1957 Toyota Land Cruiser

1957 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ25

Condition: Used
Make: Toyota
Model: Land Cruiser
SubModel: FJ25
Type: --
Trim: FJ25
Year: 1957
Mileage: 9
VIN: 7FJ253628L
Color: Green
Engine: 3.9 Liter OHV Inline 6 Cylinder
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Reno, Nevada, United States
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Description for Toyota Land Cruiser 1957

Offered for sale is this 1957 FJ25 which is a very rare and desirable early-production FJ-series Land Cruiser. This early Japanese SUV has benefited form tasteful restoration work. Finished in dark green with medium brown seats which is very attractive. The deep green paint and body quality is good without appearing over restored which is appropriate for a utilitarian vehicle such as this. Civilian Toyota FJs were distinguished from military versions with the addition of chrome wheel covers and discreet chrome strips on the horizontal grille. The grille trim and headlight surrounds are in good original condition while the "dog dish" hubcaps have been restored. Body color steel wheels are fitted with fresh period-correct Firestone military tires. A single side-mounted spare wheel recalls the early Willys Jeep and a Jerry can is strapped to the tailgate. Unapologetically basic the FJ25 remains hugely appealing. The interior of the FJ25 is about as elemental as it gets. The seats are covered in brown vinyl upholstery with matching boots for the gear shift transfer case selector and handbrake. A set of rubber mats protect the painted floors and the "doors" are limited to a pair of nylon straps to keep occupants in place. The controls switches and instruments are good original items set in the body-color dash panel. The lenses and trim pieces appear to be original. Toyota's legendary 3.9-liter inline six presents well with the block number matching that on the firewall tag. It shows well with a host of new components including the carburetor and ancillaries and nice quality paint finishes on the air-cleaner housing radiator and other accessories. The motor runs very well and the 4-speed manual transmission is easy to shift. The chassis axles and suspension were painted to match the body and all present in beautiful condition. This is a fantastic piece of automotive history. This rare and fascinating early Land Cruiser is ready to be enjoyed in any number of events or for merely "cruising" to your local shops. It is one of the earliest of its kind in North America and represents a significant and vital period for Land Cruiser enthusiasts. Please feel free to call James Krueger with any questions at 877-893-8496.Vehicle Highlights -Matching Engine with number 71964-3900cc OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine-Single Carburetor-4-Speed Manual Transmission-4-Wheel Drum Brakes -4-Wheel Drive -Extremely rare and desirable early Land Cruiser-Fun open-top FJ finished in attractive colors-Toyota's off-road icon-Runs and drives well-New tires-Very unusual -Excellent addition to any collectionWe have a clear title and own all of our cars. Ask us about shipping and financing. Call text or email us anytime!