Toyota C-HR TRD Edition leaked in Japan

Posted on: Sep 19, 2016 - 10:46am IST

Announced to launch in Japan by the end of this year. 

Ahead of its launch in Japan which is announced to take place by the end of this year, the Toyota C-HR‘s TRD Edition has leaked in what looks like a brochure scan posted by Livedoor Blog.

Toyota C-HR TRD Sportivo leaked
The Toyota C-HR is announced to get three engine options, depending on the market.

TRD, or Toyota Racing Department, is the name Toyota uses for its sporty bodykits, which are available globally across its portfolio. For the C-HR, designers have come up with an aggressive TRD styling kit which brings larger bumpers with air vents, a honeycomb grille, and a silver skid plate, larger gloss-black alloy wheels, oversized red mudflaps, a black finisher for the grille and a rear spoiler.

The interior of the C-HR TRD could also sport revisions to the seat upholstery and center console, not to forget the addition of aluminium pedals and illuminated sill plates with the TRD lettering.

Toyota C-HR compact SUV's interior revealed
At least two interior packages – Licorice Brown and Black – will be available to choose from in the C-HR.

The Toyota C-HR measures 4,360 mm in length, 1,795 mm in width and 1,555 mm/1,565 mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,640 mm. It will be available in three variants: 1.2-liter petrol, 2.0-liter petrol and 1.8-liter petrol hybrid. The 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine develops 116 PS and 185 Nm of torque, while the 2.0-litre naturally aspirated four-cylinder engine is good for 150 PS and 193 Nm of torque.

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The Toyota C-HR hybrid makes use of a 1.8-litre petrol engine which produces 98 PS and 142 Nm of torque and combines it with an electric motor which generates 72 PS and 163 Nm of torque. The 1.2-liter petrol will be available with a 6-speed manual transmission and a continuously variable transmission with all wheel drive, while the 2.0 petrol will have only a CVT.

Toyota C-HR – Image Gallery

[Image Source: LivedoorBlog]

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