Root Beer Runner: 1987 Toyota 4Runner

March 12, 2017 4runner, toyota, 4x4

We've been flirting with the idea of adding a 2017 4Runner to the Moto Roster fleet as a daily driver / grocery store giant. While this 1987 example doesn't have 10% of the modern conveniences (or safety features) of the 30-year-newer version, it has the 2017 beat hands down in terms of style + panache.

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Left Handed Surfer: 1990 Toyota Hilux Surf

This 1990 Hilux Surf is an early build of the second generation of what we know as a 4Runner here in the US. This particular vehicle is unique for a number of reasons - both good and bad. We rarely if ever see a Hilux Surf in the States with the steering wheel on the left so that's in the good column. What's the bad?

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Turbo Diesel Toyota: 1985 Toyota 4Runner

This 85 4Runner would be of interest to us based solely on its survivor condition and early build date. Add a US-spec 2L-T turbo diesel motor swap and you've really got our attention.

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California Loves Toyotas: 1988 4Runner

March 10, 2016 toyota, 4x4, 4runner

The seller of this 1988 4Runner must have been in such a hurry to get it for sale that he couldn't even slow down while taking the photos. Blurry photos don't really matter when you've got these kinds of stats: 1 owner, 112k miles, and a 22RE. He could have left the lens cap on and we don't think it would hurt the outcome of this auction.

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Driven by a Little Old Lady: 50k Mile 1993 Toyota 4Runner

March 05, 2016 toyota, 4x4, 4runner

These second generation 4Runners are our favorites. We think they're a sweet spot between the pure-truck earlier models and some of the awkward designs that followed later. This top of the range model has only 50,000 miles on the clock and is claimed to be all original. Is the $15,000 buy it now price too dear for a 22 year old SUV?

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