#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.

#377 Lexus LS

2005 Lexus LS owned by Preston Ader

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It's official. @mfxn0tserp's LS430 is the hottst VIP build in Hawaii. Super Street has decreed it so. As a former LS400 owner and a future LS460 owner, this kouki UCF30 tingles my jealousy nerve. And now he's building a lifted 4Runner and documenting the progress on his Instagram account. I'm gonna follow along.

#373 Lexus ES

1992 Lexus ES owned by Matt Matuszak

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Number 213 in my quest to illustrate every Toyota, Lexus and Scion ever sold in the US. Just seven Lexii left on my list after completing @mattmatuszak_sucks's second-gen ES. I've always thought that this was by far the most handsome early Lexus design and Matt isn't standing still... I like his third-gen front bumper conversion, football-lace-style!

#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.

#370 Lexus ES

1990 Lexus ES250 owned by Andres Gutierrez

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Eight Lexus model variants left to illustrate now that I've finished @andynotwarhol_'s ES250. I usually choose modified cars to draw, but there just aren't that many first-generation ESs to choose from so I went with the cleanest one I could find.

#362 Nissan Altima

2004 Nissan Altima owned by Vu Tran

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The second winner this week! Want your car here? Just play along with my Sneak Peek game where I post a small portion of the next day's illustration every morning. If you can correctly guess the model five times then you get your car drawn. Today we celebrate the third-generation Altima of @vutran_.