#385 Toyota Tercel

1980 Toyota Tercel spotted in my imagination

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Impossible to find. In the past few weeks as I get closer to the end of my project to illustrate all 265 Toyota model variations sold in the US, I've run into a number of models that just didn't sell well and weren't deemed collectable enough to survive the decades. It's a bit sad, but I suppose it's Darwinism in action. This Corolla Tercel sedan is one of those cars and after spending over an hour scouring Instagram for a single owner of this model, I gave up.

#380 Toyota Camry

1986 Toyota Camry owned by @travelssias

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Yet another Toyota variant in my quest to illustrate all, and it's another rare model. The Camry sedan is ubiquitous but how often do you see a first-gen liftback? Not hardly at all, and @travelssias's liftback was pretty much the only one I could find on Instagram. Here ya go, Nicobson, because you chose a unique ride you get a unique gift of my art. Enjoy.

(credit to vutran_ for refering this car)

#371 Mercedes C280

1995 Mercedes C280 owned by Manuel Schmidtz

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Last week @booby1178 won the Sneak Peek and earned a free illustration of his beautiful C280. You could win your own art by guessing at the daily Sneak Peek showing a clue of the following day's illustration. Can't seem to win? My $100 commission fee includes a high-quality photo print suitable for framing (up to 13x19" / US S&H inc). Check my bio for more info.

#366 Toyota Corolla

1975 Toyota Corolla owned by Philippe Sceaux

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In late 2015, after decades of neglecting my childhood passion, I decided to start drawing again. My New Year's Resolution was to draw a car every day, and with @philippesceaux's Corolla Liftback I have accomplished my goal. Three-hundred-sixty-six illustrations, including one-hundred-eighty-four different Toyotas, with a total of nearly 1000 hours invested. Now that the year is over, I have no plans to stop. Let's do it again!

#365 Pontiac Fiero

1987 Pontiac Fiero owned by Josh Mawdesley

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Ya know I'm trying to get all of these Toyotas drawn and I tend to be a little single-minded about it. Need a little variety, so today we visit Rochester NY and check out one of @slammedfiero87 rides. I always wanted to own a Fiero GT fastback just for kicks, but never got around to it. I'll settle for living vicariously today.

#364 Toyota Corona

1969 Toyota Corona owned by @bachmania

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I was super close to buying one of these a few years ago and I regret not snatching it up. No worries, because I can just drool over @bachmania's beautiful coupe, which is nicer than would have ever been anyway! Number 207 in my quest to illustrate every Toyota sold in the US, just another 54 to go!