Toyota Goes Back to the Future for New Concept

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I realize that everyone is probably worn out on the whole Back to the Future thing. This, though, merits a mention because it’s arguably a major reason why a popular truck became so successful.

The infamous day when Marty McFly and Doc Brown flew into 2015 and wreaked havoc on the past happened last week. Bloggers and Facebookers everywhere spent the day bemoaning the lack of hoverboards, while actors Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd made the rounds on the talk show circuit.

One of my fondest memories from the trilogy was Marty’s black 1985 Toyota 4×4 truck, which led to my eventual purchase of a similar truck. Last week Toyota announced a modern take on the classic truck, but does is it hold up to the original?

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Electric DeLorean DMC-12 Coming in 2013

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Being a child of the 1980s, I get excited by things that younger people don’t get and older people never liked. I know many of you can relate.

Thanks to movies like Transformers and the revival of shows like Voltron, some of the greatest parts of the ’80s are coming back. There is, perhaps, no greater symbol of the great 1980s than the mighty DeLorean DMC-12. Known to most simply as the Back to the Future time machine, the DeLorean and its gull-wing doors have come to symbolize the greatest decade ever.

And now, if reports are to be believed, the DeLorean will come back in 2013, though with at least one major difference.

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