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Toyota Debuts All-New Chauffeured Transportation Vehicle

LCT Staff
Posted on November 1, 1998

The Toyota Century sedan, Japan’s number one vehicle for chauffeured transportation, has been redesigned for, the first time in three years. Although Toyota’s flagship vehicle boasts a new engine and a complete redesign, the new Century looks much like the version that debuted 30 years ago.

Its V-8 has been replaced with a newly developed 50-liter V-12 engine that, according to Toyota, “provides some of the smoothest power available in a luxury sedan.” Additionally, there is increased handling stability resulting from chassis improvements, the anti-lock braking system, and the traction-control system.

Further, Toyota has increased the rigidity of major components and precisely manufactured moving components to ensure a quieter ride.

The Century luxury sedan also features interior wood paneling, seat covers made with Jacquard woolen fabric and leather, and a full multimedia system.

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