Crown

Hugh Jackman, a favorite among Japanese, and a lover of Japan, is the new pitchman for Toyota with a new TV commercial for Crown Athlete that started airing today.

Toyota made 2 versions of the new TV commercial, and the special Skyblue model and Bright green model are used for each version.

After the Pink Crown, it is time for Skyblue and Bright Green Crowns.

Toyota held an event to show 2 special color models of their Crown car yesterday at Tokyo Midtown in Roppongi, Tokyo.

Toyota has just released its first hybrid full-time 4WD for its Crown series  (Majesta, Royal, and Athlete).

All the new models have a hybrid system that combines 2.5-liter 2AR-FSE engine and motor, torsen LSD transfer and newly-developed hybrid transmission. Regarding high fuel-efficiency, the Royal series and Athlete series offer 21.0km/liter and Majesta offers 19.0km/liter.