Why The Mid-Engined Toyota Previa Is Weird And Awesome

MPVs/minivans are usually boring, but as Doug DeMuro explains, the Previa is no ordinary MPV...

Remind me later

Today, we’re looking at a car that’s mid-engined, supercharged, and available in either rear or four-wheel drive. Sounds like some sort of super-exotic Italian supercar from the a few decades ago, doesn’t it? But, the object of Doug DeMuro’s latest quirk-finding quest is actually an MPV: the Toyota Previa.

But the Previa’s engine placement (it sits under the front seats, making toping up fluids…interesting) isn’t the only thing that’s weird about it. From weird air vents to odd styling touches, there’s plenty for Doug to get stuck into here…