One of the hottest debates tearing up the Aussie off-road tracks is basically clash of the titans: America's beefy RAM 1500 Laramie Sport against Australia's rugged stalwart, the 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series. We're not just fluffing the pillows here; we're talking a full-blown, dust-kicking showdown!
The Ultimate 4x4 Yank Tank – RAM 1500 Laramie Sport
First, let's talk about the RAM 1500 – this machine's not just a truck; it's a statement. When Brent and Warnie from BAW Automotive recently test drove this hulk, they knew they were in for a wild ride. The RAM 1500 is like your favorite leather recliner... on wheels. It's got grunt, it's got luxury, and it's got enough room to throw a small party in the back.
But let's not kid ourselves, it's not just about sitting pretty. The RAM 1500's towing prowess is a beast, and the storage? You could lose a small country in there. This truck is making a serious play for the Aussie 4x4 throne.
The Outback King – 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series
Then you've got the legend, the 2024 Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series. This is the 4x4 that eats outback tracks for breakfast. It's been the backbone of the Aussie 4x4 culture for ages, with a rep for being tougher than a two-dollar steak.
But there's a storm brewing. Rumors of the V8 riding into the sunset and a new four-cylinder heart beating under the hood have got folks talking. Will the new LandCruiser still be the king of the bush, or is it time to pass the crown?
So, what's the verdict when you throw these two heavyweights into the ring? The RAM 1500 packs a punch with its luxury-laden cabin and powerhouse performance. Meanwhile, the LandCruiser still holds its ground with battle-tested brawn and a heritage that's hard to ignore.
Which side are you on? Are you drooling over the RAM 1500’s lavish charm, or are you a die-hard fan of the LandCruiser's gritty legacy?
Check out Brent and Warnies thoughts in our latest episode.
Remember, whether you're after a RAM 1500 makeover or itching to beef up your LandCruiser 70 Series, BAW Automotive is your pit crew for all the badass modifications you need. We're here to crank up your 4x4 dreams to full throttle!