Toyota Crown debuts July 15: Funky lifted sedan is headed our way

It looks there is certainly a new product called the Toyota Crown coming to the U.S. sometime soon. A Japanese microsite features the tagline “Find your Crown” and two concerns, “Sedan?” and “SUV?” The Japanese web site Artistic311 managed to swipe a teaser graphic of the entrance corner that matches up with the patent drawings. The countdown timer signifies the earth will come across out what’s up at 1:30 p.m. EDT July 15.

Placing the stories, rumors, and patent images with each other, this seems to be the revenge of the unique Toyota Venza. That initially Venza from 2009 was centered on the Camry system but did not want to be termed a sedan nor a crossover, on the lookout most like a jacked-up wagon. The automaker referred to as it “The car, optimized,” and promoted it with the line, “You are Far more than Just one Thing. So is Venza.” Even the title was a mashup, combining Venture and Monza. The coming Crown, on the other hand, will also be crafted on the Camry platform but it looks like a lifted sedan. It can be supposedly likely to sit in a distinctive cost bracket, way too. The Venza was made to slot concerning the Camry and the Highlander, providing purchasers a Toyota option to the Edge and Forex45. The Crown is apparently likely to the top of the array, in holding with the Crown manufacturer values in its indigenous Japan, with the starting up selling price probably as higher as $50,000. Of notice, the car or truck in the patent photos wears a Crown badge on its hood, the Toyota badge showing up only in again.

The hybrid is said to be 194 inches very long, 72.4 inches broad, and 60.6 inches tall on a 112.2-inch wheelbase. This would give it proportions that — adhering to the gray place it can be staying marketed with — don’t quite line up with the crossovers out there. In comparison to a Ford Edge, these Crown dimensions make the most of the similar wheelbase but the physique is 5 inches more time, 3.5 inches narrower, and a whopping 8 inches reduced. We get the vibe this Crown could line up with the Ford Fusion Lively, every time that domestic wagon-esque automobile arrives. In comparison to the 2009 Venza, the Crown would occur in at 5 inches extended, 2.5 inches narrower, and 3 inches reduced on a wheelbase 3 inches shorter.

We have browse the Crown badge is likely to flip into at minimum two sorts of autos, while. A Reuters report claimed Toyota will roll out a new sedan variation for Japan this summer. Then there will be this higher-driving variation for worldwide marketplaces that could be termed the Crown Cross. Powertrain guesses have absent from 2.5-liter naturally aspirated four-cylinder with a CVT to a 2.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder hybrid with a six-speed automated that is used in the Lexus RX 500h a plug-in hybrid and a battery-electrical variation. Reuters said the hybrid is headed our way, the PHEV is Japan-only, and the many others are not penciled in for the U.S. and are headed to areas unidentified. Entrance-wheel travel is thought to be common all-wheel-travel of class on the menu for the U.S. market.

A leaked seller doc from February noted an October 2022 sale date for a 2023 Crown in the U.S. We have a handful of additional times to obtain out.

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