Toyota’s B-segment Crossover – The C-HR Officially Unveiled
Ready to lock horns with the segment leader Honda HR-V, Toyota has unveiled its b-segment crossover – The Toyota C-HR at Geneva Motor Show, 2016. Built on the modular Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), the C-HR short for Coupe High Rider is a five-door vehicle featuring a futuristic super sleak grille, slim LED headlights, strong haunches and tapering side windows. The rear door handles have been stylishly disguised, contributing to the crossover’s futuristic appeal.
Dimensionally, the car measures 4,350 mm in length, 1,795 mm in width and 1,550 mm in height with a wheelbase stretching across 2640 mm. The car will derive its power from a 1.2 liter 8NR-FTS turbo engine producing a power from 115 PS between 5200 to 5600 rpm and a peak torque of 185NM between 1500 and 4000 rpm. The engine output will channeled to the road via a six-speed manual transmission, or a CVT. Toyota hasn’t released the official price of C-HR yet, but is expected be start around $20,000.