Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

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    Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'




    The famous movie scene in "Back to the Future" is practically iconic: After time-traveling into the past and saving his own life and the lives of his family, Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) returns to the present stupefied to find that his parents are now cool, his girlfriend is still hot and a new Toyota SR5 pickup (now his) is freshly waxed. At that moment, thousands (possibly millions) of teenage boys made that truck their dream to own someday. Practically every teenage boy in the mid 1980s wanted this type of cool 4x4 pickup.

    And now that "Back to the Future" is 30 years old (as of today), Toyota is trying to tap into some of that same nostalgia and build quality by turning its newest small pickup truck, the 2016 Toyota Tacoma, into a similar (in fact, identical) icon. Here is the newest version of the classic pickup truck, complete with front and rear tube bumpers, six KC Lights and a shiny, well-waxed black paint job. We'll let you know how it drives if we can shake the keys away from the guys taking it on a multi-city tour.

    No word yet as to whether Tacoma will offer the "Back to the Future" trim package as an available option for the upcoming model year. To read more about this important movie, click here.

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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    By modern standards, it's not a very good truck.
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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    That's really good looking

    At that moment, thousands (possibly millions) of teenage boys made that truck their dream to own someday. Practically every teenage boy in the mid 1980s wanted this type of cool 4x4 pickup.
    Is that so? Explains ISIL, kinda

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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    Probably wouldn't sell many, but wouldn't cost much for them to produce as a fun special edition. Seems like they missed the boat though, if it wasn't out today, why bother? They could have produced a limited number, say 2015.
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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    Quote Originally Posted by paul8488 View Post
    They could have produced a limited number, say 2015.
    That would have been a good idea.
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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    I think they did a normal lift job and added a few 80's touches


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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisGinNC View Post
    That would have been a good idea.
    I feel optional SUA would be fitting for a time-travelling vehicle, but I shouldn't joke about that...
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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    Take a hike Toyota.....

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    Re: Toyota Celebrates 30 Years of 'Back to the Future'

    They still share the same frame don't they :p

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