Toyota C-HR compact SUV showcased at Goodwood FOS

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016 - 2:04pm IST

Will be launched in the UK towards the year-end.

At the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed held last week, Toyota showcased the Toyota C-HR. Only the exterior of the crossover was shown though, the market-specific interior is still kept under the wraps. Introduced at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March, the Toyota C-HR will be launched on 14 December in Japan.

Toyota C-HR front three quarters at 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Toyota C-HR will be available in 1.2-litre petrol and 1.8-litre petrol-electric hybrid models.

The Toyota C-HR is the second product to be based on the TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) modular platform after the fourth generation Toyota Prius. It will be available only in petrol and petrol-electric models initially. In the UK, Toyota will offer the 8NR-FTS 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 85 kW (113.94 hp) and 185 Nm of torque, in pair with 6-speed manual and continuously variable transmission options, as well as the hybrid powertrain.

The hybrid powertrain consists of 1.8-litre petrol engine that develops 72 kW (96.51 hp) and 142 Nm of torque and an electric motor that generates 53 kW (71.05 hp) and 163 Nm of torque.

Toyota C-HR rear three quarters at 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed
The Toyota C-HR will be launched in the USA and Australia in 2017.

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In other markets, Toyota will also offer a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine that produces 110 kW (147.45 hp) and 193 Nm of torque, mated to a continuously variable transmission. The Toyota C-HR will be launched in the UK towards the year-end, followed by the USA and Australia in 2017.

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