ver dreamed about driving a car that is simple and reliable, gets mad attention at JDM car shows, but would be totally invisible to other commuters…this is it. The butterfly door equipped Toyota Sera was never sold new in the USA, but with those doors closed it could pass for a compact Toyota/Honda from the 1990s. Performance with the 1.5 liter 5E-FHE inline-4 won’t be superb, but with only 2050 lbs of curb weight the little Sera shouldn’t be a total penalty box. Find this 1990 Toyota Sera offered for $9,999 in Orlando, FL via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
When I saw this next car come into our tips box I thought it might be too soon to post another one…but then I did a quick glace into the archives and found two things; first, it has been almost a month since I posted the last one (where does the time go?) and second, […]
Everybody wants the best of both worlds. Everybody wants a car that gets them street cred and respect for being “different” but that same body wants a car that is reliable and efficient…so where does a Prius cross with a Lamborghini? Lemme tell ya. It’s called the Toyota Sera and is two parts Toyota Paseo […]
The Toyota Sera was a Japanese market only 2+2 built on the compact Paseo platform from 1990-1996, which would be an otherwise completely forgettable front-drive penalty box except for its gullwing doors and JDM exclusivity. With the doors closed and your econobox blinders on you’d probably drive or walk right past a Toyota Sera — it […]
Are you going to be the guy who buys some oddball car just because it has cool doors? Sure. I guess there are far more terrible reasons to buy a car…and I am certainly one of the people who encourages this sort of errant behavior…so get crackin! Find this 1990 Toyota Sera offered for $7800 in […]
Do you want to be the center of attention at any car gathering? Forget an over restored piece of American muscle, or some overpriced piece of Eurotrash. And forget everything you know about getting attention…just pop open one of the scissors/wing doors on your Toyota Sera and attract car guys like a free beer. Find […]
According to the account in book two of Virgil’s Aeneid, the Greeks built a large horse out of wood and covered with fur that contained soldiers who were now free to pop open a hidden door and invade the city of Troy — why this is called a Trojan Horse instead of a Greek Horse […]
The Toyota Sera was a Japanese market only 2+2 built on the compact Paseo platform from 1990-1996, which would be an otherwise completely forgettable front-drive penalty box except for its gullwing doors and JDM exclusivity. Find this 1990 Toyota Sera offered for $7,100 near Seattle, WA via craigslist. Tip from Johnny. With the doors closed […]