This is a rare opportunity to own a cool off-roader that never was
sold in the USA. This 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ70 was never sold
at your local dealer. Instead, this turbodiesel-powered 4x4 offers
a unique blend. It has the original-style tough attitude that's the
bedrock of the short wheelbase Land Cruisers, but now with a more
modern style and level of comfort.
Let's start with the design: This two-door carries all the
distinctive appearance of the four-door FJ60 Land Cruisers we
received in the USA around this same era, but this one has amped up
the machismo. The matte paint is a clean application that makes the
body look like reinforced steel. The wide front fenders are painted
the same matte beige as the body, which looks much better than
Jeeps of the same era. This has all the best off-road upgrades,
including a tall snorkel air intake, upgraded wheels/tires, and LED
headlights and light bar that can turn midnight into noon.
The interior is reminiscent of the versatile setup from the earlier
FJ Land Cruisers. It includes durable seating up front for three
with an individual driver's bucket seat. The rear doors swing wide
to swallow plenty of cargo, or you can fold down the jump seats to
have up to four facing. But unlike those older FJs this has the
kind of comfort you got in a 1980s Toyota pickup. That includes
good seat padding, full carpeting, and a well laid out dash. You'll
like classic details like the factory steering wheel and the KM/H
speedometer that reminds you this was a special Costa Rica import.
Plus, there's an upgraded AM/FM/CD touchscreen stereo with
Bluetooth to give you modern technology in this classic Toyota.
As cool as this 4x4 looks, don't forget that it has to live up to
the go-anywhere Land Cruiser name. The capability starts in the
engine bay where the 3.4-liter B-series turbodiesel motor is the
perfect mix of all-out ruggedness and stump-pulling torque. The
force of the diesel powerhouse is a great pairing with the
two-speed 4x4 transfer case, tall ground clearance, and Maxtrek Mud
Trac tires for serious off-road work. But the control of the
four-speed manual transmission and power steering also make this
fine for in-town fun, too.
This is the distinct and capable diesel-powered 4x4. So if you want
a classic that can lead the way and keep them all talking, don't
miss this seldom-seen Land Cruiser. Call today!!!
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