Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Series – Toyota Wiki

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Model Designations

model numbers 70 through 74 to the 2 door short and medium versions. These were the of the famous 40 Series, such as the Model numbers 75 through 77 to the long wheelbase version, was available in pick-up and 2 door carrier models and, in a few a 4 door wagon.

These the successors of the less-well known wheelbase 40 Series, such as the In 1999, Toyota introduced updates and changed the model The long wheelbase models the 78 (troop carrier) and 79 (pick-up) in 2007, the 76 (4 door wagon).

Short wheelbase models are in production today for a few select

As with all Land Cruisers, the at the beginning of the model number the engine of the vehicle. Common in the 70 series include the 3F Petrol (e.g. the FJ70), the 2H Diesel (e.g. the HJ75), the 1FZ petrol (e.g. the FZJ79), the 1HZ diesel (e.g. the HZJ78), and most the 1VD diesel engine (e.g. the


1984 – The 70 / 75 series Toyota Land took over from the 40 / 45 of workhorse four wheel in 1984. The styling maintained a resemblance to the 40 / 45 series but became angular. The 70 / 71 series was the short base (SWB), the 73 / 74 was the medium base (MWB) and the 75 / 77 was the long base (LWB).

The latter came as cab-chassis/utility a panelled tray (pick-up), and carrier hard-top (HT). also manufactured lighter versions that shared the 70 designation from 1985 to and were marketed in various of the world as the Bundera, the Prado. or the Cruiser II. Of these, the Prado stuck, and each modification it further from its 70 Series

Starting in 1997 the Prado was as the 90 Series, and had become a light passenger 4×4 with no to the 70 Series.

1999: The pick-up version was the 79 series, the Troop Carrier the 78 series, and the short wheelbase was phased out in most markets. The mechanical changes were coil sprung (instead of sprung) live front longer rear leaf 5-bolt wheels instead of wheels, redesigned steering redesigned front indicators, in the cab-chassis, a longer wheel which increased the rear capacity.

2007: The updated 70 Series production in January for market in late February / early 2007. Changes involve frontal design adjustments incorporate the headlamps into the profile of the vehicle due to the chassis being moved outwards to the new V8 turbo-diesel engine – a change nonetheless considering the lamps and wheel arches been a signature design of the 70 Series from day one.

In only one engine is now on offer: a V8 turbo diesel 1VD-FTV. For and some other markets decided to keep the 1HZ and 1HD diesel and the 1FZ petrol engine. The cab-chassis / back (LWB) and Troop (LWB) bodies will new to the range is the 76 series, a four MWB wagon variant.

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