Hatchback Toyota Aygo, which will soon become the only supply in the segment “supermini”, is preparing for a change of generation. Significant changes are expected: the model, as before, will be powered by a traditional internal combustion engine will remain in the same price range.
“I realize how difficult it is to make a model of this class is profitable, and understand competitors, refusing similar cars, but we see the Aygo as an opportunity to attack”, – said the Executive Vice President of Toyota Europe Matt Harrison portal Autocar.
In addition, he noted that a very low margin of electrification makes it possible to keep the cost “reasonable,” for this reason, at this stage it is easier to abandon it, returning to the classic internal combustion engine.
The novelty will get a petrol powertrain to a small volume in a pair which are likely to function and the manual transmission, and automatic transmission. The design of the machine entrusted to European engineers from Toyota of Brussels, and the mass production will establish in the Czech Republic.
On the date of the debut hatchback new generation of official information not. This assumes that the debut of the novelty will take place in early 2021-th.
In addition, earlier it became known that Toyota will learn how to identify the faulty acceleration. And to achieve this get the Acceleration Suppression.