Subaru Forester commission by @phil__reel.
Number one-hundred-six in my quest to illustrate every Toyota generation. It's not easy finding a modded first-gen Highlander on Instagram. It took me most of an hour to find this one, and I still don't know who owns it. All I know is that it has been spotted wearing a couple different Rotiform shoes, once in front of a Rotiform booth, so I assume that it's someone associated with the trending wheel company. Today you see it in Rotiform VCEs but tomorrow? Who knows.
Holy shit. When I see a vehicle like @stelladifuoco's NX on the road I realize that we live in the future. Sure, it doesn't hover, it doesn't run on garbage and it won't make you breakfast, but it will make every chiropractor in town happy from adjusting all of those pulled neck muscles. He's got a ton of photos of this NX and other orange rides posted, so check out his IG.
I'm gonna hear it from some of you, but obviously I like my cars low and fast. This Highlander, owned by @gurimasui121, is at least low... even if some of you don't think it should be. But over in Japan I bet nobody is judging, except maybe his ConceptOne CS6 wheels.
I'm gonna let you in on a secret. Any car with huge wheel wells can look good. Chrysler figured it out with the 300C/Charger/Magnum trio, and Toyota must have noticed. The Venza is a little akward and bloated when stock, but you throw a few subtle (or in this case, not so subtle) mods at it and you have a really nice looking family hauler. It sure beats a minivan! This example was posted by @vivavenza on Instagram and the Vossen VVS-CVTs sucked out my eyeballs just like the jet impellers they were designed to mimic. (It's true, I have no eyeballs now)
Every once in a while there is just the right convergence of design, performance and practicality. The rare moments that they converge, you end up with the perfect product. The Pontiac Aztec has outstanding performance, sumptuous appointments and drop-dead sexy looks. It's the perfect vehicle, in short.
What would happen if a 2016 Maxima went back in time and had sex with a Pontiac Aztek? Time and time again I've seen a manufacturer show off their latest concept and felt my salivary glands kick into action. Time and time again I've felt the horror and revulsion when the production version is revealed. Cue sad music. When the Scion C-HR concept was revealed I had just sold my supercharged FR-S and was wondering what interesting vehicle I could get next. What a neat design... it was. After a mid-design platform change and the complete dissolution of the Scion brand, this is what we get. I'm sure they will sell like hotcakes for the first year until Toyota runs out of suckers.
Every week I choose a random Toyota owner and illustrate their car. Today the lucky subject is a 2016 Highlander LE AWD that was just purchased by Hoosagoodboy on Reddit.