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
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