Tag: Toyota Crown

CHARming Toyota Crown hardtop coupé MS75

This Toyota Crown hardtop coupé MS75 (or MS70) is a photo on the back of a record sleeve. The record in question is Char’s 1978 album Thrill. By 1978 this Crown could only have been at most 7 years old as it’s the pre-facelift model! Toyota Crown hardtop coupe MS75 on Char’s 1978 album Thrill…




JDM Trivia #5: Toyota Total Clean System

JDM Trivia #5: Toyota Total Clean System First of all: Happy new year and all the best wishes for 2016! Last weeks teaser was: What is this badge and what does TTC stand for? Some guesses were made and some people refrained from googling, but Rookie Tuner provided the correct answer: TTC is an acronym…




JDM Trivia #2: Ridiculously long car names

Welcome to JDM Trivia #2! For some time now I have been pondering about the ridiculously long car names for the 80s and 90s JDM cars. I gathered data from various Japanese car manufacturers, made a potential selection of models, looked up their brochures and wrote down the name as advertised. What I did was…




Commercial Time: can’t buy the Toyota Crown in Germany

Toyota has just launched a new commercial for their Toyota Crown Athlete S210 and it gets kind of hilarious: a Japanese businessman is trying to sell something to a German businessman in Frankfurth (you can see the Eschenheimer tower) but the German businessman only wants to buy his Toyota Crown Athlete instead as it is…




Commercial Time: JDM Toyota Crown S120 in the Netherlands

Yesterday I posted a documentary on the Toyota Crown and in one of the scenes I spotted a very familiar background: 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…




Classifieds treasures: 1966 Toyota Crown S40 cabriolet

Today I spotted this 1966 Toyota Crown S40 for sale in the Dutch classifieds: What I really like about the car are the high mounted fender mirrors: exactly like they had them in Japan. Now I’ve seen some other S40 crowns with the exact same fender mirrors so I reckon they were standard like this….