Japan

Toyota

60005165A

6th

Crown

Released date : 1979/ 9/18

body type

Sedan

SD

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  • Specification
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Grade 2800EFI_Royal Saloon 2000EFI_Super Saloon 2000_Deluxe
Model type
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weight
Model type E-MS112-SENQE(semi-separate) E-MS110-SEBGE(semi-separate) E-MS110-SEBDS(split)
Curb mass(kg) 1490 1350 1350
Dimensions Length(mm) 4860 4690 4690
Width(mm) 1715 1690 1690
Height(mm) 1435 1435 1435
Wheelbase(mm) 2690 2690 2690
Engine Engine code 5M-EU M-EU M-U
Engine type In-line 6-cylinder In-line 6-cylinder In-line 6-cylinder
Displacement(cm3) 2759 1988 1988
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/145/5000 -/125/6000 -/110/5600
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are MS112(2800), MS110(2000), LS110(2200), LS110G(2200).
The sixth-generation Crown was placed on the market in September 1979, in a full model change after an interval of nearly five years. The body design succeeded and refined the predecessor's linear styling. Body variations included a 4-door sedan, 2- and 4-door hardtops, a station wagon and a van. The 4-door pillared hardtop adopted unobtrusive center pillars that were virtually invisible when the door glass was rolled up. This center pillar design was so well received that it became a standard feature of the Crown in the 1980s onwards.

The choice of power units included a 2.8-liter 5M-EU engine (that was enhanced from the previous 2.6-liter unit), 2,000 cc EFI (M-EU) and 2,000 cc (M-U) engines, as well as a 2,200 cc diesel (L) unit. The gearbox and suspension systems were also inherited from the preceding model. Befitting a formal saloon, the accessories became even more luxurious than before, and the top-end 2800 Royal Saloon model offered a microprocessor-based cruise control system as an option. In October 1980, the 2000 turbo version joined the lineup as Toyota's first turbocharged model. In August 1981, a 2,800 cc DOHC (5M-GEU) engine version was added to the 2800 Royal Saloon. This was the same engine that had already been used on the Soarer and the Celica XX. At the same time, the 2,000 cc inline 6-cylinder SOHC engine (except for the turbocharged version) was upgraded from the traditional Type M series to the next-generation 1G-EU. The diesel engine was replaced with a new 2,400 cc unit in August 1982.
Plant Honsha plant, Motomachi plant, Kanto Auto Works, Ltd
The meaning is the same as in English.

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