By Joe Bruzek on May 2, 2012
I’ve been waiting for a button like this for some time: automatic doughnut mode. Engage and do your best impersonation of a winning NASCAR driver with smoky, tire-torching doughnuts until the tires pop. I wish that button did exist in something like the Dodge Challenger SRT8, but in the 2013 Toyota Land Cruiser the button’s purpose is very different.
Most owners won’t have to use the Turn Assist in everyday driving, but you’ll be properly equipped if your driveway or carpool lane is on the side of a mountain.
Road Test Editor Joe Bruzek covers Cars.com’s short-and long-term fleet of test cars and drives a 1998 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am. Email Joe