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2018-06-02 13:00

Image: Motorpress

In celebration of Corolla’s rich history (both globally and in South Africa), Toyota South Africa has added a special edition model - dubbed Prestige+ (Prestige Plus).

Two tonality 

Visually the Prestige+ differs from standard Corollas with the adoption of a bi-tone colour scheme; with the roof finished in gloss black aka "Attitude Black". The gloss black treatment is further applied to both upper and lower radiator grilles. The black lower grille extends across the apron of the vehicle, incorporating standard foglights and terminating in vertical ‘blades’ at the bumper’s edge which also feature gloss black finishing.

The power adjustable side mirrors inherit the same treatment, and complement the rest of the ebony-themed styling package. An elegant Prestige+ insignia is affixed to the rear boot lid – signifying the model’s credentials.

Buyers can choose from three exterior colour combinations; Glacier White, Satin Silver and Graphite Grey – all paired with the Attitude Black roof.

Cabin tweaks

The interior space is also elevated with the change to a leather - and fabric combination for the seats and Prestige+ branded floor mats. A Piano Black effect has been applied to the door trim accents (silver in the normal Corolla models) to complete the package.

                                                                        Image: Motorpress

Driving Dynamics  

Underpinning the Prestige+ model is the familiar 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine in the range, capble of 90kW/154Nm, and buyers can opt to either couple it to a 6-speed manual or ‘Multidrive’ Continuously Variable Transmission.

A key feature of the Prestige+ model is the addition of ultra-stylish 17” alloy wheels; Shod with 215-45-R17 tyres, the wheels incorporate a bi-tone, bi-textured design with directional spokes.

Prestige+ Line-up:
Corolla Prestige+ 1.6 6MT – R 318 500    
Corolla Prestige+ 1.6 CVT – R 333 000
Normal Corolla Model Line-up
Corolla 1.3 Esteem – R 270 500
Corolla 1.3 Prestige -R 291 200
Corolla 1.4D Esteem - R 304 400
Corolla 1.4D Prestige - R 318 100
Corolla 1.6 Esteem – R 290 200
Corolla 1.6 Prestige – R 310 600
Corolla 1.6 Prestige CVT – R 325 100
Corolla 1.8 Prestige  – R 324 800
Corolla 1.8 Exclusive               – R 348 400
1.8 Exclusive CVT  – R 361 700

The Corolla Prestige+ is supported by a 3-year or 100 000 km warranty and 5 year or 90 000 km service plan.

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