Toyota Corolla Furia concept at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show
Toyota has revealed the all new Corolla Furia Concept sedan at the 2013 NAIAS in Detroit. Toyota says, Furia indicates the direction, which their cars of the future will carry. Designed around their new theme, Iconic Dynamism, Furia Concept is a modern Toyota car.
When taking the current Corolla into account, the new Furia Concept is 2” longer and wider but has lower ground clearance. Its wheelbase is also 4” longer contributing to enhanced internal space and additional passenger comforts. Corolla, which means Crown in Latin, is currently being produced from the company plants in Canada and Mississippi. Toyota, however, has declined any information on as to where the new 2014 Corolla will be produced.
The Furia is designed around a theme of Iconic Dynamism. Its design is augmented to attract younger buyers. It is seen with a swept windshield design, a sloping roofline and augmented fender flares giving the car a sense of fluidic motion even in stationery position. For more information, scroll down.
Toyota – Corolla Furia Concept Reveal 2013 Detroit Auto Show
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Toyota Furia Concept Makes Global Debut at 2013 North American International Auto Show
TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 14, 2013 – Toyota revealed the Corolla Furia Concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. This exciting compact sedan concept hints at the styling cues consumers can expect to see on the next-generation Corolla. The concept represents an exterior styling study by Toyota designers, and it builds on the brand’s product development priority to develop more dramatic, expressively designed vehicles.
“The Corolla Furia Concept is an early indicator of where our compact car design may lead in the future,” said Bill Fay, group vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. “It blends a heightened emphasis on dramatic design and modern elements of high technology to generate curb appeal that will surprise a lot of people.”
The Furia is designed around a theme of “Iconic Dynamism,” which uses pure and simple surface elements to create a confident, decisive and recognizable appearance appealing to more youthful consumers. It features a more provocative, dynamic interpretation of a compact sedan that displays a more stable, athletic stance with 19-inch allow wheels pushed to the vehicle’s corners with short overhangs to help emphasize its long wheelbase.
The Corolla Furia design includes a swept windshield, with a sloped roofline and pronounced fender flares, to help communicate a sense of motion even when the car is stationary. The aggressively styled front fascia, with a blacked-out grille treatment, helps highlight a pair of sculpted front LED headlamps that combine with the rear composite LED taillight assemblies to add a sense of advanced technology to the Furia’s impactful exterior. Carbon fiber accents adorn the Corolla Furia Concept’s wheel wells, rocker panels, and rear valance, which includes ornate metal exhaust outlet surrounds to add a sense of modern athleticism.
Toyota Corolla Furia Concept
Overall Length 4620 mm/ 181.9 inches
Overall Width 1805 mm / 71 inches
Overall Height 1425 mm / 56.1 inches
Wheelbase 2700 mm/ 106.3 inches
Wheels 19-inch aluminum alloy