Back in spring we told you about Icon’s range of Toyota FJ40-inspired retro minimalist off-roaders. Now news has reached us that they are planning a new, even more stripped down, model, the CJ3B or ‘Dog’ as it is affectionately being called.
Built on a custom coil-suspension chassis and powered by GM’s Ecotec 4-cyclinder (although Icon say they are also working on a full-electric version), the Dog will be sold in kit form, allowing customers to assemble it at home using only hand-tools. We like this nod to the back-page ads from Popular Mechanics in the sixties and the recession busting do-it-yourself ethos espoused by Icon. We’re sure it will win them a loyal following for their distinctive products.
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