If someone were to ask you what the greatest mid-engined car is you might answer that it's a Ferrari 355, a Lamborghini Countach, or maybe even an Audi R8. Well, you'd be wrong. It's this, the Toyota Previa.
Who needs roads when you have a mid-engined all-wheel drive minivan? Nobody.
The Toyota Previa in Last Action Hero: it had a mid-mounted engine, not to mention a minigun. Could it be the most badass minivan in movie history?
With a Lexus V8 about to go into the drift Previa Hoonivan, the owner decided to see if he could blow its wimpy 2.4 liter motor. He ended up blowing a tire instead.
We love the FR-S and any other affordable, rear-drive powerslide machine, but there is no question that the minivan is the greatest vehicle for hoons. We've put together a gallery of unparalleled minivan drifts, jumps, and carnage to prove that we're right.
Mid-engined. Supercharged. All wheel drive. This sounds like the recipe for one of the greatest supercars of all time. But it isn't. It's the recipe for the world's greatest van: The Toyota Previa.
A reanimated Michael Jackson, or at least his doppelganger, was spotted cruising the byways of Los Angeles in a Toyota Previa. Good news: the King of Pop lives. Bad news: he's been reduced to driving a mid-engined, egg-shaped minivan. [Reddit]
In honor of our Vantastic QOTD, we've got some video of the once omnipresent and always strange-looking Toyota Previa getting sideways Tokyo drift style. Known as the Estima in Japan, this giant orange people mover comes complete with a carbon fiber-esque hood, manual tranny, racing harness and soon-to-be-shredded…