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The Toyota Crown returns to the United States with Max Powertrain | Digital Trends Spanish

Toyota reinvents the full-size sedan with the all-new Toyota Crown 2023. Engineered for powerful acceleration and featuring the HYBRID MAX system.

Available in three models: XLE, Limited and Platinum, Toyota Crown will offer the choice of two different hybrid transmissions: HYBRID MAX or the fourth generation Toyota Hybrid System (THS). The HYBRID MAX transmission, exclusive to the Platinum model, is the new hybrid of toyota high performance which produces a net power estimated by the manufacturer of 340 horses.

Combined with a 2.4-liter turbocharged engine and a direct-shift 6-speed automatic transmission, the HYBRID MAX produces powerful low-RPM torque for a sporty and exciting drive and has a combined city/highway fuel economy rating of 28 Manufacturer’s Estimated MPG. The XLE and Limited models are equipped with THS, a highly efficient hybrid system with a newly developed high-performance bipolar nickel-metal hydride battery that can achieve a combined city/highway rating of 38 MPG estimated by the manufacturer.

The XLE model comes equipped with the 2.5-liter THS, AWD, three selectable drive modes, 19-inch alloy wheels, power heated woven cloth front seats, and our new Toyota 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia system and 6 speakers. It is available in five colors: Black, Oxygen White, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Heavy Metal and Supersonic Red, with a black interior.

The Limited model also comes equipped with XLE features and adds multi-beam LED headlights, a fixed panoramic roof, heated and ventilated fabric-trimmed Softex® seats in the front and heated rear, JBL 11-speaker audio system, windshield with rain sensor and intelligent clearance sonar along with rear traffic braking system. There’s also an available Advanced Technology Package that adds 21-inch 10-spoke dark metal alloy wheels, a bird’s eye view camera and digital key (with Remote Connect subscription).

The Platinum model includes everything from the XLE and Limited and raises the bar with the HYBRID MAX transmission, adaptive variable suspension, six selectable drive modes, advanced parking and 21-inch 10-spoke machined alloy wheels with black accents. Color palette adds a two-tone paint option for the first time at Toyota, with black paint extending from hood to trunk, which can be combined with Oxygen White, Heavy Metal, Supersonic Red, or an all-new color , Bronze Age only in duotone.

Every Crown model will come with Toyota’s new multimedia audio system and Toyota Safety Sense 3.0 as standard. It is expected to arrive at Toyota dealers later this year.

The Crown first debuted in 1955 as the “Toyopet Crown,” Toyota’s first mass-produced passenger vehicle. When the first generation was developed, the Crown became a symbol of “innovation” and “pushing the limits” within Toyota. Since then, it has gained recognition in Japan as Toyota’s premium sedan. It was also the first Japanese car to reach American shores in 1958, and in 1972 it was last sold in the US.

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