The "FJ" in the Toyota FJ Cruiser's name refers to the chassis specification code of the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser. The classic Land Cruiser was produced worldwide from 1960 until 1984.
The original FJ40 Land Cruiser is one of the world's most popular off-road-capable vehicles, known for its legendary reliability, toughness in harsh operating conditions and ease of maintenance. A wide number of model configurations were released during its 24-year production span. Despite being out of production for more than 25 years, the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser has a large enthusiast following, with an expansive aftermarket base offering many various parts and services for off-road hobbyists.