Everything about the Land Cruiser is bent and solid, from thick sidewall to the protruding grills. Volume knob, lock to tailgate, controls for offroad equipment; Everything You Touch In The Top Dog Toyota is made of thicker, heavier duty material than in other luxury SUVs.
And it's not for the show. Any truck manufacturer will sell you something with robust controls to make you feel like a tough guy, but there's a sense of unity for Land Cruiser making this machismo less offensive and more impressive. Because with Land Cruiser, Toyota has the history of backing it up.
Although some consumers may not be familiar with it, Land Cruiser is the nameplate among the most respected in the automotive industry. Toyota sells various variants of this truck around the world, from humble trucks with pick-up beds right up to this leather-free luxury car. Visit a developing country and you will probably find it full of Land Cruisers, which is especially common among the police and the first respondents.