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Toyota’s Verso shrinks to S-spec

2010-09-01 06:59

Looks like a Honda Jazz in profile with Toyota’s iQ city car’s front third styling. This is the new Verso-S, Toyota’s mini-MPV.

Toyota’s unveiled smaller version of its Verso MPV, due to debut at Paris in a month.

The Verso-S is a B-segment MPV, reputedly sporting the shortest bumper-to-bumper length in class (less than 4m) yet still providing enough cabin space and flexibility to transport five occupants.

Although Toyota is cagey concerning the new MPV’s technical specifications, the Verso-S may employ a hybrid drivetrain as its Paris motor show debut coincides with a decade’s worth of hybrid development by Toyota.

With front styling influenced by Toyota’s iQ city car and neat, albeit truncated, MPV proportions the Verso-S is one of the better looking styling executions by the world’s biggest car maker in recent years.

Expect a raft of Verso-S technical details to emerge as the motor industry edges closer to the Paris motor show opening date, during the first week of October.

Wheels24 will be at the show to bring you the latest coverage.

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