Rebirth of a Classic at Toyota

The 2007 FJ40 Cruiser offers a new take on the cult-status 60's version, and partly thanks to head-turning design, the SUV looks destined to be a hit

It sounded like a simple assignment. Jin Kim and two other designers at Toyota Motor's (TM) Calty design studio in Newport Beach, Calif., were asked in early 2002 to come up with competing prototypes for a new vehicle that would target young buyers.

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