With its reputation for toughness and go-anywhere ability stretching back more than 70 years, the Toyota Land Cruiser is consistently the vehicle of choice for off-the-beaten-track expeditions.
At this weekend’s Adventure Travel Film Festival, 12-14 August, overlanders from opposite ends of the spectrum will entertain audiences with tales of two Land Cruiser journeys made more than 20 years apart.
British new car buyers are becoming impatient with dealers and manufacturers, according to a survey this week for the magazine What Car?
They told pollsters that if a delivery could not be made when it should that some 48.4% would cancel and switch to another marque with better stock availability and over a third expected to get their car inside three months.
‘Breakdown anxiety’ affects 24.5 million or 59 per cent motorists’ said Green Flag.
Over a third (35 per cent) of drivers say their car experiencing a fault on the motorway is the most stressful breakdown scenario they could encounter, a fifth (21 per cent) are most worried about their vehicle breaking down on a country road and while on the way to catch a flight or train abroad is another leading cause of breakdown anxiety, with one in eight (12 per cent) drivers listing this as their highest stress scenario.