New: Casio G-Shock Mudman Toyota Team Land Cruiser Collaboration

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Casio’s G-Shock just released the new Mudman GW-9500 last year. This year, they collaborated with Toyota’s Team Land Cruiser to commemorate its participation in the Dakar Rally. The Casio G-Shock Mudman Toyota Team Land Cruiser (GW-9500TLC) is the baby of the two power houses combined.

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New: Casio G-Shock Mudman Toyota Team Land Cruiser Collaboration

The Casio G-Shock Mudman Toyota Team Land Cruiser (GW-9500TLC) is priced at SGD$599 and will be available on 15 March 2024 at selected G-SHOCK stores and online. Price is accurate at the time of publishing.


Previously, we mentioned that in the world of horology, the bond with automobile manufacturers are unbreakable. This time, Casio’s G-Shock have collaborated with Toyota for the Casio G-Shock Mudman Toyota Team Land Cruiser (GW-9500TLC). Both brands are known to create reliable and virtually bullet proof products for it’s end consumers.

The GW-9500 is the third iteration of the Mudman Series. The first two being G-9000/GW-9000 and G-9300/GW-9300. The Mudman sits within the range of Master of G series, the watches in this range is designed to withstand harsh and gruelling conditions that it is being thrown into. The Mudman series of watches is built to resist mud, water and dust.

Photo Courtesy of Toyota Team Land Cruiser Toyota Auto Body

On the note of mud, water and dust, the collaborator that influenced the design of this limited edition watch is Toyota Team Land Cruiser. This is Team Land Cruiser’s second collaboration with Casio. The GW-9500TLC is designed to commemorate the team’s notable presence in the Dakar Rally. The Dakar Rally is one the most severe and famous rally in the world where it features undeveloped terrain which includes desserts, mountain roads where drivers and their machines have to navigate distances up to 900 KM per day for almost 2 weeks.

In this instance, the Land Cruiser 300 Rally Cars completed the Dakar Rally 2024 with a 1-2 Finish for the 11th Consecutive Victory in the Production Car Category. This is certainly an attestation that the vehicle that is available to the general public is just like the G-Shock Mudmaster, ready to embark on any adventure and coming out of it victorious.

Release Details

Get ready to conquer new horizons with the CASIO G-SHOCK MUDMAN Toyota Team Land Cruiser (GW-9500TLC) collaboration. These two heavy-duty powerhouses have joined forces to unveil a durable timepiece built to withstand any challenges thrown in its way. With robust features inspired by the legendary Land Cruiser’s rugged durability, infused with CASIO’s innovative technology, the CASIO G-SHOCK MUDMAN Toyota TLC is the ultimate partner for explorers and adventurers.

Harmonious blend of designs to celebrate the Land Cruiser’s adventurous spirit. This exhilarating mix brings together durability, functionality and style to create a wrist watch built to enhance outdoor experiences. Featuring the iconic rugged boldness of the Toyota Land Cruiser, the watch boasts a sturdy construction capable of enduring extreme conditions. One standout feature, which the G-SHOCK MUDMAN is renowned for, is its exceptional dust and mud resistant capabilities. Reinforced with gasket systems to shield the watch interior from foreign debris, the GW-9500TLC promises peak performance even in the messiest conditions.

Influenced by the rugged spirit of the Toyota Land Cruiser 300 GR Sport, the CASIO G-SHOCK x Toyota TLC features a sleek black body with bold red details, accentuated by a sturdy ion-plated stainless steel bezel laser engraved with the TLC logo. To commemorate its notable presence in the Dakar Rally, the watch band is adorned with earthy brown splatter patterns, evoking the thrilling journey of racing across the sandy landscapes of Saudi Arabia’s deserts. This unique combination of designs and materials celebrates the Land Cruiser’s adventurous legacy while offering users durability and style for any expeditions.

Functionalities catered for those with a penchant for exploration. Packed with built-in features, the CASIO G-SHOCK x Toyota TLC calls out to the bold and adventurous. Nestled within the sturdy exterior of the timepiece lies a meticulously engineered marvel. Boasting a sophisticated array of functions, the GW-9500TLC is perfectly tailored for adventurous souls.

One remarkable aspect is its solar-powered technology, offering unparalleled convenience by harnessing solar energy into power. With its tough solar system, even faint light sources can also generate sufficient energy to sustain operations for various power-hungry functions. Adventurers can rest assured the watch can operate even in remote or off-grid locations where battery replacements may not be available.Additionally, when fully charged and without exposure to light, the GW-9500TLC can operate solely on battery power for up to 6 months and over 2 years even when stored in total darkness under the power save function.

Furthermore, its wave ceptor function automatically synchronises its time and date setting through time calibration signals broadcasted by over 6 transmitters worldwide. This innovative feature guarantees accuracy even in the face of challenging environmental conditions or while travelling across various time zones. Whether hiking across rugged terrains or embarking on international journeys, users can rely on the CASIO G-SHOCK x Toyota TLC to keep them on track at all times.

The watch also boasts a multitude of measurement tools including a digital compass that is capable of providing 60 seconds of continuous measurement, as well as a dual-layer LC display that enables the compass graphics to be displayed in a large, easy-to read format. Among its range of handy tools are an altimeter, barometer, and thermometer. Users can also view the sunrise and sunset timings for specific dates. With these versatile features, adventurers can stay well-equipped and prepared for any outdoor exploration!

The watch is priced at $599 (GW-9500TLC-1) and will be available on 15 March 2024 at selected G-SHOCK stores and online.


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