Toyota reveals C-HR concept officially prior to Paris Motor Show

The world’s auto leader, Toyota Motor has officially revealed its new C-HR concept prior to its official world premiere at the fast approaching 2014 Paris Motor Show, which will commence on 2nd October. The new Toyota C-HR concept is a C segment crossover or SUV that is still in its early development stage. A pre-production test prototype of the new C-HR concept has been spotted by the spy shutterbugs a couple of times while the crossover was busy doing its early test rounds. However, the new premium crossover model from Toyota is not expected to launch in the global market next year.


Along with the revelation of the new C-HR crossover concept, Toyota has also unveiled its new design language which will be bestowed on all the upcoming car models from the company. This new design language from Toyota Motors has an attractive diamond theme which should make the new Toyota cars very alluring.

The new Toyota C-HR concept is shown to have a highly stylized front fascia uniquely designed front grille which is complemented by revolutionary styled narrow headlamps. The attractive headlights further come with integrated vertical strips of LED daytime running lights empowered with new lighting technology.

The new Toyota C-HR concept crossover apart from an aggressive front face also gets macho side profiles with muscular wheel arches, bold plastic body cladding and large wheels which are a common sight in concept models.

For the rear styling of the vehicle, Toyota has given the C-HR concept some more distinct features including boomerang shaped LED tail lights.

The Toyota C-HR concept crossover is not only attractive to look at, but it’s under the hood mechanical specifications are also very impressive. The concept model gets an advanced hybrid system under is bonnet, the details of which are yet not announced by Toyota. The suspension settings of the crossover have also been slightly on the higher range, but the full specifications are yet to be revealed.

The new Toyota C-HR concept crossover model that was revealed features a three-door layout, but it is highly expected to be offered in a five-door version in its final production version.

The new C-HR concept crossover is expected to be positioned by Toyota in its Auris family and it is also speculated to be christened as the “Auris Cross”. Toyota might place the new SUV beneath RAV4 for global markets. As for the Indian car market, there is yet no news whether or not Toyota Motor would like to launch it in India. Looking at its premium class, this new C-HR based SUV might not land up in India due to high costs. However, considering the growing demand for compact crossovers in India Toyota may even create a new cheaper SUV based on the C-HR specifically for India to be competing against the likes of the upcoming Maruti Suzuki SX4 S-Cross.

The new Toyota C-HR crossover concept is thus, Toyota’s answer to the highly popular global compact crossover market.

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Pavan Kumar – who has written posts on Toyota Cars India | New Toyota Car | Latest Toyota cars.
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