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This happened last summer and I am just getting around to uploading it.
Quick backstory: my son saw his first Celica when he was 6 years old and excitedly asked, "what kind of car is that?!" Fast-forward 10 years and he was searching for his first car. He saved some money from a part-time job but I decided to surprise him. I bought this 2004 GTS with 70k miles and had it parked at a car show when we showed up. He immediately went over to check it out, no idea it was HIS car :)
This video is him getting the surprise of his life.
The audio is low at the start.
I asked him, "Do you want to drive home?"
He responds, "What? The Lotus?"
Hope you all enjoy it!
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Wow, that is awesome. Lucky kid, fantastic dad!
 
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That was just so heartwarming! Awesome expression from your son. Great dad! Thanks for sharing.
 
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That is really too cool. Those are the kinds of things he'll remember about you when he's 60 years old.

doesn't quite top the 20 something who popped on here a few years ago wanting to know something about the car his father just gave him. It was his father's car, dad didn't drive it anymore so decided to give it to the kid.

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I hope so. He is a really good kid and I'm glad that I could get it for him.
Thanks to everyone for the comments! Glad to see others enjoying the video...
 

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Wow, you are a great dad. I would like to do the same for my son, and there is a great possibility for that as he is 18 next month. So, I started to search for a perfect gift for my son, and as far as I know, he was dreaming of a Celica too. Honestly, it is really hard to find the perfect option because this car is pretty old and you have to be very cautious choosing it. A friend of mine told me that he found a perfect one, but this car is on the other side of the country and I need to deliver it somehow. I can't drive this car for such a long distance, I am not a truck driver to be able to do that. So I thought it would be nice to deliver this car using a shipping service. As far as I know, there is a great shipping service that could ship this car in a short time for a very good price. This is the best vehicle shipping service, and I've heard about this service a lot of times. So I am going to use it, because this is a great service, maybe even the best on the market
 
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