1982 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ40 Convertible
Chassis no. BJ40056551
2,977cc Inline 4-Cylinder Engine
80bhp at 3,600rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
Front and Rear Leaf Spring Suspension
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
*Professionally restored by marque experts
*Stunning color combination
*Seldom seen convertible diesel variant
*Subtly enhanced with high-end upgrades
*Iconic off-road 4x4 champion
THE MOTORCAR OFFERED
The iconic BJ40 offered here is a desirable convertible diesel variant that is seldom seen in the United States. The truck has just received a comprehensive, fully documented, body-off restoration by marque specialists. Every aspect of this truck has been thoroughly inspected and either upgraded or restored. The countless hours of detailed and meticulous craftsmanship seamlessly blend the iconic, vintage design with modern technology, creating a one-of-a-kind vehicle.
During the restoration, the body was stripped to bare metal and media blasted prior to paint. The exterior is finished in a stunning and unique shade of olive with a period correct beige soft top. Inside, the Italian leather stitched buckets and rear benches provide a comfortable experience for up to six passengers who are all protected by the custom built, extra-strength roll-bar. Under its beautiful skin lies the fully rebuilt, indestructible 3-liter B-type engine and a four-speed manual transmission. Whether cruising on the highway or navigating the roughest of terrain, the Old Man Emu suspension components and new BF Goodrich Mud-Terrain T/A tires ensure that this 4x4 is prepared for anything that you throw at it.
The overarching theme of the build was to keep true to the look and feel of the original icon, but sprinkled throughout are improvements for a more enjoyable experience including items, such as LED lighting and a Bluetooth-enabled retro-classic radio. Accompanying the vehicle is extensive photo documentation of the world-class restoration. With room for plenty of friends to hit the road or trail, this convertible BJ40 is a top example of the vintage Toyota Land Cruiser that would make the ideal vehicle for an event such as the Copperstate Overland, or simply provide an excuse to head to the beach.
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