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Forbidden Fruit: Toyota Esquire Hybrid Luxury Minivan: Car enthusiasts often pine after vehicles sold in othe...

Forbidden Fruit: Toyota Esquire Hybrid Luxury Minivan: Car enthusiasts often pine after vehicles sold in othe...

By Stephen Edelstein 1,702 views Oct 31, 2014 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Car enthusiasts often pine after vehicles sold in other markets, but this "forbidden" fruit rarely comes in the form of a minivan. The new Toyota Esquire is certainly not like any minivan sold in the U.S., combining an upscale interior with a hybrid powertrain option. MORE: Chrysler Confirms Plug-In Hybrid Minivan, Big SUV In 2016 And Later Apparently designed for Japanese businessmen looking to entertain large groups of colleagues, the Esquire can seat seven or eight passengers in a leather-lined interior (depending on the model), but is somewhat smaller than the U.S.-market Sienna. Toyota Esquire Enlarge Photo The exterior features a massive chrome grille and the Esquire gets its own emblem, consisting of a shield, sword, "the collar of a gentleman's suit," and the letters Esq.,...

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