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Fabulous Toyo Tires "1950's inspired" all-metal child's pedal car/truck in excellent UNUSED working condition, features a chassis made of pressed steel and a 'sad face' grille. This special limited edition station wagon was produced by Toyo Tires to commemorate their 60th Anniversary back in 2005. These were issued to certain Toyo dealerships and were often awarded to winning customers through in-store contests or promotions. It is not known exactly how many were made. Although quite new in age these have become collectible among both automobilia aficionados and pedal car collectors alike.
Very large - measures 44" long and 16" wide. Stands 21" tall to top of steering wheel.
Originally these pedal car were painted entirely in red and accented with blue/white trim & Toyo Tires decals. Further detailing was later added to this particular model (the "Hot Rod" motif with flames); this refinishing was likely completed in 2006. Original red paint shows through in some spots (ie front corners) where the new paint has peeled or chipped off. The newer hot-rod decals suggest that this was refurbished by the "Golden Signs" company, specifically for "Jack's Excel Tire" store in Port Alberni, BC.
Condition: No rust whatsoever; this fine specimen was kept sheltered its entire eleven year life. Body is absent of dents or dings but there are some scratches etc. Mechanical components (steering, wheels, pedals) are snug and fully working. Missing one latch for back gate. This baby is unused and ready to drive!