Japanese collector cars
7 Images

Japanese collector cars

1961 Toyota Toyopet


One of Toyota’s first full-scale vehicles and the first Toyota sold in the U.S.A. (Toyota)
1972 Datsun 510 Station Wagon


When Nissan was Datsun, the 510 Station Wagon was discontinued after the 1972 model year, making this funky-looking wagon even more valuable now. (Courtesy of Ted Hedman, Redondo Beach, CA)
1967 Toyota FJ45 Land Cruiser Wagon


This 4-door station wagon was known as the “Moose” and was designed by Toyota to be sold in North America and Australia. (Toyota)
1969 Subaru 360


Produced from 1958 to 1971, it had the look of a VW Beetle, but was not as well accepted in America or the world market. (Subaru)
1967 Toyota Stout


It was not only ugly, it was slow. But it also had a reputation for reliability. Only sold for four years in the U.S.A., this truck is now a rare find. (Toyota)
1967 Toyota 2000 GT


Always handicapped by its high price, this much-sought-after sports car was featured in the 1967 James Bond movie, You Only Live Twice(Toyota)
1969 Mazda Cosmo


The first rotary engine car, the Mazda Cosmo models were built by hand at a rate of only about one per day. (Mazda)
1/7