And, of course, virtual automotive artists are also gladly joining the party with fresh takes on the iconic nameplate. The latest arrived courtesy of the automotive digital creator behind “Innov8 Design Lab” (aka innov8designlab on social media), who has prepared a cool CGI shout-out for ‘Taco Tuesday.’ Oddly enough, it does not belong in the traditional category of lifted beyond recognition – of which this pixel master is usually a renowned specialist.
Instead, the old-school first-gen Toyota Tacoma delivers a modern take on the 1990s trope of modified cars, SUVs, and trucks. For example, the black paintjob flawlessly combines with crimson flames as a classic nod to the crazy times when Toyota first introduced the popular Tacoma nameplate.
But other than that, this digital pickup truck shows all the contemporary aftermarket traits, with recessed fitment for the massive deep-dish wheels and humongous tires, a thoroughly slammed attitude – probably by way of an air suspension setup, and a general bad@$$ atmosphere. The latter is obviously reliant on riding so close to the tarmac that you could hypothetically cook a Thanksgiving turkey…
Unfortunately, there is just one detail that is missing: what lies under the bulging hood. Could we secretly dare for a neat 2JZ turbo swap, or is it too much to CGI ask for?