Today in Car News: Tacoma, iPad and Mahindra

October 6, 2010
2010 Mahindra TR pickup

2010 Mahindra TR pickup

Former GM CEO Fritz Henderson has completed his brief consultancy for the automaker, so he can go to work for Sunoco. [Detroit News]

We've shown you the new Benz iPad installation; now take a read at how dealers will use the magic-hypno-tablet to woo new customers. [KickingTires]

Toyota wants truck racer wannabes to take a long, heavy-breathing look at the new Tacoma X-Runner RTR. Here's a paper bag. Now, relax. [PickupTrucks]

Fiat wants to build a low-cost replacement for its Seicento city car, but it'll have to make it big enough to fit the "Settecento" nameplate on back. [AutoblogGreen]

They can't get a U.S. dealer network together, but Indian truck makers Mahindra have their name on something Stateside--a new building on the Harvard University campus. [WSJ]

Wild turkeys attack a Porsche in this disturbing video, but it's less disturbing after a little Wild Turkey. [Jalopnik]

"More gold than Fort Knox!" sounds like an overhyped caption, but it's nearly true, on this utterly ghastly Rolls-Royce Ghost. [WorldCarFans]

Finally today, the world's fastest lawnmower has hit a top speed of almost 88 mph with a Welshman behind the wheel. And to think, Benny Hill isn't alive to see this. [BBC Top Gear]

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