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Toyota Corona (T130)

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Toyota Corona (T130). 1978–83 (prod. n/a). 4- and 5-door sedan, 2-door coupé, 5-door wagon. F/R, 1588, 1770, 1808, 1892 cm³ (I4 OHV), 1968 cm³ (I4 DOHC), 1972, 2188, 2366 cm³ (I4 OHC). Boxier, larger Corona for 1978, introducing a five-door liftback model. Toyopet brand discarded now; Toyota brand used on home market. Usual Japanese value-for-money but dull motoring. Australia had 1·9-litre powerplant from Holden, sharing engine with Holden Sunbird (UC) of these years. GT in Japan with 1968 cm³ engine with fuel injection. Japanese production ceased 1982; continued to be built in Australia till 1983. Large 2·2-litre powerplant for US models.


Manufacturing locations: Toyota City, Japan; Altona, Victoria, Australia

Marque: Toyota | Model: Toyota Corona | Predecessor: Toyopet Corona (T100) | Successor: Toyota Corona (T140)


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