Blip: The Other Land Cruiser

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Screenshot: Studebaker/Autominded.net

Did you know Studebaker made a Land Cruiser about four years before Toyota did? It’s true, and that’s it up there. It’s about as far from Toyota’s version as I can imagine, but I think it would be fun to bring one to some exclusive Land Cruisers-only show and demand to be let in. I bet they’d do it.

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Screenshot: Studebaker/Autominded.net

Also, that brochure says “incomparable” but look what we’ve just been doing. Take that, Studebaker.

Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus, 2020 Changli EV • Not-so-running: 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!: https://rb.gy/udnqhh)

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If Studebacker hadn’t run out of stock, they would still be in business today if they still offered the “leggy blonde in the backseat” option.