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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Why was Toyota make this kind of Celica?

~Weird ONE~ In the midst of the excitement of the automotive world's creativity in presenting automotive products, including some of them whether are intentionally or not presented into unique and unusual shaped vehicles such this unique pickup with a towbar built based on the famous Toyota Celica.
Toyota Celica Cruising Deck created by Toyota Motor Company based on the seventh (and final) generation of the model back in the 1999. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
The unusual shaped car is created by Toyota Motor Company based on the seventh (and final) generation of the model back in the 1999, and given name of the Toyota Celica Cruising Deck. Although that's not too bad at all, but the car creation above undoubtedly raises a lot of question marks in ours. How's come the famous Celica sports car transformed into weird one?
The reason behind the transformation of the such famous Celica sports car into a unique special-purposed vehicle as the Toyota’s idea for a beach-ready vehicle. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
As quoted of Motor1, the reason behind the transformation of the such famous Celica sports car into a unique special-purposed vehicle as the Toyota’s idea for a beach-ready vehicle, and looks like this concept was inspired by the leisure-oriented CAL-1 which has introduced at the same car show 22 years earlier.
Toyota Celica Cruising Deck has similar interior to its donor car, the Toyota Celica 7th Generation. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
Many says that Japan is another planet, that's why they made plenty weird looking cars like this in the past and present times.🤗 Furthermore, the such a kind of unique car intended for outdoor activities like this is not something you can see every day, especially if it also carries the iconic nameplate that was previously pinned to world-famous sports cars.
Toyota Celica Cruising Deck has a 1920s-inspired rumble rear seat and a window between the front and rear seats. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
As You can see in addition to the unusual body styling, the Celica Cruising Deck has a 1920s-inspired rumble rear seat and a window between the front and rear seats. The glass is not fixed as the inside can be lowered into a folding divider that doubles as a bottom cushion for the rear seats.
Toyota Celica Cruising Deck also had added a cool matching trailer to carry something versatiles for Your beach leisured activities such jet skis, surfing boards, etc. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
To make it even more special, Toyota attached simply  headrests to its large rear-wing. At the time the Japanese automaker also had added a cool matching trailer to carry something versatiles for Your beach leisured activities such jet skis, surfing boards, etc to this odd sports coupe. 
Toyota Celica Cruising Deck is powered by a 1.8 Twin Cam with 187 hp, was linked to a six-speed manual gearbox that delivered the pony to drive the front wheels. (Picture from: AutoBlog.nl)
Unfortunately, the Cruising Deck remains a concept although it was in reasonable production-ready form, powered by a 1.8 Twin Cam with 187 hp, was linked to a six-speed manual gearbox that delivered the pony to drive the front wheels. When it launched to public for the first time at the 1999 Tokyo Motor Show, then-Toyota CEO Katsuhiro Nakagawa described it as "cool, sporty, and a lot of fun!"
However, when the exhibition ended, slowly but sure, this odd car would be forgotten over the time. Luckily for those of you, whose still have the pictures, so could be took it as an inspiration for Your next car creations.🤔 *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | TOYOTA | MOTOR1 | AUTOBLOG.NL | CARCONNECTION ]
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