Thursday, 2 July 2015

NEWS - Toyota updates x-cite and adds new x-pure model to Aygo range

Fashion never stands still and it’s in that spirit that Toyota is bringing two new box-fresh versions
of its Aygo city car to the road this summer, each making an individual style statement. They can both be ordered now, with deliveries of the x-pure set to commence in August. Pop in to your local dealer for more info!

Aygo x-cite

The updated x-cite follows the theme set by the original x-cite model, replacing the vibrant Orange Twist paintwork with bright Cyan Splash. The blue metallic bodywork strikes a strong contrast with gloss black custom features, including 15-inch twin-spoke alloy wheels, door mirror casings, front X, front pillar extensions and rear bumper inserts.

The theme is carried through to the cabin where the Cyan Blue shade is featured on the air vent surrounds and carpet mat edging. The seats are finished in dark grey with contrasting blue and light grey bolsters and the centre console and gear shift surround are gleaming gloss black. For even more street-impact, customers can opt for the bi-tone version of x-cite, which adds metallic black painted roof and front and rear pillars, plus rear privacy glass for an additional £395.

Looks are not the only attraction: x-cite is equipped with the x-touch multimedia system, including Bluetooth and DAB, and a reversing camera. Standard equipment also runs to air conditioning, power-adjustable heated door mirrors, driver’s seat height adjustment, split-folding rear seats, leather steering wheel and gear knob trim, front fog lights and LED daytime running lights, Safety provisions include six airbags ABS with emergency brake distribution, vehicle stability control and a tyre pressure warning system.

Three and five door versions are available, powered by Toyota’s three-cylinder 1.0-litre engine with manual or automatic x-shift transmission. Proving that something stylish can be affordable and practical too, both x-cite and x-pure deliver combined cycle fuel economy from 68.9mpg and CO2 emissions from 95g/km – below the 100g/km threshold for annual VED (road tax).

Aygo x-pure

White and silver are the colour co-ordinates for the new Aygo x-pure. On the outside the White Flash paintwork is teamed with rear privacy glass, white-painted alloys and silver-finished bodywork elements. Inside, the standard grey seat fabric is accompanied by white and light grey bolsters. The centre console and gear shift surround follow the trend with a silver-white finish. In terms of equipment specifications, body styles and powertrains, the x-pure provides the same features and choices as the x-cite, apart from the bi-tone package.

Prices

All are covered by Toyota’s five-year/100,000-mile new car warranty.

MODEL BODY STYLE POWERTRAIN OTR PRICE
 x-cite   3-door   1.0 VVT-i manual  £11,295
 x-cite   5-door   1.0 VVT-i manual  £11,695
 x-cite   5-door   1.0 VVT-i x-shift  £12,395
 x-pure   3-door   1.0 VVT-i manual  £11,295
 x-pure   5-door   1.0 VVT-i manual  £11,695
 x-pure   5-door   1.0 VVT-i x-shift  £12,395

1 comment:

  1. Toyota seems hell bent on trying to shake off their trusty and basic image by sprucing up the looks of their cars and introducing more tech. I think they still have a bit more to go, but this is a good start!

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