Toyota to Show Production C-HR in Geneva, Will Scion Show Theirs in New York?
If history is any indication, North American consumers may get their first look at the Scion C-HR at the New York Auto Show in April 2016.
Autoblog confirmed Tuesday that Toyota would show off its production-ready cute ‘ute next March at the Geneva Auto Show. Last month, Scion teased a concept it would be showing in Los Angeles next month, widely considered to be the C-HR in Scion clothes. Both announcements may mean that the C-HR is following a pattern started by the Scion iM.
Scion’s sales have largely slumped from their peak 7 years ago. The brand has flagged due to a lack of new models and enthusiasm among younger buyers. Despite the recent crossover boom — especially with younger buyers – Toyota’s junior brand hasn’t offered one on its lots yet.
The brand has said that the recently released iM and iA would be joined by a third model, but haven’t publicly announced what that model would be.
Toyota hasn’t made public many details on the C-HR other than to say the car would be built on the same TGNA platform as the new Prius and may adopt a hybrid powertrain similar to the Prius.
A spokesman for Scion didn’t immediately comment on its plans for next year’s auto shows.
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