Tokyo 2009: Rear-wheel drive Toyota Mark X had us at «mite-suppressing…

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Tokyo 2009: Rear-wheel Toyota Mark X had us at mite-suppressing

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Remember back Toyota actually offered drive cars? Sure, a version of the FT-86 concept is on the and yes, you can get a Toyota-branded truck or for a Lexus that routes its out back but when was the last Americans could get a proper from the Japanese automaker? It had to be in 2005 when the third-generation MR2 out. And for something with doors? Let’s just say been a lot longer.

For Japan’s faithful, however, the rear-drive has stayed altogether brighter. 2004, the brand has offered the X, a sedan that has shared of its architecture with the Lexus GS and IS its rear- and all-wheel drive For 2010, the Mark X has come in for a and the conservatively handsome model has us that Toyota would offering the model Stateside than ever.

Sadly, we get too excited just yet, Toyota isn’t exactly up all of the key dynamic details. Oh, we know the second-generation Mark X will be with either a 2.5-liter or a V6 paired to a standard six-speed transmission. But Toyota isn’t much in the way of power or performance although it does admit the smaller-engined model will hit 62 mph in 8.4 seconds.

Further changes the reworked skin include a suspension with lower-friction and beefed-up locating arms. An sports type model adds a computer-controlled suspension, power delivery settings Snow, and Eco modes), paddle as well as variable-ratio electric steering a feature we don’t associate with this of vehicle. Did we mention the tinted and tail-lamps for added sports

Of course, it wouldn’t be a JDM press without some suitably press release verbiage, and the X doesn’t disappoint. Toyota’s theme for the new model is glam which duals the visual conveyed by the vehicle with the expression of its modern and precise Not ambitious enough? The lux-oriented type model features velour-moquette seat covers. with mite-suppressing agent also prevents static

Mite-suppressing agent? Toyota, after all these years, you know the way to our hearts.


Toyota Launches Redesigned X’

Tokyo — MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) the launch in Japan today of the Mark X, which furthers the sporty and luxurious concept by enhanced quality in an authentic sedan.

The Mark X features a low center of gravity that is with powerful driving made possible by a new 3.5-liter V6 The style and driving performance of upscale vehicle are in tune adult sensibilities, delivering steering that responds to the driver’s every wish, at high speeds and a smooth ride.

In addition, the vehicle’s performance is at the top of its class1. The fuel of the Relax Selection two-wheel models exceeds the 2010 by 15%, qualifying them for and subsidies under the Japanese taxation system for environmentally vehicles.

The new Marx X, starting at an 2.38 million yen, in a diverse lineup-standard type, type and premium type-to drivers to show their

(Products described in this release and in any attachments are for the Japanese

Some descriptions apply to model-grades/versions only.)

Monthly target for Japan: 3,000

Assembly Plant: Motomachi Toyota Motor Corporation


Rear-wheel drive offers dynamic styling and cruising

The design concept the Marx X is glam tech-combining the glamour conveyed by the vehicle the high-tech expression of its modern and feel. The result is subtle as well as a dynamic and stylish

The vehicle’s silhouette is smooth and with expansive front and pillars to emphasize integration the underbody.

The 1,435 mm height and 20 mm for both width and track the vehicle a low center of gravity.

drive allows a front-and-rear distribution ratio of 54:46 for driving.

The bumper’s wide and deep-set fog lights emphasize the low center of gravity and wide while the three-lamp linear of the headlights and a mesh grille the sense of vitality.

The combination also have a three-lamp layout, while lights into the lid of the trunk serve as a of class.

Six refined body are available, including the new Ice Titanium Metallic.

The interior is sporty and combining quality and precision evokes a feeling of driving

The leather-covered steering wheel’s ergonomic grip and a leather-booted add to the sporty feel.

The angles of the cushion and sides of the front have been optimized for hold. The driver’s seat features a switch-operated motorized support function that the seatback forward or back to back comfort during

The shoulder portion of the door for the front and rear seats has pushed outward by 25 mm (total for and right), while the distance the front seats has been by 20 mm, resulting in a roomier interior.

Sports type (250G S 250G S package Relax 350S)

* Sporty feel through tinting of headlights and taillights and through spoilers on and rear bumpers and trunk lid

* features modern and robust theme

* Paddle shifter feel of manual transmission

type (Premium, Premium L

* Special plating on front rocker moldings and front enhance upscale image

* wheel and shift knob boast wood-grain finish

* front seats effectively shoulders, lower back and

* Power Easy Access slides driver’s seat and tilts steering wheel and forward, increasing ease of and egress

* Refined velour-moquette covers are treated with agent that also static electricity, adding to comfort

Sporty cruising and high-quality, comfortable ride

The new V6 engine is paired with a 6 ECT with a driving response and management system to provide the and comfortable cruising characteristic of a rear-wheel drive sedan.

The V6 engine (two-wheel drive) offer outstanding acceleration, from zero to 100km/h in 8.4 seconds.

Reduced friction in the suspension and higher arm rigidity maneuverability and provide in-touch-with-the-road and a smooth, comfortable ride. The type models are equipped Adaptive Variable Suspension, combines mono-tube shock and computer control of damping delivering an exceptional ride, handling and stable cruising

Depending on the driving conditions, the can-at the flick of a switch-choose the Sport, Snow and Eco driving to optimally control drive

The newly adopted Variable Ratio Steering system, controls the angle of the front according to vehicle speed to steering performance, is coupled optimized electric power resulting in outstanding handling.

Vehicle Dynamics Integrated coordinates the drive power, and brakes to ensure excellent and improve preventive safety.

use of vibration-dampening materials limits penetration, resulting in a quiet and cabin.

Improved safety

Outstanding safety performance is by equipping all vehicle models seven airbags, including SRS Restraint System) side SRS curtain shield airbags, and a seat knee airbag; VSC Stability Control) to control TRC (Traction Control) to minimize spin when accelerating; and Headrests up front to reduce on the neck in a rear-end collision.

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The Pre-Crash Safety System millimeter-wave radar to detect collisions and alerts the driver a warning buzzer and display. In with the possibility of collision, the Brake Assist system, Brake system and Pre-Crash minimize collision damage to a higher level of safety.

cornering with the headlights on, the AFS (Adaptive Front-lighting System) the low beams to match the steering and vehicle speed, thereby visibility in the direction the vehicle is

The new Radar Cruise Control equipped with a brake-control detects and monitors the preceding maintaining a fixed distance, in with the preceding vehicle’s within a preset speed

Hill-start Assist Control the vehicle from rolling when switching from the to the accelerator during a start on a hill.

Comfort features driving pleasure

The multi-information which indicates average efficiency, possible cruising and other data, features visibility through the adoption of a white, organic electroluminescent display.

Fully automatic temperature controls for the driver and sides-standard on all models-feature a function to pollen, dust and other from the air in the cabin. Meanwhile, Ions®3 technology combats and creates a comfortable cabin through the balanced release of and negative ions.

The 480-liter4 trunk is roomy to accommodate four golf

An HDD navigation system (compatible the G-BOOK mX telematics service) multimedia and other advanced such as Map on Demand, which automatic map and information updates and guidance that pinpoints to a destination.

The premium models with a G-BOOK mX telematics HDD navigation system with terrestrial digital TV tuner and functions for driver support in and exiting and at intersections; 12 speakers placed to provide sound comparable to a live performance.

The Parking Assist system ultrasonic sensors installed in the of the vehicle to detect parking-space and help the driver parallel or back into a parking by informing the driver when to the steering wheel and where to backing up.

Reduced environmental

Efforts were made to fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 The 2.5-liter two-wheel-drive models a fuel efficiency of 13.0km/l5, the 3.5-liter two-wheel-drive models one of 10.2km/l5, thus placing at the top of their vehicle classes1.

All in the series achieve emission 75% lower than the 2005 required under the Japanese of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Approval System for Low-emission

The Relax Selection two-wheel-drive have fuel efficiency exceeds by 15% the level stipulated in the 2010 standards set out under the Law the Rational Use of Energy, thereby them for incentives and subsidies the Japanese government’s taxation for environmentally friendly vehicles.

All models meet the Japanese standards and qualify for subsidies.

An Eco Driving Indicator that up to signify fuel-efficient vehicle and an Eco Zone Indicator that throttle use-standard on all models-raise awareness of environmentally considerate

Eco-VAS (Eco-Vehicle Assessment original comprehensive environmental assessment system-was implemented to reduce overall environmental throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle.

A of the materials, processing methods and used for interior parts reduce the amount of volatile compounds (VOCs), such as as well as the discomforting odors resulting from such to levels below those in the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Vehicle Cabin VOC Testing (for Passenger Cars), are the industry’s voluntary standards.

The trim and carpet are made of materials and the front console box is from VOC-free water-based synthetic leather.

1Compared to of similar engine displacement

on TMC calculations

3Registered trademark of Corporation

4Based on Verband der measuring method

5Measured the 10-15 test cycle of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Tourism (MLIT). The fuel indicated for the 2.5-liter front-wheel models is for the 250G model, weighs 1,410kg.

6New-vehicle in conjunction with disposal of an vehicle

Toyota Mark II sedan II
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