Aug. 21, 2012 - 06:48AM JST
Toyota Motor Corp on Monday announced the Japan launch of the completely redesigned Auris compact hatchback, a strategic compact model for both Japan and Europe.
The completely redesigned Auris integrates the underlying appeal of automobiles - styling and performance - and takes them to a new dimension, based on the vehicle’s aim of establishing a new standard for sports hatchbacks. Specific improvements include a 55-mm height reduction for a lower center of gravity, improved driving performance tempered through extensive drive tests in Europe, and the addition of an enhanced “RS” sport grade. These changes advance the unique image established for the first-generation Auris under the “performance you can feel” concept.