Toyota Motor Corp has introduced the new Corolla Axio Hybrid G model, a limited run version of its global best-seller, as an homage to the 50th anniversary of its launch.
The model is currently displayed at the Automobile Council Fair in Chiba, and it will hit the showrooms by September 1.
The Corolla Axio Hybrid G "50 Limited", will be priced at $23,700 (Approx. Rs. 15,00,000), and stands out for its red interiors. The red interior was chosen as a tribute to the first generation model launched in 1996.
The distinctive crown on the logo on the special edition is also a reproduction of the original.
Since the first model's launch, Toyota has sold 43.6 million units of Corolla, 12.5 million units in Japan and 31.1 million units worldwide.
The design is solely based on the current Corolla Axio sedan and the special edition model will be limited to 500 units, exclusively sold in Japan.