Toyota Marks 25 Years of Building Cars in Britain

Toyota Marks 25 Years of Building Cars in Britain
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Toyota marks 25 years of building cars in Britain with New Auris Hybrid GB25

Toyota Marks 25 Years of Building Cars in Britain

Toyota built its first car in Britain twenty-five years ago, launching a manufacturing enterprise that has benefited from billions of pounds of investment and delivered more than four million vehicles to customers in the UK, Europe and beyond. In celebration of this landmark anniversary, Toyota has produced a special limited edition version of the Auris Hybrid, a model proudly built at its Burnaston factory and powered by a engine made at its plant in Deeside, North Wales.

The new Auris Hybrid GB25 is very different from the original Carina E model that came off Toyota Manufacturing UK's (TMUK) production line back in 1989, the first Toyota passenger car to be built in Europe. TMUK was Toyota's first European manufacturing centre to produce hybrid vehicles - the first generation Auris Hybrid - and engines. TMUK enjoys global status as a Toyota eco-plant, promoting excellence and best practice in environmental matters.

Auris Hybrid GB25 in detail

The special edition Auris Hybrid GB25 represents the best of Toyota's UK manufacturing, a stylish and spacious compact hatchback offering the smooth, quiet and efficient performance of the latest generation petrol-electric hybrid powertrain.

Key features include:

  • Bi-tone exterior paint finish
  • "25 years building in Britain" badge
  • Black leather upholstery with quilted finish
  • 17" alloy wheels
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Toyota Touch 2 multimedia system
  • Toyota Safety Sense package
  • 1.8-litre petrol-electric engine

The Auris Hybrid GB25 is on sale now for £24,045. As with all Toyotas, it comes with a five-year/100,000 mile new vehicle warranty as standard.

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