Toyota Dear Qin Concepts

tags: , | in: Concept Cars 26 April 2012
Toyota Dear Qin Concepts

Making their debut at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, the Dear Qin hatchback and sedan concept cars are global-strategic design studies aimed at expanding toyota’s customer base.

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While bearing the same name, the two concepts have a quite different style, in both the surfacing and the details.

Toyota Dear Qin Concept Hatchback Toyota Dear Qin Concept Sedan

The compact hatchback showcases a more aggressive, sporty character, with a bold front end characterized by the distinctive V-shaped, LED lighted elements that point to the nose with the Toyota badge.

Toyota Dear Qin Concept Hatchback Toyota Dear Qin Concept Hatchback

Toyota Dear Qin Concept Sedan The same angular treatment is adopted for the A-pillar and C-pillar areas, and continues in the tail light that point towards the logo at the center of the rear end.

The sedan has a more conventional style, with rather standard DLO graphic, a sculptural yet less angular surface treatment and chromed accents.

The dimensions of the sedan concept are 4,430 mm in length, 1,725 mm in width, 1,475 mm in height and 2,550 mm of wheelbase.

Among the common design elements are the panoramic roofs – which are characterized by two slight domes, the minimal rearview cameras and the polygonal pattern adopted for the lower front grille.

Toyota Dear Qin Concept Sedan Toyota Dear Qin Concept Sedan

The word Qin in Mandarin Chinese means dear or intimate and represents the wish for these models to become cherished by many.

According to the first information, both models are expected to reach production in 2013, going in sale in China first, and in other countries at later stages.

(Source: Toyota)

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  1. Johan Wejedal

    Nice, but nothing new or unique.

    26/4/2012 (via Facebook)
  2. Niklas Wejedal

    so much better than the current fuzzy design – a step in the right direction

    26/4/2012 (via Facebook)
  3. hardy2211

    this car is very nice

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