Hey Scotty! I'm looking at a 1980 Toyota Cressida 5-speed manual with roughly 211K Miles on it…
I'm looking at a 1980 Toyota Cressida 5-speed manual with roughly 211K Miles on it from the original owner asking roughly $6700 (I believe they were sold as corona MKII in Japan, I think earlier models were called chasers but the chaser diverged as its own thing in later models).
I learned to drive on a 92 toyota cressida and that thing was relentless! My dad did a poor job maintaining it and yet it's running to this day with a new owner; the AC on it runs cooler than my 2011 honda CRV!
I don't know much about the 1980 cressida/corona and I was wondering if it's a reliable car and whether it's realistic to assume it's gonna be running well for more years to come if I take care of it. Also wonder what you think of it knowing it's pretty much a vintage car and wont be used as a daily driver, but a leisure car.
Edit: I should add this is a private owner posting on the equivalent of something between ebay and craigslist.
P.s. the weather here in Saudi is dry but I wonder given how old it is, would rust be an issue?