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Old 01-02-2013, 07:16 AM   #1 (permalink)
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6th Generation 4Runner. Is the 4Runner Dead in 2016?

A Friend of mine showed me an article stating that the 6th Generation 4Runner will be taking the path as the New 2013 Pathfinder. A Low to the ground Uni-body Crossover/Wagon piece of !@#$%. I really hope this is not true.
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Put a link up to the article...

I doubt it because there already has a platform for this type of "crossover" and it's called a highlander.
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I wish they would build me 1 more 2002 SR5 in white!
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I have not cared for any 4runner since the 3rd gens to be honest. The 4th gen was just barely tolerable with the right mods.
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there was an article i read about an engineer of Toyota working on the LC. he mentioned that the next generation of the Land Cruiser MAY become a monocoque but no final decision has been made as yet
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Wow, dejavu... Didn't we have this same conversation a few years before the 5th gen came out?
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Monocoque isn't the end of the world. Look at the Heep Cherokee. Lots of guys wheel those. Mind you they have a front solid axle still.
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I doubt it because there already has a platform for this type of "crossover" and it's called a highlander.
I saw it in paper form. It was in Motor Trend's Truck Trend, Nov - Dec 2012 issue, on page # 15. This time I think it's for real, since the pathfinder has gone that route for 2013. Sad, very sad.
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I wish they would build me 1 more 2001 SR5 in Dorado Gold!
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You'd think that since the JK Wrangler has been such a success for Jeep, that Toyota would bring back an FJ40 equivalent, and no the FJC doesn't count. I mean a real modernized FJ40!
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