Event Coverage: All Toyota Winterfest Part 3

For Part 3 of our All Toyota Winterfest 2015 coverage it’s all about the classic rollas!

Corolla’s have remained on of the most popular Toyota’s across their entire lifespan and there was no shortage of fine over 25 year old examples at Winterfest.


The first gen Corollas have become a timeless classic. Petite and well proportioned with beautiful chrome accents.


In Sprinter configuration there are as fresh as a Tic Tac.

Itazura02The second generation like most Toyota’s grew a little in size but still retained the charm.

DSC03711editAs the popularity of the Corolla grew with Aussie consumers so did the size with the third gen platform. They still retained their classic design cues though. Who misses the days of model specific badges?


Honda power propelled this beast down from Sydney. Such a clean conversion must be commended.


The forth generation Corolla took a drastic change in styling adopting the square box craze of the 80’s.

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Variety in the model line was always a Corolla strength and the gen five platform didn’t disappoint. FWD, RWD, sedan, hatch, liftback, 3, 4 or 5 doors, there was no shortage of choice. Today with the addition of personal imports there is more than you can poke a stick at.
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Stay tuned for Part 4 when we take a look at some of the non-Corolla variety on show.

Missed Part 1 & 2? Catch up here:

Winterfest 2015 Part 1 – Track Day

Winterfest 2015 Part 2 – Car Show

Winterfest. All Lexus and Toyota Car Show and track day.

Winterfest is fast approaching! This is our annual Winter car show, that has a huge twist this year. Along with our friends at Four Four Car Club, we will be hosting a driver tuition day at Sandown Raceway. Cars of all makes and models are invited to come along and have a great day out on the track with instruction from some of the most experienced drivers around. All the while, a huge display of much loved Lexus and Toyota vehicles will be on display just behind the pit area.

Entry forms can be downloaded here, and I look forward to seeing you all on the day.

Corolla Cup Round 1 on April 12th.

Coming up in April is the first round of the 2015 Corolla Cup. It is a fun series of three sprints on three different tracks in Victoria, starting with Phillip Island on Sunday April 12th. Any vehicle can enter owned by a TCCA member, and first timers are encouraged to participate and try their hand at some track work.

Entries can be found by clicking here.

I look forward to seeing you all down at Phillip Island on the day!