Toyota reveals the Next-Gen Corolla with Furia Concept

Posted on 24 January 2013 by Tony Santos


Toyota have just gone loud with its orange-colored Furia Concept of the next generation Corolla at the Detroit Auto Show 2013.

Could it be a head-turner for some, but the design will surely entails some of the existing design which is elaborately a remake of the new Dodge Dart with a Honda Civic-like front end. Still the design, looks Toyota-ish, and knowing that the Corolla line is one of the company’s bestseller you’ll surely plenty of these Furias on the road in the coming days. But still we might see some changes, prior to its mass production.

Now what you think about the new Furia Concept?

Press Release

TORRANCE, Calif. – 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.

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