Two owner, mechanically and cosmetically refurbished with original interior and factory paint.  6 cylinder turbo diesel 1HD-FT motor mated to 5 speed manual H151F transmission with 2 speed transfer case.  Triple lockers.  58,877 kms from new.

Toyota Land Cruiser HDJ80 unicorn


This 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser HDJ80 is offered from the private collection of Canary Island Rover.  It remained with the family of the original owner until it was purchased in February 2021.  In March 2021 it underwent a complete mechanical restoration, and minor cosmetic refresh performed by Toyota of Nivaria in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.  It has spent the majority of its life on the tiny island of La Palma under the previous ownership making short journeys from the capital to a neighboring village, and it has been garaged for the life of the vehicle.  The odometer reads 58,877 kms from new and are documented in the annual ITV safety inspections and Toyota service history reports.  The left hand driver Land Cruiser has a 24 valve inline 6 cylinder “1HDFT” turbo diesel motor mated to a “H151F” 5 speed manual transmission with dual speed transfer case and triple locking differentials.  The medium red pearl paint is original from the factory.  The sonoma grey cloth interior is also original from the factory.  The vehicle turns 25 years old in June of 2022 according to the date of first manufacturing provided in documentation by Toyota.  It is accompanied with its original owner’s manual in Spanish, factory provided touch up paint, and current ITV and Spanish registration.


The Land Cruiser HDJ80 wears its original factory medium red pearl paint.  During the refurbishment in March 2021 paint work included repainting the wheel arches, and front and rear bumpers.  The paint remains in good condition.  The original 16 inch 5 spoke aluminum wheels wear 4 new BF Goodrich A/T KO2 LT275 70/16R tires with less than 200 kms of use.

motor and transmission

The legendary “1HDFT” 24 valve inline 6 cylinder turbo diesel motor is capable of producing 202 horse power and is mated to a 5 speed manual “H151F” transmission with dual speed transfer case and triple locking differentials.  It has full time 4 wheel drive with front and rear disc brakes, as well as, on demand ABS.  The vehicle has 58,471 kms from new, which are documented.  This is the final model year of the straight front axle Land Cruiser production in Europe and North America.
During the mechanical restoration in March 2021 all fluids and filters were changed.  The timing belt and related components were replaced, including belts, water pump, thermostat, and coolant.  The steering box was overhauled with new seals.  The front and rear brake discs were replaced along with new pads.  The front shock absorbers and the steering knuckle birfield components were replaced new.  All services were performed at Toyota Nivaria in Santa Cruz de Tenerife with new OEM parts. 
Under previous ownership the air condition system was converted to HFC134a and blows cold. 
It has current ITV road safety and emission inspection.
Complete Toyota service history is available.


The overall condition of the factory grey interior is in great condition.  The front driver seat is firm, as well as, the rest of the seating for 8 passengers.  The dashboard is without blemishes.  All 4 power windows work properly along with the sunroof.  It has power locks and a tilting steering wheel.  Dual front airbags are present.  The front seat cargo net holders are tight.  The original leather steering wheel is in good condition.  The leather shifter knobs look and feel like new.  The pedal covers convey limited use.  An aftermarket CD stereo with USB was installed under previous ownership.  All electronics function properly.  The original tools and jack are included.

Left Hand Drive

This Land Cruiser HDJ80 like all Canary Island Rover vehicles features the steering wheel on the left side like in North America and Mainland Europe.

NO LONGER Available

This Land Cruiser HDJ80 sold to a private collector in USA.

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