Toyota introduced the new generation Auris

Toyota introduced the new generation Auris

March 7, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The company Toyota brought to the auto show in Geneva Auris a new generation. Production of the model will be established in the city of Bernaston (Great Britain). Sales of cars in Europe will start towards the end of the year.

The car was built on a TNGA platform, which is also used by Prius and C-HR. The novelty became more than its predecessor. So, the machine has become 40 mm longer and 30 mm wider. In this case, the front overhang was reduced by 20 millimeters.

Also, the car received significant changes in design. Auris received a new LED optics, aggressive bumpers and a modified grille. Also, the car has a different form of roof and an antenna on the roof in the style of a shark fin. What changes will be in the cabin is still unknown – the interior of the company has so far decided not to disclose.

The car is offered by two hybrid power units. In the first case, it will include a 1.8-liter atmospheric and an electric motor. The total power of the car is 122 horsepower. Also the novelty can be completed with the 2,0-liter petrol motor which works together with the electric engine. The total output of the power plant is 177 horsepower. Basic versions of the car got a 1.2-liter gasoline engine, but its characteristics are not yet called.