Highlander chief engineer perfects Lexus success

January 2001
Automotive News;1/8/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5911, p27
Trade Publication
Interviews Toyota Motor Corp.'s chief engineer Tsuneo Uchimoto on the design of the Highlander sports wagon. Differences between the design of Highlander and Lexus RX300; Emphasis on suspension tuning.


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