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Toyota Alphard gets facelift, Vellfire sibling

by Justin Gardiner (RSS feed) on May 13th, 2008 at 1:32PM

Click above for a gallery of the new Toyota Alphard and VellfireSix years after Toyota's luxury minivan, the Alphard, hit Japanese (and a few SE Asian) showrooms, the company has given its flagship people mover a facelift, and a twin brother. Noting that one in four family cars in Japan are minivans but that the outgoing Alphard appealed more to grandfathers than fathers, the second-gen model remains conservatively styled, while a meaner, more aggressive-looking stablemate, the Vellfire (above), is hoped to grab the attention of Japanese family men in their 30s who have erstwhile bought... Read More

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