Although it sounds strange use of words Corolla and Nürburgring in the same sentence, and is called a special series family sedan, which has sports aesthetic characteristics and has been launched in Thailand.
T oyota launched in Thailand a special series of Corolla. It’s called Corolla eSport Nürburgring Edition , a special edition sedan that is based on the eSport version that comes to commemorate the seventh position obtained in class by Altis in last year’s edition of 24 hours disputed in the circuit Nürburgring Nordschleife .
The Corolla Nürburgring Edition will be offered for sale in Thailand in April, after passing through the Motor Bangkok will take place from March 24.
On the basis of the eSport variant, which is sporty characteristics and the Nürburgring edition adds some touches like a front bumper redesigned grille with piano black finish new alloy wheels of 17 inches , new rear spoiler, a diffuser for the rear bumper and emblems of the ‘Green Hell’ stuck in the front fenders.
Inside wins upholstery in black leather with contrasting stitching and red accents to the trim panel and doors. Also includes standard front LED lights.
Under the hood there is nothing new, since it uses the same VVT-i engine four-cylinder 1.8-liter that develops 141 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 177 Nm of torque at 4,000 rpm. The propellant is provided unitedly with continuously variable transmission CVT, which this year has been provided with paddles behind the steering wheel to operate in its 7 gears manually preset. Also suspensions have been overhauled to improve its dynamic performance.