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Funky Crossover Van Patented by Toyota, Outshining Honda Element

March 23, 2024 | by The Jeuns

Toyota is exploring the possibility of introducing a new adventure vehicle that combines the rugged design elements of an SUV with the functionality of a van. The X-Van Gear Concept, showcased at the Japan Mobility Show 2023 and recently patented by Toyota, has generated excitement among automotive enthusiasts.

Featuring sliding front and rear doors, three rows of seats, and a boxy design with rugged plastic cladding, the X-Van Gear Concept offers a unique blend of practicality and style. The interior layout allows for versatile seating arrangements, making it suitable for various activities like camping or road trips.

The dimensions of the X-Van Gear Concept are comparable to Toyota’s existing Noah and Voxy vans, hinting at its potential as a production model. While Toyota has not officially confirmed plans for mass production, the patented designs raise hopes for the future availability of this quirky adventure van.

With speculation growing about the X-Van’s production prospects, one question remains: would this unconventional vehicle find success in markets like North America? As Toyota weighs the decision to pursue production, automotive enthusiasts around the world eagerly await updates on the fate of the X-Van Gear Concept.

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