From shops to showrooms past, present, and future — Toyota Untold goes beyond the cars and into the journeys, featuring exclusive stories of drivers, engineers, fans, and experts from the Toyota/Lexus family.
The ‘79 Radstock Starlet: A Restoration Story
Grab some popcorn, Josh Brooks has a story to tell. As a boy, a vehicle in his neighborhood caught his eye — a stunning ‘79 Toyota Starlet. The experiences shared by Josh, the car, and its original owner in the decades following were as uncommon as they were endearing. This unlikely restoration tale, based in the small town of Radstock, England, will warm your heart and make you long for the nostalgic smell of a carburetor engine. We’ll let Josh explain.
Fast & Famous: Cinema’s Most Recognizable Supra
Craig Lieberman, original owner of Paul Walker’s scene-stealing Gladiator Supra from “The Fast and the Furious” and Technical Advisor on the first and second films in the franchise, sheds light on what it was like to lend his expert knowledge and eye-popping vehicles to such a high-profile production. Buckle up, this one’s fast.
The Psychology of Driving
The driver-vehicle relationship is changing quickly. Toyota research scientists, John Lenneman, PhD., and Josh Domeyer, PhD., join the show to talk us through the deliberate, and surprisingly cooperative, scientific processes that go into this progress.
The State of the Sedan: Relic or Revival?
Ask someone to picture a car and they’ll probably imagine a sedan. Until recently, they were the most popular car on the market. Are sedans going extinct or is there more to it than that? We’re joined by Sam Goot (from Toyota’s Vehicle Marking and Communications department) and Paul Daverio (of Toyota’s Production Planning and Strategy division) to find answers.
Sienna: Driving the Swagger Wagon Into 2021
The 2021 Sienna is here to redefine how we think about minivans. But what inspired its unique design-concept? We’re delving into the development of the new model with one of its chief designers, Ben Jimenez, who not only walks us through some of the latest features, but explains how they managed to evolve its legacy, creating something quietly confident and perfect for the here and now.
Let’s Take This Outside: Toyota in the Wild
Pack your positive attitude for this adventurous episode of Toyota Untold. We talk accessibility, capability, and, yes, philosophic outlook with champion angler Gerald Swindle, outdoors YouTuber Mike Pfeiffer, and adventure photographer Dan Krauss.