Thursday, August 7, 2014

5k: Classic Hauler: 1969 Toyota Corolla Wagon

The Toyota Corolla was introduced in 1966 with the E10 generation available as a 4-door sedan, 2-door coupe and 2-door wagon.  It might not have been apparent back in the 1960s that Toyota would eventually become the world's largest automaker, but the little frugal, reliable and fun Corolla certainly should have been a wake up call to the big players in the market.  Today the E10 Corolla is affordable classic and the wagon version is the one to get.  Find this 1969 Toyota Corolla Wagon offered for $4,500 in Payson, AZ via craigslist.


You don't see many E10 generation Corolla wagons still driving around, but they tend to be ridden hard and put away wet. This one is actually decent looking and would make a good simple daily driver for the asking price.  It could also double as a weekend car show cruiser and  its 1.1 or 1.2 liter OHV inline-4 is rated at 60 or 65 hp respectively.


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4 comments:

  1. This little 2 door wagon has Awesome written all over it.
    The period correct, slightly oversize slotted aluminum mags are calling out for an engine swap. A little more horsepower to compliment that aggressive look.
    Now if the owner had only let 3 people go in front of him in line when registering, he would have free personalized plates that read GRR869.

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  2. Yeah, it's got a cool body style, I don't know if I have ever seen one. Panasports wheels and a 1JZ-GTE swap?

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  3. Small and sweet! A tiny Nomad.

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