Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
8 Apr 2020
8:15 am

Toyota Quantum VX shows boxy can be stylish

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Four reclining seats with leg-rests in the rear enough to take any passenger to their destination in style.

Everyone had an opinion, ranging from jaw-dropping admiration to the more mischievous views of ‘’gangster van’’.It’s not often that so many lookers-on comment on one of The Citizen’s test cars, but I guess that is what you get when inserting Toyota’s very unique Quantum VX Premium into the usual line-up of unobtrusive cars facing the wall in our basement parking lot. It’s larger than life, generously chromed and extremely boxy by today’s standards. I must admit that most of the chirps were quite accurate, but the gangster ones were a bit harsh. To fit that bill, this van obviously needs...