Toyota Mark II – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The first called the Toyota Corona II was an all new vehicle at its introduction in 1968, sought to offer a car that was under Japanese government concerning maximum vehicle and engine displacement.

Using the platform of the Toyota Corona but slightly larger and wider, it was to Toyopet Store locations, and as a competitor to the newly introduced Laurel in Japan, and the Nissan / Datsun 510 internationally that August 1967, and two years the Mazda Luce in 1966. was known at the time as a small, car manufacturer and the Mark II allowed to establish itself as a more international automaker.

The Corona Mark II was sold as a companion to the Corona, while being smaller than the The Mark II introduced the world to a front engine, rear vehicle that was larger older Toyotas while an affordable price and better economy than vehicles larger straight 6 and V8 engines.

Generation 1 (1968–1972) T60/T70 [ edit ]

First generation wagon

The U.S. exported for the same model year, include the more powerful R motors compared to other While Japan and other often had 1.5-litre 2R. 1.6-litre 7R to 1.7-litre 6R models as well. were shared with the with both using the 2R. and the 12R

Transmissions offered were an transmission with 3 speeds for and 2 speeds in Japan, or a choice of a 4-speed or 3-speed manual

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RT62 sedans and RT72 features the 1.9-litre 8R four-cylinder unique to the Mark II. The RT63 RT73 coupé, RT78/RT79 wagons feature a two-litre 18R engine, also unique to the II. The suspension setup used wishbone with coil at the front and leaf springs at the with a front-engine rear-drive format.

The Corona Mark II was at 4,295#160;mm (169.1#160;in) over the length of 162.4#160;in (4,125#160;mm) for the and the coupe, with a width of (63.4#160;in) in comparison to 61#160;in for the sedan and coupe. The height of the II is lower at 1,405#160;mm (55.3#160;in) 1,420#160;mm (55.9#160;in) for the sedan, but at 1,374#160;mm (54.1#160;in) for the coupé.

For North America, the Mark II was with bucket seats for the passengers, a center console a floor-mounted manual transmission, rear window defroster, and a size spare tire externally and underneath the cargo on the wagon with rear that folded down to a carpeted rear cargo The Mark II wagon was the largest Toyota offered in North next to the Corona and Corolla the Crown wagon was no longer in North America.

Generation 2 (1972–1976) X10/X20 [ edit ]

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