The Toyota Land Cruiser 40 was produced from 1960 to 1984 and is one of the most well-known 4x4 vehicles in the world. Tamiya has reproduced this classic off-roader as an assembly kit R/C model on the newly developed CR-01 rock crawling chassis. This chassis features a tough ladder frame with aluminum side channels and resin crossmembers, 4-link suspension with aluminum rods, a 4WD system with lockable differentials, massive off-road tires with sidewall tread pattern, and dependable beadlock wheels. The body is of course accurately reproduced in durable polycarbonate material, giving fans a superbly capable rock crawler with scale realism.
Toyota's Land Cruiser 4x4s are known throughout the world for their legendary off-road ability. Toyota began production of the Land Cruiser in 1950, and the Land Cruiser 40 that was made from 1960 to 1984 in particular was an exceptional long-seller. Even now, this classic 4x4 still has a large following. The distinctive body styling is highlighted by the oval radiator grille, turn signals on the front fenders, and rear corner windows. With its reputation as a dependable and durable vehicle, many are still earning their keep in harsh conditions and it is the vehicle of choice for many real life rock crawling competition drivers.