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What the hell Toyota?

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by lsocoee, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Sep 22, 2008 at 8:57 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee [OP] My hair is all natural Staff Member

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  2. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:01 AM
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    :eek: I agree, I was hoping for the diesel to come to the US, but it looks like it's not going to happen now....Bummer....IMHO, I think the ABAT is fugly myself, but that's just me..

    Mike
     
  3. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:04 AM
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    Khaos

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    I agree, the Abat is the damn definition of FUGLY. To be honest, I'm surprised they think somebody would buy one. Oh well, I guess if the Yaris sells this will to.
     
  4. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:05 AM
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    OOhhh god it looks hidious!!! doesn't that remind us of something?? OH YEA... THE FUGLY HONDA BRIDGELINE TRUCK WANNA BE!!! I'd say we should all write a partition up to Toyota to Fired that god damn designer of the ugly A-bat Mobile!!!
     
  5. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:06 AM
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    eordonez

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    Damn....

    -1 for Toyota.... that is a ugly metrosexual truck/car/whatever the hell is that...
     
  6. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:07 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I guess what they say about FJ owners being dumb is not completely true after all. :p
     
  7. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:08 AM
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    all sorts of chicks are going to be buying that abat.
     
  8. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:09 AM
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    Then those sorts of chicks should die for buying that car!!!
     
  9. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:09 AM
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    I'm def. not a fan of the new concept truck... two thumbs down for now.
     
  10. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:10 AM
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    how appropriate is this comic for today

    immortalsoul.jpg
     
  11. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:18 AM
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    no diesel tacoma?? No diesel Toyotas in the US.

    Stupid car companies should be allowed to fail - so toyota gets a pass overall, but this isn't going the right way IMHO.
     
  12. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:19 AM
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    ah...exciting times ahead.
    i remember my great, great grand dad saying he'd never sell his horse!
     
  13. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:22 AM
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    Toyota really dropped the ball with this one :(.
     
  14. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:29 AM
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    It may not be so bad. It will be interesting to see the non concept version and see what they change. I agree with one of the responders in the article about blind spots. Of course Toyota has never really taken into consider blind spots as it is now.
     
  15. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:32 AM
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    I can see a few appealing aspects to the abat. Compact size, convenience features, and the option to make your bed 8' long. The styling is all wrong though. It looks like a toy car.
     
  16. Sep 22, 2008 at 9:59 AM
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    That's a disgusting looking vehicle.
     
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    It's a hybrid - that's why it won the GO-AHEAD.

    But yeah, it's butt ugly! I surely hope they don't eventually get rid of our Tacomas in place of that thing.
     
  18. Sep 22, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    I don't like the look of the concept A-Bat, but I'm not going to trash it yet. I want to see the production version first. After all, I thought the Scion xB's were ugly as shit when I 1st saw one, but they sparked my interest and I ended up buying one and loved it.
     
  19. Sep 22, 2008 at 5:23 PM
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    Agreed. I also think that the Abat concept is certainly a step in the right direction for a hybrid vehicle... There just isn't anything out there that makes sense for my needs in that market segment. The Abat is certainly something I would consider though.
     
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    :eek:

    no need to point out oddities...it was a 15 minute photoshop job
     
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