A Toyota On Your Desk

Toyota has unveiled a new way that do-it-yourselfers can build their own car. No, it’s not LEGOs, complicated kit car sets, or the creative application of duct tape and Bondo. Instead, it requires a hobby knife, some glue, and paper.

270814toyYep, paper. As in the paper you might use to make origami, but instead of geese and airplanes with questionable aerodynamic qualities, these are cars based on Toyota’s current lineup.

High-resolution kits to show you how to fold and glue your way to a RAV4, Prius, Land Cruiser, and GT86 are all available with full instructions and pictorial guides.

You can download the kits at this link and share them on Toyota’s social media sites as well. I also hear that the MPG and emissions ratings for these little kit cars is phenomenal, though the EPA has not yet rated these new designs.

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An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.
Aaron Turpen
An automotive enthusiast for most of his adult life, Aaron has worked in and around the industry in many ways. He is an accredited member of the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP), the Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA), the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA), and freelances as a writer and journalist around the Web and in print. You can find his portfolio at AaronOnAutos.com.