What makes this Yaris special is that it was designed and developed in Europe, in cooperation between Toyota Motor Europe’s Product Planning Department and Research and Development Division, based in Brussels, Belgium, and the company’s European Design Centre, based in Nice, France. This represents the first time the two divisions have worked hand-in-hand to develop a product destined for markets far outside regional European borders.
The new Yaris gets a restyled front fascia that draws from Toyota’s "Keen Look" detailing and "Under Priority" design concepts, giving it a family resemblance to the new
Underpinning it all, the new Yaris gets a reworked suspension for improved comfort and what Toyota calls "efficient handling," and there’s improved sound insulation for a quieter ride. The 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine carries over unchanged.
The new Yaris will be available as a three-door in CE trim, or as a five-door in LE and SE trim, and will launch in the summer of 2014.
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