota Land Cruiser
(Japanese: トヨタ ランドクルーザー Toyota Rando-kurūzā
) is a series of four-wheel drive
vehicles produced by the Japanese car maker Toyota
. It is Toyota's longest running series.
Production of the first generation Land Cruiser began in 1951 (90 units) as Toyota's version of a Jeep
The Land Cruiser has been produced in convertible
, hardtop, station wagon
and cab chassis
versions. The Land Cruiser's reliability and longevity has led to huge popularity, especially in Australia
where it is the best-selling body-on-frame
, four-wheel drive vehicle.
Toyota also extensively tests the Land Cruiser