The Sexiest Truck At The 2015 Chicago Auto Show Is 54 Years Old

The 2015 Ram Laramie Limited is comfy as your favorite spot in the couch with the time-formed ass indent, but it'll never be as classy as this perfect original-spec 1961 Toyota Land Cruiser. Get closer to this preserved masterpiece in our gallery. » 2/16/15 1:15pm 2/16/15 1:15pm

ICON vs. ICON: Two 4x4 builders and the quest for identity

Jonathan Ward's sister Elizabeth isn't a car enthusiast. But she was thrilled when she saw a rugged, upright 4x4 with a canvas top, exposed door hinges, and an ICON decal on the hood. She posted a photo to Facebook and tagged her brother, whose company, ICON 4x4, is legendary for stuffing modern drivetrains and… » 11/04/14 11:14am 11/04/14 11:14am

The First People To Drive Across The Congo In 20 Years

In 2008, a Belgian couple traversed the Congo in a Toyota Land Cruiser, a drive few have attempted in decades. This is their story of adventure, corruption, and crumbling infrastructure in the world's second poorest country. — Ed. » 11/24/10 12:30pm 11/24/10 12:30pm

Toyota FJ And Porta Potty, Separated At Birth?

We often joke about Toyota taking its design inspiration from appliances, but this takes the cake. We wonder if the same messy result occurs when you flip over an FJ. [via TCL] » 5/29/09 10:00am 5/29/09 10:00am

TLC ICON Lexus LX570 Shows Off Tubby Truck Tweaks For SEMA

Click to view » 11/04/08 9:30am 11/04/08 9:30amJust because TLC is bringing a slew of built-to-the-hilt to doesn't mean they've forgotten about the crucial bugeye sunglass-wearing urban white trash market, and so we present their ICON Lexus LX570. The direct descendant of the FJ40, the Lexus doesn't much do what its tougher forefather did — likewise…

TLC Goes To SEMA With A Trio Of Upgraded ICON Toyota FJs

Back before they became the enormous and bloated choice of bugeye sunglass-wearing urban white trash, Toyota FJ Cruisers were compact, capable off-roading machines. We told you about TLC's plans build up some of their old-looking new trucks with a trio of FJ's » 11/04/08 9:00am 11/04/08 9:00am for the floor of . They already build an FH40 version, but…

Edmunds Straightline Finds Cars With White Roofs All Look Alike

We understand the point they're trying to make, but why does Edmunds Inside Line » 8/21/08 1:20pm 8/21/08 1:20pm gotta be like that? Just because three cars all have white roofs, that doesn't mean they all look alike. Sheesh. Open your minds, guys. []

Off-Road Clocks Galore

I am so getting this, putting it on a chain around my neck and going out for coffee singing, "I can't do nothing for you, man. Flavor Flav's got problems of his own." That's actually a normal morning for me, minus the 10-inch Suzuki Samurai wall clock. One AA battery not included.

[4x4 Clocks on eBay] » 7/16/07 2:30pm 7/16/07 2:30pm

Catch of the Day: Toyota HJ45 Diesel Troopy Land Crusier

Some good friends of ours decided to play "hoon and the hill" with our WRX this weekend. Translation: $1400 for a new clutch. That is sadly not the only financial reason we're not all over this righteous example of Toyota's fully realized Australian potential. A few quick facts: this Troopy is right hand drive, it… » 7/16/07 1:00pm 7/16/07 1:00pm

Behold the Mumbo: Holden EFIJY Concept

First introduced in 2005, the Holden EFIJY has managed to fly under the Jalopnik radar — until now. Er, actually, until last night when we brought you some photos of it parked next to Chevy's Camaro Convertible Concept at Bob's Big Boy in Burbank. Well, in truth, the Postfather reported on the EFIJY back in October… » 5/12/07 3:00pm 5/12/07 3:00pm

A New Icon: More On TLC's New Replica FJ40

Although we've talked about TLC's Replica Land Cruiser before, the company's released some new photos, and we're still impressed. You see, some thought the original FJ40 Toyota Land Cruiser had character, simplicity and genuine utility, while others considered it a clear rip-off of Jeep's CJ series. Nonetheless,… » 1/29/07 9:13am 1/29/07 9:13am

FJ Cruising Down the Boarding Slopes?

Now, we're not really marketing types here, but if you're going to combine an off-road SUV with a full vehicle simulation, the logical option would be to shoot for, oh, I don't know, an off-road game. Not so for the marketing types at ToyMoCo. They've gone with a wacky mashup of what can be described as a… » 1/07/07 5:01pm 1/07/07 5:01pm

The Buzz Bin: Dodge Caliber Overhyped?

New survey results from KBB and Harris interactive show new-car shoppers seem to think the "anything but cute" Dodge Caliber is being hyped to death (it was the fairy, wasn't it?). It's high on the new study's buzz scale, but low on the "I'm interested in buying it" scale — though strong sales belie such… » 6/02/06 10:33am 6/02/06 10:33am

Toyota's FJ Cruiser on Its Way

After a scene at the Detroit show in 2003 that had visitors practically hurling their underpants and hotel-room keys at the Toyota FJ concept, it was no shocker that Toyota would consider building the thing. Now, Toyota's released new details on its new off-roader in a customarily long-winded press release with… » 12/27/05 7:07am 12/27/05 7:07am

Toyota to Launch New FJ Cruiser at SEMA Show

For the first time since its unveiling at the Chicago auto show earlier this year, Toyota's 2007 FJ Cruiser SUV will get pedestal space at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas in November — in its final, product-correct form. This time, show goers will get their first view of the… » 9/29/05 8:32am 9/29/05 8:32am