Patent images of the 2023 Toyota Crown have surfaced online, showing that the new crossover will look more like a high-speed sedan than a possible SUV off the coast of North America this fall.
Pictures from Toyota’s patents in Japan show a sedan style that looks relatively strange right now, but will be the same for the next few years. Both the Citroen C5X available in Europe and the Chinese Ford Evos use the same combination of body height as a conventional four-door sedan and SUV.
Although Toyota itself has not commented on the images, the Japanese media seem to confirm that they are real. The new vehicle, which may be called Crown Cross to match Toyota’s other crossover models, is built around the company’s TNGA-K platform and can be configured with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
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Of Japan The best car The crown is said to be 172.8 inches (4930 mm) long and 60.6 inches (1540 mm) high, which makes it the same length as the Mercedes GLE coupe, but the roof line is about 7.5 inches (190 mm) away from the clouds. The title also states that Crown’s power unit variants include a 2.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid engine integrated into the CVT gearbox and a 2.4-liter turbocharged four combined with a six-speed car. It sounds like a choice between a burger with potatoes and a potato with a small hamburger, so something may be missing in the translation.
In April, Reuters reported that the Crown SUV will be released as a hybrid in China and North America in the summer of 2023, and in 2024 the EV will appear. But leaked documents from an American dealer seen by Carscoops suggest that Toyota will start selling the car. In October 2022, the crown of North America.
The Crown is one of Toyota’s longest-running brands, but sales of the traditional sedan have fallen in its domestic market, and the badge has not been seen in North America for decades. Recently, the Toyota Crown brand has been used in the entire series of cars in China, including the redesigned Highlander SUV.
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