The first model of Toyota Corolla appeared nearly 50 years ago, in far 1966, during this long period of time the car never changed the name. In 2015 released the 12th generation of Toyota Corolla. Sales come nearer to a mark of 40 million pieces worldwide, it is the best selling car ever created on earth.
Toyota Corolla of the second generation appeared in 1970. The car is a little grown, and engine capacity, despite increase to 1.2 liter of working volume, dropped to 55 hp. But appeared two-step "automatic" Toyoglide. The five-door versatile person was added to a former set of bodies, and in 1971 in 1971 year appeared 1.6 l engine developing 75 hp (in the version for the American market — 102 hp). On request can be installed a five-speed manual transmission.
Toyota Corolla second generation has begun more serious than the layout of the controls to the right or to the left, the division of vehicles for the Japanese and North American markets.
The premiere of new, tenth generation of Toyota Corolla took place in Helsinki, in December of 2006. Corolla 2007 "orphaned" - hatchback called Auris, and became a separate model in the line of Toyota. The Corolla remained only with a body of sedan. The new car for the European market received two 1.4 and 1.6 l engines, with 97 and 124 hp respectively, and 2 type of transmissions — 5-speed manual and 5-speed manual, but with the robotized coupling. If the 1.4 liter engine was inherited from the previous model practically without changes, the powerplant with volume 1.6 liter equipped with variable valve timing Dual VVT-i, was developed almost from scratch.
The European version is basically the same, the last has a more capacious battery, different suspension settings and ground clearance of 150 mm. Design of the Japanese has much more Asian motives. In addition, is 130 mm shorter - these is the requirement of local standards.
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