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1981 Toyota SV-2

Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981 - Interior
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981 - Interior
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981 - Interior
Toyota SV-2 Concept, 1981 - Interior
Bilder: Concept Car Central; www.celicasupra.com
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Toyota SV-2 (a Celica-based sporty vehicle)
With its bouffant hairstyles, tight spandex miniskirts and large, Dallas-inspired shoulderpads, the Eighties was a decade to forget for many reasons. The concept cars were great, though – designed by set square with bold, futuristic aesthetics and loaded with new-fangled electronic technology.

Toyota kicked off the decade in muscular fashion with the 1981 Toyota SV-2, an unusual concept inasmuch as it was based upon a recently released production model as opposed to pre-dating a production version. The Toyota in question was the second-generation Celica XX (better known outside Japan as the Celica Supra) that was released in July 1981, three to four months before the Toyota SV-2 concept was displayed to as many as 1.1 million visitors who attended the 12-day long Tokyo Motor Show.

As with the earlier SV-1 and later SV-3, the concept’s moniker stood for ‘sporty vehicle’ and was entirely appropriate for the SV-2 utilised the Celica Supra’s front-engined, rear-wheel drive chassis configuration and retained its 2.8-litre 5M-GEU straight-six engine.

Where the SV-2 departed from reality and crossed over into concept territory was in its styling. The concept featured a one-off removable targa top roof and its two-tone exterior was pure Eighties in its colour palette: spotless white above a distinctive shade of maroon. This same high-contrast theme was continued on the inside, with white velour seats in the front, maroon-coloured rear seats and trim panels combining the two tones throughout the cabin. In addition to this, even the SV-2’s hard surfaces like the dashboard, steering wheel and gear knob were covered in a maroon flock, a dramatic look that isn’t easily forgotten once seen.

Even so, in the early Eighties the SV-2 concept’s bold look represented more than just a fashionable, contemporary colour scheme. Instead it served to focus the public’s attention on an ambitious future for Toyota after the hard years of the ’70s oil crisis and the resulting economic difficulties, even if that did include wall-to-wall maroon flock.
Quelle: Andrew Biddle - blog.toyota.co.uk
Andere Toyota
1957 Toyota Proto, 1961 Toyota Toyopet X, 1962 Toyota Publica Sports, 1966 Toyota Concept, 1967 Toyota 2000GT, 1969 Toyota EX-1, 1969 Toyota EX-II, 1969 Toyota EX-III, 1970 Toyota Commuter, 1970 Toyota EX-7, 1971 Toyota RV-1, 1971 Toyota SV-1, 1972 Toyota RV-2, 1973 Toyota ESV, 1973 Toyota EV2, 1973 Toyota F101, 1977 Toyota CAL-1, 1977 Toyota F110, 1979 Toyota CX-80, 1979 Toyota Family Wagon, 1981 Toyota EX-11, 1981 Toyota F120, 1981 Toyota SV-2, 1983 Toyota FX-1, 1983 Toyota Palette, 1983 Toyota SV-3, 1983 Toyota TAC3, 1985 Toyota AXV, 1985 Toyota FXV, 1987 Toyota AXV-II, 1987 Toyota EV-30, 1987 Toyota FXV-II, 1987 Toyota GTV, 1989 Toyota 4500GT, 1989 Toyota RAV-Four, 1991 Toyota Avalon, 1991 Toyota AXV-III, 1991 Toyota AXV-IV, 1991 Toyota Fun Runner, 1993 Toyota AXV-V (I.DE.A), 1993 Toyota Raum, 1994 Toyota Funcruiser, 1995 Toyota FLV, 1995 Toyota Moguls, 1995 Toyota MR-J, 1995 Toyota Prius, 1997 Toyota e.com, 1997 Toyota Funcargo, 1997 Toyota Funcoupe, 1997 Toyota Funtime, 1997 Toyota MR-S, 1999 Toyota Celica Cruising Deck, 1999 Toyota HV-M4, 1999 Toyota NCSV, 1999 Toyota Opa, 1999 Toyota Open Deck, 1999 Toyota Will Vi, 1999 Toyota XYR, 2001 Toyota DMT, 2001 Toyota ES3, 2001 Toyota FXS, 2001 Toyota Ist, 2001 Toyota POD, 2001 Toyota RSC, 2001 Toyota VM180 (Zagato), 2001 Toyota Voltz, 2001 Toyota Will-VC, 2002 Toyota ccX (Coggiola), 2002 Toyota UUV, 2003 Toyota CS&S, 2003 Toyota Fine-N, 2003 Toyota Fine-S, 2003 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2003 Toyota NLSV, 2003 Toyota PM, 2004 Toyota Alessandro Volta (ItalDesign), 2004 Toyota FTX, 2004 Toyota MTRC, 2004 Toyota Sportivo Coupe, 2005 Toyota Endo, 2005 Toyota Estima Hybrid, 2005 Toyota Fine-X, 2005 Toyota FSC, 2005 Toyota FT-SX, 2005 Toyota i-Swing, 2005 Toyota i-Unit, 2006 Toyota Auris space, 2006 Toyota Aygo Sport, 2006 Toyota F3R, 2006 Toyota Urban Cruiser, 2007 Toyota 1/X, 2007 Toyota FT-HS, 2007 Toyota FT-MV, 2007 Toyota Hi-CT, 2007 Toyota Hybrid X, 2007 Toyota iQ, 2007 Toyota i-Real, 2007 Toyota RiN, 2008 Toyota A-BAT, 2009 Toyota FT-86, 2009 Toyota FT-EV, 2009 Toyota FT-EV II, 2010 Toyota FT-CH, 2011 Toyota FCV-R, 2011 Toyota FT-86 II, 2011 Toyota Fun Vii, 2012 Toyota Camatte, 2012 Toyota Dear Qin, 2012 Toyota FT-Bh, 2012 Toyota NS4, 2012 Toyota Yundong Shuangqing, 2013 Toyota Camatte57s, 2013 Toyota Corolla Furia, 2013 Toyota FCV, 2013 Toyota FV2, 2013 Toyota i-Road, 2013 Toyota JPN Taxi Concept, 2013 Toyota ME.WE, 2014 Toyota Camatte Sport, 2014 Toyota C-HR, 2014 Toyota FT-1, 2014 Toyota FT-1 Graphite, 2014 Toyota Urban Utility, 2015 Toyota Camatte Hajime, 2015 Toyota C-HR, 2015 Toyota FCV Plus, 2015 Toyota KIKAI Concept, 2015 Toyota S-FR, 2016 Toyota 86 Shooting Brake, 2016 Toyota Camatte Capsule, 2016 Toyota Setsuna, 2016 Toyota uBox (CU-ICAR), 2017 Toyota Concept-i, 2017 Toyota Concept-i Ride, 2017 Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride, 2017 Toyota FT-4X, 2017 Toyota FT-AC, 2017 Toyota GR HV, 2017 Toyota i-TRIL, 2017 Toyota Tj Cruiser, 2018 Toyota GR Supra Racing, 2019 Toyota LQ
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japo
Freitag, 1. Mai 2009
its the celica xx no??
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