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Report: Toyota to reveal 8 new cars for 2020 Olympics

Report: Toyota to reveal 8 new cars for 2020 Olympics image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Toyota | posted August 26, 2015 17:26

Toyota to showcase its vehicles in the world stage

Toyota is eyeing to capitalize its sponsorship of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by launching eight new vehicles to promote its vision of future mobility.

In a report by Automotive News, the lineup of vehicles includes the Lexus LS and the Crown, powered by the hydrogen fuel cell powertrain used in the Mirai. Automotive News’ source said that the Lexus LS fuel cell model would debut in 2018 while the Crown is scheduled to be revealed in 2019. 

The Toyota JPN Taxi concept

In addition, Toyota could introduce a fuel cell variant of the next-generation Estima minivan as well as the fourth generation Prius hybrid and the JPN taxi concept which was first previewed during the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.

The Japanese automaker is also set to introduce the all-new Toyota Century, a luxury limousine. The report states that the Century is expected to arrive in 2017. Lastly, Toyota is working on giving the Noah, Voxy, Alphard and Vellfire a design makeover.

Other than showcasing its model lineup, Toyota will use the vehicles to provide transportation for athletes, officials and spectators at the 2020 Toko Olympics.   

Source: Automotive News