3rd GENERATION | TOYOTA CENTURYPosted On: June 24, 2018 By : AutoLife Team
Toyota Century rolls into the world after 21 Years. Toyota Century carries the tradition of master craftsmanship, evolving into Japan’s cutting-edge chauffeur-driven model Modern, state-of-the art design embodies tradition and dignity.
The new 3rd generation Century is build on the theme that blends the concepts of legacy and evolution. The new 3rd Gen hybrid system comes with high-demand environmental performance, and the interior and exterior design brings new charm into the Century in line with its heritage. The new Century features advanced equipment and comfort amenities suitable for a luxury car. Plus, numerous improvements have been made to achieve serenity and cruising stability.
An attractive external design that infuses tradition and dignity The outline reflects the Japanese aesthetic of passive symmetry while employing a proprietary ideology that focuses on creating a regal rear seating space. The silhouette is easily recognizable as a chauffeur model. By straightening the slope of the C pillar, the design focus of the cabin shifts to the rear, heightening the importance of the rear in appearance.
The new Century is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 hybrid system which provides smooth, spacious ride worthy of a chauffeur-driven model and first-rate environmental performance. Toyota dedicated the craftsmanship towards ensuring optimized noise-proof measures, including seamless installation of noise-proofing materials. The active noise control system additionally reduces noise and vibration from the engine and achieves smooth acceleration and utmost serenity in the cabin.
The 3rd Gen Century comes in eternal black color, dubbed Kamui. The rich coating consists of seven layers, including a clear coating containing black paint to give the impression of a black lacquer finish. Sanding and polishing, based on traditional Japanese lacquer craftsmanship, gives the car its deep luster and shine. A wet sanding technique is carried out three times to smooth out the minute unevenness. The body then receives a mirror finish to ensure there is not the slightest cloudiness or dullness in color making it a royal beauty defining luxury.
The 3rd Gen Century is packed with safety features such as Toyota Safety Sense and also features a Blind Spot Monitor to detect oncoming vehicles in adjacent lanes, as well as Parking Support Alert, which helps parking by detecting the surrounding conditions. The Lane Departure Alert (LDA) system uses a warning buzzer and display to alert the driver when the vehicle is about to deviate from its lane, and includes an added steer assist capability. The Pre-Collision System (PCS), prevent and mitigate collisions with vehicles and pedestrians ahead. Radar Cruise Control (with All-speed Tracking function) helps maintain proper distance from the vehicle ahead. The Adaptive High Beam System (AHS) shields against excess light from preceding vehicles and oncoming vehicles, automatically turns the high beams on and off, and is equipped with a 24 LED light array on the side.