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1967 Toyota Kyukyusha [FS55V]

1967 Toyota Kyukyusha [FS55V] in Taiyô wo nusunda otoko, Movie, 1979 IMDB

Class: Cars, Ambulance — Model origin: JP

1967 Toyota Kyukyusha [FS55V]

[*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

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Weasel1984 PL

2012-03-12 17:44

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[Image: toyopcrown1.jpg] [Image: toyopcrown2.jpg]
As I read this gen. was still called Toyopet in Japan, but as we can see the rear badge says Toyota...

-- Last edit: 2012-03-12 17:45:26

Q-Ball JP

2012-03-12 19:55

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From the second thumbnail, I can see that it's a 1967 Toyota Crown RS60 Van with a big ambulance body affixed to it.
I'm surprised such a teeny car could support such a big body.

Weasel1984 PL

2012-03-12 22:39

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I have it with help of the old Tomica toy car:
http://www.diecastlovers.com/view.php?id=17164
It is of course based on the Crown, but seems it was not called this way. This model with exactly the same body is described as: FS55V, what looks like modification of the "S50" code. I would list it as "Toyota Ambulance [FS55V]".
What is the Japanese word for Ambulance and how to write it?

Still a small mystery, why this gen. car was called Toyota and not Toyopet.

Q-Ball JP

2012-03-13 00:56

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Why don't we call it "1967 Toyota Ambulance [FS55V] Kyukyusha.
That means Ambulance in Japanese. Or would you prefer the Japanese term as a model name.

Weasel1984 PL

2012-03-13 19:09

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Yes I think the Japanese word can be more proper. Thanks.

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