Global  

The history of Toyota RAV4

Video Credit: AutoMotions - Duration: 01:00s - Published
The history of Toyota RAV4

The history of Toyota RAV4

On its launch, the Toyota RAV4 (a contraction of Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel drive) single-handedly created the compact sports utility vehicle segment, bridging what was at the time a gaping chasm between traditional off-road and regular passenger vehicles.

Its construction was similarly unique, maintaining the favoured height, ground clearance and chunky look of a traditional 4WD vehicle but allied to a car-like monocoque bodyshell instead of a separate body and chassis.

Learn more about all generations!


You Might Like

Related news from verified sources

History of the Toyota Supra: From fancy Celica to frenetic sports car in five generations

History of the Toyota Supra: From fancy Celica to frenetic sports car in five generations My first job was as a fry cook/cashier/peon at McDonald's. It was 1985 and I drove to work in the...
MotorAuthority - Published

Ryan O'Callaghan opens up about his life in new memoir "My Life On The Line"

"Former NFL player Ryan O'Callaghan made history in 2017 as one of very few openly gay former...
CBS News - Published


Tweets about this