Toyota Century SUV appears in the latest batch of "vehicle purchase tax-free new energy vehicle model catalogue". After entering the Chinese market, the new car may be called "Shiji" in Chinese, equipped with a mixing system composed of 3.5L engine and motor, and the pure electric mileage is 57km. As for the price, the starting price in Japan is 25 million yen, or about 1.24 million yuan, while Toyota Century SUV will be expensive in China because of its imported models and limited monthly supply.
The Toyota Century SUV, the most expensive model in the Japanese market, made its debut on Sept. 6 and announced its price. It is understood that Toyota Century SUV will be produced in Japan's Tiahara plant, with a monthly production capacity of only 30 units, will be sold to the global market, and may be introduced into the Chinese market in the future.
In terms of appearance, the overall shape of Toyota Century SUV is square, and the silver honeycomb net with its own Phoenix logo brings a strong visual impact. The headlight group adopts a split design, and the daytime driving light belt in the lamp cavity is very similar to the previous listing of the brand-new Toyota Lande Cool Luze, which has a high degree of recognition after lighting.
The side of the body, the front and rear encirclement of the Toyota Century SUV and the side skirt are different from the color design of the car body, with silver dense spokes large-size rims, and the second row of doors are also replaced by side sliding doors. The rear part of the car, the overall style echoes with the front face, is equipped with a split rear light group, and the layout of the lamp cavity is also similar to that of the headlights. In terms of size, Toyota Century SUV length, width and height are 5205/1990/1805mm, wheelbase is 2950mm.
In terms of interior decoration, the overall design of Toyota Century SUV tends to be retro, and does not create too much luxury atmosphere, and the overall tone is mainly black. It is equipped with suspended central control screen and full LCD dashboard, the center console also retains air conditioning physical keys and seat ventilation / heating touch buttons, and provides two USB-C charging interfaces and mobile phone wireless charging panel below. In addition, Toyota Century SUV uses a four-seat layout, with two separate seats in the back seat and a second row of seats that can be adjusted upside down, each with a separate display screen.
In terms of power, Toyota Century SUV uses similar power to the Lexus TX 550h+ hybrid model, with a 3.5L V6 engine and an E-CVT gearbox, but the specific power parameters have not yet been announced. It is worth mentioning that Toyota Century SUV is also equipped with rear wheel steering system and launched the "REAR COMFORT" mode, which can improve the ride comfort of the back seat.
Toyota launched Century SUV, some media think that the market demand for SUV models is increasing, but this explanation is not acceptable, because Toyota Century is not a Volkswagen model, it will give priority to the Japanese royal family, and workmanship and texture will be the highest level of Toyota cars. It is obviously still difficult to accept the evolution of Toyota Century into SUV just because of the growing demand for SUV models. Of course, the current market is constantly changing, and Toyota Century SUV will not only supply the Japanese market, maybe Toyota has a different view of Century models, just like the crown of that year.
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