The 2 litre/Corona/mkII toyota range had a baffling line up alright. The first of the 70's Coronas was development of the T40/T50 series, like fergus's car.
The biggest engine capacity would have been no more than the 1591cc OHC R engine (which was totally different to the later T series engines from the OHV Carina and Celica)
Then the car grew in size slightly in 1968 and this is where the range splits up, it becomes the MkII (the T60/ T70 series) This allowed the engine size to grow to 1900cc, enabling the range to essentially compete in the larger engined Cortina/ Vauxhall VX/ Datsun Bluebird/Laurel sector. (2 white cars below)
Meanwhile, the Corona name continued in 1970 - with the T80/T90 series, this range stayed in production until 1974, but discontinued here in 1972. (blue car below) sold in both saloon and wagon form.
As production of the MkII (the T60/ T70 series) ended in 1972, the car that appears in the brochure Michiel has scanned in is actually a mkII and not a Corona (X10 & X20's) but is known as the Corona 2000. Production ends in 1976, the UK discontinues the range a year earlier. (M red honey below which is currently on ebay) It was only available as a saloon and wagon here.
The Corona T100/T200 Toyota 2000 (1968cc) range was introduced in 1974 to replace the MKII X10 series. This car had a short UK life, having been on sale from late 1975 and then discontinued in 1977. The styling has elements of the smaller Carina, which will no doubt confuse things further. The UK had both saloon and wagon versions, again the coupe not available here (T100 is the battered red car below).
Then, finally, the Corona name is temporarily dropped in the UK and the mid range car becomes the X30/ X40 Cressida (known as the MkII in Japan) Production lasts until 1980. Sold in the UK for the full 3 years of production. It was available here in the 4 door Saloon and Wagon form, and is probabily the best selling of the dynasty.
However, Toyota re-released the Corona name in the UK for 2 years, the 1770cc T130 is launched in 1979 but only as a Hatchback (or rather liftback form) in the UK. Other body styles were also available.
Toyota UK rationalise the range by killing off the Corona name after the T130 is discontinued in 1981/82, and Toyota UK kills off the Cressida name in 1984.
I've had to read this all 10 times, and still am not sure if its 100% correct, but it does follow the sequence in which the UK recieved these cars.
I found this car available locally, it is a 1975 Mark II. How easy is it to restore these cars? Are parts relatively easy to source? What should I look out for? Its a 35+ year old car that has potential. Thanks is advance for your assistance.