Sunday, June 15, 2014

10k: JDM Cressida: 1979 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon

The Toyota Cressida was the US Market equivalent of the Toyota Mark II and combined classic Japanese driving experience with a Jaguaresq front end.  A stock Cressida/Corona Mark II won't be the fastest car around, but for the price of admission it offers a level of cool that is unmatched by much from Japan.  Find this 1979 Toyota Corona Mark II Wagon offered for $8,900 in Los Angeles, CA via craigslist.

This wagon example is offered with a nice paint job, almost too nice to be original. This car is also a recent import and will be easy to import into any state other than California according to the seller.  The Toyota 16-R engine is rated at 95 horsepower and unfortunately might be the problem for difficultly in Californization of the car.

The interior looks in good shape with only a few minor issues such as some hideousness in the seat cushion.   Thankfully this JDM classic is equipped with a 4-speed manual gearbox, not often seen on the surviving US spec Cressidas.

 See another cool black war wagon?


  1. This JDM wagon looks great in back on black. But open up the hood and it's beige and dirty.

  2. I would love to put an F20c from a honda s2000 in this with the 6-speed. I would drive that every day.


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