Saturday, January 23, 2021

A million dollar Toyota

RM Auctions offer a Toyota for a million dollars

 

Toyota is not a firm that one generally associates with sports cars and luxury, but with the sale of a 1967 Toyota 2000GT at an expected price of $1,000,000 (£625,000), we’ve definitely found an exception.

 

The 1967 Toyota 2000GT to be offered by RM Auctions on 21st November in New York
The 1967 Toyota 2000GT to be offered by RM Auctions on 21st November in New York

The front of the car is distinctive
The front of the car is distinctive

The rear of the car borrows design elements from both Ferrari and the Jaguar E-Type
The rear of the car borrows design elements from both Ferrari and the Jaguar E-Type

The interior is surprisingly opulent by modern day Toyota standards
The interior is surprisingly opulent by modern day Toyota standards

 

Considered to be “Japan’s first supercar” and described by Road & Track magazine as “one of the most exciting and enjoyable cars we’ve driven”, only 337 of the cars were produced and because of their scarcity prices of upto $1,200,000 (£750,000) have been achieved for them.

 

The example on offer, unlike the custom made open top model used in You Only Live Twice, comes as a hardtop in red and features a stylish wooden dash. It can reach 135 mph and was designed by Satoru Nozaki.

 

RM Auctions in association with Sotheby’s offer the car – chassis MF10-10093 – without reserve in their 21st November Art of the Automobile sale in Manhattan.

 

 

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