Oldest UK Toyota

Does anyone know of a car/owner that can beat long-standing TEC member Dave Clarke’s acheivement of possibly having the oldest UK Toyota. If there is an older car, can this then boast still being in regular road use ?

If it can, can it then beat the triple whammy that Dave can claim of having actually bought the car brand new from an early UK Toyota dealer and having continuous ownership of it since then. I thought not !!!!


Here’s the car at Oulton Park this year (2012) where it won Best Japanese Classic.


Here’s Dave at Cholmondeley in 2010 enjoying a cuppa !


And here’s the article about Dave and his Corona from the Toyota Today magazine.

Details are Toyota Corona RT40 registered on 1st January 1967 as although Dave agreed the purchase in late 1966, he wanted to wait for the all-important ‘new’ E- suffix registration.

We’re hoping to have Dave and the Corona at the Event City Indoor Show in Manchester in April 2013.

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