What were they calling the platform for them old Eldos? Was it still 'E' even back then? It would be interesting to know where they made the Toro and Eldo back then, and even where the RWD Riv was at that same time. I believe the '79-'85 Riv-Eldo-Toro were only made at Linden, NJ -- yes/no?
Oh, thread-related comment: I'm personally torn between every red-blooded American's right to streetrace despite all the dangers, and, my hope that every one of them doesn't have a wreck but gets caught and ticketed for $10/mile over as a 'license fee' for the priveledge.