That Mexican pizza and Baja Blast is going to taste even better coming from this new Taco Bell in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

This new Taco Bell location looks more like a bank than the familiar Mexian fast food chain. There are four drive-up lanes that utilized a lift system for bags of food.

There are four drive-thru lanes. One is in the traditional style, where you order your food from the screen and pick it up from the window.

The other lanes are for pre-orders via the app, or for delivery drivers. When your food is ready, it drops down from two kitchens above your car.

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The goal for this new system is to cut down Taco Bell drive-thru runs to two minutes or less for guests.

According to a press release last summer, this new Taco Bell Defy concept is in partnership with a Minneapolis manufacturer, Verticle Works Inc.:

The Defy concept was developed in partnership with Minneapolis-based Vertical Works Inc., a design company that merges manufacturing and construction to concept and build industry-leading solutions for quick-serve restaurants, retail, healthcare and beyond.

The new Taco Bell Defy is now open in Brooklyn Park, a short 53 minute drive from the St. Cloud area. Am I willing to drive that far to get familiar food? You betcha I am. My friends used to drive 45 minutes to the nearest Taco Bell in highschool, this trek down to the cities will be nothing, and I'll be rewarded with tacos. Why wouldn't I make plans to check it out?!

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