These days Toyota is the world's #1 (or #2, depending on the week) auto manufacturer in the world, so it's interesting to see a time when they didn't quite have it together.
Above is their RV-2 prototype from 1972, a year when a pointy station wagon (that's "estate car" for you Brits) that opened up into a tent probably seemed nifty. Or just weird.
Either way the vehicle had one thing in common with Joe Pesci in Goodfellas: Neither of them got made.
via retro thing and modern mechanix
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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