2015 Geneva Motor Show: New Toyota Auris Unveiled

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The 2015 Geneva Motor Show is underway and so far there have been several launches and reveals of upcoming models. Japanese automobile giant, Toyota has also come up with a few of their products to display.

Toyota has pulled the cover off its all-new Auris model, which will be launched in several countries by 2015-end. The designers have provided this hatchback minor exterior upgrades and improved interiors. This hatchback also gets new engines and safety equipment.

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2015 Toyota Auris Engine Specifications:

  • The Toyota Auris gets a 1.6-litre diesel mill, it will produce 110 bhp and 270 Nm of peak torque.
  • Toyota will also provide new 1.2-litre petrol powered turbo engine. This will generate 114 bhp, along with 185 Nm of peak torque output.
  • They also provide a 1.8-litre hybrid Auris, whose petrol engine develops 98 bhp and 142 Nm peak torque. The electric motor, however produces maximum voltage of 650 V and maximum power of 60 kW.

All new Toyota engines meet Euro 6 emission norms.

2015 Toyota Auris Safety Features:

  • 5-star Euro NCAP crash test rating
  • Pre-collision system
  • Lane departure alert
  • Automatic high beam
  • Road sign assist
  • Compact laser and camera mounted on windscreen
  • Front crash assist
  • Radar cruise control
  • Rear cross traffic detection
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2015 Toyota Auris Design:

Toyota designers have provided their new Auris with sharper headlights and a muscular bumper design. The front grille is uplifted with chrome and Toyota logo that sits proud in the centre.

The rear also gets a mild update from Toyota, lending the vehicle a more modern appeal. Visible changes are the tweaked tail lamps which are pointed and are wrapped around the vehicle. The rear bumper is a bit too bulky and could have been toned down to suit the rest of the design.

Story first published: Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:23 [IST]
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