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This Toyota Dealership Has Been Abandoned Since 1974

This abandoned Toyota dealership on Cyprus has a superb collection of dusty new-old-stock from 1974.


  • Dealer is located in Famagusta, on the island of Cyprus.

  • An invasion in 1974 forced the city’s inhabitants to flee.


This is the type of find all car enthusiasts hope to stumble upon at one point or another in their lives. This Toyota dealership has sat almost untouched since 1974 with a number of new-old cars still sitting in the showroom and shop.

Lost City – Check out this Abandoned TOYOTA Dealership which has been left vacant since 1974. A fleet of highly…

Posted by SHOWA Racing on Thursday, August 6, 2020

The pictures on SHOWA Racing’s Facebook post show what the building and nearby street looks like. It’s evident that nature is slowly reclaiming the area. But the interesting part is what lies within the decaying walls of the Toyota dealership.

The most common car throughout is the Corolla. From what we can gather, they were absolutely new when the city was abandoned. There were few if any differences between the 1973 and 1974 model years. As well, we can spot what looks to be a Corona or two in some of the images.

Abandoned Dealership | Photo: Showa Racing via Facebook

One image, we thought, looked to be from the dealerships used car inventory, but Facebook has discovered that it’s actually from a dealership in Nagoya, Japan. Even so, it’s another fascinating picture. On the left, we’re guessing we’re looking at a Lotus Seven while on the right, the car looks to be a Mini Marcos. We’re unfortunately stumped by the middle car.

And no you can’t visit the place as it appears as though this part of Famagusta is off-limits to visitors.

Abandoned Toyota Dealership | Photo: Showa Racing via Facebook

Abandoned Toyota Dealership | Photo: Showa Racing via Facebook

Abandoned Toyota Dealership | Photo: Showa Racing via Facebook

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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