The Japanese company claims that the new Crown is the world’s first vehicle equipped with a standard data transmission module, offering 24/7 communication services and vehicle data in real time, and focused on safety, convenience and comfort. Crown, which is based on the TNGA architecture, comes with multi-link suspension (front and rear) and in several versions with rear-and all-wheel drive, writes the Chronicle.info with reference on Auto.Today.
Toyota says “great handling” because of testing on the track at the Nurburgring.
“Inheriting the passion from the first days of the company’s existence when he was born the first generation Crown, I wanted the world to see “Japanese brains and power” who were involved in the development of this car,” said Akira Akiyama, chief engineer responsible for the development. “This is the spirit that we contributed to the development. I feel that the new Crown is a car that will take your breath away in every aspect, including design, driving and related technologies”.
Toyota Crown will be offered in three equipment options: a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine (241 HP and 350 Nm of torque), coupled with eight-speed automatic transmission, and two hybrid versions. The first uses a 2.5-litre petrol engine offers 222 horsepower, and the second 3,5-litre V6 petrol engine with recoil at 294 horsepower and an electric unit with a capacity of 177 horsepower. The latter is available only with rear wheel drive.
Inside the Toyota Crown is the latest dashboard that includes an eight-inch display located on the top and a seven-inch screen, which is closer to the driver.
All models come standard with Drive Mode Select (offers three driving modes), while for the version of RS is an additional Custom mode that can be customized depending on the preferences of the car owner.
A new Crown is also equipped with a standard package Toyota Safety Sense, includes system of a collision warning function with pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, a withholding system in the lane recognition system of road signs and other functions. Noted, the cost of the car starts from 41 $ 200.