This 1972 Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser is the perfect mix of vintage and new. After all, this classic 4x4 can still live up to its go-anywhere reputation today thanks to a recent restoration that added more ability while still keeping the best of the original attitude.
One look at this 4x4 and you just want to go on an expedition. After all, the Olive Brown paint looks like safari khakis. The black roof with black grille and crisp window rubbers give this a subtle two-tone. The black also represents some of the best upgrades to keep this Land Cruiser a true go-anywhere machine. It starts up front with a new bumper with push guard and large Warn winch. The wheels are 17-inch American Racing units finished in black. You even have a full size spare mounted on a swing-away hitch in the back. It all looks quite nice and fresh, because the restoration on this FJ40 was completed in 2018.
Inside is a time capsule feeling. Clean floors, fresh plastics, and the iconic rear jump seats are exactly what you want. And remember, the full hardtop package is removable, so you can share this vintage appeal with the world. The single bucket seat that connects to the bench up front is a cool vintage piece that also reminds you the driver is always the most important. Plus, the classic thin and grippy steering wheel with correct Toyota center cap feels great in your hands. As you gaze over the dash, everything from the speedometer and to the four-wheel-drive instructions are correct and crisp.
Just like the rest of the vehicle, the engine bay has been given extra attention to keep this proper and tidy. The FJ40 Land Cruiser was such capable machine that it was in production for nearly a quarter-century, and the F-series inline-six motor that has been the backbone of Toyota toughness. And as an added bonus, this one has been upgraded to a later and larger 4.2-liter unit. You get to take full advantage of this added power with the three-speed manual transmission The two-speed 4x4 transfer case, lifted suspension, and Nitto Ridge Grappler tires allow this impressive classic to still live up to its go-anywhere reputation. Because you want this Land Cruiser for more than just the trail, it has great anytime driving features like power steering and a four-wheel disc brake upgrade.
The FJ40 is a true legend, and this one delivers on the look and capability while also being easy to drive around town. It's the total package, and it's ready to turn heads. Call now!