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Toyota and Nickelodeon Team up for SpongeBob Theme Highlander

Toyota and Nickelodeon Team up for SpongeBob Theme Highlander

Jul 15 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Who lives in a Toyota Highlander under the sea?

Toyota and Nickelodeon have announced that they have teamed up to create a SpongeBob SquarePants theme 2014 Toyota Highlander. The vehicle features a SpongeBob wrap on the outside and an eye searing...

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Toyota and Nickelodeon Team up for SpongeBob Theme Highlander

Jul 15 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by

Who lives in a Toyota Highlander under the sea?

Toyota and Nickelodeon have announced that they have teamed up to create a SpongeBob SquarePants theme 2014 Toyota Highlander. The vehicle features a SpongeBob wrap on the outside and an eye searing SpongeBob yellow interior.

The headrests inside the vehicle show the faces of SpongeBob, Patrick, and other pals who live in Bikini Bottom. “We are thrilled to partner with Toyota to produce this truly unique SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Highlander,” said Pam Kaufman, Chief Marketing Officer, Nickelodeon Group. “Through the ‘Happy Driving!’ program, SpongeBob fans across the nation will have a chance to interact with SpongeBob in a whole new, four-wheeled way.”

The SpongeBob theme Toyota will visit seven locations around California where fans a SpongeBob can see the vehicle in person. Locations include Nickelodeon Suites Resort, Orlando, Fla. (Aug. 2-4]; SpongeBob Shellabration, Hollywood, Calif. (Sept. 7-8), Artscape Festival, Baltimore, Md.(July 19-21); Eat Real Festival, Oakland, Calif. (Sept. 27-29); Nickelodeon Universe at Mall of America, Minneapolis, Minn. (Aug. 9-11); NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Chicagoland Speedway, Chicago, Ill. (Sept. 15); Gourmet on Gore Festival (Aug. 30-Sept. 2); LA Auto Show, Los Angeles Calif. (Nov. 30-Dec. 9).

 
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Toyota luxury boss says sub-$30K car 'wouldn't be a Lexus'

Jul 30 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

A senior Lexus executive said that a car priced below $30,000 would not be worthy of the brand, in an indirect dig at German rivals who have bee ...
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New drifting world record set in Toyota GT86

Jul 30 2014 2:05pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Europe, Videos, Scion, Toyota We have entered a drifting arms race. Last year, BMW smashed the Guinness World Record for the longest drift by hanging the tail out for 51.3 miles around a wet skid pad in an M5 at the BMW Performance Driving School in South Carolina. That beat the previous milestone of nearly seven miles. Now, Bimmer's record is up in smoke as well and is in the possession of a Toyota. German ...
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This Fixer-Upper MKIV Toyota Supra Turbo Needs A New Home

Jul 30 2014 1:00pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Earlier this month, I wrote about why you should buy an MKIV Toyota Supra . Well, joy of joys, here's one on eBay that's way below market value - with good reason. It needs a fair amount of work. However, it's a smoking deal if you can get it for under the seller's reasonable asking ...
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2015 Toyota Prius Gains Special Edition

Jul 30 2014 12:38pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Toyota is adding a little extra spark to its hybrid Prius for 2015. The Persona Series Special Edition ties in a few unique interior and exterior components to the midlevel Prius Three trim, including 17-inch wheels with a dark metallic finish — 15-inchers are only available otherwise — plus the special edition adds a new Absolutely Red exterior color and the front occupants' footwells feature blue lighting ...
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2015 Toyota Prius Persona special edition announced

Jul 30 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Toyota has introduced the 2015 Prius Persona in the United States. It features black SofTex upholstery, gray contrast stitching and dark chrome accents. ...
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Not All Small Cars Shine in Latest IIHS Crash Tests

Jul 30 2014 11:16am CDT | Source: Cars.com

In its latest round of tests the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found that diminutive cars still have issues with its challenging small overlap front crash test. This time out electric cars like the range-extender 2014 Chevrolet Volt and 2014 Nissan Leaf were tested for the first time with mixed results, while the Mini Countryman was the only small car in the group to earn a top grade in the test. Related: Tougher IIHS Crash Test Could Mean Fewer Top Safety Picks T ...
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Car Review: 2014 Nissan Sentra

Jul 30 2014 11:09am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Overview: Front-wheel-drive compact sedan Pros: More interior space and trunk room than most competitors, and much better pricing. Cons: Needs more power. Value for money: Good What would I change? The Sentra needs more power, especially when operating with a full complement of passengers. Nissan is a company on a roll, as strong sales and an innovative catalogue of products have made the Japanese auto make ...
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Toyota's Drifty And Slidey GT86 Rally Car Is Almost Ready

Jul 30 2014 10:50am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The GT86 CS-R3 built by Toyota Motorsport GmbH in Germany will race in WRC3's R3 category as the only rear-wheel drive car, because oversteer is fun. This is the first onboard footag ...
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Road Trips: The Great Indian World Trip

Jul 30 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

‘We are 50,000 kilometres into it now, only 20,000 to go.” Tushar Agarwal seems matter-of-fact about The Great Indian World Trip. “We’ve done Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa, so now we only have Central America, North America and Europe left.” Agarwal’s email is making me jealous. Considering how far he, off-roading expert Sanjay Madan and videographer Prasad Delshpande have travelled, they seem well on their way to accomplishing their objective. The Great India ...
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NHTSA Studies Dodge Charger, Cadillac ATS-V, Ford F-150 Prices: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Jul 30 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Toyota Sequoia Review The 2015 Toyota Sequoia has room for the entire family and can tow a boat with ease, but its a challenge to maneuver for daily driving, and it's thirsty, too. NHTSA Investigates 2008 Chevrolet Impala, 2011-2012 Dodge Charger, 2006-2008 Hyundai So ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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