Toyota unveiled the third generation of its Century
As part of the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota has announced with great fanfare the launch of the new generation of the Century, this rare and legendary car very conservative style. Again and again offered exclusively in Japan, the Century is popular with business people in search of a classic look, almost unique car, but especially a superior comfort. He only just a simple glance eye to understand why.
The third generation of the Toyota Century has been created under the theme More than a simple engine. Unlike with previous editions that were all equipped with a V12 very energy intensive, the new car is as it was moved by a hybrid engine 5.0-liter V8. Despite a much more evolved engine, Century remains an anachronism with its very retro design.
Specifically, the cabin was enlarged a few centimeters, as the wheelbase and overall length of the car. In the inside, we chose new materials. actually found it a leather and wool blend, a wedding for less unexpected. These choices are explained by the desire to reduce the presence of noise in the car interior. Indeed, it seems that the leather rubs and creates a squeak that can irritate the passenger, unlike wool.
Also, it contains a system of seats masseurs, LCD screens, the Writing tables and an audio system has 20 speakers. It’s enough to make a pleasant trip on Highway 20!
It has an estimated value of more or less $ 100 000, but we know neither the vehicle nor the performance of its consumption. All that is said Toyota is the third generation of the Century is the most thrifty in its category. Although compared to a Rolls-Royce, a 7 Series BMW or a Bentley, it is clear that a hybrid engine will offer better fuel savings.