If classic cars drive you, steer your attention towards this ...

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If classic cars drive you, steer your attention towards this project

Toyota SA is restoring its 2000GT, one of only three that landed in the country in the 1960s

Phuti Mpyane

After a July 2020 announcement by Toyota Gazoo Racing that it would be reproducing replacement parts for the Toyota 2000GT as part of the GR Heritage Parts Project, Toyota SA decided to restore its model.

The company also set about documenting the process.

Toyota will reveal the different stages of the rebuild of chassis number MF10-10207, which was one of only three examples of the 351 built globally to reach SA in 1967. Another is at the Franschhoek Motor Museum, while the third’s whereabouts are unknown. Perhaps it’s in a barn somewhere, so keep searching. ..

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