NAIAS Live – Toyota Corolla Furia Concept [Image Update]

Posted on Jan 15 2013 - 1:25am by Shrawan Raja
Categorized as
1445

Image Update – High quality images added to the gallery below post text.

The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept was revealed at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and the chief reason for the creation of the concept, as Toyota reasons, is to premiere styling cues one can expect on the next generation Corolla.

[can't see the video above? Head over to Youtube]

Toyota Corolla Furia concept live shot sideToyota Corolla Furia concept live shot rear

The exterior styling study reveals a compact car that is dramatic and expressively designed, a priority from now on for Toyota’s designers. Its theme is “Iconic Dynamism” that uses simple surface elements to make a recognizable design. Its wheels are pushed to the four corners, it has short overhangs and a long wheelbase.

Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of Toyota-

The Corolla Furia Concept is an early indicator of where our compact car design may lead in the future. It blends a heightened emphasis on dramatic design and modern elements of high technology to generate curb appeal that will surprise a lot of people.

Toyota Corolla Furia concept live shot rear right three quarterToyota Corolla Furia concept live shot rear left three quarter

The Toyota Corolla Furia Concept is designed to communicate a sense of motion even while stationary, a trick that BMW designers have tried in the past. The LED treatment is given to both the headlamps and the tail lamps while carbon fiber inserts are placed along the wheel wells, rear valance and rocker panels.

Toyota Corolla Furia Concept measurements

  • Overall Length – 4620 mm
  • Overall Width 1805 mm
  • Overall Height 1425 mm
  • Wheelbase 2700 mm

Toyota Corolla Furia concept live shot frontToyota Corolla Furia concept live shot front three quarter

Press conference pointers

  • Toyota Corolla is the best selling nameplate on earth
  • 24 million cars sold since 1968 of which 30% are Corollas
  • In the US, Corolla is the mainstay for brand second only to Camry
  • The next generation Corolla, previewed by the Furia, will have informed styling

Toyota Corolla Furia Image Gallery

Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (1) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (2) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (3)
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (4) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (5) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (6)
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (7) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (8) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (9)
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (10) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (11) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (12)
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (1) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (2) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (3)
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (5) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (6) Toyota Corolla Furia Concept (7)

Next, would you like to read more about Toyota or more about the ?

Like this kind of content? Subscribe to us via Email or Twitter to get our updates sent to you everyday!

About the Author

Hi! I'm Shrawan, I'm an automobile engineer and began IAB with a couple of friends in 2008 to burn time. Since mid-2009 this is where I spend my time from 7AM to 11PM everyday. Today we're rated among the top 100 automotive news websites in the world today by Technorati, and among the top 25,000 websites on the internet by Alexa! We aspire to the become the world's best auto news provider with multimedia rich content, packaged into an informal and fun website design. Please use the contact page below in case you want to reach me.

5 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. sandy January 15, 2013 at - Reply

    Toyota’s Civic.

Leave A Response