Back in the 1980s, Japan’s carmakers were on a tear to make the most advanced, well-engineered mass produced cars the world had ever seen. Also, they were committed to making the trippiest ads promoting those cars as humanly possible.


Toyota made this spot just to show off what cars it was bringing to the Tokyo Motor Show back in 1985. Just the auto show cars! Good stuff.

In any case, I want this alternate future. Beam me away, Toyota, to the world where four-wheel steering is some sort of God Tech that will fix all of humanity’s problems.


Raphael Orlove is features editor for Jalopnik.

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