Japan

Toyota

60012610

2nd

Land Cruiser (20)

Released date : 1955/11/--

body type

Sports Utility Vehicle

SUV

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  • Specification
  • Description
  • Plant
  • Name origin
Grade FJ25
Model type
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weight
Model type FJ25
Curb mass(kg) 1425
Dimensions Length(mm) 3838
Width(mm) 1665
Height(mm) 1855
Wheelbase(mm) 2285
Engine Engine code F
Engine type In-line 6-cylinder, OHV
Displacement(cm3) 3878
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/105/3200
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are FJ25(3900).
The second-generation Land Cruiser, the so-called 20 Series, was released in November 1955, with the external appearance suitably redesigned for civilian use.

To satisfy wide-ranging needs, two chassis were initially made available with a wheelbase of 2,285 mm and 2,430 mm, respectively, to which a 2,650 mm wheelbase chassis was added at the end of the model life in 1959. Two inline 6-cylinder gasoline engines were available, including a 3.4-liter unit (Type B) that was inherited from the first-generation model and a 3.9-liter unit (Type F) that was used on a fire engine version toward the end of the first model generation. In mid-1956, the engine lineup was consolidated to the Type F unit alone. A 4-wheel-drive model (with a 1-speed transfer case) and a rear-wheel-drive model (for police patrol duties) were also introduced. The body variations included a soft-top, a pickup, 2- and 4-door vans, and a fire engine, among others.

With the second-generation model, the Land Cruiser began to be exported to North America and other overseas markets in large volume.
Plant Koromo plant(now Honsha plant)
The meaning is the same as in English.
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