New York City police officer Michael Dee is the proud owner of a new Toyota Camry. Yes, that’s not exactly news worthy, but the fact that he became the 50-millionth Toyota customer is. What’s more, the automaker decided to pay Dee a visit to tell him that his Camry has been completely paid of and present him with a free, brand new RAV4 crossover SUV.
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The good news was delivered by Toyota group vice president Bill Fay himself, who showed up at Dee’s house while the police officer and his family were having a barbecue. Dee was obviously awestruck, and his priceless reaction was caught on camera by Toyota. Scroll below to check it out.
"I don't know what say!" Dee exclaimed. "This is phenomenal. I can't explain how much this means to my family and how grateful we are to Toyota! The whole 'thank you' thing just doesn't seem to cut it. It's a day I'll never forget."
"We're so grateful to our customers in the U.S. on helping us achieve such a huge milestone for our company," said Fay, Toyota Motor Sales, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. "To be able to thank our 50 millionth customer in person – one of New York City's finest, no less - was also a great honor to me personally. By the way, the barbecue was great."
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