Released date : 1996/ 9/ 5

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Grade 3000EFI Twin Cam 24 VVT-i_Avante G 2500EFI_Twin Cam 24_VVT-i_Tourer S 2000EFI 24valve_AVANTE
Model type
Model type E-JZX101-BTPZF E-JZX100-BTPSF E-GX100-BTPQK
Curb mass(kg) 1460 1400 1330
Dimensions Length(mm) 4715 4715 4715
Width(mm) 1755 1755 1755
Height(mm) 1400 1400 1400
Wheelbase(mm) 2730 2730 2730
Engine Engine code 2JZ-GE 1JZ-GE 1G-FE
Engine type Water-cooled, in-line 6-cylinder, DOHC (longitudinal engine) Water-cooled, in-line 6-cylinder, DOHC (longitudinal engine) Water-cooled, in-line 6-cylinder, DOHC (longitudinal engine)
Displacement(cm3) 2997 2491 1988
Max. output kW(PS)/r.p.m. -/220/5600 -/200/6000 -/140/5600
* The specifications are those of representative model grades.
* Max. output represents a net rating. In the above table, digits separated by slashes ( / / ) stand for kW, PS, and r.p.m., respectively.
* The model numbers of these vehicles are JZX101(3000), JZX100(2500), JZX105(2500), GX100(2000), LX100(2400Diesel).
The sixth-generation Chaser was placed on the market in September 1996. Although it was advertised as a "dynamic sports sedan" at the time, strictly speaking it was a 4-door pillared hardtop.

The division of the sporty Tourer and luxurious Avante lines introduced in the previous generation was continued. Compared to the Mark II (one of its sister cars), the Chaser's overhangs were shorter by 45 mm, and its combination headlights with four round headlamps were also one of its distinguishing features.

The gasoline engine lineup consisted of four inline 6-cylinder DOHC 24-valve units, including 2-liter and 2.5-liter "high-mecha" twin-cam engines producing 140 PS and 180 PS, respectively, a turbocharged version of the latter with 280 PS, and a 3-liter engine producing 220 PS. In addition, a 2.4-liter turbo diesel with 97 PS was available. The 2.5- and 3-liter units came with the variable valve timing mechanism (VVT-i), which improved the torque in the practical range of rotational speed as well as fuel efficiency. The twin turbocharger adopted in the previous Tourer V was replaced with a single turbocharger, although the output remained unchanged at 280 PS. The passive safety measures that were standard-equipped with this model generation included the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and dual airbags.

Production of the Chaser was discontinued in June 2001.
Plant Motomachi plant, Kanto Auto Works,Ltd., Toyota Motor Kyushu,Inc.
The meaning is the same as in English.

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