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Paint it pink: New Toyota color causes a stir in

The Toyota Crown is like a Lincoln Town Car: a conservative sedan meant for businessmen between the airport and the room. Toyota CEO Akio is pushing his company to build cars. but that seems an impossible task when it to the Crown. Unless it is painted

No one was expecting the pink hue when the Crown was unveiled to the media in last week. The retina-searing gets plenty attention on it but seeing it on a car that looks a cross between a Lexus LS and the generation Toyota Avalon fears that the universe is to break.

Toyoda said the choice was in keeping with the to make Toyota’s cars exciting. He said the pink was meant to change the Crown’s image, and attract more buyers.

Pink may not be an option when the Crown hits Japanese this year, but Toyoda is pushing for it.

Along with the new Toyoda said drivability and were emphasized during the redesign. The mesh grille on the Series” Crown is also a statement considering what the 13 generations looked like, and is a bit odd in any context.

Launched in 1955, the Crown is a luxurious sedan with no pretensions. Like the now-discontinued Car, it predates the notion luxury cars should like sports cars or fashionable or overly-expressive styling.

Toyota Crown

The is also a popular choice for cars and taxis in Japan. A Comfort, based on the 10th model from 1995, is sold as a fleet vehicle.

The redesigned Crown Royal (did Toyota actually a pun?) comes with a V6, a six-speed automatic transmission, and a of rear-wheel drive or all-wheel The Athlete Series comes a 3.5-liter V6, an eight-speed automatic, and is available with rear-wheel

A hybrid with a 2.5-liter and nickel metal-hydride battery. says the Crown hybrid 220 horsepower, and matches the performance of a V6.

The first generation Crown was one of the Japanese cars sold in the States, but the 2013 model and its paint will not make the across the Pacific.

From the redesigned Avalon to the FR-S, Toyota has been hard to get rid of its stodgy image. The Crown is most unusual so far, which makes us what Toyota will try

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