Certain corners of the auto industry fret over future generations, worrying whether today's children will ever care about cars not in a video game the way current generations do. To help get kids excited about cars, Toyota unveiled this concept vehicle at a Tokyo toy show today -- a three-seater called the Camatte that's so kid-friendly, it's designed to let them drive.
Toyota says the Camatte's plastic body panels were designed so that families could have fun taking them off and putting them back on, while educating youngsters about the basics of how cars work and, one can only assume, why mean people sometimes point and laugh. The three-seat layout puts a single parent in front with the youngsters in back, because all siblings and parents love to ride snug with each other for long car rides.
Toyota adds that the Camatte's pedals and seats can be adjusted to the point where a child can steer and hit the accelerator -- while an adult in the rear right seat "assists steering and brakingRead More »from Toyota Camatte concept car offers children a chance to drive