Posts Tagged: Toyota history

Toyota Celica 2nd gen. (1977-1981)
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Toyota Celica 2nd gen. (1977-1981)

The second-generation Toyota Celica was launched in 1977. The new Toyota Celica was designed in the United States, and was aimed clearly for the American market. The new Celica was noticeable longer and wider than the first-generation model.

Toyota Celica 1st gen. (1971-1977)
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Toyota Celica 1st gen. (1971-1977)

Toyota unveiled the Toyota Celica at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1970. Toyota Celica was a two-door sports car designed to offer styling and driving enjoyment. The car had a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout. Celica shared its platform with Toyota Carina. Offered first only as a 2-door coupe, a Liftback model arrived in 1973.

Toyota Camry 1st gen (1982-1986)
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Toyota Camry 1st gen (1982-1986)

The first generation Toyota Camry was introduced in Japan in 1982. The new flagship model arrived to Europe and North America a year later. In United States, Toyota Camry was introduced as a front-wheel drive vehicle available in either four-door sedan or five-door hatchback configuration.

Toyota Sports 800 (1965-69)
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Toyota Sports 800 (1965-69)

The Toyota Sports 800 was Toyota Motor Corporations first production sports car. The car made its first appearance at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1962 as Toyota Publica Sports concept car. The Publica Sports had a aerodynamic body, two seats and a sliding canopy as an entry. Many of the car’s components were borrowed from the Toyota Publica to reduce costs.

Toyota Corolla 1st gen. (1966-1970)
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Toyota Corolla 1st gen. (1966-1970)

Tatsuo Hasegawa, development leader of the first generation Toyota Corolla, first came up with the concrete concept for the Corolla in the latter half of 1962.