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Toyota LandCruiser celebrates 70th anniversary with a special edition - UPDATE

The Toyota LandCruiser nameplate has celebrated its 70th anniversary with its most iconic model receiving scarcely any changes or candles on its cake – and the differences are so subtle Toyota Australia initially mixed up the photos. Toyota has today issued a photo of the anniversary edition of the LandCruiser 70 Series after initially distributing the wrong image, an easy mistake given the minor changes...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser GR Sport spotted testing in Victoria

The all-new 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series has been caught on camera testing on Australian roads in what appears to be GR Sport trim. Images and videos posted on Instagram by @land.cruiser.300 and @benjamin.foon show a matte black LandCruiser 300 Series driving through Ringwood in Melbourne's east, covered in a layer of dust likely originating from unsealed-road testing by Toyota Australia engineers in rural Victoria...

Toyota dealers in Australia won’t stop buyers selling their LandCruiser 300 Series after they take delivery

Toyota dealers in Australia have cast doubt on reports out of Japan claiming the car giant is trying to stop buyers selling their new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series within 12 months of taking delivery. A comment by a Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series customer in Japan – posted on the social media platform Twitter – claimed he was asked to sign an agreement to not immediately sell the vehicle...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series police car and base model imagined

The 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series is just around the corner – due in Australian showrooms in the last few months of this year. It will bring to an end the 14-year run of the Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series which is almost sold out. We’ve already been given a preview of what the most expensive models in the 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series range will look like, in the form of the Sahara replacement and a rugged new GR Sport variant...

Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series sales up 70 per cent, despite new model around the corner

The Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series has posted a record half-year result in 2021 – despite the all-new replacement Toyota LandCruiser 300 arriving soon. Australians have continued to buy large four-wheel drive in record numbers so far in 2021, as international travel remains a pipe dream amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...

Nissan Patrol sales to surge in second half of 2021 as production ramps up after lengthy delays

Nissan Patrol customers who placed orders months ago – and are still waiting – will likely not need to wait much longer. After months of delays, production of the Nissan Patrol is about to ramp up. Dealers have been advised by Nissan Australia they will be receiving “strong quantities” of Patrol allocations from the factory in Japan in July and August, to help fulfil remaining back orders before summer...

2022 Lexus LX750h, Toyota LandCruiser Hybrid to pack 358kW twin-turbo petrol V6 punch – report

The next-generation 2022 Lexus LX750h – and its twin under the skin, the upcoming Toyota LandCruiser Hybrid – look set to employ petrol-electric V6 power, according to new reports out of Japan. Japanese outlet Creative311 reports the 'LX750h' hybrid version of Lexus' next-generation ladder-frame flagship will pair a single electric motor with the new Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series' 3...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: New 3.3-litre diesel engine details emerge

The cat is already out of the bag: The 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series will be powered by a newer, smaller V6 turbo-diesel engine. Replacing the current LandCruiser 200 Series' 4.5-litre V8 turbo-diesel engine, the new engine offers more power and torque from less capacity: 227kW and 700Nm, surpassing the Toyota V8's 200kW and 650Nm...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: Official off-road specs, interior tech details emerge

Official details of the 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series' off-road specifications and interior technology details have emerged, around 24 hours after its global unveiling on Thursday. The new information comes courtesy of a 35-minute walk-around video posted by Toyota's Russian arm, which details approach and departure angles, ground clearance, and the array of technologies inside the cabin of the new LandCruiser 300 Series...

Toyota Chief Engineer reveals Australia key to new LandCruiser development

Australia's vast road network played a key role in the development of the 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series, unveiled yesterday. Toyota Chief Engineer Takami Yokoo revealed he had driven the previous-generation LandCruiser thousands of kilometres across Australia, giving a unique perspective of the needs of Aussie drivers...

2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series: How it stayed secret during development

The 2022 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series has been hiding in plain sight for at least the last five years, disguised under the bodywork of the current generation Toyota LandCruiser 200 Series. Footage released by Toyota overnight during the official unveiling of the first new LandCruiser in 14 years shows a number of prototype test vehicles...