Toyota is one of the most popular and reliable car brands in the world, but it also has some models that can make your wallet cry. From rare classics to modern supercars, here are 10 of the most expensive Toyota cars ever sold or produced.
1986 Toyota Celica IMSA GTO: $242,000
This is not your average Celica. This is a race car that competed in the IMSA GT Championship in the 80s, against the likes of Ford Mustang and Porsche 911. It had a 600-horsepower engine, a tubular space frame, and a rear-wheel drive. It was also very successful, winning the championship in 1986. A rare example of this beast was sold for $242,000 in 2014.
1970 Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40 by FJ Company: $270,000
The Land Cruiser is one of the most iconic and durable off-road vehicles ever made, and some of them are highly sought after by collectors. One of them is this 1970 FJ40, which was restored and customized by the FJ Company, a specialist in Land Cruiser restoration. It had a modern V8 engine, a five-speed manual transmission, a custom leather interior, and a vintage-style radio. It was sold for $270,000 in 2017.
1996 Toyota Mega Cruiser: $310,000
The Mega Cruiser was Toyota’s answer to the Hummer, a massive and rugged SUV that was mainly used by the Japanese military and police. It had a 4.1-liter turbodiesel engine, a four-wheel steering system, a central tire inflation system, and a seating capacity for 10 people. It was also very rare, as only 149 civilian models were made. One of them was sold for $310,000 in 2020.
1986 Toyota TOM’s 86C: $415,000
Another race car on this list, the TOM’s 86C was a modified version of the Toyota MR2 that competed in the Group C category of the World Sportscar Championship in the 80s. It had a 2.1-liter turbocharged engine that produced 750 horsepower and a top speed of over 200 mph. It was also very successful, winning the 1987 Le Mans 24 Hours in its class. It was sold for $415,000 in 2016.
F&F Paul Walker 1994 Toyota Supra: $550,000
The Supra is one of the most famous and beloved sports cars of all time, and one of the most recognizable ones is the orange one that Paul Walker drove in the first Fast and Furious movie. It had a 3.0-liter twin-turbo engine that was tuned to produce 320 horsepower, and a lot of custom parts and decals. It was also one of the few movie cars that was driven by Walker himself. It was sold for $550,000 in 2021.
1990 AAR/Toyota Eagle HF89: $660,000
Another collaboration between AAR and Toyota, the Eagle HF89 was a race car that competed in the CART series in the 90s, against the likes of Penske and Lola. It had a 2.65-liter turbocharged engine that produced 750 horsepower and a carbon fiber monocoque chassis. It was also very successful, winning the 1990 Indianapolis 500 with driver Arie Luyendyk. It was sold for $660,000 in 2018.
2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone Hybrid Crewmax Vin 001: $700,000
The Tundra is Toyota’s flagship pickup truck, and the 2022 model is the first one to feature a hybrid powertrain. It has a 3.4-liter twin-turbo V6 engine and an electric motor that together produce 437 horsepower and 583 lb-ft of torque. It also has a lot of advanced features, such as a 14-inch touchscreen, a panoramic sunroof, and a wireless charging pad. The first production model of this truck, with the VIN 001, was sold for $700,000 in 2021, with the proceeds going to charity.
1992 AAR/Toyota Eagle MK III GTP: $1,045,000
The most expensive and successful race car on this list, the Eagle MK III GTP was a dominant force in the IMSA GTP series in the early 90s. It had a 2.1-liter turbocharged engine that produced 800 horsepower and a sleek and aerodynamic body. It won 21 out of 27 races it entered, including two consecutive championships in 1992 and 1993. It was sold for $1,045,000 in 2013.
2020 Toyota GR Supra VIN 20201: $2,100,000
The GR Supra is the latest generation of the legendary Supra, and it was eagerly awaited by fans and enthusiasts. It has a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-six engine that produces 335 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque. It also has a lot of modern features, such as an 8.8-inch touchscreen, a head-up display, and a wireless Apple CarPlay. The first production model of this car, with the VIN 20201, was sold for $2,100,000 in 2019, with the proceeds going to charity.
1967 Toyota-Shelby 2000GT: $2,535,000
The 2000GT is the most expensive and rarest Toyota car of all time, and the most valuable Japanese car ever. It was a stunning sports car that was designed by Toyota and Yamaha, and produced by Yamaha. It had a 2.0-liter inline-six engine that produced 150 horsepower and a top speed of 135 mph. It was also very limited, as only 351 units were made. One of them was this 1967 model, which was modified by Carroll Shelby for racing. It had a 2.3-liter engine that produced 200 horsepower, and a lot of racing modifications. It was sold for $2,535,000 in 2018, making it the most expensive Toyota car ever.