While Toyota was trying to figure out how to beat the Germans with Lexus, it also made Supra-powered luxury sedans like the Cresta, the Chaser, and the Cressida that was at one time available in North America. Now, this Utah-plated, unmolested, imported-from-Japan represents the perfect opportunity to get into the JDM game in style.
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The third-generation Cresta was made from 1988 until 1992, and the top-of-the-line Super Lucent G version featured a supercharged 1G-GZE engine. However, the slightly less extravagant Cresta 2.5 GT came with a twin-turbo 1JZ-GTE, which meant not many have survived to this day. Drifters and racers like nothing more than turning Toyota's Supra-powered luxury sedans into something significantly louder.
This car, however is a real time capsule, imported from Japan in January with just 28,900 original miles.
Just like all Japanese luxury sedans of the era, the Cresta GT is an automatic. However, it also comes with dealership upgrade BBS wheels (with Toyota-BBS center caps), power windows and locks, power and heated mirrors, automatic lights, built in fog lights, a funky digital dash, a working CD player, and the most important upgrade of them all: power lumbar support in the driver's seat.
In as close to perfect condition as a 1990 Toyota sedan can get, this 2.5 GT is for sale . Talk about arriving in style.
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