From Boxy to Curvy: The Transformation of Vehicle Design

Have you ever compared the design of, say, a 1987 Toyota Cressida and a 1995 Toyota Camry?  If not, take a look at the pictures below and let me know what you see….the standout between the two cars is the design shape.  The Cressida takes takes a boxy form while the Camry has a more fluid, curvy shape.  This distinction between the cars has less to do with the fact they’re different models and more to do with a dramatic change within the car industy in the nineties.  Click HERE to read  “Why cars when from boxy in the 80’s to curvy in the 90’s”!


1987 Toyota Cessida

1987 Toyota Cessida

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Christina Colosimo is the social media manager at Oak Lawn Toyota and she handles customer service issues--both complaints and compliments. All views expressed in Christina's writing reflects ONLY her opinion. Christina's views do not necessarily represent the views of Oak Lawn Toyota and its employees. Questions or concerns? Please e-mail me at

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