The new Toyota Corolla will receive an extended versionApril 29, 2020
The FAW-Toyota joint venture has announced the release of a new version of the Corolla sedan, which will receive a different design and a “stretched” wheelbase.
According to a press release, the new product is designed to fill the gap in the Compact + segment, which was formed between the base Corolla and Camry. It is noted that the wheelbase of the elongated Toyota Corolla will be 2,800 mm, which is 100 mm more than the base model.
The motor range of the Japanese sedan will also undergo changes. 1.6- and 1.2-liter engines will be removed from it, which will be replaced by a three-cylinder 1.5-liter unit, the output of which will be 118 hp. power and 148 Nm of torque. True, this version will be exclusive to the Chinese market.
AutoTimesNews previously reported that China FAW Group Co and Toyota Motor Corporation are planning a restructuring of their control systems to achieve sustainable growth in China. New Tianjin FAW Toyota Motor Co., Ltd. will be established (TFTM), which will manage the body and engine affiliates in the country.
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