Get A Good Look At The Nintendo Inspired Toyota In Motion

You may have already seen the Nintendo Famicom-inspired Scion xB in stills, but you'll be missing out if you don't see the other sights and sounds this customized ride has to offer.

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Giant Robot magazine publisher Eric Nakamura walks us through the non-standard options of this retro-styled Toyota, which features a NES cart for a key, an arcade button for a starter, a projector for a driver's side headlight and old-school Activision cues on the interior. If you also want to see a few dudes drive something that's not street legal, stick around to the end when Nakamura and company take the Famicom Scion xB for a spin.

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You can see the car in person (and play the built-in game, Return of the Quack) at the Japanese American National Museum's "Zen Garage" exhibition if you're in the LA area.

JANM Oshogatsu Program [Giant Robot via GameSetWatch]

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Looks pretty cool but it would for sure need a way of either turning the door sounds off or changing what they are. Hearing the Mario coin noise I though "Oh that is kind of cool." the way it would be nice as a short text message ring tone or something. The Mario star music ruined it for me though cause I know that would be extremely annoying after a couple days.