As unbelievable as it may seem, Toyota established a reputation for instability in the early years

The Toyopet Crown, the company's flagship car, was infamous for its inability to travel great distances.

Toyota was aware that this needed to change immediately. Midway through the 1960s

Toyota management had an intriguing chance to work with Yamaha, a producer of motorcycles, and they knew they had to take it.

Their partnership gave rise to the Toyota 2000GT, which is still widely regarded as the best grand tourer of its period.

It produced a very competitive sports vehicle by combining a simplified chassis with a remarkably

Also, it gave birth to a timeless Toyota classic that is just as fashionable and alluringly attractive

The development of Toyota's 2000GT is examined in this episode of Revelations with Jason Cammisa from Hagerty's