Toyota

Iron Pig Survivor: 1973 Toyota Land Cruiser

It has some bullet holes. Some rust. And clearly, lots of patina. But I’ll be damned if the Iron Pig doesn’t live up to its heavy-duty reputation in these pictures. This 1973 Toyota Land Cruiser, otherwise known as an… more»

Desert Barn Find: 1979 Toyota Hilux 4×4

The desert can be cruel, but it can also hide some real gems of survivor cars and trucks. The trick is, of course, finding one that’s been garaged so the interior isn’t completely destroyed or the paint baked right… more»

Hidden Auction Gems? Government Surplus Sale!

You never know what you’ll find at auctions featuring government-owned surplus or repossessions, as this latest assortment from auction company Bid Fast and Last goes to show you. The auctioneer specializes in all manners of sales, from estate clean-outs… more»

Last Driven in ’92: 1986 Toyota MR2

This first generation Toyota MR2 is a garage find that’s been parked since 1992. The MR2 is a two owner vehicle, purchased by a college professor with under 40,000 miles and parked in a climate controlled garage until the… more»

What’s in Jeff’s Garage? Nothing!

I wish I had better news for you all about my collection of barn finds, garage finds, and unconventional projects, but sadly, this is all I have to offer at the moment. We actually moved to a new house… more»

Ready For The Road! 1987 Toyota SR5 Xtracab

Will Toyota trucks ever not be hot? It sure doesn’t seem like it will come to past, as 1980s pickups continue to command a good price seemingly regardless of options or configuration. Here’s another one, a 1987 Toyota Xtracab… more»

Barn Find Hot Hatch: 1987 Toyota Corolla FX16 GTS

Here’s a rare survivor from the hot hatch hall of fame: a 1987 Toyota Corolla FX-16 GTS. Now, when I say survivor, I don’t mean unmolested; I simply mean it survived the era wherein cars like this were relentlessly… more»

JDM Quad Cab: 1995 Toyota Hilux SSR-X

While it can sometimes seem difficult to imagine owning one vehicle across multiple generations, it’s an intriguing thought: why not buy an enthusiast vehicle that your offspring and their families can enjoy? That’s the seller’s case for this JDM… more»

Only 1,865 Miles? 1971 Toyota Hilux Survivor

The Toyota Hilux was Toyota’s most successful global pickup truck. Known in America, after the first generation, simply as the “Toyota Truck,” it helped solidify Toyota’s reputation as producing reliable, simple, affordable, and practical vehicles. This first-generation model comes… more»

Turbo Diesel BJ60: 1984 Toyota Land Cruiser

Vintage SUVs continue to be very popular with people wanting an alternative to the mundane modern rides that get lost in the parking lot. Although the Ford Bronco seems to be getting the lions share of attention lately, vintage… more»

Frame Off Resto: 1987 Toyota 4Runner SR5

This seller on eBay has a tendency to track down very clean vintage Toyota trucks, and this 1987 4Runner is their latest find. Surprisingly, the listing indicates the 4Runner benefits from a frame-off restoration, and while it’s not typical… more»

Two Owner Truck: 1986 Toyota SR5 Pickup

Bidding ends this evening for a 1986 Toyota 4×4 pickup equipped with the SR5 package, and despite having over 200,000 miles, it still presents quite well. The dry Texas climate almost certainly played a big role in this single-cab… more»

Batmobile Barn Find? Unique Car Collection in Tennessee

Holy Car Collector! A unique collection is being created down in Franklin, Tennessee including a Dodge from the 1940s, 50s through 70s Fords and Chevys, three Toyota Land Cruisers, 1980’s Cadillacs, and for only $49,000, a Batmobile Body Kit!… more»

4×4 Survivor: 1987 Toyota Xtracab SR5

A vehicle owned by a woman does not automatically guarantee that it will be in stellar condition – but it can help if that individual is also an enthusiast. Not to say men don’t over-index on caring for their… more»

Rare Turbo Diesel: 1991 Toyota Land Cruiser BJ73

The saying goes, “if you want to go into the Australian Outback, take a Land Rover. But if you want to come back again, take a Land Cruiser.” As with many 4×4 models, the Land Cruiser story begins in… more»

No Reserve 1991 Toyota Pickup 4×4

Most people consider the Delorean the star of 1985’s blockbuster, Back to the Future, but there’s more to the film than a single movie car. Ignoring the wonderful cars of 1955 (which deserve their own post), viewers were treated… more»