Ford's new pickup, with design cues from the toymaker, stores energy and then boosts power with a hydraulic accumulator.
By Dan McCoshPosted 01.18.2002 at 1:59 pm 2 Comments
Ford's bright yellow Tonka concept truck borrows heavily from the heavy-metal, sibling-bashing iconic toy that's a toddler's favorite. In one of the strangest ventures in reverse automobile engineering, Ford is expressing the workhorse theme embraced by the collectible Tonka toy trucks in a full-size vehicle based on the company's super-duty F-350 pickup. (The deal with Tonka is for using the name on this concept only.