1940 Caleche, which was seen in the February 2016 edition of Retroautos. And keeping it well within the family, Peters brother owns a 1955 Wyvern. Peter is also very much involved in the Vauxhall Club at a state and garage door remote for sale level. Can it be true? Yes, it is! The Toyota Corolla has been with us for 50 years.
Australia was its first export market, with the initial boatload of cars landing in garage door remote for sale 1966 at very attractive prices. Potential buyers immediately saw the value proposition. For here was a small car, exceptionally well built, with a 1 litre engine, reclining bucket seats, radio and heater and all at around the same price as everyone elses bare bones offering. But wait, there's more.
You could have it with a snappy, all synchromesh four speed manual or an optional automatic transmission. Remember, this was at a time when most local manufacturers made buyers pay extra if they wanted an all-syncro manual and an automatic was still a garage door remote for sale . The Corolla also carried Toyota's new К series engine, which many engine tuners now consider to be the four cylinder equivalent of Chevrolet's legendary small block V Toyotas timing was perfect for Australia. The Corolla came just as the baby boomer generation were looking for their first new car and an increasing number of families could afford a second, new car. Sales jumped right from the get-go and prompted Toyota Australia to manufacture it locally from 1 That the Corolla met with worldwide consumer success is no accident its Chief Engineer, Tatsuo Hasegawa, sought to exceed consumers expectations of what a small car ought to be.