Toyota Furia Concept Teased Again: 2013 Detroit Auto Show Preview

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

Reliable and long-lasting, yes, but Toyota models are not known for their dramatic style. That, however, may all change next week when the world’s largest automaker unveils the Furia concept car at the Detroit Auto Show.

Teased once again in a lone photo, it’s obvious the Furia is an attractive piece of sheetmetal, with Lexus-like styling and aggressive features. And as though that wasn’t enough to convince you that Toyota is planning a dramatic shift in its design department, the use of carbon fiber on the concept should.

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Perhaps most shocking of all are rumors pointing to the fact that this concept isn’t of a wild sports car or performance sedan (though it could be), but the 2014 Corolla.

Set to be revealed next Monday, January 14th, Toyota is keeping quiet on the car, opting instead to promote how it will be unveiled; using 30 custom 46-inch transparent LCD screens. Fancy!

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Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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