2008 Paris Special: The new Toyota Avensis | Rpmgo.com

Posted on 8-10-2008 by Vlad Balan

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At the Paris Motor Show, one of the premieres from the Toyota stand was the Toyota Avensis sedan.Toyota’s European flagship was designed at the Toyota European Design Development centredeveloped by a team of European and Japanese engineers, and its main market will be the old continent. Available both in sedan and wagon version, the new Avensis looks way better than the current generation and, considering Toyota’s known quality, the car will probably be a success.

Under the hood, the new Avensis will be available with a range of fuel efficient petrol and diesel engines. The petrol engines offer will include three new engines, an 132 hp 1.6 liter unit, an 147 hp 1.8 liter and a top of the range 2.0 liter Valvematic that delivers 152 hp and 196 Nm torque at 4,000 rpm. CO2 emission levels range from 152 g/km for the 1.6 liter and 164 g/km for the 2.0 liter version equipped with the Multidrive S transmission. Two diesel units will also be available, an 126 hp 2.0 liter D-4D engine and a 2.2-litre D-4D units that delivers 150 hp and 340 Nm between 2,000 and 2,800 rpm and which will be available with a brand-new 6-speed automatic transmission.

For the full info on the new Toyota Avensis, check out the press release. Also, here are the photos we took at the Paris show.

Photo Gallery: The new Toyota Avensis at the Paris Motor Show

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