Cars with soul
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Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Toyota Land Cruiser
Apparently, the original FJ40 is called the Macho in Venezuela, and you could have ordered it in 'Health Grey'. And, like the original Land Rover Defender and Ford Bronco, the FJ40 is a vehicle so fit for purpose it's the antidote to the modern world on four wheels. This also means that hipster buyers in LA have jacked values right up.
Years produced: 1959-2001
Country of origin: Japan
Fun fact: Badged Bandeirante, it was still being made in Brazil until 2001