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Harrier or Venza it is!
A very good exterior design. Looks really sharp!You can tell how much they want people to forget it's a minivan when they show it towing stuff offroad. The design is like a lowered full-size SUV too.
And as GM showed with the weird I-5 in the H3, if an engine doesn't have the torque to move the car, you're not actually saving fuel.For this shopper, MPG probably makes more sense. But where I worry is adults + 2-3 kids + gear + suitcases, etc. 245hp hybrid 4 cylinder will become very slow very quickly when used like minivans are.
That teaser pic looks cool though!
Exactly. The V6 is necessary for the Sienna and I will go as far as saying that a good, silky, creamy, buttery-smooth V6 is the Sienna's signature dish. It's what defines the car. The immediacy in power and the healthy torque figures from the 3.5L V6 is something that is impossible to replace.And as GM showed with the weird I-5 in the H3, if an engine doesn't have the torque to move the car, you're not actually saving fuel.
I want to hope this means that Lexus product and design is about to make a huge leap forward, but I am trying to temper my expectations for such a revolution. Toyota product is just so good right now that it's hard to determine if they're going to say, "Oh, for Lexus, let's just add a bigger screen and some wood trim, and that's good enough" or if they will completely upgrade what Lexus means. 2NX and 5RX will be very telling for what to expect going forward.It almost seems Toyota is solving their cars design by Lexing-it-up:
Current Corolla and CT concept
Mirai interior and the LF-1 concept
Camry and the ES
Venza/Harrier and the NX (side profile)
Sienna and the spindle grill
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