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Old School Wasabi! 1973 Toyota Celica GTV/GT (TA22)

December 29, 2018

I spotted this rusty, seemingly-abandoned, 1st-generation Celica GTV by the side of the road on a recent trip. It looked to have been recently dragged out of the weeds, but for what purpose? I don't believe it's restorable, more likely its parts will go towards keeping other cars on the road.

The A20/35 Series Celica was built from Dec 1970 to Jul 1977. This Celica coupe was built in 1973. It has a 1,588cc inline 4 engine.

More information: Wikipedia - Toyota Celica

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