At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Toyota revealed the production C-HR crossover with controversial styling, that will be available in dealerships next year.

Inside is an asymmetrical dash with a simple layout that is nice and clean. There’s an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a redesigned and improved Human Machine Interface (HMI), while all the operating switches and display are slightly oriented towards the driver.

Buyers will be able to choose from a wide selection of interior finishes, including leather-like material for all background surfaces, a smooth Nappa grain on all touch surfaces and technical grain for the functional elements in the cabin like the shifter. Three color combinations will be available, including Dark Grey, Black and Blue as well as Black and Brown. Available features include heated seats, a smart entry system, privacy glass, bespoke upholstery with partial-leather seats, Toyota’s Simple Intelligent Park System (S-IPA), 18-inch wheels, bi-tone metallic paintwork and a JBL premium audio system.

The crazy bold, grinning design and trapezoid LED lights are standout features on the C-HR, which is powered by Toyota’s latest 1.8-liter gasoline engine and electric motor system. The C-HR combines the design of a 5-door coupe with a higher SUV-like cabin. The 4-door model seats 5, but is not considered an SUV, Toyota officials say.

Built on Toyota’s new flexible global architecture (TNGA), the C-HR provides a lower center of gravity for better handling and ride than most higher-riding SUVs, Toyota says. The vehicle features a diamond architectural theme and rides on super-size 21-in. wheels with futuristic “cut gemlike” design. Initially, Toyota officials report that there was design cooperation on three continents, although the original exterior look was created by Toyota’s design studio in California.
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