1977 International Scout II Traveler Custom Oct17

1977 International Scout II Traveler Custom

A unique custom Traveler; well known in the off-roading community Fully restored and modified for extreme off-roading The subject of numerous magazine articles Sold For $128,800 by RM Sotheby’s at their 2018 Arizona Auction The International Scout, made by International Harvester from 1961 to 1980, was a popular precursor to today’s SUV. With a 100-in. wheelbase and powered by a variety of optional engines, it was a popular alternative to its competitor, the legendary Jeep. The Scout II, which, despite its name, was the fourth design generation of the Scout, offered five different engine packages: a 196-cu. in. four-cylinder, 232- and 258-cu. in. six-cylinders, and a 304 and 345 V-8. By...

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 Sep01

1978 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40

135 hp, 4,230 cc OHV inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission with low range and part-time AWD, semi-elliptic front and rear springs with live axle, and hydraulic front disc and rear drum brakes. Wheelbase: 90 in. • Rust-free Arizona example; recent frame-off restoration • Finished in original Freeborn Red with Cygnus White hardtop • Surely one of the best FJ40s in existence Much like the vintage Land Rover, the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser has a devoted following all its own. Both vehicles were developed in the early-1950s and were based on the Willys M38 Jeep, which earned worldwide respect in WWII. When Toyota and Land Rover went head-to-head in the 1960s, Toyota won nearly every...