1974 Toyota FJ40: Coolest Thing from the ’70s Since the Rubik’s Cube
Backed by a big block Ford V8 engine, this badass blast from the past is sure to steal the spotlight at Spring Carlisle Auction.
The year 1974 was a very memorable one in American history. It marked Stephen King‘s forway into mainstream consciousness with the debut of his first novel, Carrie. Rubik’s Cube was invented to test everyone’s skill, and patience. The year also marked the finale of The Brady Bunch, which was cancelled after five seasons. The Volkswagen Golf was launched in West Germany. Hank Aaron became the an MLB legend after nailing his 715th home run in Atlanta. And…this gorgeous piece of machinery shown above was undoubtedly turning heads on every road it travelled.
And now, to get your hands on such an amazing blast from the past, you don’t have to drop acid and have a flashback, because the 1974 Toyota Fj40 is one of the star attractions at the upcoming 2019 Spring Carlisle Auction, which is happening in Pennsylvania on April 25 and 26.
The clean white FJ40 looks like it has been kept is very good condition and sports a contrasting black interior, plus it has a removable top and doors. It’s got a 429 c.i. big block Ford V8 engine and manual transmission. Giving this beastly ride an even tougher look are the 37-inch Mickey Thompson Tires and Dick Cepek rims and shocks.
Check out more of the 1974 Toyota FJ40 below, then head over to Pennsylvania’s Carlisle Fairgrounds on April 25 and 26, or check out the auction here, and maybe you’ll turn a car fantasy into reality if the price is right.
Photos: Carlisle Events
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