So Toyota could look compact crossover

Cologne, September 22, 2014

First evidence of a new crossover model for the C - segment will give the C - HR Concept Toyota. The extroverted subscribed compact crossover makes its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show ( October 4 to 19 2014) and simultaneously to provide a view on the future development of the Toyota vehicle design. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the optics of the C - HR is inspired by the faces of a gemstone. This can be seen clearly on the muscular wheel arches, the powerful shoulders and the floating taillights, which are to form a contrast to the " exceptionally smooth passenger compartment ".

Compact Crossover at the earliest in 2017

Furthermore, Toyota says that " the C - HR Concept combines a strong new design language with an exciting driving experience and a hybrid drive ". To what hybrid drive is, for the time being remains under wraps. A production version of the C - HR would probably sit below the RAV4 and could go into production in 2017. In July 2014, a prototype of a higher down Toyota Auris has been spotted on the N├╝rburgring. It is quite possible that this Erlk├Ânig was a chassis test platform for a C - HR - series version.

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