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Toyota Corolla 2014 is coming. And soon. It has been confirmed that Toyota is launching the latest version of its top car Corolla at the Delhi Auto Expo in February next year. The car was caught in testing many times this year and as predicted by top auto blogs, the 2014 Toyota Corolla will be showcased in India soon and the launch will follow up later. The all new Corolla features stylish LED headlamps, a new set of 15-inch alloy wheels. Also called the 11th generation Corolla, there are going to be two versions – American and European. India will see the coming of European version, production of which has already begun at a new factory in Sakarya, Turkey.
As we look at the Toyota Corolla 2014 specifications for India, we find a 1.4 litre diesel engine that produces 88.4 PS of power and 205 Nm of torque, and the 1.8 litre VVT-i petrol engine, which is mated to 6-speed manual and CVT box producing 140 PS and 173 Nm. In order to get better fuel efficiency, the CVTi-S automatic transmission has been upgraded in this model. The 2014 European Spec Toyota Corolla sedan at front gets a square design with sharp lines for the bumper, grille and the hood. The blacked-out headlamps and light cluster (now featuring an LED insert) flow upwards into the sloping bonnet which has prominent creases on the sides. The interior design language is very similar to those of the American specifications car. The European Corolla gets a different design for the instrument cluster including different fonts for the gauges.
This Corolla will be launched in India by late-2014 or in 2015 and it will be built here and might also be exported to certain Asian markets. The 2014 Corolla will be facing a tough competition from Honda Civic, Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus as well as the upcoming Volkswagen Jetta. That’s all we know for now. More details will follow soon. How do engineers here like the new Toyota Corolla 2014?