IT is the Compact car that is manufactured by Toyota. Having appeared in 1966, in 1974 it got into the Guinness Book of records as the best-selling model in the world. According to the book, by December 2000, 25 million of cars had been sold throughout the world.
In 2006, the Corolla name celebrated its 40th birthday, during these 40 years eleven generations of these cars were being replaced, and the total issue volume had exceeded 35 million. And in July 2013 it was sold more than 40 million cars Corolla.
The first Toyota Corolla car was released in 1966. It had rear-wheel drive, longitudinal engine and had the distinctive round Toyota Corolla headlights. This arrangement continued until 1984, when it was first released Corolla front drive. From 1966 to 1997 Corolla was available in five touring solutions — sedan, three-door hatchback, five-door hatchback, lifts back and wagon.
Having appeared in 1984, the fifth generation of Corolla retained rear-wheel drive for the three-door hatchback "coupe GT" and wagon, and other modifications found the front drive wheels. In 1987 it was presented the sixth generation of Toyota Corolla with body E90. The eighth generation of Toyota Corolla was presented in 1997.