As already reported, the next-gen Toyota Crown comes next year. BC claims that it should be launched in December 2012 and it will be powered by a 3.5L V6 engine. A power output of 320 ps is expected, while the maximum torque should be 39.5 kgm. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels and the fuel efficiency should be around 11.0 km/L.
The hybrid version, which will manage a fuel efficiency of 22.0 km/L, will be fitted with a 2.5L straight four engine, while an advanced version of the THS will be used. In terms of dimensions, the new model is expected to measure 4,820 x 1,780 x 1,460 mm (length x width x height). Prices should range between ¥ 3,000,000 and ¥ 5,000,000.