These are the first pictures of Toyota's new Auris-based crossover
The new model has been tentatively dubbed Auris Cross
The car is due to go on sale globally in 2017
Reports suggest power will come from a 1.6-litre petrol engine, though hybrid variants are also likely
As these early spy photos show, the Auris crossover is raised significantly over the standard car, and appears to retain its exterior styling. All-wheel drive is likely to be an option on higher-spec models, while entry-level versions should be front-wheel-drive only.
Current reports suggest the model, which has been dubbed Auris Cross, will use a 1.6-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with around 128bhp and 118lb ft of torque. Hybrid variants are also planned, with the 1.8-litre 136bhp hybrid powertrain from the current Auris likely to be carried over.
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