1957 Mobilgas Rally (Round Australia) Entrant - Toyopet Crown RSD
January 12, 2014
This car is actually a replica of the factory-backed Toyopet Crown RSD that was entered in the 1957 Mobilgas Rally Round Australia. It is on permanent display at the Toyota Automobile Museum in Nagoya.
The RS Series Crown was built from Jan 1955 to Sep 1962. This Crown Sedan was built in 1957. It has a 1,897cc inline 4 engine.
Related: Toyota Origin
More information: Wikipedia - Toyota Crown
I've set myself an ambitious target, and that is to unearth all of Japan's rusting, nostalgic gems. It's not going to be easy. They're shy creatures and prefer to remain hidden. And, limited time and funds mean they're likely to stay that way, which would be not cool! <More>
|assessment2,372||chat_bubble104||access_timeSeptember 29, 2018|
Front-wheel-drive cars of the 1980's are critically endangered in Japan, so I got very excited when I saw this Sprinter variant of what is a... <More>
|assessment3,228||chat_bubble39||access_timeMay 30, 2018|
This car is a little bit Stance-inspired, which is not familiar ground for me. It's also a rare van/stationwagon version of the A40 series T... <More>
|assessment2,925||chat_bubble72||access_timeMay 05, 2018|
Spotted this fantastic zenki, S50-series Crown ute last weekend at a Kumamoto classic car event. I was instantly drawn to its faded patina, ... <More>