Final night time, Toyota debuted its new hybrid flagship sedan, the 2023 Toyota Crown, with a brand new 340-horsepower turbocharged Hybrid Max powertrain. However whereas we had been getting simply the one genre-bending tall sedan, Toyota was busy debuting a complete collection of 4 completely different Crown automobiles spanning a number of lessons.
The brand new Crown lineup kicks off with the identical automobile that we’ll even be getting right here within the States. Nonetheless, the place Toyota USA will market the Crown as a tall sedan with a slight SUV twist, the Japanese mothership calls it what it’s: the Crown Crossover. The Crossover is showcased in a brand new hue, Treasured Bronze, with a two-tone scheme just like the Supersonic Purple instance I kicked the tires on this week.
Subsequent within the lineup is the Crown Sedan, which is analogous in model to the Crossover, however with conventional sedan proportions and trip peak. Seeing the 2 facet by facet highlights the additional peak of the crossover and nearly makes the sedan appear to be a low-slung sports activities automotive.
The Crown Sport is a compact crossover with a hatchback silhouette and form just like the Lexus UX and NX. Not a lot element is given about this variant, solely that “the Sport gives a sporty driving expertise with an attractive environment and an easy-to-drive package deal.”
Lastly, there’s the Crown Property with its conventional SUV stance and silhouette. The Property additionally incorporates a two-tone paint scheme with a contrasting black prime that helps to visually decrease the roofline for a modern, sportwagon look. Toyota calls this a “purposeful SUV with a mature environment and ample driving house.”
For now, the Crown Crossover is the one of the quartet that we now have confirmed specs for and, no shock, they’re equivalent to the hybrid and Hybrid Max fashions we’re getting on this facet of the Pacific. The remainder of the brand new Crown collection will probably be rolled out in “about 40 nations and areas” within the close to future.
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