the toyota ‘camatte sora’ car for children
at the tokyo toy show, toyota motor corporation has presented ‘camatte’, a driveable model car for children and families.
each measuring about 2.7-meters long and 1.2-meters high, the 3-seater vehicles are designed to be customizable,
with removable body panels in different colours and exchangeable lights, tires, and rear seats. the steering and braking
of the car can be assisted by an adult positioned in the rear right of the car, which features adjustable pedals and seats.
‘a simple body structure has been adopted to spur interest in cars within families,‘ toyota explains, ‘by providing
an opportunity for parents and children to directly handle vehicle components while developing an understanding
of the structure and workings of motor vehicles.‘
there are not yet any production plans for the ‘camatte’, whose name comes from the japanese word for ‘care’.
view with car open for entry
the off-roader-style ‘camatte daichi’
front view, toyota ‘camatte daichi’