LOS ANGELES -- Toyota Motor Corp. announced that it will reveal an "all-new" sedan at the New York auto show next week. This new sedan has been rumored to be a likely replacement for the full-sized Toyota Avalon.
Those who saw the new sedan stated that it is a huge shift in the styling of the Toyota brand.
A teaser sketch of the mystery sedan released today shows a new fastback styling that is reminiscent to other coupe-sedan vehicles such as the Volkswagen CC, Audi A7 and Mercedes-Benz CLS.
In its press release Toyota called the new sedan "elegant yet athletic."
The new sedans debut will take place on April 5 at 10:30 a.m. EDT.
Below is the original press release sent out by Toyota.
PRESS RELEASE: Toyota to Debut a Stunning U.S.-Designed Sedan at the 2012 New York International Auto Show
TORRANCE, Calif., March 27, 2012 - Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. will debut an all-new U.S.-designed sedan at the 2012 New York International Auto Show. This global premiere will take place in the Galleria room within the Jacob Javits Center at 10:30 a.m. EDT on April 5, 2012.
The sedan's exciting new design features an elegant yet athletic look.
Media and the public will have the opportunity to participate in a live-streaming video chat with the designers of the new sedan by submitting questions via Twitter and Facebook with the #ToyotaDesign hashtag. The Toyota Design Live chat is scheduled for 2 p.m. EDT on April 5, 2012 and hosted on http://www.facebook.com/toyota.