Crowd drifts in to ogle star Toyota | South China Morning Post
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Toyota Motor is the largest carmaker in the world. Founded in 1937, it makes some of the world’s most popular vehicles, including the Corolla and Camry. It also has a luxury brand, Lexus, and majority stakes in truckmaker Hino, compact carmaker Daihatsu, and 16.66 per cent of Fuji Heavy Industries, which makes the popular all-wheel drive Subarus.

Crowd drifts in to ogle star Toyota

PUBLISHED : Friday, 15 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 15 July, 2005, 12:00am

CitySeen is all about star sightings, but now we're getting calls about car sightings. On Tuesday night in Tsim Sha Tsui, about 20 people, most armed with phone cameras, crowded around a Toyota Trueno AE86. To the untrained eye, it could be waved off as just another car, but motoring and movie enthusiasts alike were surprised to see the immortal star of the blockbuster hit Initial D deserted on the side of the street with its hazard lights blinking. Minutes later a young couple hopped into the vehicle and sped away giggling. Perhaps they were on their way to a remote mountainside to practise some drifting?


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