Made by Giant Robot publisher Eric Nakamura and Len Higa of Onimotorworks, the car is filled with 8-bit references, from the boxy, button-filled exterior to the cartridge that turns the car on.
Ad agency Saatchi & Saatchi used a webcam, two laptops, some LEDs and a big projection screen to turn this Toyota iQ into a giant, drivable mouse. We’re still not sure how your double-click.
NSFW: An enraged man gives instructions on how to bring a 2010 Prius to a safe stop in case you lose the brakes or if the car suddenly accelerates. Creepy, hilarious and educational.
The Prius Plug-in Hybrid uses Toyota’s first Li-ion drive-battery and goes up to 13 miles and 60 mph in electric-only mode (hybrid for longer distances); it’ll arrive in the US in 2010.
Country music duo Brooks & Dunn teams up with Toyota for the Tundra Midnight Rider Tailgater; a slide-out tailgate reveals a BBQ grill, beer tap, ice chest, 42″ TV and Kicker sound system.
Smaller than a Nissan 370Z, Toyota’s FT-86 is a hot little 2+2 concept created with Subaru engineers; it sports a 2.0L boxer four with 6-speed manual, RWD and ADVICS brakes.
It’s not quite official, but these shots of the 2010 Toyota 4Runner tell all: the profile is definitely more rugged and squared-off, but we’re smarting over the loss of the V8 for a 268 hp V6.
Small as it may be, the iQ doesn’t strike us as a precision font-making tool–but that’s exactly what Toyota has done in the video above; you can download the actual iQ font here.
We’ve all seen Toyota’s modernized FJ Cruiser, but ICON actually builds original Landcruisers (albeit with modern tech); you can customize everything from the color to the wheelbase.
A flowing, sharklike fascia and vertical foglights: sounds like a hot roadster, but it’s actually the Hybrid Camry Concept Vehicle; it celebrates Toyota Australia building its own Camry Hybrids.
Though it won’t be officially unveiled until January, Toyota has confirmed the shots above are of the new 2010 Prius; most prominent are the corporate nose and googly eyed headlights.
Combining “Toyota” and “station wagon” is a surefire way to induce coma, but this SEMA SportLux Venza by Street Image looks pretty tight with huge rims, and lowered bodykit.
Toyota is testing personal transport robots a-la Segway at local airports and resorts. They’ll come in three versions with increasing levels of freedom, from “practical” to “hands-free sporty.”
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