Toyota has put into production conceptual model CH-R, whose serial version will have to compete with the Nissan Juke. The premiere of the compact SUV will be held on March 3 at the Geneva Motor Show. This model will be concentrated in the company’s plant in Turkey, where it assembles Corolla and Verso. For this purpose the team of the company will be increased from 3,000 to 4,000, and the total investment will exceed EUR 1.7 billion. Euros.
Particularly the release of CH-R into production Japanese company will spend 350 million EUR. The power unit of the crossover will be produced at the factory in Wales where now assemble hybrid versions of the Auris, and petrol engines for the Avensis, Corolla and Verso.
The serial CH-R will be built on a new platform TNGA, which is based on the fourth generation of the hybrid Prius. The company says that it is between 35 and 65 percent stronger than the structure used in previous models of the brand.