Features – Page 8

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    Toyota i-Swing concept


    The i-Swing is Toyota's proposal for a new form of personal mobility, following on from the i-Unit shown at the recent EXPO 2005 and IAA shows.

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    Toyota Urban Cruiser


    Toyota showed the Urban Cruiser concept at Geneva in 2006, but that time the car was clearly an SUV crossover.

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    Toyota Fine-X concept


    The Fine-X focuses on two core areas: maximising its urban utility by offering exceptional space within a compact footprint and good manoeuvrability through four wheel steer; and minimising its ecological impact by using a fuel cell powertrain and environmentally friendly materials such as carbon neutral sugar cane and kenaf.

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    Toyota FSC concept


    The FSC aims to create a new feeling of quality from Toyota under the 'Vibrant Clarity' design philosophy in a form that is neither sedan nor a minivan.

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    Toyota iQ


    Previewed last year as a concept, the iQ debuts here as a new entry model for Toyota that incorporates a 3+1 seating layout with a new compact size of just 3 meters - 410mm less than an Aygo and similar in length to the Smart ForTwo.

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    Toyota Auris Space concept


    The Auris is one of the most important new car debuts at Paris. For this is the car that will replace the Corolla, the world's best selling car.

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    Scion Hako


    Toyota's Scion youth brand unveiled its Hako Coupe concept, designed by Toyota's Tokyo Design Division. Taking its name from the Japanese word for 'box', the design was directly inspired by the American vintage style revived by Japanese trendsetters.

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    Toyota Urban Cruiser concept


    The Urban Cruiser aims to build on Toyota's heritage in SUVs and suggests a possible additional model for the line-up in future below the current RAV4.

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    Toyota FT-HS


    The FT-HS 'Hybrid Sports' concept is a bold design direction, unashamedly advanced and challenging yet based on sound principles that many casual observers may have overlooked.

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    Toyota Highlander / Highlander Hybrid


    The 2008 Highlander is based on the current Camry and Avalon platforms, and follows the theme of "Smart In/Strong Out" (smart on the inside, strong on the outside). The Calty-designed Highlander features an "intelligent and advanced" look and feel on the interior with "tough and rugged" styling cues on the ...

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    Toyota Hybrid X


    Designed in Toyota's ED2 studio in Nice, the Hybrid X is said to propose a new design language for their hybrid models. Interior designer, Laurent Bouzige, says: "Hybrid X is conceived as a multi-sensory experience.

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    Toyota Avensis


    This is the third generation of the Avensis and one that appears to have hints of shrunken Lexus LS460 about it - maybe not a bad image in these non-ostentatious credit crunch times.

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    Toyota Prius


    Honda only got to enjoy the ‘hybrid limelight' for a single day at the NAIAS before the company synonymous with the technology, Toyota, hit back with the unveil of its third-generation Prius hatchback (due this summer).

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    Toyota iQ


    The iQ concept is a near-production ready development of the Endo concept seen two years ago and is an interesting counterpoint to the VW Up! concept seen here today.

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    Toyota Verso


    Toyota was making a lot of noise about the new Prius, which made its European debut at a private function in Geneva on the eve of the first press day.

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    Toyota HI-CT


    The Hi-CT is Toyota's latest answer for a vehicle to appeal to young couples in Japan, a generation who appear to be losing interest in conventional sporty cars and find a tall and boxy profile far more appealing.

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    Toyota Sequola


    This is the second-generation Vibe and, like the first-generation, this car is based on the Toyota Matrix, also debuting here at LA in its new form. The Vibe shares its interior with the Matrix but the exterior is different, and we think it is the better for it...

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    Toyota Corolla


    In its domestic market, Toyota sells a three and five-door Corolla hatchback that was launched in 2006 and is also sold in Europe as the Auris. The new North American market Corolla - unveiled previously in tuner form at the SEMA show in Las Vegas and shown at the LA ...

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    Toyota Matrix


    This is the second-generation Toyota Matrix. Essentially, the new design follows the formula of its first-generation predecessor in being a slightly 'funked up' compact hatchback based on the platform of the Corolla and marketed very specifically at the youngest of North American car drivers. The overall proportions and profile of ...

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    GAC VIP Lounge concept


    One of the surprise hits of today's Shanghai auto show was this four-door luxury sedan displayed by Guangzhou Auto (GAC) - a Chinese joint venture with Honda and Toyota. Dubbed the VIP-Lounge Concept, the design study wears the company's independent GAC brand label and is rumored to have been created ...