Churchill said: «My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.» We followed his advice and chose a vehicle that has earned the prestige of the most reliable 4×4. The Toyota HZJ78 is the best vehicle that money can buy for a trip around the world. At least if one is willing to give up too much comfort. But we could place our vehicle in a 20″ container. Something that saved us a lot of money and trouble when shipping …

We named our vehicle Mahangu In Southern Africa this is the name of a millet and locals say it does satisfy their hunger. And travelling is food for our itchy feet…


  • Model: Toyota LandCruiser Typ HZJ 78
  • Engine: diesel 6 cylinder
  • Power: 96 kW
  • Fuel tank: 220 l in total; 2 tanks of 90 l each plus two Jerry cans of 20 l each
  • Range: 1,200 – 1,800 km (depending on terrain and driving style)
  • Dimensions: height 2.35 m, length 5.1 m, width 1.7 m, distance between wheels 2.98 m
  • Weight: 3,100 kg
  • Fording depth: 70 cm

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