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Rav4 Fastest Toyota off the production line??

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Rucas, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:09 PM
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    Rucas

    Rucas [OP] 1st gen > 2nd gen

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    My grandparents just got a now 2011 Rav4 and said that when talking to the dealer they said that the V6 rav4 is the fastest stock vehicle toyota makes right now. Faster than the celicas and XR's, due to engine size and weight.
    :burnrubber: :notsure:
     
  2. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    Never drivin one, but the Venza is really fast also.
     
  3. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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  4. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    i always thought of the Rav4's as a joke to toyota.
    never liked anything about them, and one was being that they had no power. but could be proven wrong now.

    but ex. my friend had i think a 98 rav and to go up a hill he always had to make sure the AC was off and nothing else was using power or else it would only barely make it up haha
     
  5. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    It could be the fastest in the world but it still will be a rav4.
     
  6. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    I like the new Rav 4's , they do really well in the snow .
     
  7. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    Like them enough to pay $30k us dollars???? I didnt think so.shit is so over priced
     
  8. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    Dmonkey Drop it Drop it Low

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    note to self, do not race rav 4s til i'm boosted
     
  9. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:30 PM
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    i like rav4's almost got one when looking at the taco. used, their prices are not bad and they're comfortable/big/fast enough to satisfy my needs. the taco is so much cooler though haha it swayed my decision
     
  10. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    They are more than that up mya
     
  11. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    makes me think what gadget "superwerty" could do with one of these...?
     
  12. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:43 PM
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    I especially like the vision limiting hood scoop on the Rav 4
     
  13. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    It limits vision when doing 0-60 runs.
     
  14. Apr 9, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    What's a Celica have to do with anything if you're saying it's the fastest vehicle they make right now they haven't made Celicas in several years. Also I think a Camry V6 is faster.
     
  15. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    Although the celica isnt in production this year, its Toyota's feature "sports" car, so I would assume that those would be the fastest.
    so i guess it doesnt have to do with anything
     
  16. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    and yeah i second the camry. my sister has an 07 and that thing will fly.
     
  17. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:32 PM
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    pretty sure the TT supra would have beat the celica....and the rav 4 at that. 14.7 outa the rav 4 is impressive though. I think thats what a 2wd tundra is supposed to do though.
     
  18. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:39 PM
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    Well, since they don't MAKE the Celica anymore, and Toyota also stopped production of the MR-2 in 2005, I might believe it. I'm assuming he's disregarding the Scion tC.

    It's pretty sad how Toyota has completely dropped out of the sports car market.

    That being said...is the Rav4 still faster than the Corolla S? That would be REALLY sad.
     
  19. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:40 PM
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    I think the Camry is slower.
     
  20. Apr 9, 2011 at 5:42 PM
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    My wife has a Rav4 and loves it. I have driven it and it is not a bad vehicle. Performs quite nicely.
     
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