Cynos Convertible

Released date : 1996/10/--

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Grade 1.5beta convertible_1500EFI_S 1.3a convertible_1300EFI
Model type
Model type E-EL54C DKPVH E-EL52C DKKDK
Curb mass(kg) 1040 950
Dimensions Length(mm) 4155 4155
Width(mm) 1660 1660
Height(mm) 1320 1320
Wheelbase(mm) 2380 2380
Engine Engine code 5E-FHE 4E-FE
Engine type In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC In-line 4-cylinder, DOHC
Displacement(cm3) 1496 1331
Max. output kW/(PS)/r.pm -/110/6400 -/85/5500
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are EL52C(1300), EL54C(1500).
In October 1996, a convertible version was added to the second-generation Cynos. The convertible came with a manually operated soft top manufactured by an American specialist firm ASC (American Sunroof Corporation), the company that also helped with the Celica convertible. The seat configuration was two in the front and two auxiliarly seats in the rear (2+2). The choice of power units was the same as the coupé, namely, 1,300 cc and 1,500 cc inline 4-cylinder units, to which a 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission was combined. The affordable convertible was well received in the market.
Plant Takaoka plant, American Sunroof Corporation
Comes from the English word "cynosure," which means someone or something that is the center of attention.

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