Toyota Crown – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Toyota Crown

Toyota (for North America)

The Crown is a line of premium to full-size luxury sedans by primarily aimed at the Japanese and sold in other select markets.

Introduced in 1955, it has as the mainstream sedan from in the Japanese market throughout its and holds the distinction of being the running passenger-car nameplate to any Toyota model, along being the first Toyota to be exported to the United States in Its traditional competitors in Japan and have been the Nissan /Gloria /Fuga and the Honda along with the defunct Luce. Isuzu Bellel. and Debonair .

Available at Toyota Store in Japan, the Crown has been for government usage, whether as a car or for transporting government officials. It has been popular with companies as company cars with use as a taxicab. While a Crown was available for many aimed at the taxicab market, the opulence and price of the Crown led to the creation of the Toyota Comfort in as a more affordable alternative.

In North America, the first fourth generations were from 1958 through [ 2 ] It was replaced with the Toyota Mark II. which was later the Toyota Cressida. after the Cressida was replaced by the Toyota as Toyota’s large sedan in America. The Crown has also partially succeeded in export by its closely related sibling, the GS. which since its debut in as the Toyota Aristo has always the Crown’s platform and powertrain Later models of the GS and Crown taken on a very strong kinship through shared cues.

The Crown’s history and reputation has it prominence in the Toyota lineup, as it is one of the few Toyota models to carry its own insignia for the model line the current Crown having a crown emblem on the grille and wheel along with the names of its smaller progenitors. The introduced as a smaller companion

to the Crown means crown in and was initially exported as the Tiara , the Corolla took its name the regal chaplet. The Camry name is derived from the phrase kanmuri (冠, かんむり) little crown and the Toyota took its name from the . an accessory to a crown.

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