Why are land cruisers so tough?
Toyota Land cruisers are tough because thicker metal is used on most of the external sections. They are designed to be an off-road-friendly vehicles so that they can resist hard situations.
Which is better, the Land Cruiser, petrol or diesel?
The 4.5-litre twin-turbo diesel V8 in the Cruiser is a monster, producing a staggering 650Nm of torque and a healthy 195kW power. Its performance is quite competitive with the 4.7-litre petrol V8 variant, which produces less torque (410Nm) but slightly more power (202kW).
Why is Land Cruiser used in the military?
Current Toyota Land Cruiser models are built on a high-strength steel ladder frame that is meant to withstand the pounding of the most extreme terrain on the planet. Under the hood, the Toyota Land Cruiser features a 381-horsepower 5.7-litre V-8 paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission specializing in brute force. In the hands of United States Special Forces, the advanced Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System gives new meaning to go anywhere, doing anything.