The Toyota Classic is a modern replica of the AA sedan, the firstborn of the Japanese brand. In 1996-1997, only one hundred of these cars were produced.
A very rare 1997 Toyota Classic went on sale in the USA. This is one of the rarest and most unusual models in the history of the Japanese brand. Details of the car have surfaced on the Carscoops website.
The Toyota Classic looks like it’s from the ’30s, with prominent fenders, round headlights and plenty of chrome. The fact is that this is a copy of the 1936 Toyota AA, the first car of the Japanese brand. It was created for the 60th anniversary of the first born model.
However, the filling of the car is quite modern. It is built on a Toyota Hilux frame chassis. The relationship with him is given by the doors and interior details. At the same time, leather and wood were used in the decoration and a retro style steering wheel was attached.
The Toyota Hilux pickup also became an engine donor. The petrol 2.0-liter four develops 96 hp. With. and is paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission. The car has rear-wheel drive and a fairly high ground clearance, like crossovers.
In total, only 100 Toyota Classics were produced, so this is a real rarity. But if the car cost $75,000 in the late ’90s, it now retails for $49,991.
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