• Jan 24th 2013 at 9:31AM
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The Toyota Land Cruiser is a pretty hot model around the world. But it took the Russians to make it cool. We have few hard, cold facts and only small slivers of information about these photos, but it seems the icy Toyota was part of the International Snow & Ice Festival in Perm, Russia.

Artists took a huge chunk of ice and shaved it down to the temporary art installation you see here. The sub-zero SUV comes complete with a full interior accessed by the (permanently frozen open) driver's side door. The steering wheel and seats look to be upholstered in, well, dirt. With the back seats removed, the frigid four-door is a pretty slick ride in which to chill out.

Just a thought, but wouldn't a Toyota Tundra have been more appropriate? See the gallery for more photos.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's actually a real Land Cruiser. That's just how cold it is there in Russia.
      dave and mary
      • 2 Years Ago
      I wonder how long it will take a Russian driver to crash it?
      Mr E
      • 2 Years Ago
      dang, dudes, clean your steering wheel and armrest!
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Mr E
        Kinda reminds me that I should get around to cleaning those in my own car... *grabs armor-all cleaner wipes*
      • 2 Years Ago
      Most exciting Toyota in a long time.
      Igor Sorokin
      • 2 Years Ago
      good viral by perm toyota centre http://toyota59.livejournal.com/89812.html
      Robert Fahey
      • 2 Years Ago
      The fridge in the center console is sealed off. How am I supposed to keep my drink cold?
      • 2 Years Ago
      Still looking for the dashcam...
      • 2 Years Ago
      Christopher Carey
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ironically this Russian built "Land Cruiser" lasts 50% longer than a real Russian built car. Probably performs better too.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Stupid Meme coming in 3.. 2.. 1.. "In Russia Ice Drives Land Cruisers." ok thats it.
      • 2 Years Ago
      You have to live in Russia for a while to understand how iconic the Land Cruiser is. Tundras on the other hand are not popular at all, like most of the trucks that we're so used to over here in the States.
      • 2 Years Ago
      A Russian made car that won't break down.
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