Toyota LAND CRUISER (1:18, Road Tough)

  • Toyota LAND CRUISER (from 1992)
  • Road Tough
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • Grünmetallic
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging does not exist
  • Not for sale
 
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Toyota Land Cruiser: Legendary Off-Roader

The Road Tough scale model at 1/18 scale represents the iconic Toyota LAND CRUISER, a vehicle that has been a symbol of reliability and off-road capability for decades. The generation of Toyota LAND CRUISER depicted here is the 80 Series, manufactured from 1990 to 1997. This series is known for its significantly improved off-road prowess and on-road comfort compared to its predecessors. The Toyota LAND CRUISER is globally cherished by off-road enthusiasts and professionals alike, who rely on its outstanding reliability. Technical features include a turbocharged inline-six diesel engine and a permanent four-wheel-drive system that delivers excellent performance both on and off the road.

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Detailed Model by Road Tough

The Road Tough scale model at 1/18 scale stands out with its precise representation of the Toyota LAND CRUISER. In the collection of Modelly member "xxlgs," the model showcases a striking two-tone paint scheme reminiscent of the original vehicle's green body with a beige lower section. The front end of the model displays the characteristic grille design and accurately reproduced headlights. The side view reveals the trademark four doors and sturdy side mirrors, while the rear view impresses with its distinct taillights and carefully crafted spare tire. All these features contribute to the authenticity of the model, making it a sought-after collector's item.

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Technical Marvels and Innovations

The real Toyota LAND CRUISER of the 80 Series boasted technical innovations that showcased its performance and reliability. These included the electronic Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), introduced for the first time in a vehicle of this class, and the reinforced solid front axle, providing increased stability and durability. The four-wheel-drive system and differential lock provided exceptional traction, even in the most challenging terrains. A notable feature was also the luxurious equipment of the VX-Limited version, which included leather seats, power windows, and air conditioning. The series designed by Sadayoshi Koyari proved that off-road vehicles could be not only rugged but also comfortable and technologically advanced.

Timeline and Historical Events

The introduction of the 80 Series of the Toyota LAND CRUISER took place in 1990. This year was marked by significant global events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and the official reunification of Germany, as well as the world premiere of the film Dances with Wolves, which would later win multiple Oscars. These examples illustrate the context and era in which this generation of the Toyota LAND CRUISER emerged. Understanding the temporal setting helps to appreciate the historical significance of this groundbreaking vehicle.


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