Skip to content
Advertisements

Toyota Corolla saloon set for China show debut

Toyota Corolla saloon set for China show debut

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/toyota-corolla-saloon-set-china-show-debut

Toyota Corolla saloon reveal teaser
Largest version of new Corolla will be revealed at China’s Guangzhou motor show

Toyota has confirmed that the saloon version of the upcoming 12th-generation Corolla will be revealed later this month at China’s Guangzhou motor show.

The saloon is the latest-generation Corolla’s third body style, following the recently revealed hatchback and Touring Sports. It will make its debut on 16 November, ahead of an early 2019 launch, although it is not expected to come to the UK.

It will be based on Toyota’s TNGA modular platform, which is also used on the Prius and Camry, and will be built in Toyota’s Turkish plant alongside the C-HR crossover.

The saloon has been spotted testing in heavy camouflage and is understood to take its design cues from the Corolla hatchback.

It will be the first Corolla saloon to be offered with hybrid engines: either a 121bhp 1.8, which is also used in the C-HR and Prius, or a new 2.0-litre version with 178bhp that is available in the hatchback and Touring Sports variants. There will be only one conventional petrol engine – a 1.2-litre unit with 114bhp – and no diesel.

Now that Toyota has axed the Auris name for its UK models, the new car will be known as the Corolla globally.

READ MORE

Toyota Corolla 2.0 hybrid hatchback 2019 prototype review

Toyota Corolla name confirmed for UK return

Toyota Corolla Touring Sports 2.0 hybrid 2019 prototype review


Car News

via Autocar RSS Feed https://www.autocar.co.uk/

November 9, 2018 at 03:54PM
http://img.youtube.com/vi/0OXNHTpkUdA/0.jpg

Categories

Car News

Tags

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: