No matter how much we want them, we can’t have any of them. Anyone can drive to a dealership and buy a car off the lot, but it takes a lot more effort to build a custom car that is one of a kind. 2016 was a good year for custom cars, including not one, but two one-off Ferraris. The other cars on this … read more
Automakers are turning to product specialists to enhance the car buying experience.
According to the J.D. Power 2016 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study, owners who work with both a salesperson and product specialist are overall more satisfied with the buying experience than those who work only … read more
I attended the launch of the updated Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series range this week, and promptly filed my review to a chorus of derision from people who I presume have never had red dust in their boots.
Toyota’s Outback icon is now 31 years old, and this week marked the launch of the biggest update … read more
The unique Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series will be around for many years to come following a series of just-launched 2017 updates, the model’s global chief engineer Sadayoshi Koyari assured us this week.
Koyari said that rumours of the old workhorse’s demise were greatly exaggerated, and admitted he … read more
Like the Mercedes-Benz G-Class—and until recently the Land Rover Defender—the Toyota Land Cruiser 70 has been in continuous production for decades. Production started in 1984, and while the popular workhorse has been updated over the years it still resembles the iconic original.
Toyota on Tuesday … read more
Is Toyota working on a successor to the FJ Cruiser? Maybe, if this latest trademark filing is anything to go by.
According to our compatriots at AutoGuide, Toyota recently filed the name FT-4X. The FT designation stands for Future Toyota and has been used in recent years on the FT-1 concept to preview … read more
For the 13th year running, Toyota has been named the most valuable brand on the world automotive scene.
Hanging onto 1st place in the 17th annual Interbrand survey of global brand value, Toyota ranked 5th overall, again behind Apple (1), Google (2), Coca-Cola (3) and Microsoft (4). The Japanese car … read more
Toyota continues to be the best global brand out of all automakers according to Interbrand.
The Best Global Brands of 2016 Rankings have been announced with Toyota (+9%) landing in fifth place overall, behind Apple, Google, Coca-Cola and Microsoft. That’s an improvement from its sixth-place overall … read more
In the world of very classic Jeeps and Land Rovers, there’s also room for another continent – thanks to the Japanese Toyota Land Cruiser.
Early model year Toyota Land Cruisers are becoming more and more fashionable collectible items – and the best ones are way more expansive than the equivalent … read more
A great blend of classic and modern Toyota parts can make for a pretty strange, yet interesting project car. In the world of offroad, Toyota has made more than a few iconic cars. One of them being the Land Cruiser from the late 70s, the one that the modern Toyota FJ is based on. SA-based Allers Customs … read more