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2013 Toyota RAV4 teased, debuts in Los Angeles [video]

Promises to have sophistication and strength

Toyota has released the first teaser video of the 2013 RAV4, ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show on November 28th.

Designed to make you "feel good," the crossover promises to rewrite the rules of style by "embodying sophistication and strength." The video only gives us a few glimpses of the model but it appears to have a Camry-inspired front fascia with a slender grille and angular headlights.

Additional information is limited, but the model is expected to be slightly larger than its predecessor and ride on an updated version of its current platform.

Engine options could carryover, so expect choices to include a 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 178 bhp (133 kW) and a 3.5-liter V6 with 268 bhp (200 kW). Both will likely be connected to a new six-speed automatic transmission which should improve fuel efficiency and performance. Front-wheel drive will be standard, but all-wheel will be optional.

Source: Toyota

All-New Fourth-Generation Toyota RAV4 to Make World Debut at 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show

TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2012 – Toyota will stage the world premiere of the all-new 2013 RAV4 crossover SUV at a press conference at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The press conference will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 9:00 a.m. (PST) at the Toyota exhibit space in the South Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

The global reveal of the all-new RAV4 will be broadcast live via Livestream at: http://new.livestream.com/toyota. In addition to the press conference, a live interview/chat with Toyota Division Group Vice President and General Manager Bill Fay will be broadcast live on Livestream from 11:30 a.m. to Noon (PST) on Wednesday, Nov. 28.

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 GgOc GgOc
Mitsubishi Outlander is an Excellent product too, plus excellent warranty, and better MPG, in my state Mitsubishi sold 5 times more than Hynday and Toyota and on the road there are more Hyndays damaged, Americans consider Mitsubihi over Koreans brands. Don't hears the fan boys(kids) only wants the faster cars.
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November 16, 2012 2:30 pm
 DUB160A4 DUB160A4
Looks like a cross between the Acura RDX and Ford Escape.
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November 15, 2012 3:26 pm