Commercial Time: JDM Toyota Crown S120 in the Netherlands

November 15, 2014 in Commerical time

Yesterday I posted a documentary on the Toyota Crown and in one of the scenes I spotted a very familiar background:
Commercial time: Toyota Crown S120 in the Netherlands
You just feel immediately with your entire body when you see your home country used in the background of a movie, so obviously I immediately recognized the Netherlands in this documentary when they displayed the Toyota Crown S120.

As the majority of the documentary consists out of footage of old ads I started to investigate the Toyota Crown S120 ads and found the one that actually takes place in the Netherlands: Read the rest of this entry →

Bali: ubiquitous Toyota Kijang KF42

July 25, 2011 in bali


One of the first things I noticed in Bali were the ubiquitous Toyota Kijang minivans driving around. One small detail of the Kijang drew my attention immediately: the headlights!
Toyota Kijang KF42 with Crown S120 headlights
Toyota Kijang KF42 with Crown S120 headlights

Recognize them already?
Indeed: they are recycled from the Toyota Crown S120 series!

On another one I found this GTV Executive sticker:
Toyota Kijang KF42 with GTV Executive sticker
Toyota Kijang KF42 with GTV Executive sticker

No idea if it is genuine, but if so then this must have been the sporty version of the Kijang…