1967 Toyota Corona on display as TMMI opens for Saturday tours | Events
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Indiana’s Visitors Center will be open Saturday, Oct. 13, for tours at 9:30 and 11 a.m. This is in addition to the standard Tuesday-Friday tour times.
A new addition to the center has been added, a first-generation 1967 Toyota Corona. It was produced from 1965-1967 and was the first high-volume vehicle sold by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. This was Toyota’s first passenger car designed for the American driver and roads. It established Toyota’s reputation in the U.S and became the cornerstone for Toyota volume sales in the United States.
Guests can also experience interactive, multimedia exhibits about Toyota’s history, manufacturing processes, environmental commitment, the Tri-State’s industrial background and Toyota Indiana’s activities in the community. In addition to the exhibits, visitors will be taken by tram through the plant. The plant tour will showcase several aspects of the production process and visitors will be able to see the vehicle begin its life.
If you can’t visit this Saturday, Tuesday’s tour times are 2 and 7 p.m., Wednesday’s and Thursday’s tour times are 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and Friday’s tour times are 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Guests interested in making a reservation for Oct. 13, or any of the standard Tuesday-Friday tour times, should call (888) 696-8211 or visit www.TourToyotaIndiana.com. You can also “Like” the Visitors Center by going to www.facebook.com/tmmivc.