The model will be presented November 16.Toyota has named the date of the debut of the new Corolla sedan, the twelfth generation. The model will be presented on 16 November at the motor show in Guangzhou. Exterior of the car will overlap with the design of the eponymous hatchback, and in the range of powerplants will include “atmosfernyi” and hybrids, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to infocar.ua.
The Corolla sedan will be built based on the architecture of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), as Prius and Camry of last generation. According to rumors, depending on market model will be equipped with hybrid power plants based on engines of 1.8 and 2.0, and their non-hybrid variants, as well as two-liter “Quartet” of the family Dynamic Force Engine combined with a continuously variable transmission Direct Shift-CVT.
According to preliminary information, the sedan will not get a 116-strong turbo engine capacity of 1.2 liters. This engine is offered for the European hatschek Auris, which after entering the market renamed the Corolla.
Introduced in March Toyota Corolla hatchback got the CVT is able to simulate 10-speed sequential gearbox. It is equipped with a sport mode and a first in the world “starter program” – classic stage gear-drive is used at the initial stage of acceleration. The engine for the American market one – two-liter with a combined injection and a system of variable valve timing on the inlet and outlet.