Toyota on Wednesday introduced plans to disclose a redesigned Crown on July 15.
The announcement comes simply weeks after patent drawings depicting a high-riding Toyota sedan (or presumably hatchback) surfaced.
The thriller car is rumored to be a high-riding model of the redesigned Crown, to be referred to as a Crown Cross.
On a microsite for the redesigned Crown, Toyota poses the questions, “Sedan?” and “SUV?” after which ends with the assertion, “Uncover your Crown.” This implies there will likely be a couple of physique model to select from.
Additional complicated the matter, Reuters reported in April that Toyota will unveil a redesigned Crown this summer time, adopted by a Crown SUV a 12 months later. The SUV will reportedly embody hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations that will likely be exported to the U.S. and China starting in mid-2023. An electrical model of the Crown SUV can also be reportedly deliberate, however it is probably not offered within the U.S.
Toyota launched the Crown nameplate in 1955, on its first passenger automotive developed and constructed totally in Japan. The nameplate is at present into its fifteenth era and options on a big sedan intently associated to the Toyota Mirai and Lexus LS. The Crown is at present not provided within the U.S., however elsewhere it serves as Toyota’s mainstream flagship (the automaker additionally has the unique Century sedan that sells for Bentley cash).