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Prado

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The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado… I know the first thing that pops into your mind is probably some dignitary being driven around in this beast (  My Kenyan readers will definitely relate  ). It's reputation precedes it (  both good and bad  ), but the question is, does it live up to it? Here are my thoughts on this Legend. The unit I got to test was a 2012 model with a 2.7l V6 engine and getting right to it, this model makes very little sense to me. I love performance and I love luxury what this car offers is a halfhearted attempt at luxury and just no attempt at performance.( Before the people at the back crucify me let me break it down..  ) This car is massively under-powered, I mean the 2.7l engine for a car this size doesn’t quite cut it. Short story, while testing this unit, I had the AC on, cruising along at speeds of around 80 km/h I decided to overtake the car in front of me. Like any experienced driver ( which I am ), I indicate, switch lanes then floor the a

Toyota Crown, A Contender

The journey of 1000 miles starts with one step, well welcome to step one. Like my description states, I have a thing for cars, I talk about them a lot, I look them up but what I enjoy most is getting behind the wheel of one. This will be my (  or our platform  ) to talk about cars and have some fun while at it! What better way to kick off my blog than talk about my the car I enjoyed most testing.......(  so far  ) The first time I saw the Toyota Crown (  it was Moi Ave btw  ), I didn’t like it. Just from the appearance, it looked strange, it was long and was not a big fan of the tail lights (  I know, the reasons are lame and I might be reaching a little, I just didn’t like the car, okay?  ). Then again, never judge a book by its cover right? Here are my thoughts on the Toyota Crown Royal Saloon . The unit I got my hands on was a 2007 model with a 3 litre V6 engine. Let me type that again, a rear wheel drive 3 litre V6 engine. I can already sense the excitement on the car enthus